Andre Funteriano

Andre Funteriano

SA demands shutdown of foreign-run churches in wake of Omotoso trial

SA demands shutdown of foreign-run churches in wake of Omotoso trial

SA demands shutdown of foreign-run churches in wake of Omotoso trial
Vhembe District Municipal CFO threatens to ‘out’ real looters behind VBS scandal

Vhembe District Municipal CFO threatens to ‘out’ real looters behind VBS scandal

Vhembe District Municipal Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nyiko Machavi threatened to reveal the ‘real’ identities of those behind the R1.89 billion VBS Mutual Bank looting saga if the council enacted a plan to suspend him.

Vhembe District Municipal CFO threatens to ‘out’ real looters behind VBS scandal
4 harrowing questions Cheryl Zondi faced at controversial pastor Tim Omotoso’s trial

4 harrowing questions Cheryl Zondi faced at controversial pastor Tim Omotoso’s trial

Cheryl Zondi was forced to answer four harrowing questions during the sexual assault trial of contoverial Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso. Zondi was grilled about her allegations against Omotoso by his defence team.

4 harrowing questions Cheryl Zondi faced at controversial pastor Tim Omotoso’s trial
11 facts about Brian Shivambu and his alleged role in the VBS scandal

11 facts about Brian Shivambu and his alleged role in the VBS scandal

Until early last week Brian Shivambu was a largely unknown name in South Africa. Since the release of the damning report into the R1.89 billion looting which took place at VBS Mutual Bank has become synonymous with Brian Shivambu.

11 facts about Brian Shivambu and his alleged role in the VBS scandal
Twitter reacts to Kaizer Chiefs star Lebogang Manyama’s miraculous car crash escape

Twitter reacts to Kaizer Chiefs star Lebogang Manyama’s miraculous car crash escape

Kaizer Chiefs star midfielder Lebogang Manyama has survived what has been described as a horror car accident which took place on the N1 after the Malibongwe Interchange in southern Johannesburg. Manyama driving home after training

Twitter reacts to Kaizer Chiefs star Lebogang Manyama’s miraculous car crash escape
Limpopo health crisis: 36 pupils pregnant, 31 infected with HIV at 1 school

Limpopo health crisis: 36 pupils pregnant, 31 infected with HIV at 1 school

Limpopo health MEC Phophi Ramathu confirmed the shocking truth that there were 36 pregnant pupils at one single school in the province and that same school also had 31 pupils aged between 9 and 19 living with HIV.

Limpopo health crisis: 36 pupils pregnant, 31 infected with HIV at 1 school
Rise of the Red Beret’s: How the EFF became a major political force

Rise of the Red Beret’s: How the EFF became a major political force

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) was officially formed on 27 July 2013 by Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu. Both men were expelled from the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) for bringing the league into disrepute.

Rise of the Red Beret’s: How the EFF became a major political force
Floyd Shivambu did not pay attention to Brian’s business until VBS scandal

Floyd Shivambu did not pay attention to Brian’s business until VBS scandal

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) deputy leader Floyd Shivambu has revealed that he never paid much attention to his younger brother’s, Brian Shivambu, business dealings until after the R1.89 billion VBS looting scandal was exposed.

Floyd Shivambu did not pay attention to Brian’s business until VBS scandal
Floyd Shivambu: Brian is willing to pay back R16 million to VBS

Floyd Shivambu: Brian is willing to pay back R16 million to VBS

Floyd Shivambu has revealed that his brother, Brian Shivambu, was willing to pay back the money he was paid by VBS Mutual Bank. Floyd said Brian earned the money by providing consultancy services to the now-defunct bank.

Floyd Shivambu: Brian is willing to pay back R16 million to VBS
Explainer: Why the state is considering a flat rate for unleaded petrol

Explainer: Why the state is considering a flat rate for unleaded petrol

The South African government has seemingly caved into pressure from civil society and announced it is investigating the merits of introducing a fuel price cap which would in effect introduce a flat cost rate for fuel.

Explainer: Why the state is considering a flat rate for unleaded petrol
10 Years of fuel prices compared and the reasons for the price rises

10 Years of fuel prices compared and the reasons for the price rises

South African motorists, taxi operators, transport companies and pretty much everyone who is reliant on a petrol or diesel fuelled vehicle have been buckling under the ever-increasing strain of a seemingly endless price hikes.

10 Years of fuel prices compared and the reasons for the price rises
EFF on VBS allegations: Treasury and Gordhan not Shivambu to blame

EFF on VBS allegations: Treasury and Gordhan not Shivambu to blame

Julius Malema has broken his party’s silence on its alleged role and the role its deputy leader Floyd Shivambu played in the VBS looting scandal. Malema said he and the EFF had full confidence in Shivambu and his innocence.

EFF on VBS allegations: Treasury and Gordhan not Shivambu to blame
Cyril denies having any prior knowledge of looting at VBS Mutual Bank

Cyril denies having any prior knowledge of looting at VBS Mutual Bank

The Presidency has categorically denied recent claims that President Cyril Ramaphosa had any prior knowledge or received advanced warning about the mass looting which took place at VBS Mutual Bank and led to the bank's collapse.

Cyril denies having any prior knowledge of looting at VBS Mutual Bank
Ramaphosa delays trip to Democratic Republic of Congo due to ill health

Ramaphosa delays trip to Democratic Republic of Congo due to ill health

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been forced to delay his planned visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on the advice of his medical team. Ramaphosa’s doctors advised the president not to embark on long-distance travel.

Ramaphosa delays trip to Democratic Republic of Congo due to ill health
DA’s stance on illegal immigrants in election campaign could spark xenophobic tensions

DA’s stance on illegal immigrants in election campaign could spark xenophobic tensions

Lawyers for Human Rights has warned that the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) election campaign based on illegal migration could spark a new wave of xenophobic tensions in the country after the DA revealed its election strategy.

DA’s stance on illegal immigrants in election campaign could spark xenophobic tensions
FeesMustFall speaks ahead of sentencing: “Jail time should not deter us”

FeesMustFall speaks ahead of sentencing: “Jail time should not deter us”

Convicted #FeesMustFall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile will be sentenced in Durban on Tuesday. Khanyile was found guilty on charges of public violence, failing to comply with police instructions and carrying a dangerous weapon.

FeesMustFall speaks ahead of sentencing: “Jail time should not deter us”
ANC says heads must roll over VBS Mutual Bank looting scandal

ANC says heads must roll over VBS Mutual Bank looting scandal

The ANC called on all relevant law enforcement agencies involved in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal investigation to act swiftly and without fear or favour. The ANC’s national leaders met with Limpopo officials on Monday.

ANC says heads must roll over VBS Mutual Bank looting scandal
AfriForum in Australia to beg for help with farm murders in SA

AfriForum in Australia to beg for help with farm murders in SA

A high-ranking delegation from civil rights group AfriForum is currently in Australia trying to raise awareness about farm attacks and farm murders in South Africa. The delegation hopes to drum up support from Australia.

AfriForum in Australia to beg for help with farm murders in SA
VBS Heist: Did Cyril know and ignore the mass looting taking place?

VBS Heist: Did Cyril know and ignore the mass looting taking place?

A new report claims President Cyril Ramaphosa not only knew about but failed to act on information about the mass looting which took place at VBS Mutual Bank. Ramaphosa was allegedly told about the corruption by a shareholder.

VBS Heist: Did Cyril know and ignore the mass looting taking place?
Julius Malema targets 9 million votes for EFF at 2019 general election

Julius Malema targets 9 million votes for EFF at 2019 general election

The EFF and its firebrand leader have big plans for the party which includes securing at least nine million votes in the 2019 general election. Malema wants at least a million votes in each of the nine provinces.

Julius Malema targets 9 million votes for EFF at 2019 general election
Thuli Madonsela on VBS scandal: EFF using Jacob Zuma-era ANC tactics

Thuli Madonsela on VBS scandal: EFF using Jacob Zuma-era ANC tactics

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has encouraged the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to conduct full internal forensic investigation into the role which its deputy leader Floyd Shivambu allegedly played in the VBS scandal.

Thuli Madonsela on VBS scandal: EFF using Jacob Zuma-era ANC tactics
VhaVenda King offers to pay back R17m he received from VBS bank

VhaVenda King offers to pay back R17m he received from VBS bank

VhaVenda King Toni Ramabulana spoke about his role in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal earlier on Monday. He said he would return all of the money he received from VBS if investigators can prove the money was given to him illegally.

VhaVenda King offers to pay back R17m he received from VBS bank
Lifestyles of the rich and infamous: VBS recipients’ flashy, luxury lifestyles exposed

Lifestyles of the rich and infamous: VBS recipients’ flashy, luxury lifestyles exposed

The VBS Mutual Bank scandal is possibly the biggest banking scandal in post-democratic South Africa. The report into the bank’s collapse entitled ‘The Great Bank Heist’ lifted the lid on what led to the banks eventual collapse.

Lifestyles of the rich and infamous: VBS recipients’ flashy, luxury lifestyles exposed
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