Two police officers have appeared at Durban Magistrate’s Court facing charges of corruption.
The Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court in Mpumalanga has postponed the corruption, fraud and theft case against former State Security Minister Bongani Bongo and other suspects to the 4th of May.
The preliminary findings of the investigation on allegations of corruption within South African Airways (SAA) conducted by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) have revealed what Members of Parliament have described as a “devastating” picture of the extent of corruption at the airline.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) is demanding consequence management against officials allegedly involved in mismanagement and corruption related to the awarding of tenders in the Ba-Phalaborwa Municipality in Limpopo.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has briefed him on the situation regarding the allegations against him. Ramaphosa adds that Mkhize is ready to cooperate with any investigation into the matter.
State Capture Commission chair, deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo, says officials at the entity who made decisions to award corrupt tenders that led to billions disappearing should also be investigated.
Neither Zuma nor the Thale representative, Christine Guerrier, were present in court, a move which was an agreement between the State and the defense.
The High Court in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, will sit to consider remaining pre-trial matters in the case today.
Former President Jacob Zuma accused the state of delaying his trial and casting doubt on whether the state will ever be ready for trial.
The fraud and corruption trial against former North West Health Department HOD Thabo Lekalakala and former North West Finance MEC Wendy Nelson has been set for Wednesday by the North West High Court in Mahikeng.