‘No factual evidence’ Koko awarded R66m contracts to stepdaughter’s company

No proof to support press reports that former acting CEO Matshela Koko awarded his stepdaughter’s company contracts worth millions, says forensic investigator.

A forensic investigator Annemari Krugel of Nkonki Incorporated testified in the disciplinary hearing of suspended Eskom boss Matshela Koko that no factual evidence could be found to prove that “Eskom lavished its bosses daughter with R1 billion contracts” as newspaper reports suggested.

‘No factual evidence’ Koko awarded R66m contracts to stepdaughter’s company

‘No factual evidence’ Koko awarded R66m contracts to stepdaughter’s company

No proof to support press reports that former acting CEO Matshela Koko awarded his stepdaughter’s company contracts worth millions, says forensic investigator.

Anele Mdoda’s hilarious advice to man whose girlfriend has cheated twice

Anele Mdoda’s hilarious advice to man whose girlfriend has cheated twice

Anele has told this man to not let Satan get into his bedroom and separate him from his girlfriend.
Eskom pension fund manager confirms Molefe should never have been a member

Eskom pension fund manager confirms Molefe should never have been a member

Molefe left Eskom under a cloud in late 2016, after Thuli Madonsela implicated him in suspicious dealings between the power utility and the Gupta family.
ANCYL subregion strikes again with colourful press release mocking reshuffle

ANCYL subregion strikes again with colourful press release mocking reshuffle

The Collins Chabani ANCYL subregion saluted the president for at least reshuffling Cabinet in broad daylight this time.
Expert panel warns of extension to the CPS and Sassa contract

Expert panel warns of extension to the CPS and Sassa contract

It also raises questions about the Post Office’s ability to replace incumbent CPS.
R100bn was stolen from free higher education funds, says Lindiwe Sisulu

R100bn was stolen from free higher education funds, says Lindiwe Sisulu

Sisulu says government should put aside R19bn a year for free higher education.
Madikizela-Mandela recovering in hospital after operation

Madikizela-Mandela recovering in hospital after operation

Family spokesperson Victor Dlamini confirmed Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was coping well after a knee operation.

Durban beaches awash with toxic nurdles

The plastic pellets or nurdles absorb pollutants that are extremely harmful to both marine life and humans if consumed.

Business Leadership SA urges new SAA board to restore financial stability

The new SAA board must ‘root out’ reported corruption at the airline, says BLSA chief executive Bonang Mohale.

Hospital targeted after admission of alleged Cape gang boss

Jerome ‘Donkie’ Booysen was wounded in a shooting outside the departures terminal of the airport early on Wednesday morning.

Queen of the aquarium, Yoshi the turtle, to go into the wild

Yoshi the loggerhead turtle is undoubtedly one of the most famous and most loved inhabitants of the Two Oceans Aquarium.

SA Terrorism Act to be challenged in Thulsie twins case

The twins have been behind bars since they were arrested in July 2016.

DA sees red over KZN premier’s R32m residence upgrades

This follows a parliamentary reply to the DA that revealed Mchunu’s official residence was currently undergoing renovations valued at about R32k.

Celtic trio sign new deals

Bloemfontein Celtic have extended the contracts of goalkeeper Patrick Tignyemb, defender Wandisile Letlabika and midfielder Lantshene Phalane.

Dr Malinga is now selling water

No, it’s not holy water, it’s just Dr Malinga-branded water that will help you kick your thirst, according to the musician.

lifestyle

5 signs your relationship will last

Here are some signs your relationship is built to last.

Get gorgeous radiant skin this spring/summer

Gorgeous radiant skin is the perfect canvas for spring and summer’s makeup looks.

Stress might be as unhealthy as junk food

We all know that junk food is unhealthy, but a new study finds that stress may just as harmful to our bodies as a really bad diet.

Recipe: Croque-monsieur French toast

The classic French sandwich with an extra French twist!

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Celtic trio sign new deals

Bloemfontein Celtic have extended the contracts of goalkeeper Patrick Tignyemb, defender Wandisile Letlabika and midfielder Lantshene Phalane.

Chiefs coach defends Mathoho

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela has defended Erick Mathoho who has been under extreme criticism following a poor run of form that has seen him get red cards at club and international level and also conceding penalties.

Usain Bolt backs Masuluke for Puskas Award

Retired sprinter Usain Bold believes Oscarine Masuluke deserves to win the Fifa Puskas Award.

Tinkler tells SuperSport to play without fear

Eric Tinkler has told his SuperSport United side not to stress themselves out about off-the-field antics when Matsatsantsa confront Club Africain on Sunday in Tunisia in the second leg of their Caf Confederation Cup semi-final.

sport

WATCH: Sport streaking of a different kind … at a snooker table!

English snooker legend Ronnie O’Sullivan proves a big sport as he saves the invading lady from a ‘rugby tackle’ from security.

Three different sides can still host the Currie Cup final!

And people thought the hallowed domestic competition is becoming rather boring…

Army duty hardly makes Korean golf hero seem rusty

Noh Seung-Yul dazzles in the CJ Cup with a brilliant 65 despite not having played ‘for weeks’ and having dis dad as caddy!

Joe Root must ‘lie’ to his England players to boost them

Former national captain Michael Vaughan gives strange advice to the current vintage before the Ashes against Australia.

business

Get ready to fork out 71% more on license renewals

The Minister of Transport has announced that motorists can expect a massive increase on all license disc renewals in 2018. We find out why.

Koko and Eskom evidence leader have business links – report

When asked if the transaction was a conflict of interest, Matsaung reportedly said the media should stop distracting black lawyers who struggle to get business from government.

FBI probe into the Guptas could have extensive reach

‘You can’t escape the long arm of the US Department of Justice.’

A billion-rand development for CT city

The mixed-use precinct will transform a windy waste into a village.

world

EU leaders approve first step to Brexit trade talks

EU leaders agreed Friday to start internal work on the bloc’s relationship with Britain after Brexit, giving some progress for embattled Prime Minister Theresa May to take back home.

South Korea to push ahead with nuclear power plants

South Korea on Friday decided to push ahead with the construction of two new nuclear reactors after months of heated debate over whether the country should start weaning itself off atomic energy.

US lawmakers move to regulate online political ads

US lawmakers Thursday unveiled legislation to require disclosure of the source of many online political ads, a move aimed at preventing a recurrence of Russian social media manipulation in the 2016 election.

Spain to push ahead with suspending Catalan autonomy

Spain said Thursday it will start seizing some of the Catalan regional government’s powers after the region’s leader warned he could declare independence, drastically upping the stakes as Madrid battles to keep the country together.

opinion

Don’t forget the web’s dark side

Many of us still have the naïve belief that the internet is a wondrous place – and some places definitely are.

SA evade Guptas, UK, US will not

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly investigating two Gupta family members who have American citizenship.

Mbalula’s police lose gang battle war

Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula is patently incapable of doing his job.

Politicians are facing a major crisis

Worldwide, the trend of rogue politicians seems to be escalating. Donald Trump from the US and our own Jacob Zuma spring to mind.
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