Police spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo said law enforcement warned against information on social media shared with a narrative to inspire panic.
City Power says it will request law enforcement agencies to investigate the matter and prosecute the people behind the scam.
‘This is an accountability issue, and [Masuku] should be held to account. His failure is far larger than the multimillion-rand PPE tender awarded to a company owned by [Diko],’ says Bloem.
The man was remanded into custody until 23 September, joining his five co-accused who were arrested last month. 
The mother of one of the deceased children said she saw them last on Friday night. Their bodies were discovered hours after she reported the children missing.
In a statement on Friday evening, the commission said it had received a formal complaint and decided to investigate any possible gender-related issues. The commission also noted that Ndlozi had apologised.

Courts MEC Gomba to appear before tribunal over R10m scooter project

On 12 June, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize and the MEC unveiled six scooters fitted on the side with a first aid kit and oxygen on board.

Investigation Outa gives NPA evidence of alleged massive money laundering at Transnet

Brian Molefe’s last act at Transnet was to sign off on a huge loan from China Development Bank which gave the Guptas R142 million and a shadowy syndicate a $17.7 million payoff, Outa says.

Investigation Social grant fraud records highest number of alleged corruption cases – PSC report

Unethical behaviour, service delivery, appointment and procurement irregularities in the public service were also of great concern.

Courts Office of Chief Justice denies JSC sent investigators to probe Goliath’s alleged assassination plot

In a statement released on Sunday, the office said it deemed it prudent to clarify certain issues relating to its role in supporting the judiciary regarding their security.

Rampant fraud at Mandela school fleeces millions from donors

Investigation Rampant fraud at Mandela school fleeces millions from donors

A forensic report recommends criminal action, after finding shocking evidence of how claims were misrepresented and manipulated, at a school set up in the Eastern Cape to fulfil a lifetime dream of Nelson Mandela to bring science and technology education to the area he came from.

Investigation Mandela school in funding fraud row

Payment documentation apparently submitted to Siemens Stiftung were apparently duplicated, while expenditure claims were already submitted to the department of education.

Investigation Lotto millions used to change light bulbs and doors, not for new stadium

An investigation by GroundUp and Limpopo Mirror has found that the stadium supposedly funded by the Lottery was in fact built a few years earlier by the Thulamela Municipality using a Government Infrastructure Grant.

Investigation SIU probe Nelson Mandela Bay PPE tender won by councillor’s sister

A complaint to the SIU was detailed in a letter written by DA leader Nqaba Bhanga to the SIU in which he requested the unit to investigate the tender.

Investigation Shocking claims of cops being involved in hits heard at inquiry into taxi violence

Santaco’s Bafana Magagula says police officers allegedly receive 25% of the hitmen’s fee, allegedly for opening a murder docket after a hit, after which the docket will go missing. 

Investigation Cops not held accountable for child killings, Ipid records show

If there is justice for Nathaniel Julies’ family after he was killed, allegedly by police, it would be an exception, records show.

Investigation Criminal charges considered over R82m school built in sewage

‘The multimillion-rand school stands as a white elephant after the department failed to obtain an occupancy certificate due to the dangerous conditions in which the school was built.’

Investigation No political will to act against taxi violence, Santaco boss tells commission

He says ‘hitmen’ were initially meant to provide security at taxi ranks, however, certain powerful individuals had redirected their roles to that of carrying out killings.

Investigation Competition Commission on the heels of those hiking prices in public sector

Both cases were as a result of complaints lodged by the South African Police Service.  

Johannesburg Property Company bigshots suspended amid corruption controversy

Investigation Johannesburg Property Company bigshots suspended amid corruption controversy

The CEO and CFO of the JPC have been suspended after being accused of greatly inflating Covid-19 cleaning contracts, and now fresh allegations of dodgy property rental dealings have emerged.

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