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Mbombela stadium corruption case collapses

Kaizer Chiefs manager, Bobby Motaung, and five co-accuseds are now free men after the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) declined to prosecute them. This means that all fraud and corruption charges in the R1.2 billion 2010 Mbombela world cup soccer stadium ...

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Widows want new probe into political killings

Two of Mpumalanga’s “political widows” who feel let down by the decision of the minister of police to exclude the killing of their husbands from the investigation into political killings in the country, now want a new probe into the ...

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Police bosses to blame for continued political killings – SACP

The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Mpumalanga has blamed the murder of an ANC leader in Pienaar, Mbombela, on the failure of national police commissioners to release investigations outcomes on political killings in the province. ANC deputy branch chairperson ...

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Mathews Phosa denies spy claims against Mabuza

Former ANC treasurer-general Mathews Phosa has denied having a vendetta against Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza or circulating a document alleging that Mabuza was an apartheid spy. African Eye News Service spoke to Phosa following an urgent press conference held by ...

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January murders politically motivated, NPA

The NPA has confirmed that the January Murders were politically motivated and needed special attention. The murders include those of Mpatlanyane, Mbombela local municipality speaker Jimmy Mohlala and ANC chief whip in the Ehlanzeni district municipality Johan Ndlovu. All three ...

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Drama, outrage during Bobby’s court case

Drama erupted in the Nelspruit regional court during the appearance of Kaizer Chiefs soccer boss Bobby Motaung and his co-accused, Herbert Theledi and Chris Grib on Monday. The defence lashed out at the prosecuting team for charging their clients without ...

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Premier welcomes arrest of Bobby Motaung and others

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has welcomed the arrest of suspects implicated in a R143 million fraud case relating to the construction of the Mbombela Stadium for the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup. Mabuza was speaking at the handover of four ...

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Mpumalanga regime will collapse one day – Mpatlanyane

The widow of one of Mpumalanga province’s so-called January murders predicts the collapse of the Mpumalanga “regime”, following the withdrawal of the case against three suspects who were implicated in her husband’s murder. A visibly irate Pinky Mpatlanyane, whose husband, ...

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ANCYL wants fresh probe on Mpumalanga killings

The African National Congress Youth League has condemned the South African government of dragging its feet in resolving the killing of the organisation’s leaders and whistleblowers in Mpumalanga province and issued a fresh call for a commission to investigate the ...

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Morema must step down – says the ANC

The speaker of Mpumalanga’s Ehlanzeni district municipality, Milton Morema, is being urged to step down amidst allegations that he is behind the murder of late chief whip Johan Ndlovu. This followed an urgent all-day meeting held by the ANC’s Bohlabela ...

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