In this Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 file photo, Imtiaz Cajee, nephew of Ahmed Timol, poses with his book “Timol, A Quest for Justice” in the North Gauteng High court in Pretoria, South Africa. The family of an anti-apartheid activist who was tortured and killed by police in 1971 is pushing state prosecutors to act against three former police officers linked to the murder.
JOHANNESBURG, The Federation of Unions of South Africa said on Thursday it would, with its largest affiliate the Public Servants Association, enforce its right in terms of the Companies Act to inspect the records of retail group Steinhoff, which is embroiled in an accounting scandal. “The Company Act determines that any person who holds or has a beneficial interest in any securities issued by Steinhoff has a right to inspect and copy the information contained in the records of the company, as well as any other information to the extent granted by the memorandum of incorporation,” Fedusa said.
JOHANNESBURG: South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday welcomed moves taken by prosecutors against companies accused of corruption and said the ruling party would impose the policy certainty needed to attract investment to the country. Ramaphosa will lead the South African delegation there and said his “sole purpose” in going there was to “sell the country” as an investment destination.
A South African woman appeared in the Harare Magistrate's Court on charges relating to cocaine possession worth over US$ 430,000 . Thandeka Jack, 34, from Springs, in Johannesburg, appeared in court on Tuesday before Magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa facing a charge of possession of dangerous drugs.
Cell C Pty Ltd. is seeking acquisitions that will help transform South Africa's third-biggest mobile-phone company into a full-service telecommunications provider offering internet and financial services as well as traditional calls and texts. The wireless carrier is working on two fiber-to-the-home deals and is looking at other targets in markets such as insurance, Chief Executive Officer Jose dos Santos, 54, said in an interview at Bloomberg's Johannesburg office.
Addressing the 69th New Year School conference at the University of Ghana, the chairman of the Jonah Capital, an equity fund in Johannesburg, South Africa said the “recent allegations of corruption in the legislature and judiciary were most unhelpful.” Worse still, he said Ghana's slump in the corruption perception index in 2016, as well as the 2017 MO Ibrahim index on African governance, could potentially reduce investment in Ghana's economy.
Have you ever loved someone or something before you've ever met it? For me, that something was Johannesburg. I knew that it would be a city that I would come to love, and the first time I stepped foot off the plane in 2013, it was as though my spirit had truly awakened.
Dan Bovu, ANC councillor and former City of Joburg MMC for housing, has been charged with counts of fraud and theft. Matongo said the ANC understands the case relates to Bovu's alleged embezzlement when he was a member of the Thembelihle Trust.
So what happens now for Hal Prince's international tour of Evita? Broadway- according to a recent interview with the Straits Times. The production, which opened in Johannesburg, South Africa last fall, is on its way to play Singapore, Australia and Japan, before bringing the Rainbow tour home to Broadway.
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