Immigrants are not reporting crimes or seeking assistance from law enforcement as they fear extortion or deportation 2 December 2022 | By Kimberly Mutandiro Organisations working with immigrants say they have had numerous complaints of police extorting bribes and stealing from African immigrants. They say undocumented immigrants are too afraid to report such crimes; they are even too afraid to report any crime. ...
“The thieves must be called to justice” says ABM deputy president By Nokulunga Majola Shack dweller movement Abahlali BaseMjondolo (ABM) led several grassroots organisations in a protest march through Durban’s streets. ABM is demanding that hundreds of millions of rands missing through government corruption be recovered and the guilty prosecuted. ABM wants the land invasion unit abolished and its members “called...
Durban mayor Zandile Gumede and her cronies present accumulating private wealth from the public purse as “radical economic transformation”. But corruption charges against the mayor could bring positive change for shack dwellers, street traders and flat dwellers – those most opposed to her. By Greg Ardé The arrest of Zandile Gumede, the mayor of the eThekwini Municipality, has shifted national attention...
“I just want to do the right thing”, wife of Proexec owner tells court By Barbara Maregele The Western Cape High Court has granted an order compelling the owner of a Sea Point security company to pay outstanding provident fund contributions totalling at least R2.3 million. The company, Proexec Security Network, and its owner, Geoffrey Levy, failed to consistently pay contributions to the...