DOUBLE DELIGHT FOR EVANS MARIPA AT THE NAIROBI OPEN

South African men's number 1 Evans Maripa after his victory at the Nairobi Open in Kenya on Wednesday

Nairobi, Kenya, 12 February 2020 – South African top ranked wheelchair tennis player Evans Maripa completed a Nairobi Open double on Wednesday afternoon as he added the doubles title alongside rising star Alwande Sikhosana to the singles victory he had claimed just hours earlier. Maripa recorded his second title in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) …

RAF OFFICIAL APPEARS IN COURT FOR CORRUPTION

KWAZULU-NATAL – A Road Accident Fund (RAF) official, Nobuhle Abigail Magwaza (40), who is a claims and legal officer, made her first appearance in Durban Magistrates court on Friday (07 February 2020) and faces charges of corruption after being apprehended by the Hawks’ Durban Serious Corruption Investigation team, for soliciting and receiving a gratification. The …

MTHATHA CASH IN TRANSIT SUSPECT TO APPEAR IN COURT

EASTERN CAPE – A 37-year-old suspect is expected to appear in the Mthatha Magistrate’s court today for his alleged involvement in a cash in transit robbery at Sutherland, outside Mthatha two weeks ago. The suspect was arrested by the Serious Organised Crime Investigation team on Monday for his alleged role in the robbery after two …

HAWKS ARREST SUSPECT LINKED TO DRUG HAUL IN KIMBERLEY

NORTHERN CAPE – Almost a month after Northern Cape Police seized a mammoth haul of narcotics worth over R2.7 million, the Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigation have detained a suspect in Kimberley. Chibugo Ezeh aged (31) was arrested on Tuesday and subsequently made a brief appearance in the Kimberley Magistrate court on a charge of …

AngloGold Ashanti Agrees South African Asset Sale to Harmony Gold

AngloGold Ashanti is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement (the “Agreement”) to sell its remaining South African producing assets and related liabilities to Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (“Harmony”). Consideration for the transaction is in cash and deferred payments with expected proceeds of around $300 million, subject to subsequent performance, and with …

TRIO APPEAR IN COURT FOR RHINO HORNS

NORTHERN CAPE – Tomas Chester Francisco (35), Mateus Betuel Novela (42), David Betuel Novela (41), appeared briefly in the Springbok Magistrate’s court on Monday, facing charges of illegal dealing in rhino horns, contravention of Section 57 of the National Environmental Management-Biodiversity (Nemba) Act 57 of 2009. The trio was arrested on Friday, 07 February 2020, …

HAWKS SUCCESSFULLY OPPOSE BAIL AGAINST ALLEGED FUEL THIEVES

GAUTENG – Three suspects, Ntokozo Cyril Ndlovu (41), Mzwandile Ezra Mnisi (38), and Mandla Michael Zwane (35) have been remanded in custody by the Heidelberg Magistrates Court on Monday for tempering and damaging a Transnet fuel pipeline. The Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation from the Vaal Rand, Crime Intelligence and Fidelity Security Agency responded on …

HAWKS SEIZE DOCUMENTS FROM MOGALAKWENA MUNICIPALITY

POLOKWANE- The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation has seized some documents from Mogalakwena Municipality on Friday, 7 February 2020 as part of an ongoing investigation on the allegations of tender irregularities. The Hawks would like to set the record straight that no raid was conducted at Mogalakwena Municipality. Investigations are running smoothly and the communication …