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Hawks probe alleged R26 million fraud in Eastern Cape


Arrests loom in connection with alleged fraud and corruption at the Nxuba Yethemba Municipality in the Eastern Cape.

On Tuesday, the East London Hawks visited the municipal offices to search for documents linked to the alleged R26-million fraud.

Several companies were awarded tenders for road construction and for designing a community hall between 2017 and 2018.

But none of them completed the work, despite being paid the money.

Source: eNCA

In other news – Pearl Thusi under fire for saying this about Khanyi Mbau & Lasizwe’s dead father

South African media personality, Pearl Thusi, has come under fire for appearing to be insensitive to the passing of Khanyi Mbau’s father. In response to a post made by Khanyi announcing the funeral details for her and Lasizwe’s father Menzi Mcunu today, 22 September 2020, Pearl casually commented, “Hectic”.

Pearl Thusi

Her comment caused pandemonium on the post, with many accusing her of being heartless and cold. Refiloe Mamashila questioned her on her choice of words, responding to her comment with, “Why hectic though!!!! Couldn’t you use a different word…”. Learn More