First ANC heavyweight arrested | South Africa

On Thursday morning, former ANC MP Vincent Smith became the latest arrest on charges related to State Capture.Appearing in the specialised commercial crimes court at the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court about two hours after handing himself over to police, Smith pleaded not guilty on one charge of corruption and one charge of fraud. First ANC heavyweight falls in South Africa

The end of the road for Ace Magashule | South Africa

The high-profile arrests of several key figures in a contentious R255m asbestos audit deal may be the clearest signal yet that South Africa’s age of impunity is well and truly over. Scorpio has learned that the Hawks have arrested several individuals involved in the contract, including high-flying Gauteng businessman Edwin Sodi and top former government officials.