Tag Archives: Farm Scandal

Zondo commission to probe Estina dairy farm corruption

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintBrian Sokutu, The Citizen, 22 July 2019 Gross negligence and maladministration cost the Free State government at least R300 million in a two-year period. Read More

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EFF calls for fresh investigation into Estina dairy project

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMakgala Masiteng, SABC News, 20 May 2019 The Economic Freedom Fighters  (EFF) in the Free State has called for a fresh investigation into the controversial Estina dairy project in Vrede. Read More

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Vrede dairy farm project: Gauteng High Court rules Public Protector’s report is unconstitutional

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintNtwaagae Seleka and Jeanette Chabalala, News24, 20 May 2019 The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane failed in her duties to investigate and report on the Vrede dairy project in the Free State. Read … Continue reading

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Rural Development dept takes back 158 farms due to fraud, graft

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintANA, 25 January 2019 One of the officials involved is serving 10 years in prison for fraud and corruption, while eight were dismissed and a number of cases are pending. Read More

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Public Protector questions Magashule on Vrede dairy project, hearings with others to follow

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintChristina Pitt, News24, 26 October 2018 ANC secretary general Ace Magashule was questioned by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on the Vrede dairy project last week, her office confirmed on Friday. Read More

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Hawks to target assets worth R250m in Vrede dairy farm case

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintNico Gous, Times Live, 16 April 2018 The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has obtained a restraint order for the amount of R250-million against those charged in relation to the Estina diary project in Vrede in the Free State. Read More

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