Stop Lesufi’s corruption

Stop Lesufi’s corruption

AfriForum laid a charge of corruption at the SAPS. This follows the Gauteng government awarding an unlawful contract to the IT company In2IT, with which Panyaza Lesufi, Gauteng MEC for Education, has close links. AfriForum expresses its concern over Lesufi’s close ties with Tshepo Mokoena, one of In2IT’s directors. Mokoena would have benefitted directly from…

AfriForum demands inquest into death of Senzo Meyiwa

AfriForum announced today that Adv Gerrie Nel, Head of the civil rights organisation’s private prosecution unit, demanded the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on behalf of the Meyiwa family to recommend a formal inquest into the death of Senzo Meyiwa. AfriForum and the Meyiwa family announced last month that the civil rights organisation would be representing…

Malema in court after AfriForum charges him for allegedly firing shots

Malema in court after AfriForum charges him for allegedly firing shots

Following continuous pressure by AfriForum, Julius Malema, leader of the EFF, appeared in the East London district court today for the discharge of a firearm. The trial date has been set for 24 February 2020. The National Prosecuting Authority is prosecuting Malema for the discharge of a firearm in a built-up or public area without…

Adv. Gerrie Nel prosecutes Tom Moyane for assault

Tom Moyane, former commissioner of South African Revenue Service (SARS), appeared for the first time in the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court today in the private prosecution case against him. Adv. Gerrie Nel, Head of AfriForum’s Private Prosecution Unit, is prosecuting Moyane in this case. The date for Moyane’s first appearance has been set for 11 December…

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NHI violates constitution: AfriForum will lay charges against health departments for misappropriation of R5,8 billion

During a media conference held today, AfriForum launched a comprehensive report on why the implementation of National Health Insurance (NHI) in South Africa will be unconstitutional. The report further explains why the impact study on which the NHI is based, is totally inadequate which means that the Bill should be set aside. “According to the…

AfriForum to represent the family of Senzo Meyiwa

AfriForum and the family of the late soccer player Senzo Meyiwa announced during a media conference today that the civil rights organisation would be representing the Meyiwa family. Adv. Gerrie Nel, Head of AfriForum’s Private Prosecution Unit, has been appointed as the Meyiwa family’s advocate in the murder investigation into the death of Senzo. This…

‘Untouchable’ Malema and Moyane in Adv Nel’s sight

‘Untouchable’ Malema and Moyane in Adv Nel’s sight

Adv Gerrie Nel, Head of AfriForum’s Private Prosecution Unit, announced today at a media conference that his unit served a mandamus application on the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Minister of Justice to compel the NPA through the court to take a decision on the prosecution of the EFF leader, Julius Malema, for alleged…

AfriForum submits criminal charges against mayor of Mogalakwena Municipality
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AfriForum submits criminal charges against mayor of Mogalakwena Municipality

AfriForum today submitted criminal charges against both Andrina Matsemela, Mayor of the Mogalakwena Local Municipality, and Charles Malema, Chief Financial Officer of the Municipality, at the Mokopane Police Station in Potgietersrus. This follows after Matsemela allegedly spent approximately R1,5 million of municipal funds on her birthday party.   The civil rights organisation is demanding that the police…

AfriForum lays criminal charges against Fikile Mbalula
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AfriForum lays criminal charges against Fikile Mbalula

AfriForum today laid criminal charges of money laundering and corruption against Fikile Mbalula, former Minister of Sport, at the Brooklyn police station. This follows after Sedgars Sport, a supplier of sport products, allegedly payed between R300 000 and R680 000 in 2017 for the Mbalula family’s trip to Dubai. AfriForum requested the Public Protector (PP) in 2017…

Warrants of arrest issued for two alleged murderers of Rwandan Head of Intelligence

Warrants of arrest issued for two alleged murderers of Rwandan Head of Intelligence

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) informed Adv. Gerrie Nel, Head of AfriForum’s Private Prosecution Unit, that the NPA has issued warrants of arrest for two of the four alleged murderers of Col. Patrick Karegeya, the former Rwandan Head of Intelligence. The NPA is also in the process of applying for the extradition of Ismael Gafaranga…

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