The Kimberley Prospector

Author: Michael Hawthorne

Four senior officials of a Northern Cape government department arrested on charges of fraud

KIMBERLEY – Four senior officials from the Northern Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) were arrested by the Kimberley based Serious Corruption Investigation team of the Hawks. Lieutenant Colonel Philani Nkwalase, Hawks’ spokesperson, says the team executed (J50) warrants of arrest early on Wednesday morning. The suspects aged between 47 and 66 are […]

[LISTEN] Time’s up to renew driving licences and discs

AA says time is also up for the government to fix the system. Motorists with expired vehicle discs and driving licences are warned that the grace period for renewals stops at the end of August. And, the Automobile Association (AA) warns, the government has indicated that no further extensions will be considered, putting even more […]

Previously unseen footage released of police killing Lindani Myeni

On the night Honolulu Police Department (HPD) killed Lindani, HPD obtained and reviewed the Ring Video Doorbell recordings. They show a very different story from the one HPD started disseminating to the public the next day. On 14 April 2021 Honolulu Police shot and killed Lindani Myeni, a 29-year-old unarmed father of two from South […]

Three arrested with R500 000 worth of rhino horn

On Tuesday, 27 April 2021 Hawks member from Richards Bay Serious Organised Crime Investigation and Hluhluwe Rhino Anti Pouching Team arrested three suspects aged between 27 and 33 for possession of rhino horn at Bhambanana area in Ngwavuma. Capt Simphiwe Mhlongo, a Hawks’ spokesperson, says the police received information about suspects who were selling rhino […]

Kimberley’s state hospital to explain contaminated tap water

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Northern Cape is concerned by reports of contaminated water at the Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe (RMS) Hospital in Kimberley and is urgently seeking answers regarding the situation. Dr Isak Fritz, MPL & DA Northern Cape Spokesperson of Health, says this comes after notices were put up in and around the […]

Only 4 days for your comment on taxpayer-funded vaccine injury scheme

An urgent call is being made for public comment as only four days have been provided, over a weekend, for comment on the taxpayer-funded vaccine injury scheme, says DearSA. Rob Hutchinson, Managing Director of Dear South Africa, says Minster Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has called for public comment on a draft proposal establishing a COVID-19 Vaccine […]

Suspect arrested for defrauding NC Department of Health out of almost R500 000

NORTHERN CAPE – Kwenzani Ndabeni (50) was arrested by the Hawks Serious Corruption Investigation team on Wednesday morning in Bloemfontein for defrauding the Department of Health of approximately R487 500. Nomthandazo Mnisi, a Hawks’ spokeswoman, says it is alleged that during November 2014, Northern Cape Department of Health awarded contracts for renovations of hospitals in […]

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