A reflection on major legal scandals in 2019


Court Staff Reporter MPHO MOKWAPE takes a look at cases that made prominent headlines both in local and international media for the legal year ending.

Kgori Capital implicated in NPF scandal

Kgori Capital, an asset management entity, was one of the companies that came under the spotlight when the National Petroleum Fund (NPF), a statutory fund run under the Energy Affairs Department, hit the headlines in late 2017, with the State alleging that up to P230 million had been lost through money laundering linked to the national intelligence agency. At the time Bakang Seretse was Kgori Capital Director and he was also charged in the NPF scandal.

Editor's Comment
CAF is a joke, but...

We are told of massive spin-offs for hosting countries, which we assume was the catalyst behind putting in the bid.We are not too sure if it is a one-size fits all, where any hosting nation reaps the benefits or it’s on a case-by-case basis.There are arguments from both ends, with hosting a sure way to accelerate infrastructure development and a guaranteed cash flow during the 30-days of the tournament.There is a bump in employment creation...

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