Mashaba appoints former Gauteng Hawks boss to fight city corruption

Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he has been inundated with corruption reports since he took office in August.

Mashaba has appointed the former head of the Hawks in Gauteng, Shadrack Sibiya, to head City of Joburg's independent anti-corruption unit, which would be similar to a Chapter 9 institution.

He says he wants thorough investigations to be done so that everyone is given a fair chance.

It is up to our new forensic department to ensure that these cases are followed properly.

Herman Mashaba, Joburg Mayor

You will see a big exposé coming out on Carte Blanche this Sunday. I urge people of South Africa to see what transpired in the City of Johannesburg under the watch of government and senior leadership.

Herman Mashaba, Joburg Mayor

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Mashaba was elected as City of Joburg mayor after the ANC's Parks Tau lost the polls earlier this year.

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It's time for Parliament to fire Zuma and his mafia - DA

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Warning: Joburg residents must reduce water usage or else...

Warning: Joburg residents must reduce water usage or else...

Joburg residents are urged to change their water usage habits to avoid possible water outages.

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Urban farming taking off in Joburg through strategic partnership

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Mashaba warns #FeesMustFall protesters against violence

Mashaba warns #FeesMustFall protesters against violence

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'Factions aside, it's time to regroup as ANC members'-Tito Mboweni

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Parks Tau is SALGA's newly-elected chairperson

Parks Tau is SALGA's newly-elected chairperson

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Celebrating Joburg's 130th birthday at Museum Africa

Celebrating Joburg's 130th birthday at Museum Africa

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Gauteng Province insists it's coughing up for Joburg City bills owed

Gauteng Province insists it's coughing up for Joburg City bills owed

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Ismail Vadi hits out at Mashaba for suspending Joburg bicycle lane project

Ismail Vadi hits out at Mashaba for suspending Joburg bicycle lane project

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Was EFF behind decision to shelve Parks Tau bicycle lane project?

Was EFF behind decision to shelve Parks Tau bicycle lane project?

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Mashaba says he would step aside in JHB if DA ever asked

Mashaba says he would step aside in JHB if DA ever asked

DA's Herman Mashaba says he is unfazed by jabs made by the EFF's Julius Malema and will do what's best for the country and party.

Dali Mpofu talks DA and Herman Mashaba

Dali Mpofu talks DA and Herman Mashaba

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