Articles related to "Corruption"

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Junk status vs the housing market: The experts weigh in
Wondering where the credit downgrade will leave the property market? We asked the heads of some of SA’s biggest agencies for their opinions.
Here’s how you can survive the downgrade
If you’re in a panic over the rating downgrade, here’s a 9-point plan to help you get through the tough times ahead.
Levels of corruption on the rise in Africa
A recent report has indicated that a whopping 83% of South Africans believe that corruption is on the rise.
Emigration on the rise
Recent data has indicated that more South Africans are emigrating or considering emigration. What is fueling this?
Building hijackings on the rise
The inner city of Johannesburg is once again being plagued by property hijackers. This is threatening the urban regeneration project that property investors are trying to implement...
Is unrest giving South African property a bad name?
Xenophobia, service delivery protests, vandalised statues, rising crime – South Africa is facing unprecedented levels of unrest at the moment. What does this mean for the local property market? South Africa currently appears to ...
The True Cost of Illegal Connections
A recent investigation carried out by the city of Johannesburg uncovered an electricity rigging syndicate that has cost the council around R22-million.Businesses working together with corrupt ...
Jozi’s freeloaders
The news that the City of Johannesburg has uncovered massive fraud in its billing department will surely be welcomed by those who have been overcharged for utilities and rates. While we are quick to point fingers at ...
Guptagate hits Saxonwold
The news that the Gupta family's home has been devalued from R16.8-million to a mere R490 000 has outraged South Africans. How is this possible, given that most homeowners will be facing steep increases once the new valuations ...
Rich Bob, Poor Bob…
While browsing through the various residential property websites (a habit engrained in me like concrete), I came across a well-known establishment promoting property in Harare, Zimbabwe ...