Malema gets sequestration reprieve

EFF leader Julius Malema’s provisional sequestration has been extended to August 25, the High Court in Pretoria ruled on Monday. Previously Malema had until 10am on Monday morning to inform the court why his provisional sequestration should not be made a final order.

Malema loses court bid

The Polokwane High Court dismissed EFF leader Julius Malema’s application to have charges against him dropped. “I will have the matter postponed and charges are not withdrawn,” Judge Ephraim Makgoba said. “I see no prejudice on both parties in bringing this matter forward.”

Malema corruption court case postponed

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema’s corruption case has been postponed and will be heard only in September 2014. Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema will be able to contest South Africa’s 2014 general elections without having to answer to allegations of corruption against him. On Monday, the case of fraud against him and four others was postponed in the high court in Polokwane until September 2014.

Malema’s EFF to fight corruption

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will have firm anti-corruption policies, leader Julius Malema said in Johannesburg on Thursday. “Our organisation is founded on the principle of anti-corruption,” he said. “No one found guilty of corruption… will wear the beret,” he said, sporting a bright red EFF-branded beret.

Malema misses SARS R16m debt deadline

Expelled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has missed the deadline for filing his challenge to SARS’s application for the sequestration of his estate to cover a R16-million tax debt. Malema filed a notice of intention to oppose the application at the Pretoria High Court on February 18 and had until Monday last week to file his answering affidavit. According to a court document dated March 14, Malema “failed to file an answering affidavit and the application is therefore set down on the unopposed-motion court roll”. The hearing has beenRead More

Malema accused of lying to Sars

Julius Malema’s efforts to hide his assets from the South African Revenue Service have been blocked – and the taxman is now pulling out all the stops to ensure that the expelled ANC Youth League leader walks away with nothing. The once powerful leader now also faces the prospect of charges of contempt of court for allegedly hiding his assets to avoid the sheriff of the court from auctioning them to pay his tax bill, which is in excess of R16 million. Last week, just over a month after SarsRead More

Malema’s On-Point Engineering blacklisted

An engineering company in which Julius Malema holds shares through his family trust, cannot apply for state tenders for five years. The Sunday Times reported that On-Point Engineering and its chief executive Lesiba Gwangwa, reportedly Malema’s close friend, have been blacklisted on a Treasury database. Gwangwa (33) is embroiled in a court case involving a tender worth R52-million which was allegedly unlawfully awarded to the company in 2009. The contract was for On-Point to oversee work by service providers contracted to the Limpopo roads and transport department.

Malema ‘hides’ valuables: report

Expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema may have hidden some of his assets to prevent them from being sold at auction to recoup tax debt, it was reported on Sunday. The Sunday Independent reported that Malema’s household contents were auctioned in Polokwane in Friday for R54,000, which was about a fifth of the value of his Breitling watch. The SA Revenue Service (Sars) is trying to recover R16 million, which it claims Malema owes

Malema insolvent, SARS tells court

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has applied to have former ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema sequestrated, a report has said City Press said that according to papers filed in the North Gauteng High Court on Wednesday, Malema owes SARS R16 million and is “factually insolvent and in no position to make payment of his indebtedness to SARS”.

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