ARTICLES RELATING TO PRASA

Treasury battles SOEs for tender documents amid mammoth review

2016-12-02 16:13

Three state-owned entities, as well as the Department of Public Enterprises, have not supplied Treasury with documents for its tender review process.

R24bn worth of Prasa deals being probed

2016-11-30 19:50

The financial corrosion at Prasa could be significantly more than the R14.6bn of irregular expenditure incurred in the 2015/16 financial year.

Prasa admits to 'collapse in controls' in R14.6bn spend

2016-11-30 12:00

Rail agency Prasa has conceded a “general collapse in controls” which led to irregular expenditure of R14.6bn in the 2015/16 financial year.

Molefe pays back R680 000 for extra Prasa board meetings

2016-11-15 13:55

Prasa chairperson Popo Molefe has repaid R680 000 for extra board meetings that had not been approved by the Department of Transport.

Prasa wastes billions in irregular spending

2016-10-03 18:39

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has incurred billions of rand in irregular expenditure in the most recent financial year.

Another court order for Prasa to pay security companies

2016-09-13 21:24

The Western Cape High Court has ordered Prasa to pay the R7.3m it owes two companies for security services immediately.

EXCLUSIVE: Myeni and co's R16m Prasa 'freebie'

2016-09-11 06:51

SAA chair Dudu Myeni's son Thalente and other politically-connected stakeholders in Prasa's R51bn contract for new passenger carriages have cashed in on their shares in the huge tender before a single new train has been built.

ANC never received R80m - Mantashe on Prasa bribery claims

2016-08-30 21:30

The ANC has denied claims that it received R80m from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa.

Prasa acting CEO: We have a Montana problem

2016-08-30 13:46

Prasa, which has incurred irregular expenditure of R13.9bn, has a problem, but it isn't insurmountable, says acting CEO Collins Letsoalo.

Components cannibalisation, acting staff throw Prasa off track

2016-08-30 10:36

Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has achieved only 45% of its target set out in the 2015-’16 annual performance plan.

 

Prasa acting CEO: ‘I have no reason to doubt the Hawks’

2016-12-02 06:20

Acting CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa, Collins Letsoalo, is confident the Hawks will properly investigate alleged corruption at the parastatal.

Molefe defends pay for extra board meetings

2016-11-30 13:11

Passenger Rail Agency chairperson Popo Molefe has defended the remuneration he received for attending extra board meetings.

Metrorail's poor service scuppers jobs

2016-11-21 05:00

The money wasted on Prasa's unsuitable trains could have been used to beef up service to vulnerable people who need to keep their jobs, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Spy boss part of dodgy Prasa deal

2016-10-09 06:25

A security company, partly owned by South Africa’s new spy boss, last year scored a contract worth about R90 million from the Passenger Rail Agency of SA, without following tender processes.

Prasa owes suppliers R796m - minister

2016-09-28 19:18

Cash flow problems at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa have made it difficult for the parastatal to pay service providers on time.

Prasa train coaches attached over unpaid security debts

2016-09-12 18:02

Prasa's woes have mounted with the attachment of seven of its train coaches after the parastatal has allegedly failed to pay its security bill.

DA wants police to probe claims that ANC got kickbacks from Prasa deal

2016-09-09 15:23

DA MP Manny de Freitas has asked the police to investigate allegations that the ANC may have benefited from money siphoned from a controversial Prasa locomotive deal.

Why Peters stopped the Prasa probe

2016-08-30 17:36

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters didn’t direct Prasa to merely stop an investigation, which has amounted to about R83m so far, says chairperson Popo Molefe.

As it happened: ANC says Hawks' investigation hurting the economy

2016-08-30 13:40

The ANC briefed the media on the impasse between Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks, the spat between Eskom and Treasury and allegations of impropriety involving the ANC and Prasa.

We warned you about tall trains – Transnet boss to Prasa

2016-08-29 10:50

A year before Prasa started importing its controversial Afro 4000 locomotives, Transnet warned the agency that the trains were not suited for South Africa and would cause significant safety issues.

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