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Transport minister vows to dig deeper after Prasa judgment

2017-08-02 14:19

Minister of Transport Joe Maswanganyi says he will direct Prasa's new board "to leave no stone unturned" in probing allegations into "matters of corruption' at the rail agency.

Former Prasa CFO must pay back R8.22m

2017-08-01 10:07

The high court in Pretoria has ordered a former employee and consultant of the Passenger Rail Agency of SA to pay back R8.22m to the agency.

Popo Molefe lashes out at minister, as PRASA loses its board

2017-07-31 22:09

Outgoing PRASA chairperson Popo Molefe has lashed out at Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi, accusing him of prejudicing the board’s investigation into the Derailed report.

Who in SA is watching the watchers?

2017-07-18 06:10

We need to work harder than ever to ensure accountability systems are robust and deserving of South Africans' trust in public and private providers of oversight, says Tim London.

Government welcomes Prasa ruling

2017-07-04 19:33

Government has welcomed the North Gauteng High Court judgment that set aside a dodgy locomotive contract, the ministry of transport has announced.

Prasa welcomes judgment against Swifambo Rail

2017-07-03 17:22

Prasa has welcomed a judgment in the North Gauteng High Court that set aside the controversial contract for the new locomotives.

Court sets aside Prasa's 'too tall' locomotives contract

2017-07-03 11:51

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's controversial contract for new locomotives has been reviewed and set aside by the High Court in Johannesburg.

Maswangany: Nothing strange about legal action against Acsa

2017-06-23 17:57

The transport ministry’s legal team is looking into a letter received from the Economic Freedom Fighters calling for certain directors at Acsa to be removed.

Investigate corruption at Prasa or we will strike – NTM and Saftu

2017-06-19 22:04

The NTM and Saftu have warned of mass action unless those implicated in a web of corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) are not brought to book.

Report train vandals to police, Prasa urges

2017-06-15 21:46

Prasa has called on the public to snitch on those behind the arson, theft and damage to Metrorail's trains and cables in Gauteng and the Western Cape, or it may have to start reducing services on high-risk lines.

 

We're expecting more from Shaun Abrahams - ANC in Scopa

2017-08-01 16:33

Parliament's watchdog committee Scopa will be expecting more from the National Prosecuting Authority and its head Advocate Shaun Abrahams this third time, the ANC in Scopa has said.

OUTA seeks legal intervention over Prasa probe

2017-08-01 05:00

OUTA has filed a high court application to intervene in a case aimed at prosecuting those who siphoned off about R5.4bn in railway contracts at Prasa.

Prasa putting millions of jobs at risk - DA

2017-07-23 18:27

Manny de Freitas, DA shadow minister of Transport, claims Prasa may not get the funds it desperately needs from the Department of Transport.

NPA eyeing prosecution over Prasa billions

2017-07-10 15:20

The National Prosecuting Authority may decide at the end of July whether or not it will prosecute anyone over allegedly corrupt contracts worth billions of rands awarded by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa.

'Criminal fronting', bid rigging in Prasa train deal - court

2017-07-04 11:44

Prasa’s tender for new locomotives was rigged to favour the winning bidder, and Swifambo Rail Leasing maintained a "criminal" fronting relationship with the train manufacturer, according to court findings.

Molefe: Board 'vindicated' by Prasa court ruling

2017-07-03 14:38

Prasa board chairperson Popo Molefe says the state-owned rail entity’s board feels vindicated by Monday’s High Court judgment to review and set aside the company’s controversial contract for new locomotives.

MKMVA blames Prasa for death of security guard

2017-06-29 11:11

The Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association says the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa should be held responsible for the death of a former employee.

Transport minister calls for wrap-up of Prasa probes

2017-06-23 12:23

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi is calling for several concurrent investigations into the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa to be expeditiously concluded.

DA wants Treasury to reveal 'damning' findings against Deputy FinMin

2017-06-19 12:51

The DA says it is concerned that Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi could have the power to "conceal and bury damning findings" against him from the period when he was Prasa chair.

Treasury's 'corrupt' leadership must step down - EFF

2017-06-15 17:58

Allegations of corruption against Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and his deputy Sfiso Buthelezi overshadowed a briefing about the economy, prompting the EFF to call for them to step down.

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