Leadership void and losses plague these state companies

2017-03-24 07:05

Key state companies and agencies that play a pivotal role in driving the SA economy and distributing essential services are in disarray.

Settling for one out of three outcomes landed us in this mess

2017-03-19 06:07

Africa’s wisdom is symbolised by the design and use of the three-legged pot as this type of structure is the most stable; ask any connoisseur of potjie kos, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

Letsoalo denied request to join Prasa board's case

2017-03-17 14:11

Former Prasa group CEO Collins Letsoalo’s request to join the urgent court case by the agency's former board members has been denied by the High Court.

Former Prasa board case postponed

2017-03-16 12:05

The urgent case brought by former Prasa board members to have their dismissal by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters set aside, has been postponed in the High Court in Pretoria.

Letsoalo asks to join dissolved Prasa board case

2017-03-15 17:13

Ousted Prasa group CEO Collins Letsaolo wants to join an urgent high court application to have the parastatal's board’s dissolution set aside.

How governance failures messed up Prasa

2017-03-15 09:50

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is going through serious turbulence that’s symptomatic of broad corporate governance failures within state-owned enterprises.

Former Prasa group CEO a corruption fighter - Dipuo Peters

2017-03-13 15:46

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has placed her confidence in former Prasa acting CEO Collins Letsoalo, but questioned former board chairperson Popo Molefe's claim of being a corruption buster.

Minister defends 'expertise' of Prasa interim board members

2017-03-13 13:30

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has defended her choice of Prasa interim board members, saying that the individuals have a wide range of expertise.

Molefe files urgent application over Prasa Board dissolution

2017-03-12 23:59

Former Prasa chairperson Popo Molefe has filed an urgent application to the High Court in Johannesburg to have the decision to dissolve the board of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa by the Minister of Transport set aside.

ANC never got the R80m – Mantashe

2017-03-10 17:03

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has again denied that the party got money from a Prasa contractor who won the bid to supply the controversial Afro4000 locomotives.


Former Prasa boss loses court bid for intervention

2017-03-19 07:03

The Pretoria High Court has dismissed an intervention application lodged by the former acting CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of SA Collins Letsoalo.

Parliamentary vote to dismiss Prasa board was unanimous, court hears

2017-03-17 20:10

The parliamentary portfolio committee on transport unanimously voted for the dismissal of the Prasa board, the High Court has heard.

Zuma on alleged R80m bribe: I don't know what you're talking about

2017-03-16 18:01

President Jacob Zuma has denied any knowledge of allegations of the ANC’s reported involvement in the Swifambo tender for the procurement of locomotives by Prasa.

Prasa board goes to court

2017-03-16 05:22

Former Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa board members are heading to the High Court in Pretoria to have the board's dissolution set aside.

Embattled Prasa faces crippling strike

2017-03-15 15:46

South Africa's rail passenger transport service risks coming to an abrupt halt over demands for a double-digit salary increase, a union federation warns.

Minister of Transport 'arrogant' - former Prasa board chair Molefe

2017-03-13 20:43

Former Prasa board chairperson Popo Molefe has described the announcement of an interim board by Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters as arrogant.

Prasa board spent public money willy-nilly - Peters

2017-03-13 14:55

Prasa’s former board racked up irregular expenditure of R127m on an investigation into maladministration and corruption at the agency, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says.

AS IT HAPPENED: Minister Peters appoints Prasa interim board

2017-03-13 11:30

After dissolving the Prasa board amid claims of mismanagement, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has in a briefing named the members who will make up the interim board, among them former CEO of Sanral Nazir Alli.

Montana lashes out at Molefe

2017-03-12 06:00

Former Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) chief executive officer (CEO) Lucky Montana is back with a bang, and has levelled some fairly explosive accusations against Popo Molefe, the chairperson of Prasa.

EXCLUSIVE: Prasa locomotives contractor paid ANC 'fundraisers'

2017-03-10 12:08

Shortly after Prasa made its first payment of nearly R500m to the supplier of the controversial Afro4000 locomotives, an amount of R14.3m was paid into the account of a lawyer who had introduced himself as a fundraiser for the ANC.

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