ARTICLES RELATING TO BOSASA

Relief for Bosasa employees after liquidation process delayed pension payout

2020-01-14 07:50

Staff members of the controversial Bosasa Youth Development Centres have waited months to be paid their provident funds which, to their relief, Sanlam are in the process of releasing.

Year of the Watson: Five Gavin Watson moments of 2019

2019-12-29 07:07

Former Bosasa boss Gavin Watson's dramatic and sudden death earlier this year sparked a frenzy among South Africans who immediately raised questions about how he died, if he really died, whether he was killed and if so, by whom.

MUST READ | From Agrizzi bombshells to Zuma's conspiracy - 7 gripping moments at the state capture inquiry

2019-12-19 09:20

Intrigued to find out details of how billions of taxpayer money were looted from the state, the commission of inquiry into state capture will go down as one of the most important inquiries in South African history.

PODCAST | THE STORY: Going, going, gone... Bosasa's assets auctioned off

2019-12-06 07:51

About 600 bidders and onlookers stood ten-deep inside Bosasa's Imbizo Hall on Wednesday morning, braving wet and cold conditions to grab a piece of the Bosasa pie.

Taxman opposes urgent court bid to halt Bosasa liquidation and auction, says company owes more than R500m in taxes

2019-12-05 13:45

The South African Revenue Service has filed court papers opposing an urgent bid by Jared Watson to halt the auction of corruption accused company Bosasa's assets.

WATCH | Inside Gavin Watson’s lair and the exorcism of Angelo Agrizzi

2019-12-04 06:00

A day before corruption accused company Bosasa's assets are set to be auctioned, News24 investigative journalist Kyle Cowan visited the company's Krugersdorp headquarters. Behind the massive gates, a different world was waiting.

PICS | Bosasa for sale: The end of an alleged corrupt era as 'auction of the decade' gets under way

2019-12-03 08:13

Proceeds of the massive auction will be used to settle Bosasa's debts - the largest of which could be a hefty tax bill from the South African Revenue Service.

UPDATE: Going, going ... gone! Bosasa’s assets to be sold off in 'massive' three-day auction

2019-11-20 18:50

Do you want to buy Gavin Watson’s luxury BMW X5? Well, now you can!

Gavin Watson's nephew lays charges against ex-Bosasa execs Agrizzi, Van Tonder

2019-11-13 18:06

Jared Watson, the nephew of late Bosasa boss Gavin Watson, has laid criminal charges against former COO Angelo Agrizzi and CFO Andries van Tonder.

Sex, racism and bullying: Inside Gavin Watson’s world of corruption and deceit

2019-10-20 07:08

A new book by Adriaan Basson reveals that Gavin Watson, the former CEO of corruption-tainted company Bosasa, led a life much removed from his carefully crafted image of devout Christian and struggle stalwart. The botoxed Watson allegedly kept a manipulative mistress on the company's books while he was not afraid to call black employees "k*****s".

 

'They must touch me!': The big - and strange - moments in Parliament in 2019

2020-01-03 06:00

Much of Parliament's time in 2019 was spent rushing through admin work, but it also saw some crazier events, such as an EFF MP caught slapping a policeman, to Minister Pravin Gordhan's podium being stormed during his budget vote speech.

Public Works repurchases Bosasa's Lindela Repatriation Centre

2019-12-21 21:05

Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Patricia de Lille, has confirmed the repurchasing of corruption linked Bosasa’s Lindela Repatriation Centre in Krugersdorp by government.

How Lindela became Bosasa’s meal ticket

2019-12-10 17:32

The notorious "repatriation centre" was an "income stream" for Bosasa for decades as it worked the system – and the home affairs department – to maximise profits.

Fidelity Security snatches up Bosasa head office for R14m, other properties raise R71.5m on auction

2019-12-05 15:54

Fidelity Security Group has bought corruption-accused company Bosasa’s Kurgersdorp head office park for R14m.

Hundreds brave wet weather as bidding wars erupt over Bosasa assets

2019-12-04 17:14

About 600 bidders and onlookers stood ten-deep inside Bosasa's Imbizo Hall on Wednesday morning, braving wet and cold conditions to grab a piece of the Bosasa pie.

Watsons in last gasp bid to halt auction, liquidation of Bosasa

2019-12-03 21:45

On the eve of the first day of a massive three-day auction to sell the assets belonging to corruption accused company Bosasa, recently appointed director Jared Watson has filed court papers seeking to have the companies placed under business rescue.

Bosasa liquidators succeed in overturning High Court judgment, corruption-cloaked company to be liquidated

2019-11-22 15:54

Liquidators of corruption-accused facilities management and security company Bosasa have won a Supreme Court of Appeal bid to overturn a High Court judgment that set aside their appointments.

Future of corruption accused Bosasa set to be decided by Supreme Court of Appeal

2019-11-15 12:50

The future of corruption accused facilities management and security company Bosasa is set to be decided by the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Treasury still processing request for Bosasa blacklisting

2019-11-04 19:21

National Treasury says it is currently processing a request to blacklist scandal-plagued facilities management company Bosasa and its directors.

EXTRACT | Blessed by Bosasa: Inside Gavin Watson's 'cult rituals'

2019-10-20 06:30

The Bosasa way was to seal the tender boxes, take them to the prayer meeting on the morning of the submission, anoint them with oil and pray over them. All of this was part of the Bosasa cult ritual.

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