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".

COPE questions whether government will blacklist Bosasa and terminate contracts

2019-10-13 15:19

COPE has questioned when Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola will blacklist controversial company Bosasa and terminate its existing contracts.

All eyes on Angelo Agrizzi as he returns to state capture inquiry

2019-10-09 09:13

Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi is expected to return to the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.

Ramaphosa to Maimane: Address your queries about R3m Bosasa donation to the party, not the president

2019-09-28 09:17

President Cyril Ramaphosa says queries about a letter in which the ANC is alleged to have thanked Bosasa for a R3m donation should be addressed to the organisation concerned because it is a party political issue.

Zizi Kodwa's request for leave to appeal Press Ombud ruling about story on Bosasa friend dismissed

2019-09-25 14:08

Retired judge Bernard Ngoepe has dismissed State Security Deputy Minister Zizi Kodwa's request for leave to appeal a Press Ombud's ruling which dismissed his complaint about an article News24 wrote regarding his friendship with a man implicated in allegations of bribery at the state capture commission of inquiry.

Save the ANC from companies like Bosasa – Malema on insourcing

2019-09-18 10:36

The EFF leader says insourcing will build the capacity of state entities to continue functioning and create secure jobs for employees of contractors that government already uses.

Public Protector has ulterior motives for investigating me, says Ramaphosa

2019-09-17 09:33

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reportedly questioned Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's political motives for investigating him for money laundering in relation to donations for his ANC presidential campaign.

Snuki Zikalala: Ramaphosa's integrity 'dented' over handling of Watson donation - he 'has to grow up'

2019-09-04 08:38

ANC Veterans' League president Snuki Zikalala says President Cyril Ramaphosa's integrity has been dented by the Bosasa saga and he needs to be honest with the country in order to restore it.

AS IT HAPPENED | Worry about the manner 'in which many comrades are dying these days' - Zuma, others bid farewell at #WatsonFuneral

2019-09-03 14:30

Family, friends and associates of former Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson have paid their final respects to the late businessman in Port Elizabeth.

WATCH LIVE | Gavin Watson laid to rest in Port Elizabeth

Friends and family members of former Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson pay their final respects to the late businessman in Port Elizabeth. WATCH LIVE.

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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.

We haven't been 'given the opportunity to defend' ourselves at Zondo commission - Gavin Watson's nephew

2019-10-11 12:19

Jared Watson, the nephew of deceased Bosasa boss Gavin Watson, says the family is frustrated because the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has not yet granted implicated persons permission to cross-examine certain witnesses.

EXCLUSIVE: What the first cops on the Gavin Watson crash scene saw

2019-09-29 07:03

The sworn statements of the first two Ekhuruleni metro police officers to arrive on the scene of Gavin Watsons fateful car accident, sheds new light on the moments after he crashed his company vehicle into a concrete pillar near OR Tambo International Airport.

Maimane threatens Ramaphosa with legal action if he doesn't explain ANC's thank you letter to Bosasa for R3m donation

2019-09-26 16:48

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has threatened legal action against President Cyril Ramaphosa if he fails to respond about a letter in which the ANC is alleged to have thanked Bosasa - now trading as African Global Operations - for a R3m donation.

Angelo Agrizzi accused of lying under oath at state capture inquiry - report

2019-09-25 09:06

Former Bosasa COO-turned-whistleblower Angelo Agrizzi has been accused of lying under oath at the state capture inquiry.

Gavin Watson's death: 7 key unanswered questions

2019-09-18 08:52

How did corruption-accused Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson, who was 71 at the time of his death, die? News24 looks at 7 unanswered key questions.

Gavin Watson was 'already dead' at time of crash - report

2019-09-16 07:25

A private pathology report has reportedly revealed that former Bosasa boss Gavin Watson was already dead before he crashed his company car into a concrete pillar at the OR Tambo International Airport.

Zuma worries about 'enemy agents', hopes Gavin Watson was not ‘cleverly removed’

2019-09-03 19:30

Former president Jacob Zuma has expressed doubts over whether former Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson’s death in a car crash last week was an accident.

Agrizzi prepared to apologise for suggesting Bosasa paid DCS official bribes

2019-09-03 12:44

Former Bosasa executive Angelo Agrizzi is prepared to return to the state capture commission of inquiry to apologise for suggesting that Department of Correctional Services official Jabu Sishuba received bribes from the company.

Gavin Watson investigation on death car wrapped up, now it's a waiting game - expert

2019-09-02 19:37

Accident reconstruction expert Kondrad Lotter, who was appointed by late Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson's family to investigate his death, says he is still waiting for information pertaining to certain aspects of the investigation.

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