EFF files for leave to appeal judgment in Ramaphosa review of Public Protector's CR17 report

2020-03-25 13:08

The EFF has filed an application for leave to appeal a damning judgment in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria last month setting aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into President Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign.

WATCH LIVE | Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi to take centre stage at state capture inquiry

Former Bosasa COO-turned-whistle-blower Angelo Agrizzi is expected to return to the commission of inquiry into state capture.

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Melanie Verwoerd: The Public Protector should do the decent thing and resign

2020-03-11 06:00

Over time five different courts have ruled that Mkhwebane had lacked a fundamental understanding of the law, that her judgements were deeply flawed and that she had gone beyond her powers, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

WATCH | ANC bigwigs say Mkhwebane must fall on her sword after 'embarrassing' court ruling

2020-03-10 17:33

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane must do the honourable thing and step aside, say high-ranking ANC figures and the party's alliance partner the SACP.

Bosasa paid a further R5.5 million to Supra Mahumapelo's friend, again for 'nothing'

2020-03-10 07:22

Questions shroud nearly R7 million in payments from corruption-accused Bosasa to a long-time friend and business associate of ANC MP Supra Mahumapelo, Israel Thebe Thoka.

Pretoria Chief Magistrate Desmond Nair provisionally suspended over Bosasa claims

2020-02-26 11:57

Pretoria Chief Magistrate Desmond Nair has been provisionally suspended, pending the outcome of an investigation into his fitness to hold office.

CRIB SHEET | Your ultimate guide to the key issues in Ramaphosa vs Mkhwebane court battle

2020-02-04 11:15

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane face off in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Here’s your ultimate guide to the key issues expected to be argued, as well as a brief note on the terminology you can expect to encounter while following the case.

'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.


Bosasa lawyer dies a day after giving explosive evidence before secret liquidation inquiry

2020-03-20 15:06

Danie Potgieter, who advised the Bosasa board is understood to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Taxman slaps Bosasa with R849m tax bill, opposes business rescue bid by Watsons

2020-03-11 13:52

SARS has brought an application to intervene and oppose a court bid by Jared Watson, nephew of late Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson, to have some of the Bosasa companies placed under business rescue.

Ramaphosa vs Mkhwebane judgment in quotes

2020-03-10 19:40

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday set aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report into President Cyril Ramaphosa and his CR17 campaign in a scathing judgment.

Presidency welcomes scathing judgment against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane

2020-03-10 16:17

The Presidency has welcomed the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruling setting aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s CR17 report on political donations.

Watson family head back to court to keep beleaguered Bosasa alive

2020-03-05 11:41

The family of the late Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson is not ready to give up on the corruption-accused group of companies.

Liquidators subpoena Watson children to appear before Bosasa insolvency inquiry

2020-02-19 06:12

The children and nephew of late Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson - Lindsay, Roth and Jared Watson - have been subpoenaed to appear before a confidential insolvency inquiry where they are set to be interrogated about the corruption accused company's affairs.

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.

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