Siyangena got extended R2.2bn Prasa contract without board approval, inquiry told

2020-03-17 21:57

Prasa's Finance, Capital Investment and Procurement committee played a role in the approval of a contract that grew from an initial budget of R517 million in 2011,to an eventual R2.2 billion without the approval of the board, the Zondo Commission heard on Tuesday.

Prasa lost billions to inexperienced contractors, Zondo hears

2020-03-13 21:45

Contacts over the value of some R7 billion were awarded to companies that did not meet Prasa's requirements, the commission of inquiry into state capture heard on Friday.

14 questions that will finally be answered in 2019 - from Steinhoff to Game of Thrones

2019-01-04 15:13

2019 is here and with it, we'll finally get answers to some big questions that have been plaguing us for months.


Ex-Prasa boss shunned legal advice, ruled with iron fist, inquiry hears

2020-03-16 20:15

The Zondo Commission of inquiry into state capture on Monday heard testimony from Prasa's legal head Martha Ngoye, who said she had been sacked from the rail agency by ex-CEO Lucky Montana after questioning procurement processes.

Roy Moodley was like Prasa's own Gupta, Zondo commission hears

2020-03-12 05:00

Roy Moodley told Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa in a 2017 meeting that he held a top position in the country and that the state-owned enterprise was going to see changes that everyone had to be on good terms with, the Zondo commission heard on Wednesday.

Let slip the dogs of war: Behind the attacks on Pravin Gordhan

2018-11-23 06:00

Pravin Gordhan has been the star witness of the state capture commission. He has however suddenly come under attack, much like he was in 2016 and 2017. Why? Pieter du Toit looks for answers.

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