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".

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.

WATCH | Angelo Agrizzi returns to state capture commission

Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi is expected to be cross-examined at the state capture commission of inquiry. Watch live.

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Agrizzi: I did not murder Gavin Watson

2019-09-29 07:08

Former Bosasa supremo Angelo Agrizzi has hit back at media reports quoting family members of Gavin Watson which essentially accused him of being involved in the “murder” of Watson.

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.

I will tell you what Agrizzi has done - Mokonyane's threat at Gavin Watson memorial

2019-08-30 15:25

Former minister Nomvula Mokonyane has threatened to tell South Africa what former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi "has done" in the wake of damning testimony linking her to the controversial company.

Gavin Watson had R70 but no cellphone with him when he died

2019-08-27 07:01

More questions than answers about the sudden death of Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson at the entrance to OR Tambo airport.

'Very plausible' that Gavin Watson was trying to flee country when he died - Angelo Agrizzi

2019-08-26 15:53

Corruption-accused former COO of Bosasa Angelo Agrizzi says it is ''very plausible'' that Gavin Watson may have been trying to flee the country when he died.

Gavin Watson parked his BMW at Bosasa, called prayer meeting day before death ride

2019-08-26 12:53

News24 has confirmed that Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson parked his metallic blue BMW X5 at the company's Krugersdorp office before he signed out a company Toyota Corolla for the weekend, in which he died on Monday morning.

Nomgcobo Jiba's bid to cross-examine Angelo Agrizzi at state capture inquiry delayed... for now

2019-08-13 11:02

Nomgcobo Jiba wants to put questions to Angelo Agrizzi after he claimed she was paid money by Bosasa bosses for leaking NPA documents.


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.

State Capture Inquiry: Angelo Agrizzi cross-examination postponed... for now

2019-10-09 14:48

State capture commission chairperson Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has postponed the cross-examination of former Bosasa employees Angelo Agrizzi and Frans Vorster.

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.

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.

Defending Gavin Watson: Last rites as Bosasa, Mokonyane make a last stand

2019-09-01 07:24

Friday's memorial service for corrupted former Bosasa boss Gavin Watson was held in a different world. Speaker after speaker attacked the media, accused his enemies of lying and praised a man who was in the middle of one of the biggest capture narratives as "too trusting of people".

Adriaan Basson | In life and death: The meaning of Gavin Watson

2019-08-29 16:57

Much has been said in the wake of Gavin Watson's freakish death about the legacy of the man who led Bosasa - a company now synonymous with bribery, fraud and state capture. On radio talk shows, he is either lauded as a struggle hero or described as the biggest of crooks.

Mandy Wiener: Gavin Watson's death – Brett Kebble 2.0?

2019-08-27 06:17

There are obvious similarities between the deaths of Gavin Watson and Brett Kebble. But there is no hard evidence to suggest that there was foul play involved in Watson's accident, writes Mandy Wiener.

Gavin Watson was supposed to testify at tax inquiry on Tuesday

2019-08-26 13:55

Gavin Watson, the deceased former CEO of embattled company Bosasa/African Global Operations, was due to testify at an inquiry into his tax affairs on Tuesday.

Spies, bribes and Guptas: From Zuma to Agrizzi, a year of gripping moments at the state capture inquiry

2019-08-20 08:41

A year on, the state capture commission of inquiry is still top of mind for many South Africans as witnesses continue to share damning allegations.

We're on top of Bosasa allegations – Empowerdex boss

2019-07-30 22:00

Empowerdex is now free to certify the broad-based black economic empowerment status of businesses after a suspension imposed on the company was lifted, the company’s boss Vuyo Jack told Fin24 on Tuesday.

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