ARTICLES RELATING TO BRUCE KOLOANE

Bruce Koloane resigns as ambassador after state capture testimony on Guptas' Waterkloof landing

2019-09-04 17:41

South African ambassador to Netherlands Bruce Koloane has resigned after being recalled by the department of International Relations and Cooperation over his testimony at the state capture commission.

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.

Major Ntshisi denies he approved Gupta Waterkloof landing to gain favor with Bruce Koloane

2019-07-11 19:37

Major Thabo Ntshisi has denied that he approved the Gupta aircraft landing at Waterkloof in 2013 as a means to gain favour with former head of state protocol Bruce Koloane for a job he wanted.

Waterkloof landing: 'I abused the powers of my office,' Koloane admits

2019-07-09 17:19

The former chief of state protocol, Bruce Koloane, says he abused the powers of his office in order to facilitate the Gupta Waterkloof landing in 2013, but he did not have control of diplomatic channels.

AS IT HAPPENED: Koloane promises to apologise to Zuma, ministers in writing, after Waterkloof landing audio recordings are played at #StateCaptureInquiry

2019-07-09 13:30

SA ambassador to the Netherlands, Bruce Koloane, has wrapped up his testimony at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture, related to the Guptas' plane landing at Waterkloof Air Force Base.

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WATCH LIVE: SA ambassador, Bruce Koloane, back in the hot seat as state capture inquiry resumes

The state capture commission of inquiry is expected to continue to hear further testimony from SA ambassador to the Netherlands, Bruce Koloane, who was the chief of state protocol at the time of the so-called Waterkloof landing.

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Former Dirco DG tells state capture inquiry he was unaware of Gupta aircraft landing

2019-07-08 17:50

Former department of international relations and cooperation director-general Jerry Matjila says he became aware of the Gupta Waterkloof air for base landing only after the family's plane had touched down.

'I did not ever give myself powers that I never had' - Koloane explains Gupta aircraft landing

2019-07-08 15:27

Former chief of state protocol Bruce Koloane, who is now South Africa's ambassador to the Netherlands, told the state capture commission of inquiry he had no authority to approve the landing of the Gupta aircraft at Waterkloof air force base.

Waterkloof landing: Promotion was always on the cards for Ntshisi despite security breach

2019-07-04 20:18

The chief of South African Air Force, Lieutenant General Fabian Msimang told the commission of inquiry into state capture on Thursday that despite Major Thabo Ntshisi being implicated in the infamous Gupta Waterkloof landing, he was always going to be promoted.

Direct order from state protocol chief prompted Gupta's Waterkloof landing, Zondo commission hears

2019-07-04 14:15

Dirco senior foreign affairs assistant William Matjila has told the Zondo commission that he started to realise there were irregularities surrounding the 2013 Gupta's Waterkloof landing when he did not receive the required diplomatic correspondence.

 

Gupta Waterkloof landing: 'Ambassador Koloane's conscience must guide him to do the right thing'

2019-08-28 20:22

Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Candith Mashego-Dlamini says the department is waiting for the report by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo into allegations of state capture before dealing with controversial Ambassador Bruce Koloane.

DA wants Koloane to be recalled as ambassador after state capture testimony

2019-07-15 08:52

The DA wants South Africa's ambassador to the Netherlands, Bruce Koloane, to be recalled after his 'incriminating testimony' at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.

Pandor set for talks with Ramaphosa over Koloane's ambassador role

2019-07-11 14:48

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor says she intends to have a discussion with President Cyril Ramaphosa about the suitability of Bruce Koloane's ambassadorship to the Netherlands in light of testimony at the state capture commission of inquiry.

'I am still too ashamed to face Zuma', Koloane explains at #StateCaptureInquiry

2019-07-09 15:41

Former head of state protocol Bruce Koloane says he has never apologised to former president Jacob Zuma and two ministers for using their names to facilitate the Gupta Waterkloof landing in 2013.

Koloane admits 'name dropping' to expedite Guptas' Waterkloof landing request

2019-07-09 13:16

Former head of state protocol Bruce Koloane has admitted that he "name dropped" to pressure on officials to expedite the processing of the flight clearance request for the Gupta aircraft landing at the Waterkloof air force base in 2013.

Report into Gupta Waterkloof landing 'smells fishy' - Bruce Koloane tells Zondo commission

2019-07-09 07:25

Former chief of state protocol Bruce Koloane says the final report into the Gupta Waterkloof landing in 2013 "smells fishy".

AS IT HAPPENED: Report into Guptas' Waterkloof landing 'smells fishy and normally if it smells fishy, it is fish' - Koloane at #StateCaptureInquiry

2019-07-08 16:00

The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has heard testimony from SA ambassador to the Netherlands, Bruce Koloane, who was chief of state protocol at the time of the Guptas' plane landing at Waterkloof Air Force Base.

State capture inquiry: Could Bruce Koloane's testimony lift the lid on state capture?

2019-07-08 08:48

Ambassador Bruce Koloane - the only person to be charged for the Waterkloof landing - is expected to take the stand at the Zondo commission of inquiry. His testimony could lift the lid on state capture.

Waterkloof landing: Officials should have said 'no, this is not on' - top official

2019-07-04 17:03

While witnesses at the state capture inquiry have been flip-flopping around whether they received a proper, or any, note-verbale, which would have seemingly allowed the Guptas to land their commercial aircraft at Waterkloof military base, a senior department official has thrown this argument out the window.

Government rattled by Waterkloof landing but learnt nothing - former justice DG

2019-07-03 16:24

"Name dropping" has cropped up numerous times at the state capture commission of inquiry, mainly relating to the country's former "Number 1", Jacob Zuma.

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