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.

Ralph Mathekga: South Africans will soldier on into 2020

2019-12-24 17:06

This is a country of contradictions, imperfections, disappointments, promises, and hope. Whatever you make of it, no place is like South Africa, writes Ralph Mathekga.

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.

Taxman opposes urgent court bid to halt Bosasa liquidation and auction, says company owes more than R500m in taxes

2019-12-05 13:45

The South African Revenue Service has filed court papers opposing an urgent bid by Jared Watson to halt the auction of corruption accused company Bosasa's assets.

Watsons in last gasp bid to halt auction, liquidation of Bosasa

2019-12-03 21:45

On the eve of the first day of a massive three-day auction to sell the assets belonging to corruption accused company Bosasa, recently appointed director Jared Watson has filed court papers seeking to have the companies placed under business rescue.

UPDATE: Going, going ... gone! Bosasa’s assets to be sold off in 'massive' three-day auction

2019-11-20 18:50

Do you want to buy Gavin Watson’s luxury BMW X5? Well, now you can!

WATCH LIVE | Virtual book launch: Adriaan Basson on Blessed by Bosasa

Gavin Watson, the former CEO of corruption-tainted facilities management company Bosasa, led a life far removed from that of a devout Christian and struggle figure, an image that he so carefully crafted.

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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".

EXCLUSIVE | Expert finds no acceleration in last 5 seconds before Watson's car hit pillar

2019-10-13 09:20

A preliminary report completed by a private investigator hired to look into Bosasa boss Gavin Watson’s car crash has found that there was no significant acceleration for around five seconds before he hit a concrete pillar.

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.


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.

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.

Fidelity Security snatches up Bosasa head office for R14m, other properties raise R71.5m on auction

2019-12-05 15:54

Fidelity Security Group has bought corruption-accused company Bosasa’s Kurgersdorp head office park for R14m.

WATCH | Inside Gavin Watson’s lair and the exorcism of Angelo Agrizzi

2019-12-04 06:00

A day before corruption accused company Bosasa's assets are set to be auctioned, News24 investigative journalist Kyle Cowan visited the company's Krugersdorp headquarters. Behind the massive gates, a different world was waiting.

PICS | Bosasa for sale: The end of an alleged corrupt era as 'auction of the decade' gets under way

2019-12-03 08:13

Proceeds of the massive auction will be used to settle Bosasa's debts - the largest of which could be a hefty tax bill from the South African Revenue Service.

Gavin Watson's nephew lays charges against ex-Bosasa execs Agrizzi, Van Tonder

2019-11-13 18:06

Jared Watson, the nephew of late Bosasa boss Gavin Watson, has laid criminal charges against former COO Angelo Agrizzi and CFO Andries van Tonder.

Treasury still processing request for Bosasa blacklisting

2019-11-04 19:21

National Treasury says it is currently processing a request to blacklist scandal-plagued facilities management company Bosasa and its directors.

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.

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