ARTICLES RELATING TO GAVIN WATSON

Bosasa saga: Cyril Ramaphosa wants to cross-examine Mmusi Maimane

2019-06-12 11:52

President Cyril Ramaphosa wants to cross-examine DA leader Mmusi Maimane and other witnesses interviewed by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane as part of her investigation into the Bosasa saga.

Watsons to meet with environmental authorities over wind farm

2019-05-28 21:40

Talks this week between the national environmental authorities and the well-known Watson family of the Eastern Cape could prove crucial as to whether, and how, the family’s contentious Inyanda-Roodeplaat wind farm project is developed.

Feathers fly over Watson wind farm plan

2019-04-11 13:34

The Watsons planned to shoot protected Black Eagles in a bid to get approval for their Inyanda-Roodeplaat wind farm project, says a Bosasa employee.

State capture inquiry: Watson made illegal demands - Venter

2019-03-27 18:15

Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson used to instruct people to carry out illegal activities, the state capture commission of inquiry has heard during the testimony of former Bosasa auditor Peet Venter.

#StateCaptureInquiry: 'I never questioned Watson' – former Bosasa auditor on various payments including R500K to Ramaphosa's son

2019-03-26 17:05

The commission of inquiry into state capture has heard how a former auditor at Bosasa never questioned CEO Gavin Watson and simply followed instructions about payments to beneficiaries.

'We will be back for Bosasa': Liquidators ready to take company keys back after High Court admits it may have erred in its judgment

2019-03-21 17:31

Cloete Murray, one of the provisional liquidators of African Global Operations, says they are ready to take back control of the company after Wednesday's court victory.

WATCH: Hugs, song and joy as 'triumphant' Gavin Watson returns to Bosasa

2019-03-15 15:25

A triumphant Gavin Watson, the CEO of the company formerly known as Bosasa, has returned to his office to a joyous welcome from employees, some of whom hugged him.

Did Bosasa just shoot itself in the foot? Why the company wants to reverse liquidation

2019-03-13 10:32

The reasons for Bosasa's complete about turn after placing the group of companies under voluntary liquidation in February are likely to revolve around concerns over what wrongdoing may be uncovered.

EXCLUSIVE: Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson paid a R5m 'bonus' amid job losses

2019-03-12 11:20

Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson is paid R5m "performance bonus" amid widespread job losses at the corruption-accused company, court papers have revealed.

WATCH: Gavin Watson belittles Bosasa staff, talks of his tender 'networks'

2019-02-21 06:02

A new video clip has provided a rare glimpse of elusive and infamous Bosasa boss Gavin Watson in action, berating his staff for mistakes that nearly led to the company losing an R800m tender.

 

EXCLUSIVE: Taxman guns for Bosasa boss Gavin Watson

2019-06-04 06:00

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) is gunning for corruption accused facilities management and security company Bosasa and its boss, Gavin Watson, as it seeks to determine whether Watson hid funds from the taxman, and exactly how much he may owes in unpaid taxes.

Watson Eastern Cape wind farm stopped - for now

2019-04-16 14:36

The controversial decision to grant environmental authorisation for the Watson family's massive wind farm project on the summit of the Groot Winterhoek mountains near Uitenhage has been overturned – at least temporarily.

EXPLAINED: Bosasa CEO's R500K donation to Ramaphosa's campaign, and why it has nothing to do with his son Andile

2019-03-28 12:07

Multiple reports stemming from testimony before the Zondo commission into state capture this week have claimed that R500 000 was paid by Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson through a front company to the 'Andile Ramaphosa Foundation'.

EDITORIAL: Why Andile Ramaphosa's relationship with Bosasa is a problem

2019-03-27 07:08

Revelations that the son of President Cyril Ramaphosa received more money from Bosasa/African Global Operations than he previously admitted, shows to what extent the company went to buy influence.

Dormant company used to increase Bosasa's costs, state capture inquiry hears

2019-03-26 14:29

The commission of inquiry into state capture has heard how the Bosasa group used a dormant company to increase its costs and to address the loss of millions of rands.

PICTURES: Armed guards escort suspended Bosasa staff out of offices

2019-03-15 18:03

Leaked pictures show that a day after the control of Bosasa was handed back to Gavin Watson and his fellow directors, armed security guards were called in to escort staff off the premises after they were summarily suspended.

Bosasa tells court: We are being hijacked!

2019-03-13 20:12

Corruption-accused company Bosasa claims it is being hijacked by liquidators.

The minister, the gifts, the Watsons and the wind farm

2019-03-13 09:37

The Watson family, whose links to Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane were exposed during explosive testimony at the Zondo commission on state capture, want to build a controversial wind farm in the Eastern Cape.

REVEALED: The ANC MP who arranged justice minister's 'Watson house'

2019-03-03 06:38

The unnamed MP who organised accommodation for Justice Minister Michael Masutha in Port Elizabeth where he was approached by former Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson in 2016 is National Assembly House Chairperson for Committees, Cedric Frolick.

#Bosasa: Workers protest amid sudden shutdown plan

2019-02-18 14:24

Workers employed by Bosasa, now known as African Global Operations, have staged a demonstration after the company announced its voluntary liquidation.

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