UPDATE | Lucky Montana describes SARS order to attach his assets as 'vindictive'

2019-11-20 17:10

SARS has secured warrants to attach assets owned by former Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa chief executive Lucky Montana, a report says.

Appeal Court strikes down infamous locomotive contract

2018-12-04 20:45

The Supreme Court of Appeal has delivered a scathing judgment about the shenanigans at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA under its former CEO Lucky Montana.

Montana threatens to 'beat the hell out of' News24 journalist on World Press Freedom Day

2018-05-03 20:04

News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson says former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana's threat of violence against journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh is despicable, "even more so on World Press Freedom Day".

Lucky Montana property funded with cash linked to Prasa contractor

2018-04-30 12:23

Although Lucky Montana has previously given details on his properties to Parliament, he did not inform MPs of his R13.5m property in Hurlingham.

Parliament to probe Prasa

2018-03-06 18:51

Parastatal Prasa will be investigated by the portfolio committee on transport.

Prasa: European rail companies at odds over payments to Montana's 'friend'

2018-02-08 10:41

Contradicting statements by two European rail companies regarding payments to a former colleague and "friend" of Lucky Montana adds fuel to suspicions that Prasa's multi-billion rand contract for new locomotives was accompanied by possible kickbacks.

Guptas to appear before Eskom Inquiry in March - chair

2018-01-30 06:25

The Guptas and their associates are scheduled to appear before the Eskom Inquiry on March 6 to answer questions about their alleged involvement in state capture.

Transport minister vows to dig deeper after Prasa judgment

2017-08-02 14:19

Minister of Transport Joe Maswanganyi says he will direct Prasa's new board "to leave no stone unturned" in probing allegations into "matters of corruption' at the rail agency.

Embattled Prasa faces crippling strike

2017-03-15 15:46

South Africa's rail passenger transport service risks coming to an abrupt halt over demands for a double-digit salary increase, a union federation warns.

Lucky Montana wants to expose Prasa 'mafia'

2017-03-09 21:46

Former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana claims the behaviour of the entity's board under the leadership of Popo Molefe can be likened to the "mafia".


'Prasa was never captured' - former CEO Lucky Montana readies himself for state capture inquiry

2019-07-29 13:36

Former Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa CEO Lucky Montana says he is "ready to testify before the Zondo commission" of inquiry into state capture.

Montana wants his name removed from Prasa "tall trains" judgment

2018-12-01 12:37

Former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana is fuming over being called "corrupt" in the damning Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment setting aside Swifambo's R3.5bn "tall train" deal, saying he had not been allowed to defend himself in the court application.

Montana denies his R13.5m property was partly funded by money from dodgy beneficiary of Prasa contracts

2018-04-30 23:00

Former Prasa boss Lucky Montana has denied that his R13.5m property was partly funded with money that can be traced back to a beneficiary of dodgy contracts worth R4bn from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa.

REVEALED: Cash for Lucky Montana's R13.5m property traced to R4bn Prasa contractor

2018-04-30 09:00

A R13.5m property in Johannesburg owned by former train boss Lucky Montana was partly funded with money that can be traced back to a beneficiary of dodgy contracts worth R4bn from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa.

Axed Prasa workers say Montana told them to burn trains

2018-03-04 05:52

The former Prasa CEO has denied a union’s claim that he was trying to cover up corruption.

5 Prasa bombshells Lucky Montana dropped at #EskomInquiry

2018-01-31 17:45

Former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana’s testimony at the Eskom Inquiry has opened up the debate about whether the portfolio committee on transport should hold its own inquiry.

EXCLUSIVE: Prasa's Spanish supplier paid R75m 'consulting' fees to Montana's 'friend'

2018-01-15 08:01

The Spanish manufacturer of Prasa's controversial Afro4000 locomotives failed to disclose payments of over R75m made to a "friend" of former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana.

Former Prasa CFO must pay back R8.22m

2017-08-01 10:07

The high court in Pretoria has ordered a former employee and consultant of the Passenger Rail Agency of SA to pay back R8.22m to the agency.

Montana lashes out at Molefe

2017-03-12 06:00

Former Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) chief executive officer (CEO) Lucky Montana is back with a bang, and has levelled some fairly explosive accusations against Popo Molefe, the chairperson of Prasa.

Molefe pays back R680 000 for extra Prasa board meetings

2016-11-15 13:55

Prasa chairperson Popo Molefe has repaid R680 000 for extra board meetings that had not been approved by the Department of Transport.

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