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.

Public Protector also has Bathabile and Nomvula in her sights - report

2019-05-30 09:10

Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane is reportedly also investigating 'multiple complaints' against former ministers Bathabile Dlamini and Nomvula Mokonyane.

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.

Et tu, Nomvula? Mokonyane dragged further into web of Bosasa corruption

2019-03-28 15:10

Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane will have to answer more tough questions about her relationship with corruption-accused company Bosasa, including whether or not she received R50 000 a month in cash from the company.

'Scent of a Woman', Agrizzi and the ANC: Will Mokonyane and Smith survive?

2019-01-23 06:02

The ANC is finalising their final list to present to the electorate before the coming election. Will ANC leaders of questionable ethics like Nomvula Mokonyane and Vincent Smith be on that list, asks Pieter du Toit.

Mokonyane feels 'betrayed' by Zondo commission for not giving her access to contents of Agrizzi's testimony

2019-01-21 21:06

Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says she has not been afforded the opportunity to make representations before the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture.

Mokonyane not aware of any allegations against her at state capture commission

2019-01-21 13:08

Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane's office says it knows nothing about claims implicating her in testimony before the commission of inquiry into state capture, and says it will be "impolitic" to engage reports claiming otherwise.

EXCLUSIVE: Agrizzi to implicate Zuma, Jiba in Bosasa scandal

2019-01-20 07:03

Former president Jacob Zuma's foundation was paid R300 000 a month by Bosasa for years, allegedly in exchange for his influence to ensure that political leaders would open doors to new government contracts.

SA running out of time to implement green economy - minister

2019-01-10 19:12

There are only a few years left for SA to implement practical solutions for a green economy, says Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Nomvula Mokonyane.

Hunting and breeding of endangered species up for review - Mokonyane

2018-12-04 21:44

Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane is expected to review policies and practices on hunting and trading in endangered species.


Sisulu to ask Treasury for fast-track probe into her leaky water dept

2019-07-16 17:51

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says she will approach the National Treasury to investigate alleged corruption and mismanagement in her beleaguered department.

Mama Nomvula will still be close to the Action as chair of chairs

2019-05-21 05:07

While the ANC's announcement that Nomvula Mokonyane will take the position of chair of chairs in Parliament is a clear-cut indication that she will not make it into President Cyril Ramaphosa's cabinet, it does not mean she will be out of the sphere of influence.

State capture: 'I intend to provide the commission with an honest account' - Mokonyane

2019-03-28 19:22

Minister of Environmental Affairs, Nomvula Mokonyane, wants to clear her name at the state capture commission inquiry and challenge damning allegations made against her by former Bosasa chief operations officer, Angelo Agrizzi.

Umgeni Water board members must pay back the money – OUTA on SIU probe

2019-01-23 18:04

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse has welcomed an investigation into Umgeni Water, saying those implicated in financial abuse should "pay back the money".

How Bosasa's bribes mutilated South Africa's Constitution

2019-01-22 07:45

When the Bosasa wolves started paying bribes to members of parliament, the Constitution of our country was trampled on, dragged into the mud and left for dead.

SABC says retrenchments not cancelled, process still on hold

2019-01-21 15:53

The cash-strapped public broadcaster issued the statement in light of what it says are incorrect reports that its board had taken a decision to suspend the retrenchment process.

ANC distances itself ahead of more revelations expected at state capture inquiry from former Bosasa COO

2019-01-20 21:34

While the ANC continues to pledge support for the commission of inquiry into state capture, it says it will not comment on some of its leaders expected to be implicated this week.

Mokonyane hails seizure of rhino horn pieces worth R23m at OR Tambo

2019-01-11 16:01

Minister of Environmental Affairs Nomvula Mokonyane has welcomed the recovery of more than 30 pieces of rhino horn at OR Tambo International Airport.

Mokonyane ignored reports on financial mismanagement - audit committee

2018-12-06 22:32

The Department of Water and Sanitation's internal audit committee had given its former minister Nomvula Mokonyane detailed quarterly reports about serious financial mismanagement in her department – but she ignored them all.

Deadline for digital migration still to be set - minister

2018-12-04 16:47

The official date to switch off analogue signal for broadcasting is yet to be set by the minister of communications.

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