Popo Molefe lashes out at minister, as PRASA loses its board

2017-07-31 22:09

Outgoing PRASA chairperson Popo Molefe has lashed out at Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi, accusing him of prejudicing the board’s investigation into the Derailed report.

Prasa probe costing taxpayers R148m over 2 years

2017-06-06 07:40

The forensic investigations into affairs at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has amounted to R148m over two financial years, Parliament was told in a written response.

Peters irrational when she removed Prasa board - Court

2017-04-10 14:41

The High Court has declared irrational and set aside former transport minister Dipuo Peters' dissolution of Prasa's board.

Former Prasa board case postponed

2017-03-16 12:05

The urgent case brought by former Prasa board members to have their dismissal by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters set aside, has been postponed in the High Court in Pretoria.

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.

AS IT HAPPENED: Minister Peters appoints Prasa interim board

2017-03-13 11:30

After dissolving the Prasa board amid claims of mismanagement, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has in a briefing named the members who will make up the interim board, among them former CEO of Sanral Nazir Alli.

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.

Peters defends Letsoalo amid Prasa strife

2017-03-08 22:00

The Prasa board's bickering with former acting CEO Collins Letsoalo could have been avoided, says Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters after the sudden dissolution of the board.

Molefe: Peters fired Prasa board to protect Letsoalo

2017-03-08 18:03

Popo Molefe wants to challenge Transport Minister Dipuo Peters decision to fire the Prasa board, claiming the minister is protecting former acting CEO Collins Letsoalo.

Molefe defends pay for extra board meetings

2016-11-30 13:11

Passenger Rail Agency chairperson Popo Molefe has defended the remuneration he received for attending extra board meetings.


Molefe: Board 'vindicated' by Prasa court ruling

2017-07-03 14:38

Prasa board chairperson Popo Molefe says the state-owned rail entity’s board feels vindicated by Monday’s High Court judgment to review and set aside the company’s controversial contract for new locomotives.

Transport minister warns Prasa board to toe the line

2017-05-23 17:10

Newly appointed Transport Minister Joe Mawanganyi has warned the Prasa board that it shouldn’t occupy the media space for the 'wrong reasons.'

Axing of Prasa board set aside

2017-04-10 12:08

The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that the decision by the transport minister to dissolve the Prasa board has been set aside.

Prasa board goes to court

2017-03-16 05:22

Former Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa board members are heading to the High Court in Pretoria to have the board's dissolution set aside.

Minister of Transport 'arrogant' - former Prasa board chair Molefe

2017-03-13 20:43

Former Prasa board chairperson Popo Molefe has described the announcement of an interim board by Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters as arrogant.

Molefe files urgent application over Prasa Board dissolution

2017-03-12 23:59

Former Prasa chairperson Popo Molefe has filed an urgent application to the High Court in Johannesburg to have the decision to dissolve the board of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa by the Minister of Transport set aside.

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".

EXCLUSIVE: Molefe slammed Hawks boss over Prasa probe

2017-03-08 18:51

One of Popo Molefe's last acts as Prasa chairperson was to send a scathing letter to Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza over his unit’s alleged failure to probe suspect tenders worth billions.

The 'black Jesus' of North West

2017-03-05 06:01

Supra Mahumapelo’s quest to grow the ANC’s influence in North West may have set him on track to become one of the party’s top six, writes Setumo Stone.

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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