Siyabonga Gama: Transnet must honour my employment contract

2018-10-19 18:25

Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama says he had no choice but to approach the courts in an effort to halt the termination of his employment at the state entity.

Gama appeals to Gordhan

2018-09-02 06:01

Embattled Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama has taken his fight with chairperson Popo Molefe to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, asking him to intervene in the standoff between the paratatals’s two most senior leaders.

Transnet board to consider reasons why CEO Siyabonga Gama shouldn’t be suspended

2018-08-22 05:45

The chairperson of the state freight and ports company says its board is considering submissions by three senior officials - including the group's CEO - as to why they should not be suspended.

Popo Molefe waiting on 'proper response' from Transnet head Siyabonga Gama about suspension

2018-08-20 15:54

Transnet Chairperson Popo Molefe says the group's board expects a 'proper response' from its CEO Siyabonga Gama by Monday afternoon on why he should not be suspended.

Evidence that some Transnet employees 'operate like syndicates' on tenders - Molefe

2018-08-17 12:12

The Transnet chairperson was speaking during a meeting in Johannesburg with Parliament's oversight committee on public accounts.

Transnet execs will 'have chance to be heard' - Molefe

2018-08-15 22:39

The executives facing suspension will have the chance to defend themselves, says Transnet board chair Popo Molefe.

Molefe to cut 'deep claws' of corruption at Transnet

2018-05-24 09:08

South Africa’s port and freight operator needs to cleanse itself of “pervasive corruption” so it can improve efficiencies and win back public and investor confidence, says Transnet's interim chairperson.

Gama welcomes Molefe's arrival at Transnet

2018-05-15 16:55

Transnet group CEO Siyabonga Gama welcomed the arrival of Popo Molefe as the new chair of the utility’s interim board as critical to repairing the entity's reputation.

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.

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.


Transnet head Gama given notice of termination, board confirms

2018-09-27 19:04

The Transnet Board has confirmed Transnet group chief executive Siyabonga Gama was given notice of termination, with ten days to justify why he should not be axed.

MPs object to briefing by Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama, who is facing suspension

2018-08-22 14:14

MPs were taken aback by the presence of the state freight and port company's CEO - who is facing suspension - at a committee briefing into forensic investigations and other matters.

Futuregrowth says it didn't tell Transnet to remove CEO Gama

2018-08-21 07:51

Futuregrowth Asset Management said it didn’t tell Transnet to remove CEO Siyabonga Gama after the state entity said auditors couldn’t give its 2018 financial results a clean bill of health.

More suspensions looming at Transnet - Molefe

2018-08-17 18:00

Transnet board chairperson Popo Molefe has warned that the three executives currently facing suspension were "just the beginning".

Monday deadline for Transnet CEO, two other execs facing suspension

2018-08-16 09:39

The three Transnet executives facing suspension have until Monday to plead their case.

Transnet disbands scandal-plagued acquisition and disposal committee

2018-07-20 16:09

The state-owned enterprise's new chair Popo Molefe wrote in a letter to staff that company directors should no longer be involved in acquisition decisions.

Mohale: New Transnet board must be 'unimpeachable'

2018-05-16 15:38

BLSA CEO Bonang Mohale has urged Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to ensure members of the new Transnet board have a diverse range of skills.

Popo Molefe vows 'unflinching' stance if any corruption found at Transnet

2018-05-15 06:21

Newly appointed Transnet interim chair Popo Molefe has promised to tackle corruption at the state firm, but he is not going there assuming any wrongdoing as this would be “unfair”.

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.

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