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.

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.


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.

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".

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