Complainants in the dark about probe into Transnet's R647m payment

2019-05-24 14:36

More than a year has passed without the Hawks updating complainants about their progress in investigating a suspicious R647m payment made by Transnet, the state capture commission of inquiry has heard.

Inquiry hears Transnet fleet now worse off than before billion rand acquisitions

2019-05-23 14:55

Former Transnet Engineer, Francis Callard, appeared near to tears as he concluded three days of testimony about irregular procurement processes at the commission of inquiry into state capture.

McKinsey 'lost the plot' in business case for Transnet locomotives, inquiry hears

2019-05-20 14:16

Global consulting firm McKinsey & Co did not fully understand its mandate when it was brought in to strengthen the business case for Transnet to acquire 1064 locomotives, a former Transnet official has said.

WATCH LIVE: Former Transnet engineer continues testimony at #StateCaptureInquiry

Former Transnet electrical engineer Francis Callard resumed his testimony at the state capture inquiry on Monday. Watch live.

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Documents 'deliberately' altered to award locomotive contract to China South Rail, Zondo inquiry hears

2019-05-17 13:37

Former Transnet executives had amended a business case to procure 100 locomotives so that it would favour China South Rail in tender processes, the state capture commission of inquiry heard.

Excessive costs for 1064 locomotive contract not justifiable, says acting Transnet CEO

2019-05-15 19:10

The state capture commission on Wednesday heard that the cost estimates for 359 out of 1064 locomotives contracted to China South Rail by Transnet were excessive and without justifiable reasons.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'This business was on the edge of a cliff' - Molefe says of Transnet at state capture inquiry

2019-05-07 10:04

Transnet chairperson Popo Molefe has taken the stand before the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture, as the inquiry turns its attention to probing allegations of fraud, corruption and kickbacks at the state-run freight rail group.

AS IT HAPPENED: Ntlemeza is the 'biggest disaster' that has ever hit law enforcement in SA, Booysen tells #StateCaptureInquiry

2019-05-03 15:30

Former head of KwaZulu-Natal Hawks Johan Booysen has completed his testimony at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture, revealing the extent of the rot within the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation during his time there, and attempts to get rid of him.

AS IT HAPPENED: Booysen alleges former police minister interfered in case to have him prosecuted at #StateCaptureInquiry

2019-05-02 16:00

The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has heard further testimony from former head of KwaZulu-Natal Hawks Johan Booysen.

AS IT HAPPENED: Media should exercise caution over 'leaks' and not be part of an agenda, McBride tells #StateCaptureInquiry

2019-04-12 16:00

The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture continued with testimony from former IPID head Robert McBride, focusing on the reports which led to his dismissal, and eventual reinstatement.


R647m price tag for relocation of train assembly point 'unjustifiable'

2019-05-23 18:00

The ballooning cost of relocating an assembly point for Transnet locomotives from Pretoria to Durban made no financial sense, the state capture inquiry has heard.

Advance payments for locomotives forced Transnet to borrow more - inquiry hears

2019-05-20 18:54

Advanced payments for 1 064 locomotives to be acquired by Transnet, cost it R7.37bn and forced the state entity to increase its foreign borrowings to finance the acquisition, the state capture commission heard.

China South Rail contract for 100 locomotives was 'flawed', inquiry hears

2019-05-20 10:33

The procurement of 100 locomotives from China South Rail was flawed and resulted in excessive costs to Transnet, the state capture inquiry heard.

Massive upfront payment to China South Rail was 'unusual', inquiry hears

2019-05-17 17:45

China South Rail was paid R2.6bn in advance for a contract of 100 locomotives from Transnet - a transaction described as ''unusual' by State Capture inquiry witness Francis Callard.

Zondo: 'Blatant' disregard for processes at Transnet

2019-05-16 17:30

There appears to have been a "blatant" disregard of processes put in place to protect Transnet against abuse, corruption and to minimise its losses, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo said.

State capture inquiry hears Transnet execs could keep tenders secret

2019-05-10 12:42

Judge Raymond Zondo expressed surprise when he heard that top executives at state-owned freight rail company Transnet could choose to keep tenders secret up until they were awarded.

WATCH LIVE: Transnet in the spotlight at state capture inquiry

The judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture continues with the spotlight shifting to Transnet. Watch live.

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Zondo asks if corruption allegations against SAPS colonel are being dealt with

2019-05-03 14:38

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo wants to know if anything has been done by SAPS in relation to allegations of corruption and bribery against Colonel Navin Madhoe, who is still actively on duty.

AT IT HAPPENED: McBride concludes testimony for now, Zondo commission to resume with new witness on the stand

2019-04-16 09:34

Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo has dismissed former SARS boss Tom Moyane’s application for leave to cross-examine Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. The testimony of former IPID head Robert McBride continues at state capture inquiry.

Zondo to announce decision on Moyane's bid to cross-examine Gordhan

2019-04-12 13:10

Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo says he will announce his decision on Tuesday on whether former SARS boss Tom Moyane should be granted leave to cross-examine Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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