ARTICLES RELATING TO SIYABONGA GAMA

R1.25bn relocation costs for Transnet train tender 'unjustifiable', inquiry hears

2019-05-31 12:32

Two transportation companies contracted to build billions of rands' worth of locomotives for Transnet had 'no justification' for hiking costs by R1.25bn as a relocation fee, the state capture commission has heard.

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.

Some Transnet execs learnt of irregular contracts through media, state capture inquiry hears

2019-05-15 14:08

Mahommed Mahomedy told the state capture inquiry that a review of contracts by the new group's board uncovered a serious disregard for processes and management structures in the appointment of service providers.

Transnet recovering billions lost by directors, Gupta-linked firms - Popo Molefe

2019-05-07 16:51

Transnet is in the process of recovering billions lost by its directors and companies which benefited from irregularly awarded contracts, Chairperson Popo Molefe said.

More suspensions likely as Transnet works through report backlog

2019-02-06 07:33

Further provisional suspensions of staff may be on the cards at Transnet as auditors at the state-owned port and freight rail and operator continue to comb through past internal reports.

Gama loses application to have his dismissal set aside

2018-11-22 12:56

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has dismissed the application of former Transnet boss Siyabonga Gama to have his dismissal set aside.

Tracking Gama's #StateCapture spoor

2018-11-14 05:21

The drama surrounding Siyabonga Gama's appointment, dismissal, reappointment, suspension and latest dismissal spans nearly a decade.

Transnet wants former executives, Gupta-linked company to pay back the money

2018-11-12 20:33

Transnet has started court proceedings to recoup R189m from its former executives and a Gupta-linked financial services company Regiments Capital over for inflated payments in the acquisition process of locomotives by the state-owned firm.

Zuma would not hear of any other candidate for Transnet job, except Gama - Hogan

2018-11-12 14:53

Former President Jacob Zuma has insisted on appointing Siyabonga Gama as head of the Transnet against the recommendation of the company’s board, says former Public Enterprises Minister Barbara Hogan.

Yet another suspension at Transnet over Gupta-linked contracts

2018-10-31 21:10

Transnet has suspended its former group supply chain officer Edward Thomas pending investigations into various allegations of misconduct.

 

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.

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.

Acting Transnet CEO in the hot seat as state capture inquiry resumes

2019-05-15 06:30

Transnet Group Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mohammed Mahomedy, is set to take the stand on Wednesday when the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture resumes in Parktown, Johannesburg.

Popo Molefe slams Gigaba for appointing 'architects of capture' in Transnet 'horror show'

2019-05-07 14:19

Transnet Board chairperson Popo Molefe names Former CEOs Brian Molefe, Siyabonga Gama and former chief financial officer Anoj Singh as the architects of the capture at the state enterprise.

Labour Court reinforces Transnet clean-up - board

2018-11-22 16:08

The Transnet board welcomes the Labour Court's dismissal of an application brought forward by former CEO Siyabonga Gama challenging the termination of his contract.

Report recommends legal action against Transnet executives over locomotives deal

2018-11-17 11:12

A probe into allegations of tender irregularities into the procurement of locomotives by Transnet says senior executives “went out of their way” to assist China South Rail to secure the lucrative tender.

Court papers show Transnet executives 'colluded fraudulently'

2018-11-13 07:02

Court papers filed by Transnet to recoup R189m in inflated payments to Gupta-linked Regiments Capital have revealed collusion by senior executives of the state-owned firm.

Hogan shows Zuma, ANC ran government like a mafia ring

2018-11-12 20:18

Barbara Hogan's testimony on Monday at the Zondo commission skewered former president Jacob Zuma and put the ANC firmly at the centre of the state capture project (again), writes Pieter du Toit.

Transnet moves on from Gama, appoints acting group CEO

2018-11-06 07:10

Transnet's board has appointed industry veteran Tau Morwe as acting group chief executive.

Transnet: Ramosebudi can resign, but we will still take action

2018-10-26 20:01

Transnet is continuing with its disciplinary action against former Group Treasurer Phetolo Ramosebudi despite his resignation.

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