ARTICLES RELATING TO STATE CAPTURE COMMISSION

Contractor quits Transnet's Berth Deepening project amid probe

2019-05-21 17:57

Transnet is continuing its investigations into allegations of irregularities in procurement processes for a berth deepening project.

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.

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.

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.

Transnet chair Popo Molefe set to take the stand at state capture inquiry

2019-05-07 07:00

After investigating Eskom, the inquiry has turned its attention to probing allegations of fraud, corruption and kickbacks at the state-run freight rail group.

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WATCH LIVE: State capture inquiry to focus on evidence of politicians' security upgrades

Patrick Mlambo, a state capture inquiry investigator, and former Bosasa employee Richard le Roux are expected to testify at the inquiry about security upgrades at various politicians' homes.

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State Capture inquiry hears of secrecy around Optimum coal mine sale to the Guptas

2019-03-14 14:11

Former director general in the department of Mineral Resources Thibedi Ramontja on Thursday detailed the secrecy that surrounded the acquisition of Optimum coal mine from Glencore.

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WATCH LIVE | #StateCaptureInquiry: Tom Moyane applies to cross-examine Gordhan

The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture is hearing an application by former SARS commissioner Tom Moyane to cross-examine Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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AGRIZZI WANTS TO FINISH WHAT HE STARTED!

2019-02-08 13:01

Ex-Bosasa boss turned whistleblower Angelo Agrizzi is not going to let his arrest this week stop him from continuing his testimony before the state capture commission of inquiry.

Zondo on Agrizzi’s racist tirade: 'What you said was extremely offensive and totally unacceptable'

2019-01-29 16:33

A recording of former Bosasa boss Angelo Agrizzi uttering a string of racist slurs, including the k-word, has been labelled as “extremely offensive and totally unacceptable” by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.

 

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.

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WATCH LIVE | State capture inquiry: Former Transnet engineer testifies

Former Transnet electrical engineer Francis Callard takes the stand at the commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture. Watch live.

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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.

Brian Molefe's appointment at Transnet opened the door for corruption - board chair

2019-05-07 12:32

Transnet board chair Popo Molefe says that the capture of state enterprises was a strategic operation in which key decision makers were targeted in an effort to benefit the interests of a few.

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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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WATCH LIVE: Spotlight still on Bosasa with Peet Venter back on the stand at #StateCaptureInquiry

Peet Venter, a former auditor at Bosasa, will on Wednesday continue with testimony before the commission of inquiry into state capture.

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Zondo grants Des van Rooyen leave to cross-examine Fuzile

2019-03-14 10:47

Van Rooyen was surprisingly appointed finance minister by former president Jacob Zuma in December 2015, sending the rand into a tailspin.

Mbalula vows to 'amplify the truth' at state capture inquiry

2019-02-28 18:52

Fikile Mbalula has vowed to "amplify the truth" when he testifies before the state capture commission of inquiry.

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WATCH LIVE: Former Bosasa employee Leon van Tonder testifies at #StateCaptureInquiry

The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has moved on to the testimony of former Bosasa employee Leon van Tonder, who worked as an IT manager.

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'Bosasa' is now a top Google search in South Africa – and ‘Agrizzi’ isn’t far behind

2019-01-24 18:25

Google South Africa said Agrizzi testimony at the Zondo Commission, laying bare the mechanics of state capture, caused a "search frenzy."

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