August 2020

Posts for August 2020 3 August 2020 On Monday morning the chairperson of the commission of inquiry into state capture, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, dismissed yet another application for the postponement of the oral evidence of Judge Nana Makhubele. Chairperson dismisses another Makhubele application to postpone 4 August 2020 Former director-general (DG) of the Read more >

September 2020

Posts for September 2020 3 September 2020 It was actually a surprise gala dinner for close family and friends, and not a full-on party, for her 40th birthday that was hosted at the Victoria Guest House in 2003, former environmental affairs minister Nomvula Mokonyane told the commission of inquiry into state capture on Thursday. Mokonyane Read more >

October 2020

Posts for October 2020 1 October 2020 North West Premier Job Mokgoro has defended his authorisation of a 2015 payment of R50-million to subsidise SA Express (SAX) for airline operations relating to new flight services between Mahikeng and Johannesburg. R50m payment to SA Express not my responsibility says Mokgoro 2 October 2020 ANC MP Cedrick Read more >

November 2020

Posts for November 2020 2 November 2020 Former chairperson of SAA Technical and SAA board member Yakhe Kwinana kicked off the week’s proceedings at the commission of inquiry into state capture on Monday by addressing what she called double standards of its legal and investigations teams. Kwinana’s whataboutism thwarted by Zondo 2 November 2020 Yakhe Read more >

December 2020

Posts for December 2020 3 December 2020 The Guptas always intended to use Estina, which won a contract from the Free State government to oversee the Vrede Dairy Farm in 2012, as one of its money laundering vehicles. Evidence of this is in the company’s 2011 business dealings with well-known India-based laundering network World’s Window. Read more >

January 2021

Posts for January 2021 11 January 2021 Gavin Craythorne, a long-term contractor to Alexkor, continued to testify on the mining joint venture between the state-owned mining company and the Alexander Bay community in the Northern Cape. Alexkor audit and risk committee failed to do due diligence 11 January 2021 For the second session of the Read more >

February 2021

Posts for February 2021 1 February 2021 The ANC in Parliament should not “scapegoat” the party’s former president Jacob Zuma, after knowing for so long that state capture was happening, without taking responsibility for its nonaction. This was said by DA chief whip Natasha Mazzone as she concluded her evidence before the commission of inquiry Read more >

March 2021

Posts for March 2021 1 March 2021 Former CEO of Eskom Matshela Koko categorically denied having known that he was sharing Eskom internal matters with someone outside the power utility. Koko was making his fourth appearance before the commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture. Koko adamant he was tricked into sharing Eskom info Read more >

April 2021

Posts for April 2021 1 April 2019 The 2009 Special Investigating Unit report on facilities management company Bosasa was compromised by a court interdict in the early stages of the probe in 2007 that prohibited investigators from interviewing material witnesses. SIU’s Bosasa investigation hamstrung from start 9 April 2021 Former minister of state security David Read more >