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Posts for March 2020

13 March 2020

Popo Molefe’s board arrived in August 2014 to find the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) in the initial stages of an ambitious R172-billion modernisation programme that included infrastructure development and the procurement of trains for commuter services.

Fake qualifications, non-existent job offers, and dodgy contracts at Prasa

13 March 2020

Former Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) board chairperson Popo Molefe has detailed a corrupt state of affairs in place when he took up office at the parastatal – a state which he says operated on the whim of former group CEO Lucky Montana.

Update2-Popo Molefe names Zuma in Prasa shenanigans

16 March 2020

The hearings of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture, Corruption and Fraud in the  Public Sector including Organs of State will resume on 16 March 2020 at 10h00.


17 March 2020

The commission of inquiry into state capture has heard how the legal department within Prasa is often consulted at the crisis stages of supplier contracts, to save the parastatal, but hardly ever for advisory services in the beginning.

Dodgy suppliers and escalating contract costs all in day’s work at Prasa