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The facilitators and followers in the state capture project: SAA

South African Airways (SAA) did not avoid the TNA Media contracts that continue to dog the legacies of fellow state-owned entities (SOEs) Transnet and Eskom. Evidence led before the state capture commission on the airline’s dealings with the Gupta-owned media company was narrowed to two witnesses – its former board chairs Cheryl Carolus and Vuyisile Read more >

The facilitators and followers in the state capture project: Eskom

Despite his many refutations to allegations that he interfered in the operations of state-owned entities under his watch as minister of public enterprises between 2010 and 2014, Malusi Gigaba did in fact interfere in Eskom’s business dealings with Gupta-owned TNA Media. This is according to the state capture commission’s chairperson, Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo. Read more >

Zondo calls for ‘swift’ action against SAX/NW project looters

From politicians to public officials and money launderers, the state capture commission wants swift action to be taken against those who benefited from what it calls an “elaborate corruption scheme” involving an airports project of the North West department of transport. The project was valued at over R400-million over five years from 2015. Although not Read more >

August 2018

What is a commission of inquiry? In order to understand the complexities of the Zondo Commission, it is very important to also understand what a commission of inquiry is, its origins in this country, and what level of authority it has. This opinion piece, first published in City Press in November 2016, provides this information Read more >

September 2018

Posts for September 2018 4 September 2018 Faith Muthambi responded to Phumla Williams, describing her as ’emotionally unhinged’. Faith Muthambi 6 September 2018 Justice Zondo heard applications from implicated persons, to cross-examine those who named them. Applications to cross-examine 10 September 2018 Jan Gilliland, a senior official within the National Treasury, testified that the Guptas Read more >

October 2018

Posts for October 2018 3 October 2018 For the first time since his dismissal on 9 December 2015, finance minister Nhlanhla Nene revealed details of the sequence of events leading up to that day. Nene was reappointed as finance minister on 27 February 2018. Nhlanhla Nene opens up about 2015 dismissal Photos of former finance Read more >