State capture inquiry: Opperman admits Eskom, Tegeta deal was ‘fishy’
The payment was made even though the Gupta company had not provided any services to the power utility.
More evidence surfaces on Eskom’s unlawful pre-payment to Tegeta
The commission heard this week that normal procurement processes were ignored when Eskom processed the R659 million pre-payment contract with Tegeta.
Zondo Commission resumes with more testimony from Eskom officials
Eskom’s Gert Opperman and Johann Bester will take the stand this morning.
KZN ANC's Mabuyakhulu removed from party list of Parly candidates
The party’s provincial leadership made the announcement at an urgent briefing on Thursday afternoon.
'Very difficult to push back' on Eskom instructions, commission told
Eskom official Snehel Nagar says that he would have been charged with insubordination had he challenged the instruction from his bosses to make the pre-payment to Tegeta.
Tegeta pre-payment against Eskom procurement processes, inquiry hears
Eskom official Snehal Nagar says Bhana Naidoo simply gave an instruction for the payment without giving details, adding that Eskom didn’t budget for the dodgy transaction.
Eskom officials bullied into approving R25bn transaction, commission hears
The transaction involved a R25 billion loan from Chinese asset management company Huarong to the power utility.
Another employee says no protocol followed in Eskom, Haurong deal
The power utility's chair Jabu Mabuza previously told the commission that Eskom would not be paying back the R25 billion to Huarong.
More details expected on state capture at Eskom
The Zondo commission has so far heard evidence from the company’s board chair Jabu Mabuza and the treasurer Andre Pillay.
Eskom’s Pillay says former CEO Maritz used intimidating tactics against him
Pillay testified that in 2017 Maritz and then CFO Anoj Singh signed off on a R25 billion loan from the Chinese asset management company Huarong Energy Africa, a deal he said burdened Eskom instead of helping it.
Andre Pillay: Anoj Singh opened the door for McKinsey & Trillian at Eskom
Eskom treasurer Andre Pillay has told the commission that as Eskom was preparing to draft its corporate plan, Anoj Singh sought help from the two firms.
Zondo Commission extends acting secretary's appointment until March
The commission said its investigation related to Khootso de Wee who went on special leave in January has not been completed.
Zuma to blame for weakened state institutions, says Manuel
Manuel said there are things that happened during Zuma years as president that weakened state institutions.
Siphiwe Nyanda says refusal to meet the Guptas led to his axing
Former Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda says the Guptas made repeated requests through emissaries to meet with him outside his office.
Mbalula was emotional over encounter with Gupta brother, Manuel tells inquiry
Former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel has taken the stand at the inquiry, speaking about the ANC NEC meeting that took place in August 2011.
Trevor Manuel expected to give evidence at Zondo Commission
Manuel wrote a column describing how ANC NEC leader Fikile Mbalula made a tearful confession to the party’s national executive committee, saying that Atul Gupta informed him that he would be appointed Sports Minister in 2010.
Ex-Glencore CEO lifts lid on Eskom tactics to force Optimum out of business
Clinton Ephron took the stand at the state capture inquiry on Wednesday and testified that Brian Molefe simply refused to negotiate a new contractual agreement with the mining company without giving reasons.
Zwane flew to Zurich to facilitate Optimum mine sale to Guptas, inquiry hears
Former Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has denied that he flew to Switzerland to pressure Glencore to sell its Optimum coal mine to the Gupta family.