Essa offered Daniels R800m to ensure Koko became Eskom CEO, Zondo Inquiry told
Suzanne Daniels alleged that Salim Essa made the offer in June 2017 after pulling up alongside her at a fuel station in a black Maserati and that he knew precisely what she had said at an earlier meeting of Eskom’s audit and risk committee about Koko.
Daniels grilled on Eskom board move to halt advertising with certain newspapers
The decision, in 2015, followed reports in the newspapers about fraudulent conduct, maladministration and corruption at state-owned entities, including Eskom, Transnet and Denel.
Makwetu publishes new guidelines to help strengthen SA’s public finances
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu launched six of the guides during a webinar on Wednesday.
Mabuza blames Eskom’s ageing fleet of power plants for loadshedding
Eskom announced stage three loadshedding would be implemented on Friday as the deputy president was answering questions in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Thursday.
We didn’t know monies from the COVID-19 relief fund would be stolen - Mabuza
David Mabuza has been fielding questions in the National Council of Provinces, his first appearance in Parliament after a lengthy bout of ill-health.
Makwetu wants swift action on corruption findings after audit of COVID-19 funds
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu said that the findings made by his teams of specialists were 'frightening', with money flooding into systems ill-equipped to cope and opportunities ripe for wrongdoing.
AG's office to give info to fusion centre for COVID corruption investigations
AG Kimi Makwetu on Wednesday released the first in what will be a series of audit reports on government procurement of goods and services to help contain the COVID-19 pandemic as well as relief funds for employers and workers and individuals.
Makwetu says COVID-19 corruption probe revealed 'frightening findings'
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu released a report on Wednesday on the real-time auditing that his office was requested by President Cyril Ramaphosa to do in order to track how funds were being spent.
Treasury to publish report on COVID-19 related procurement by end of September
The report will deal with procurement from April to August, with details of what was paid to whom and for what, and further reports would be made public on a monthly basis.
Parliament wants struggling SOEs to explain continuous pleas for bailouts
National Treasury told MPs that the SABC had asked for R4.9 billion in financial support, the Post Office (Sapo) needed R1.5 billion, and the Airports Company of South Africa (Acsa) wanted a three-year loan guarantee of R3.5 billion.
Govt’s R500bn COVID-19 relief fund has not all been looted, says Treasury
Treasury officials on Tuesday briefed Parliament’s standing committee on appropriations on procurement to counter the pandemic.
Ramaphosa: Silver lining to COVID cloud is strengthened fight against graft
Answering questions in the National Assembly on Thursday, the President hailed the publication of a list of govt's expenditures since the lockdown as the start of a new era in the fight against graft.
Ramaphosa: Unprecedented govt action a new phase in fight against corruption
President Cyril Ramaphosa said that COVID-19 corruption had presented a situation where the problem could be dealt with.
Masondo: Govt faces credibility crisis over implementation of economic reforms
Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo on Wednesday said while there had been some progress in implementing crucial economic reforms, the slow pace of implementation was worrying.
Scopa members fuming after Eskom board cancels meeting via text message
The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) has had to postpone a meeting with Eskom after being told at the eleventh hour that the board could not attend.
Shocking behaviour: Eskom board sends last-minute SMS, misses Parly meeting
Scopa has had to postpone a meeting with Eskom after being told at the eleventh hour that the board could not attend.
Parly begins to process EFF’s draft Bill on nationalisation of the Reserve Bank
The EFF Bill aims to do away with the Reserve Bank’s private shareholders and make it entirely state-owned. But the party wants the Bank’s 802 private shareholders to be expropriated without compensation.