PIC Inquiry hears of R21m paid to manufacture one bus
Even though former CEO Dan Matjila was cleared, issues have once again been raised about what the R21 million was used for as only one bus was manufactured.
Court declares PIC compliance notice to recover R4.3bn from Ayo unlawful
In February, the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission issued the order to the PIC to retrieve all the money invested in Iqbal Survé’s Ayo Technologies.
Angelo Agrizzi, former Bosasa auditor on stand at Zondo Commission
The company’s disgraced former COO Angelo Agrizzi testified about a controversial affidavit by Peet Venter which details allegations of tax fraud and racketeering.
Former Sars officials to appear before Mkhwebane over Ivan Pillay payout
It's understood that then Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan approved the retirement payout to Pillay after receiving a legal opinion confirming that it was lawful for him to do so.
Record number of 48 parties to contest national elections
The deadline for the submission of party candidate lists and payment of deposits resulted in the final number, which was 19 more compared to the 2014 general elections.
Convicted fraudster Rubben Mohlaloga removed as Icasa boss
In accordance with the Icasa Act, a councillor who is convicted of a crime, including fraud, is disqualified from holding office.
Dark humour: Some South Africans see lighter side of power cuts
South Africans are known for their passion and the past week has shown just how passionate people can be when left without power for up to eight hours per day.
Roads blocked as Vereeniging taxi strike causes traffic gridlock
It is understood that taxi drivers and operators are unhappy about the delay in upgrading taxi ranks in the area.
Motsoaledi: It's immoral to campaign at hospitals
The Health Minister wouldn't be drawn on who the culprits were but warned that hospitals were not fair game when it came to electioneering.
Separate major power outage hits Joburg
As a result, many suburbs were expected to remain without power even after scheduled outages.
Gordhan: Everything possible being done to stabilise Eskom
The power utility says that it has a shortage of generating capacity which has plunged the country into stage 4 load shedding throughout the weekend and on Monday.
Gauteng premier to meet with Faith Mazibuko over threat audio recording
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has released a statement on Friday afternoon confirming he's already reprimanded Mazibuko for her comments which he's described as totally unacceptable.
Lenasia South protest sees roads blocked, traffic delayed
Community member Shirley Brijlal says she understands that this is part of a planned protest ahead of a meeting with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) this morning.
Martinus de Jonge says Matjila moved him from his job without reason
Several witnesses have testified about Dan Matjila’s conduct and the pressure he exerted when it came to securing certain investments, especially, the AYO deal.
PIC had to sell off shares to invest in Ayo, inquiry told
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) commission of inquiry has heard about the urgency with which two investments were signed off, both owned by media mogul Iqbal Survé.
PIC employees pressured to get Ayo deal signed, inquiry hears
The inquiry has continued to hear evidence about the dodgy R4.3 billion investment into media mogul Iqbal Survé's Ayo Technologies, with many witnesses pointing fingers at former CEO Dan Matjila.
Matjila was ‘desperate’ to have R4.3bn Ayo deal approved
On Monday, former PIC executive Paul Magula testified at the PIC commission of inquiry about Dan Matjila’s involvement in the dodgy investment in Ayo Technology Solutions.
Minister promises action after report finds abuse of SSA resources
A panel appointed to review the State Security Agency has relased a report showing political malpurposing and factionalisation of the country's intelligence community for at least the past decade.