Gigaba’s former advisor set to take stand at Zondo commission
Siyabonga Mahlangu played a key role in relaying messages allegedly from the then public enterprises minister and former President Jacob Zuma to officials of SOE to work with the Guptas or their associates.
Suspects arrested for R1.2bn tender corruption received kickbacks – NPA
Two directors of companies that were given the contract were out of the country, but the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said the net was closing in on them.
Corruption accused ex-Gauteng officials defied MEC by awarding R1.2bn tender
In 2007, they awarded a contract that was initially estimated at R57 million for R1.2 billion.
Bail granted to 4 former officials for R1.2bn Gauteng Health Dept corruption
They are charged with fraud and corruption linked to a 2007 Gauteng Health Department tender, which ballooned from R57 million to R1.2 billion.
4 suspects arrested over R1.2bn Gauteng Health Dept tender appear in court
The 2007 contract was approved even though the department did not have money for it.
Transnet's Laher tells of insubordination fears if he questioned Anoj Singh
Former electrical engineer Francis Callard earlier told the commission that Yousuf Laher was responsible for a R1 billion increase in the 100 locomotives contract in 201 and he instructed him to draft a memorandum for the increase.
Zondo commission hears more Transnet-related evidence
Transnet finance executive Yousuf Laher on Wednesday Laher took the stand at the commission to mainly respond after he was implicated by former electrical engineer Francis Callard.
Gupta associate Salim Essa had knowledge of contracts at Transnet, inquiry told
Transnet’s Diedre Strydom and former managing director of rail at Hatch, Henk Bester, said the pair wielded a lot of power and were not shy to use it.
Hatch project director Bester details how ‘aggressive’ talks with Transnet were
The commission has been hearing damning testimony this week about what happened at Transnet.
Transnet’s Singh forced Hatch Global to sign MOU, Zondo inquiry hears
Hatch Global project manager Henk Bester said that the company was due to be awarded a rail expansion, but it was held to ransom by a memorandum of understanding brought by the joint venture.
‘Number one’ implicated at Zondo commission in Transnet contract, but who is it?
Henk Bester said Nailan Padayachee and Dave Reddy were demanding to be included in the supplier development component of the project that had been launched by then-President Jacob Zuma.
Ex-Transnet board chair Mkhwanazi willing to pay back the money
Mafika Mkhwanazi concluded his testimony at the commission on Monday largely agreeing that decisions the board made were irrational.
Mkhwanazi: I didn’t know how much Gama’s settlement would cost Transnet
Former Transnet board chair Mafika Mkhwanazi on Monday said that when he negotiated and agreed to pay Siyabonga Gama's settlement, he didn't know how much it would cost Transnet.
Ex-Transnet board chair implicates Gigaba in Gama’s reinstatement
Mafika Mkhwanazi on Monday was back in the hot seat at the state capture commission of inquiry after being grilled about why Siyabonga Gama who had been found guilty of misconduct was reinstated.
Mkhwanazi admits sabotaging legal processes to ensure Gama returned Transnet CEO
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo said it's clear that the board's decision to reinstate Siyabonga Gama, backpay him and even pay his legal costs was irrational.
Former Transnet chair Mafika Mkhwanazi battles to explain dumping law firm
Bowmans director Christopher Todd told the commission that Transnet’s legal advisors said Mafika Mkhwanazi stopped action to recover legal costs from former CEO Siyabonga Gama - even though the High Court had ordered Gama to pay Transnet.
Former Transnet chair Mkhwanazi backtracks on Gigaba testimony at Zondo inquiry
Mafika Mkhwanazi previously denied that Minister Malusi Gigaba had a hand in reviewing former CEO Siyabonga Gama's dismissal, but this afternoon wanted to change his story.
Mkwanazi: Irregular expenditure at Transnet was common during my tenure
The state capture commission is hearing how on one occasion a contract for R960 million ballooned to R1.8 billion and board approval for the escalation was applied for afterwards.