Gigaba denies influencing Gama’s reinstatement, payment by Transnet
The State Capture Commission heard on Friday heard that Gama lost a court case in which he was challenging his dismissal and he was slapped with costs – but the board decided to reinstate him, back pay him, and pay his legal costs.
Muthambi tells Zondo she's happy to clear her name at state capture inquiry
Director-general of government communications, Phumla Williams, testified at the commission that former Communications Minister Faith Muthambi stripped her of her powers and tortured her.
Gigaba denies issuing orders for Gama to be reinstated as Transnet CEO
Former minister Malusi Gigaba said that contrary to allegations that he wanted Siyabonga Gama back, he never went beyond his role of oversight.
Gigaba denies knowing Guptas paid R3.5bn in kickbacks from locomotive tenders
Malusi Gigaba said that he would not have known details of what transpired as minister because his role was oversight.
Zondo grants Gigaba leave to cross-examine estranged wife Norma Mngoma
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo said that since the commission did not have time, the date to be set would be after hours or on a weekend but before the end of May.
Mngoma challenges Gigaba to prove she is lying about his Gupta dealings
Norma Mngoma claims Malusi Gigaba couldn't have funded his father's building project because he was also battling to keep up with his father's hospital bills at the time.
Norma Mngoma to return to Zondo Inquiry today after security threat
The commission will however wait to be advised if Norma Mngoma – the estranged wife of former Minister Malusi Gigaba – can testify in person or remotely.
Zondo Inquiry adjourns proceedings for serious security reasons
Commission chair Raymond Zondo made the announcement earlier during Thursday's evening session.
Mngoma denies testifying about estranged husband Gigaba because she was bitter
Norma Mngoma she told the state capture commission that she had already told him that she wanted a divorce but he told her to wait for him to testify first and that if he testified while they were still married they could enjoy spousal privilege of not testifying against each other.
David Mahlobo received R12m cash from intelligence agent, Zondo Inquiry told
An intelligence operative with the pseudonym 'Steven' said that former State Security Minister David Mahlobo claimed that there were many threats and costly resources were deployed to respond but none were ever found.
SSA’s Dlomo 'unilaterally decided' to use signal jammer at 2015 Sona, Zondo told
Cellphones and other devices were rendered useless when the signal was jammed after the Economic Freedom Fighters threatened to disrupt then President Jacob Zuma's address.
Mahlobo to Zondo Inquiry evidence leader: Don’t talk to me like a child
Former State Security Minister David Mahlobo started by accusing the State Security Agency and the commission of selectively naming people in declassified documents and warned the commission not to name anyone.
Optimum gave Eskom ultimatum to meet its demands, Koko tells Zondo
Former Eskom CEO Matshela Koko said that Optimum was demanding a price increase and for its R2 billion penalties to be scrapped.
Koko: Eskom was willing to hike coal prices to buy from Optimum
Former Eskom CEO Matshela Koko told the state capture commission on Wednesday that Optimum initially wanted to increase prices to R285 per tonne and the board had already approved a price increase of up to R296 per tonne, higher than what Optimum wanted.
Optimum used Ramaphosa's name to threaten Eskom execs, Koko tells Zondo Inquiry
Former Eskom CEO Matshela Koko was back at the state capture commission on Wednesday where he was testifying about the controversial transaction that led to the Guptas owning Optimum Coal Mine.
Matshela Koko accuses Zondo Inquiry of coaching travel agency witnesses
Koko is back at the state capture commission where he is testifying about a controversial transaction that led to the controversial Gupta family owning Optimum Coal Mine.
Travel agents tell Zondo Inquiry that Salim Essa paid for Koko & Zwane’s trips
Travel Excellence agent Halima Allana, who also testified at the state capture commission of Tuesday, said Salim Essa booked for himself, Mozebenzi Zwane and Rajesh Gupta.
Essa ordered flights be arranged for Koko and paid for them, Zondo hears
This comes after former Eskom CEO Matshela Koko told the commission that he paid for all the flights and visas for him and his family and claimed that he asked former Eskom company secretary, Suzanne Daniels, to make the changes and apply for visas.