[LIVE BLOG] State Capture Inquiry: Barbara Hogan resumes testimony

Former Public Enterprises Minister Barbara Hogan will wrap up her testimony today.

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With reagrds to appointing Gama as Transnet boss, Hogan and Zuma did not agree at all. Zuma felt she was a hindrance.

The Transnet board posts were filled when Hogan was gone.

Hogan now speaks about appointing a Transnet boss. She says she proposed two candidates but never got feedback on that.

The time Hogan was removed was around the same time Mentor was offered her position.

Mokoena refers back to Mentor's testimony.

Towards the end of 2010, there were rumours of a cabinet reshuffle. This is when Barbara's time was about to end.

Carolus sent Hogan another SMS saying the JET India CEO was lobbying hard to end the SA to India route.

Hogan says the situation became a bit desperate.

Many of the routes were recorded losses, but the Mumbai was the least loss-making route. Hearing SAA would terminate the route, Hogan was confused. She sent the chair of SAA, Cheryl Carolus an SMS asking if the route termination was true. Carolus said this was not true.

Hogan was part of a state visit to India with Zuma. Hogan heard that SAA intended to terminate the SA to India route. She says she was taken aback by this because this was an important route for business and tourism. SAA was one of the few airlines flying from Africa to South Asia.

Advocate Mokoena now asks Hogan to address the SAA SA to India route. Hogan says the issues with this route began in 2010.

Zuma wanted the CVs of people who up for the position of Safcol chairperson.

Hogan reads a letter she wrote to Zuma about the chairperson of Safcol. Zuma wanted to speak to her about her withdrawing the agenda for new board appointments.

Hogan now deals with the Safcol SOE. Safcol is the forestries SOE, the smallest in the Public Enterprises portfolio.

Hogan is now asked to deal with impropoer conduct with regards to the boards of the SOEs.

Hogan says Mr Shaik was reporting to the president.

Maroga has filed an affidavit where he takes issues with Hogan's evidence. Maroga says he was not appointed by former President Zuma.

Hogan reads her evidence. This deals with the departure of former Eskom CEO Jacob Maroga. Hogan received a call from a furious then-President Jacob Zuma who was not happy with the matter.

Advocate Mokoena now deals with evidence.

Hogan now carries on.

Manyi is excused and will appear on the 23rd as originally scheduled.

Manyi's lawyers say they are not ready to deal with evidence pertaining to him today. They want him to appear on the 23rd.

Duduzane Zuma's lawyers would like to postpone his testimony to later this month.

Proceedings have officially begun.

Former Public Enterprises Minister Barbara Hogan wraps up her third day of testifying today, while former GCIS boss and AfroWorld View owner Mzwanele Manyi steps up for the first time.