A R15 billion SAA loan was earmarked for a specific ‘client’ by the former president, as the Zondo commission hears how he and former chairperson Dudu Myeni clipped the SOE’s wings.
Mxolisi Nxasana testified his appointment was shrouded in controversy, which left him ‘shocked’.
This is because parties implicated in Nxasana’s statement before the commission haven’t been notified yet.
It is also alleged the advocate had also plotted to discredit another candidate for the NDPP position.
He says no formal handover was done by the acting NDPP at the time, Nomgcobo Jiba, when he was appointed.
Advocate Paul Pretorius says the testimony will also look at the appointment of senior officials at the NPA and its effectiveness.

State Capture Tens of millions paid to Homix by Neotel – Deloitte partner

The payments were for assisting in closing deals with state-owned rail logistics enterprise Transnet, the state capture commission was told.

State Capture Mxolisi Nxasana to testify at the Zondo Commission

Last year, the ConCourt ordered Nxasana to pay back a sum of the ‘golden handshake’ former president Jacob Zuma gave him to resign as NDPP.

State Capture Guptas ‘used Homix to access millions of rands in kickbacks’

The movement of large amounts of money into and from the Homix account should’ve raised eyebrows at Standard Bank, the state capture commission heard.

State Capture State capture networks becoming counter-revolutionary to cripple ANC, says SACP

State capture threatens to reverse all the gains South Africa has made as a country over the past 25 years.

State Capture Car boots full of cash were ‘an open secret’ at Transnet – Makgatho

She told the Zondo Commission how she tried to stop a expensive deal with China Develepment Bank, but was overruled by Brian Molefe.

State Capture Anoj Singh was a loose cannon at Transnet, commission hears

Transnet former group treasurer Mathane Makgatho testified that ‘smooth operator’ Brian Molefe promised to deal with Singh, but never did.

State Capture How Gupta company allegedly got R7.5m fraudulently from Transnet

Commission fees were paid for no fathomable reason, witness claims.

State Capture Former sales rep dismisses testimony that SABC sold footage to ANN7 for ‘peanuts’

A witness had told the Zondo Commission earlier today that the SABC sold archival footage to the ANN7 at ‘throwaway prices’.

State Capture SABC waived R500 per hour ‘technical charge’ in ANN7 footage deal, commission hears

A witness told the Zondo commission that no reason was given for the charge to be waived.

State Capture Guptas used Zuma’s office to pressure DStv to give ANN7 ‘prime’ slot – Sundaram

A witness tells the Zondo commission that officials lied to MultiChoice regarding the channel’s progress ahead of its launch.

State Capture SABC sold 100 hours of footage to ANN7 at ‘throwaway prices’, commission hears

A witness told the Zondo commission that the news channel scored the ‘sweet deal’ because of the close relationship between the Guptas and Zuma.

State Capture Sundaram says ANN7 job was like ‘working with a mafia that pushed propaganda’

Former president Jacob Zuma was allegedly more intensely involved in review meetings in the run-up to the disastrous launch of ANN7.

State Capture Zuma’s secret role in establishing ANN7 laid bare at state capture inquiry

‘It was the most depressing time of my career… I had never seen such a train wreck,’ says former editor Rajesh Sundaram.

State Capture ‘My work visa to South Africa was cleared within a day’, says former ANN7 editor

Sundaram says the Guptas wanted to make a profit quickly and put him and his team under pressure to set up the station as soon as possible.

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