Deputy Chief Justice says the R13 million paid to the former CEO was extremely generous considering that he had been found guilty of misconduct.
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Zuma’s attack on Zondo Commission ‘ridiculous’ – Legal expert
Zuma tore into the commission’s investigators following a report recently they had issued subpoenas for the bank statements of “at least 20 accounts linked to the Zuma family”.
The commission has issued subpoenas to South Africa’s major banks to provide information on more than 36 entities.
‘My opponents have now decided to target my children and this is where I draw the line and state that this harassment of my children is a declaration of war.’
Montana says he believes it would be in the interest of justice for the commission chair to recuse himself.
Zondo hears that a statement prepared for former Eskom chair was sent to Tony Gupta apparently for him to approve it.

State Capture Gupta associates ‘prepared media statements for Eskom’

Zondo says it is remarkable that one of the statements talks about the resignation of former Eskom board chair Zola Tsotsi in anticipation.

State Capture State capture: Mosebenzi Zwane explains ‘strange’ tender process

A scheme was allegedly devised by Zwane for the money to be spent which led to more than 100 contractors getting an advance payment before anything could be done.

Breaking News Zuma vs Zondo: Commission will summons JZ to appear in November

Failure to comply with a directive of the chairperson, without sufficient cause is a “criminal offence”, Zondo said on Friday.

State Capture ‘Most consistent bad journalism I’ve seen over period of time’ – Anton Harber on ‘rogue unit’

Answering a question on what needs to change to ensure that the mistakes of the Sunday Times were not repeated, Harber said there needed to be a rethinking of how journalism was done.

State Capture Zuma Foundation labels Zondo commission ‘a political process’ meant ‘to achieve political ends’

Foundation says commission’s latest application confirms its fear that Zondo seeks to prejudice Zuma in every aspect.

State Capture Koko ‘told former Eskom financial director beforehand about suspension of execs’

Former financial director says after telling her about the imminent suspensions, Koko told her that she could possibly be asked to act in the position of one of the suspended execs.

State Capture Myeni became SAA chair because she was Zuma’s political ally, Zondo commission hears

The witness says he understands that Myeni was doing Zuma’s bidding at SAA and had played ‘that same role in other domains’. 

State Capture SAA Technical and the R2.5m property ‘donation’

In February Nontsasa Memela – former head of procurement at SAA Technical – testified that she had intended purchasing a property in Cove Ridge in the Eastern Cape for the business purpose of renting it out.

State Capture ANC MP Cedric Frolick tells Zondo he did not receive money from Bosasa

The ANC MP says it is difficult to respond to allegations made by Angelo Agrizzi because the latter did not give details on the alleged monthly payments he, Frolick, received from the company.

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Hawks to pounce on more senior government officials soon

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The Hawks say the spate of high-profile arrests this week was a long time coming, but had simply been put on hold in order for the suspects to appear before the Zondo commission, and there are plenty more to come.

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Zuma’s latest legal move is ‘political foreplay’, says expert

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On the face of it, recusal application does not look to be well-founded, says the professor.

State Capture Zwane’s testimony in Free State housing scandal postponed to 13 October

Zwane’s legal team were provided with ‘voluminous’ documentation and they required an opportunity to go through it.

State Capture Free State Housing HOD invested in property with recipient of illegal contract

The head of the Free State Department of Human Settlements Nthimotse Mokhesi entered into a trust to purchase a residential property with a contractor of his department, while the department still paid for a contract which was declared invalid by the Auditor-General.




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