Eskom ‘main stage in the theatre of corruption’

The ‘gross transgressions’ of eight former Eskom employees have been forwarded to law enforcement agencies for criminal investigation.

So rife was graft and malfeasance at Eskom during the Jacob Zuma presidency that former Eskom group chief executive officer (CEO) Matshela Koko found nothing sinister in exchanging at least 11 e-mails with Gupta business associate Salim Essa between April and November 2015, sharing highly confidential documents.

Eskom ‘main stage in the theatre of corruption’
Eskom ‘main stage in the theatre of corruption’

Eskom ‘main stage in the theatre of corruption’

The ‘gross transgressions’ of eight former Eskom employees have been forwarded to law enforcement agencies for criminal investigation.

Zondo Commission fires Bosasa-linked security firm

Zondo Commission fires Bosasa-linked security firm

A probe will establish who had been responsible for appointing GTS and whether procurement requirements had been complied with.
Number of board meetings signal dysfunctionality at Eskom – Mabuza

Number of board meetings signal dysfunctionality at Eskom – Mabuza

The board chair says the board had 61 meetings in the last year, each lasting eight hours.
Eskom will not pay back R25bn Huarong loan – Mabuza

Eskom will not pay back R25bn Huarong loan – Mabuza

The interim group chief executive officer at the time the loan was taken, Shaun Maritz, was implicated in a kickback scandal.
Eskom has filed charges against Guptas’ company – Mabuza

Eskom has filed charges against Guptas’ company – Mabuza

He says procurement at the state utility was one of the ways that corruption was carried out.
SARS officials raid Bosasa head office

SARS officials raid Bosasa head office

Bosasa began a liquidation process after major banks informed them they would be closing down their accounts.
Zondo commission questions Eskom chairperson’s perceived conflict of interest

Zondo commission questions Eskom chairperson’s perceived conflict of interest

Maleka questions Mabuza about perceived nepotism as his wife’s brother owns a coal company that does business with the power utility. 
‘Committed, diligent, dedicated’ Telkom board kept it from state capture – Mabuza

‘Committed, diligent, dedicated’ Telkom board kept it from state capture – Mabuza

The chairperson says the company is in good hands, with executives wanting nothing but to serve the entity.
WATCH LIVE: Eskom board chair Jabu Mabuza to implicate Eskom executives

WATCH LIVE: Eskom board chair Jabu Mabuza to implicate Eskom executives

Those expected to be implicated include Anoj Singh, Sean Maritz, Suzanne Daniels, Abram Masango, and Matshela Koko.
‘Deep resentment’ in NPA that ‘young black African’ promoted – Jiba

‘Deep resentment’ in NPA that ‘young black African’ promoted – Jiba

‘The testimony of advocate [Glynnis] Breytenbach and Mr [Willie] Hofmeyr in particular revealed a deep resentment,’ Jiba told the commission.
I did nothing wrong, colleagues resent my promotion – Jiba

I did nothing wrong, colleagues resent my promotion – Jiba

Jiba testified she was shocked to learn at the inquiry that her colleagues felt that she was not qualified for the position.
Jiba denies ‘damaging’ allegations that she targeted enemies of state capture

Jiba denies ‘damaging’ allegations that she targeted enemies of state capture

The suspended deputy NDPP was accused of aiding the prosecution of those who were seen as obstacles to corruption.
Documents to be used in Eskom inquiry at state capture commission tabled

Documents to be used in Eskom inquiry at state capture commission tabled

The commission’s chair says Moyane’s application to cross-examine Gordhan should be finalised and a date set.
‘Snail’ Mrwebi denies he was the ‘cheapest of all’ for Bosasa to bribe

‘Snail’ Mrwebi denies he was the ‘cheapest of all’ for Bosasa to bribe

The suspended advocate says Agrizzi’s ‘revelations’ about him were lies.
Eskom board chairperson to testify at state capture commission

Eskom board chairperson to testify at state capture commission

The evidence leader says because of the parastatal’s centrality to the economy, it will be investigated first.
Mosebenzi Zwane must testify before the Zondo commission – evidence leader

Mosebenzi Zwane must testify before the Zondo commission – evidence leader

The commission’s legal team says the former minister should give his version of events on a seemingly dubious trip abroad.
Load shedding in 2007/08 cost economy estimated R50bn

Load shedding in 2007/08 cost economy estimated R50bn

Zondo says government admitted at the time that it was warned about load shedding eight years earlier.
Zondo commission urged to invoke powers to summon implicated persons

Zondo commission urged to invoke powers to summon implicated persons

The commission’s evidence leader says the implicated persons who have flatly denied allegations should be the ones summoned.
Zondo commission turns focus on to Eskom

Zondo commission turns focus on to Eskom

Questions around the Gupta family’s closeness to former president Zuma are likely to dominate.
ANC reaches out to banks to keep Bosasa accounts open

ANC reaches out to banks to keep Bosasa accounts open

The party is concerned for workers after major banks announced they would be cutting ties with the controversial company.
Treasury economist gives testimony on Nenegate’s impact on SA economy

Treasury economist gives testimony on Nenegate’s impact on SA economy

The economist says Nhlanhla Nene’s axing and replacement by Des Van Rooyen in 2015 had an immediate impact on the rand-dollar exchange rate.
Is this why banks are closing Bosasa’s accounts?

Is this why banks are closing Bosasa’s accounts?

‘Banks are highly regulated because they have to have confidentiality and trust. If these fall, then the banking system falls’, says Cas Coovadia.
Govt departments ‘underestimated’ costs to gain treasury’s approval – Fuzile

Govt departments ‘underestimated’ costs to gain treasury’s approval – Fuzile

As an example, Fuzile said the Gautrain was estimated at R7 billion but really cost R25 billion.
Tariffs would have had to increase to service debt caused by nuclear deal – Fuzile

Tariffs would have had to increase to service debt caused by nuclear deal – Fuzile

Treasury was apparently not signing off on some deals as they were not in line with the rules of procurement processes.
Zondo postpones Van Rooyen’s application to cross-examine Fuzile

Zondo postpones Van Rooyen’s application to cross-examine Fuzile

This is apparently due to the former finance minister filing his statement a month later than he was supposed to.
#Justice4Vernie wants state capture inquiry to probe his ‘sudden’ death

#Justice4Vernie wants state capture inquiry to probe his ‘sudden’ death

The #Justice4Vernie group said the evidence given by Agrizzi and Bloem reminded them of an ‘awful’ period that Petersen and his family endured.

 

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