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All hands needed on deck to turn Eskom around: President

With Eskom facing myriad challenges that have affected its ability to meet demand, President Cyril Ramaphosa pulled no punches on Thursday when he detailed what needs to be done to get the power parastatal back on track. The President was responding to the debate on the State of the Nation …

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Bosasa boss immune from prosecution, says Mazzone

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has expressed dissatisfaction and distrust at the Hawks, inquiring  as to why Bosasa Chief Executive Officer, Gavin Watson snuck past their net, despite most of the testimony at the Zondo Commission placing him at the centre of the scheme. “It perplexed us Watson isn’t among those …

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Bosasa multi-billion rands tender scandal–suspects in court

Five of the original eight suspects implicated in the controversial Bosasa scandal appeared in the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Wednesday, facing charges of corruption, money laundering and fraud amounting to R1, 6 billion relating to tender processes awarded to the Department of Correctional Services. Former Bosasa Chief Operational …

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DA urges Ramaphosa to disclose business contracts

Democratic Alliance (DA) legal team has begun with the process to obtain unredacted business agreements between African Global Operations, formerly Bosasa and Andile Ramaphosa’s two companies. DA Leader Mmusi Maimane confirmed lawyers representing his party have already begun with legal process of interdicting the full, unredacted agreements between Bosasa and …

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Opposition parties calls for accountability

While Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is threatening to turn the state of the nation address (SONA) into chaos should President Cyril Ramaphosa fail to go public regarding R500 000 donation made by Bosasa, Democratic Alliance (DA) is calling  for a full-scale independent inquiry into supposed bribe. EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said …

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Contract cleaning sector pay hike

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has on Friday announced pay hike for contract cleaning sector. This is in terms of section 56(1) of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA), No 75 of 1997 upward review of the minimum wages for Contract Cleaning Sector According to the Contract Cleaning Sector’s sectoral …

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Mokonyane faces criminal charges for accepting bribes

Democratic Alliance (DA) has on Tuesday opened a case against Minister of Environmental Affairs and head of the ANC’s 2016 election campaign, Nomvula Mokonyane. This follows allegations for accepting bribes from Bosasa, now called Africa Global Operations. DA Team One South Africa, Natasha Mazzone confirmed the opposition party laid criminal …

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DA demands action against “corrupt” Bosasa and ANC members

Democratic Alliance (DA) lawyers have written to President Cyril Ramaphosa to take stringent move against “corruption tainted” Bosasa following serious allegations made against the company at Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture. DA leader Mmusi Maimane confirmed his party has instructed Minde Schapiro & Smith to approach Ramaphosa with …

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Ramaphosa must drop all existing Bosasa contracts, says Maimane

Subsequent to the revelation by former Bosasa Chief Operational Officer, Angelo Agrizzi on Wednesday testifying before Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture that his company spent between R4 and R6 million per month to bribe ANC officials to get lucrative government tenders, Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for the …

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A record of 1 612 people perished on SA roads this festive season

Minister Blade Nzimande has on Wednesday revealed that road fatalities over the festive season has increased to 1 612 compared to 1 527 recorded at the same period last year. Nzimande said preliminary 2018 road fatalities have increased by 5.56%. A comparison of this year’s statistics with the same period …

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