The ANC has welcomed a decision by the Department of Correctional Services to review its contract with Bosasa, while calling on law enforcement agencies to take immediate action over revelations of wrongdoing stemming from numerous commissions of inquiry currently underway.
~ News 24
JOHANNESBURG - Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has asked the legal team at the State Capture Commission to investigate if Bosasa still enjoys the alleged corrupt relationship with the Department of Correctional Services.
He also told the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture, led by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, how the ANC was acutely aware of many MPs' concerns about the department's arrangements and deals with controversial serv...
JOHANNESBURG - Former African National Congress (ANC) MP Dennis Bloem has described how tenders given to Bosasa by the Department of Correctional Services amounted to what he calls “money laundering schemes”.
He said during his tenure his committee's oversight role was frustrating as the conduct of the department of correctional services (DCS) was concerning.
Johannesburg - The rot at the department of correctional services went further than just the Bosasa scandal, Congress of the People (Cope) spokesman Dennis Bloem told the state capture commission of inquiry on Friday.
Former chairperson of Parliament's portfolio committee on correctional services Dennis Bloem has testified at the commission.
Kodwa deflected questions over the friendship on Saturday, which stands in stark contrast to comments he made to News24 in the capacity of acting national spokesperson for the ANC, that Bosasa "ran the country like an underworld, like a mafia".
Johannesburg - Veteran MP and former chairperson of the portfolio committee on Correctional Services Dennis Bloem has pleaded with the commission of inquiry into state capture, to investigate the “mysterious death” of prisons’ boss Vernie Petersen...
Bloem, who chaired the committee between 2004 and 2009 before leaving the ANC to join Cope, approached the commission currently probing state capture with a request to give evidence regarding Bosasa and top officials at the correctional services d...
Johannesburg - Former ANC MP Winnie Ngwenya tried to recruit former correctional services portfolio committee chairman Dennis Bloem to do the bidding for Bosasa in exchange for cash, the state capture commission of inquiry heard on Friday.
The commission previously heard how the facilities management company paid officials at the department over R500,000 a month to secure tenders.
Cape Town - The Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State capture heard shocking revelations this week as numerous witnesses took to the stand.
Earlier this week several former Bosasa officials and those from the Department of Correctional Services were arrested and appeared in court charged with fraud, corruption and money laundering.
Dennis Bloem, the spokesperson of the Congress of the People (COPE) has vowed to take the baton from Angelo Agrizzi and spur us further into the deep trenches of corruption that has ‘captured’ South Africa’s government.
The former Correctional Services and Bosasa officials, arrested in relation to charges of corruption, money laundering and fraud, have appeared in the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court.
Watson's attorney of many years knows plenty of the goings-on behind closed doors at Bosasa and not only has an ethical duty, but as an officer of the court is also legally obliged to tell Zondo if he was ever compromised or requested to act illeg...
The last two weeks have seen bombshell testimonies by former Bosasa employees Angelo Agrizzi, Andries van Tonder and Frans Vorster.
Suspended special director of public prosecutions Lawrence Mrwebi allegedly interfered with investigations against then-crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli; the ANC has welcomed a decision by the Department of Correctional Services to review it...
Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi and former correctional services commissioner Linda Mti are among those arrested by the Hawks on allegations of corruption related to the facilities management company.
Ex-Bosasa boss turned whistleblower Angelo Agrizzi is not going to let his arrest this week stop him from continuing his testimony before the state capture commission of inquiry.