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 illegally by his clients.
~ News 24
Cape Town - The Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State capture heard shocking revelations this week as numerous witnesses took to the stand.
By the time Agrizzi concluded his explosive testimony on Tuesday, party heads like Nomvula Mokonyane, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, Lindiwe Sisulu and Vincent Smith had been alleged to have had corrupt dealings with Bosasa.
Johannesburg - Bosasa, now known as African Global Operations, installed security upgrades costing R300 000 at three properties owned by ANC chairperson and Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe and that of other high ranking officials over th...
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...
On Wednesday, Hawks’ spokesperson, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, revealed that former chief operations officer, Angelo Agrizzi, along with former correctional services boss, Linda Mit, were one of the six suspects that’ve been held on charges relat...
We are not seeing the persecution of whistleblowers, but rather the culmination of a prosecutorial process that started a decade ago and was delayed, allegedly, by bribes paid to top prosecutors and political interference.
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...
The commission, which is the oversight body for magistrates in South Africa, has confirmed that claims that Nair received security benefits from controversial facilities management company Bosasa, were deliberated upon by the ethics committee duri...
State Capture inquiry chairman, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.
Johannesburg - Another former Bosasa executive has shed light on how the controversial company bought five cars for former Department of Correctional Services chief financial officer Patrick Gillingham and his family after he facilitated a contrac...
Former Bosasa chief operating officer Angelo Agrizzi told Judge Ray Zondo's inquiry last week that the company had paid media consultants to discredit Basson and fellow colleague Carien du Plessis "to get rid of negative publicity".
The white cabinet to the left of the frame shows where recording equipment for the CCTV system installed by Bosasa at Gwede Mantashe's Boksburg home is housed.
Last week, Agrizzi revealed how confidential National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) documents were leaked to Bosasa, particularly to CEO Gavin Watson, by Linda Mti, the former correctional services commissioner.
Pretoria chief magistrate Desmond Nair, who presided over Oscar Pistorius's bail application, has been implicated in the fast growing Bosasa scandal unfolding at the state capture commission of inquiry.
Commission chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, remarked at one stage that "the husband, the wife and the kids were driving cars bought by Bosasa".
The investigators found a trail of collusion and kickbacks paid by the company to high ranking officials to ensure Bosasa received lucrative tenders.
Bosasa employee Richard le Roux looks at his files on the witness stand at the Zondo Commission before the start of the second session.
Basson told Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo that he discovered that the caller was Benedicta Dube, a former journalist who worked at, among others eTV and Financial Mail, who it was also established was being paid by Bosasa.
New evidence has emerged of Bosasa staff installing security upgrades at the Cala, Eastern Cape, home of ANC national chairperson and Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe.
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.