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Eskom employees were pressured to sign R4.3bln contract with Tegeta, Zondo inquiry hears

JOHANNESBURG, February 26 – Eskom executive Daniel Mashigo on Tuesday told the Zondo Inquiry that the financial evaluation of Gupta family coal mining company Tegeta Resources was done “just to tick the box” after a multi-billion rand contract with Eskom had already been signed. In 2014, Eskom entered into a 10-year coal supply agreement worth […]

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Absolutely no public interest in media publishing Agrizzi’s affidavit, says Zondo

JOHANNESBURG, January 22 – Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo on Tuesday reprimanded the media for publishing the contents of the affidavit of former Bosasa chief operations officer-cum-whistleblower, Angelo Agrizzi, saying that there was “absolutely no public interest” in revealing the details that were soon going to be public anyway. Sunday newspapers reported extensively on Agrizzi’s […]

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#Bosasagate: DA’s legal team approaches President Ramaphosa for independent audit on all ANC government contracts with Bosasa

JOHANNESBURG, January 20 – The Democratic Alliance on Sunday called on President Ramaphosa to institute an independent audit on all African National Congress government contracts with Bosasa. Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi’s testimony before the Zondo Commission into state capture “shattered the myth that corruption in the ANC was simply a feature of [former president] […]

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Agrizzi tells inquiry Bosasa paid for ANC election campaign in North West

JOHANNESBURG, January 18 – Former Bosasa chief operations officer Angelo Agrizzi said on Friday that the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in North West province was one of the beneficiaries of money laundering in which his former employers were allegedly involved after it asked for money for electioneering. Agrizzi told the Zondo Commission of Inquiry […]

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Zondo Commission adjourns after security breach concerns on Thursday

JOHANNESBURG, January 17 – The Commission of Inquiry probing allegations of State capture adjourned on Thursday in a dramatic fashion after the key witness raised concerns about his safety following a security breach. Former Bosasa chief operating officer Angelo Agrizzi said he was concerned about threats on his life after he spotted former policeman and […]

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State capture inquiry resumes on Tuesday

JOHANNESBURG, January 14 – The hearings of the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo will resume on Tuesday after a month-long hiatus, but will not hear any oral evidence. The inquiry, which is investigating allegations of corruption and fraud in the public sector including organs of state, will […]