Gigaba's allegations of impropriety continue

The National Treasury has released a 'bombshell' report of more than 600 pages stipulating the extent of rot at Transnet and Eskom over the last six years. The report says that Malusi Gigaba compromised the procurement process of controversial new Chinese locomotives.

The report also indicates that former Transnet CEO Brian Molefe and chief financial officer Anoj Singh misrepresented facts to the Transnet board in making a business case for the acquisition of the trains.

Malusi has been put at the centre of the China South Rail locomotives deal, which was found to have had so many flaws and has cost the state about R3.8 Billion. Also, Gigaba was found to be the witness according to the report which he was not even the authorised person to do so.

Thanduxolo Jika - Investigations Editor at Mail and Guardian

Gigaba has also been found to have told Transnet executives to waive instructions from Treasury on the procurement of locomotives.

Click below to listen to the full interview:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Contralesa 'shocked' by death of AmaXhosa King Mpendulo Sigcawu

Contralesa 'shocked' by death of AmaXhosa King Mpendulo Sigcawu

It is understood that 51-year-old king was rushed to hospital earlier this week due to ill health.

Phase two of Lesotho Highlands Water Project commences

Phase two of Lesotho Highlands Water Project commences

Department of Water and Sanitation spokesperson Sputnik Ratau says they are expecting water from the dam from 2024.

'If SAA meets our demands, we will be more than happy to call off strike'

'If SAA meets our demands, we will be more than happy to call off strike'

Sacca president Zazi Nsibanyoni-Anyiam Mugambi says the airline needs to come to the party to avert the protest.

Gigaba's resignation a tactic to escape accountability: Mantshantsha

Gigaba's resignation a tactic to escape accountability: Mantshantsha

Deputy Editor at Financial Mail analyses some of the financial news that made headlines this week.

Malusi Gigaba resigns as Member of Parliament

Malusi Gigaba resigns as Member of Parliament

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete received his resignation letter on Thursday morning.

Why political analyst Mcebisi Ndletyana doubts there will be a Cabinet reshuffle

Why political analyst Mcebisi Ndletyana doubts there will be a Cabinet reshuffle

Associate Professor of the Dept of Politics and International Relations at UJ Mcebisi Ndletyana says Ramaphosa is very cautious.

Popular articles
Can’t find your phone? Drop everything – thieves can get into your banking app!

Can’t find your phone? Drop everything – thieves can get into your banking app!

Did someone steal your phone? Contact your bank without hesitation warns consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.

'Unions are making a mistake. SAA is dying. It’s not Eskom – we don’t need it'

'Unions are making a mistake. SAA is dying. It’s not Eskom – we don’t need it'

SAA is on its knees, cap in hand, asking taxpayers for R2 billion this month. Unions must be careful, warns Guy Leitch (SA Flyer).

[WATCH] Jozi motorist avoids hailstorm with inventive way to cover car

[WATCH] Jozi motorist avoids hailstorm with inventive way to cover car

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

White pupils at posh Kingswood College refer to black scholars as 'snoobab'

White pupils at posh Kingswood College refer to black scholars as 'snoobab'

"This problem is bigger than just a Kingswood problem. The relevant processes will unfold," says College Head Colleen Vassiliou.

[WATCH] Pre-school class erupts as boy returns from RWC, goes viral

[WATCH] Pre-school class erupts as boy returns from RWC, goes viral

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

We’ll shut you down! – unions to SAA ('overstaffed by any measure globally’)

We’ll shut you down! – unions to SAA ('overstaffed by any measure globally’)

The money-pit airline is fighting for its life. Bruce Whitfield interviews Theto Mahlakoana, a senior political reporter at EWN.

[WATCH] Gay teen fights back against school bully as teachers do nothing

[WATCH] Gay teen fights back against school bully as teachers do nothing

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

'I don’t need millions. All I want on my tombstone is... Best Dad Ever'

'I don’t need millions. All I want on my tombstone is... Best Dad Ever'

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Pilgrim about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).