The insider: Booze, bogus invoices and a Range Rover Sport

…suspended three Transnet executives for their alleged role in state capture, including chief executive officer Siyabonga Gama who was dismissed this week. Hours after amaBhungane first published this investigation, Transnet’s…

25 October 2018 - Susan Comrie

A total train-smash: the R16bn ‘Gupta premium’

…and protect the national interest in nearly every respect. What’s worse is that some key architects of this failure – chief executive Siyabonga Gama and group executive for manufacturing Thami…

03 June 2018 - Sam Sole and Susan Comrie

Gupta link in R647m train deal

…the relocation is also impacting other suppliers.” On 23 July 2015, Transnet acting chief executive Siyabonga Gama approved the payments: CNR would receive R647-million while Bombardier would receive R618-million. Detailed…

20 May 2018 - AmaBhungane Reporters

The great train robbery Part 2 – The choo-choo switcheroo

…the then chief executive of the Transnet Freight Rail division, Siyabonga Gama, circulated a document calling for the procurement of 100 heavy haul electric locomotives from Mitsui via a “confinement”…

23 March 2018 - amaBhungane

#GuptaLeaks: Let’s hear it for the good guys

…supply IT data services to Transnet without proper tender processes having been followed. In a letter written to Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama in June 2015, Sahara’s Stephan Nel complained that…

27 July 2017 - amaBhungane, Scorpio and News24

#GuptaLeaks: The R331m Dubai Mansion

…from seemingly captured state-owned entities. These appear to include Eskom’s former acting chief executive, Matshela Koko, Eskom chief financial officer Anoj Singh, Transnet chief executive Siyabonga Gama and Denel chair…

01 June 2017 - amaBhungane and Scorpio

‘Transnet sold us false dreams’

…Transnet chief executive Siyabonga Gama to bring to his attention various problems associated with the programme. The email is damning, claiming that Transnet “has misled us and has sold us…

09 January 2017 - Sam Sole

Transnet ‘kickback’ scandal widens

…ama-Bhungane is a request to Siyabonga Gama, the acting chief executive, to sign the contract with Neotel to give effect to the March 30 award. Written by Singh, the chief…

07 August 2015 - Stefaans Brümmer

Going off the rails?

…Transnet executive Siyabonga Gama suggest a political solution to overcome the sidelining of a man senior ANC figures had punted to head the parastatal. Last week Gama was reappointed to…

04 March 2011 - Sam Sole

More dirt taints Nyanda’s firm

…Rail (TFR) boss Siyabonga Gama, as well as two other TFR managers, Dingaan Senamela and Sipho Khanye. Charges against Gama involved a GNS security contract, ultimately worth about R55?million, as…

01 April 2010 - Sam Sole