A chrome-rich Limpopo mine remains shuttered while court cases rage on, leaving community members frustrated by the lack of work opportunities. Meanwhile, who benefits?
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The world’s most powerful consulting firm will return roughly this amount in consulting fees to Transnet and SAA, according to a statement released by the Zondo commission. The firm decided to return the fees after being presented with new evidence by the commission – but Transnet thinks it is not enough.
The tax collector can breathe a sigh of relief after the court ordered a last-minute halt to the release of funds linked to state capture.
Days before the Reserve Bank must release funds it quietly froze to Chinese rail group CRRC, the taxman goes to court to preserve them and prepares to claim billions from CRRC based on evidence that it paid kickbacks to the Guptas.
Johannesburg’s embattled mayor was grilled by the state capture commission last week after it was confirmed that his company received millions from a city contract – despite his earlier denials to amaBhungane.
New information at the Zondo commission has unearthed evidence that executives of the tech giant channelled questionable payments to the ANC – before and after it landed significant contracts with the city – and to a company controlled by current Johannesburg mayor Geoff Makhubo.
Flamboyant tech firm executive Jehan Mackay made repeated payments to ANC functionaries over three years, the Zondo commission heard today [Wednesday]. An investigation commissioned by EOH found payments to the current deputy minister of state security, the then ANC Youth League treasurer and Jacob Zuma’s assistant.
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