State Capture Report
Mzwanele Manyi, former head of Government Communication and Information System ( GCIS), has retracted his request from this morning for advocate Vincent Maleka to recuse himself. The request was made after Manyi testified.
VBS Mutual Bank has officially been moved from the curatorship it went into in March 2018 into liquidation. Briefly.co.za has taken a closer look into what this would entail for the bank at the centre of the "Great Bank Heist".
Former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor is in hot water after falsely implicating Fana Hlongwane in the state capture inquiry currently underway. The MP claimed that she had met the businessman, however, she soon realised it was someone else.
Barbara Hogan, the former minister of public enterprises, continued her testimony at the State Capture Inquiry. Hogan testified that Jacob Zuma told her to not interfere with SEOs despite it being her job at the time.
Duduzane Zuma feels biased after Mcebisi Jonas applied for a reschedule to his cross-examination. Raymond Zondo, the deputy Chief Justice, gave Jonas permission on Tuesday to adjourn his testimony to 26 November.
Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma admitted that she met with the controversial and corruption-accused Gupta family. She's yet another Member of Parliament that admitted to having some sort of relationship with the family.
During the testimony of Barbara Hogan, former Minister of Public Enterprises, the name of Gwede Mantashe, again popped up. This isn't the first time that Mantashe's name is mentioned during the state capture inquiry.
South Africans need to prepare themselves for the possibility that those behind state capture could get away with it. Zondo's State Capture Inquiry Commission don't have the power to prosecute anyone - that's up to the NPA.
The state capture investigation recently brought to light ten explosive points. From death threats to ministerial manipulation to financial abuse at massive levels, the findings are absolutely shocking and apparently the ANC knew.
The Hawks are rattled by allegations made by former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas during the State Capture Inquiry. Jonas claims a senior Hawks official attempted to make an investigation into the Gupta family disappear.
According to Willie Mathebula, the acting Chief Procurement Officer of National Treasury, R800b of the money spent by the government couldn't be tracked. This highlights the Treasury's inability to stay updated on expenditure.
The State Capture Inquiry started on Monday. Tuesday saw the first witness, Willie Mathebula, appear before the Commission of Inquiry who says government does not have the capacity needed to stop abuse of tender processes.
Willie Mathebula became the first witness to testify at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture on its second day. Mathebula is currently serving as the acting procurement officer at the National Treasury.
The man responsible for the most anticipated criminal investigation in recent years must have nerves of steel or he could crumble under the pressure of the task resting on his shoulders. Raymond Zondo is that man.
As the first day of the long-awaited State Capture Inquiry got underway it was hard not to notice the intimidating advocates that stood by the accused parties' sides. The Zuma and Gupta families did not show up unprepared.
The long wait is finally over, the much vaunted and highly anticipated Commission of Inquiry into State Capture is set to start on Monday. The inquiry which will be headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.
A study which was released on Wednesday has warned that the dangers of state capture are far from over and goes far beyond former president Jacob Zuma and his cronies, the Gupta family and state-owned enterprises.
Duduzane Zuma said he is innocent of all the Gupta-linked state capture allegations levelled against him. Zuma said he intended to plead not guilty in the upcoming trial which is related to allegations of bribery.
Lord Robin Renwick, a former British diplomat, has launched his latest book, How To Steal A Country which details the allegations of state capture in which the Gupta Family along with Jacob Zuma allegedly stole an estimated R200b.
Thuli Madonsela welcomed the long-awaited establishment of a commission of inquiry into state capture. Madonsela says the probe is 2 years too late but is confident the Zuma and Gupta families will be investigated.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told MPs that law enforcement agencies should proceed with investigations into allegations of state capture without delay.
A defiant President Jacob Zuma told Members of Parliament that those who were calling for an inquiry into state capture would regret making those calls.
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