Wrong foreign exchange rate led to Transnet cost escalation: Callard

Francis Callard

Former Transnet electrical engineer, Francis Callard, has told the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture that the wrong foreign exchange rate was used to justify a cost increase in the acquisition of 100 locomotives from Gupta-linked China South Rail.

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Public Protector may approach ConCourt on Vrede Dairy farm report

Busisiwe Mkhwebane

The Public Protector says it is considering legal options – including a possible approach to the ConCourt – following the Pretoria High Court’s decision to set aside Estina Dairy Farm Project report.

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NPA quizzed over motives not to prosecute Zuma

Jacob Zuma

The head of former President Jacob Zuma’s legal team, advocate Muzi Sikhakhane, has questioned the NPA’s motive in not prosecuting Zuma and his former adviser Schabir Shaik jointly.

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ANC announces posts in Parliament

The ANC NEC has resolved that Pemmy Majodina will be the party’s Chief Whip in parliament, Thandi Modise is the National Assembly Speaker elect and Lechesa Tsenoli will remain as deputy assembly speaker.

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