South African Rail Agency Board Dissolved Amid Corruption Probe
Ex-Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) Chair Popo Molefe has promised to lodge a court challenge against Transport Minister Dipuo Peters' decision to dissolve the Prasa board. Molefe also accused the Hawks police unit of failing to investigate suspicious tenders worth billions of rand awarded during his predecessor's tenure.
South Africa: Prasa Locomotives Contractor Paid ANC 'Fundraisers'
News24Wire, 10 March 2017
Less than a week after Prasa made its first payment of nearly R500 million to the supplier of the controversial Afro4000 locomotives, the latter's managing director paid an amount… Read more »
Daily Maverick, 8 March 2017
New draft legislation on the management and governance regimen at state-owned entities (SOEs) is expected from April 2017. Parliament's public enterprises committee on Wednesday… Read more »
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- 8 March 2017
Prasa's Board Chairperson Popo Molefe says he will legally challenge Transport Minister Dipuo Peters's decision to dissolve the board. Molefe says he ... see more »
South Africa: Ex-Rail Agency Chair Slams Police Unit Boss Over Probe
News24Wire, 8 March 2017
One of Popo Molefe's last acts as Prasa chairperson was to send a scathing letter to Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza over his unit's alleged failure to probe suspect tenders worth… Read more »
PRASA’s People’s Train showcased for public viewing (file photo).
DA, 8 March 2017
Today, in the Portfolio Committee on Transport (PC), it was revealed that the Board of PRASA was dissolved by the Minister of Transport, Dipou Peters. Read more »
South Africa: They Now Call Me Mr 350 Percent - Defiant Prasa CEO
News24Wire, 7 March 2017
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has twice tried to return suspended acting CEO Collins Letsoalo to sender, with no success. Read more »
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's Board of Control has dismissed Acting Group CEO Collins Letsoalo following controversy over his remuneration package. Read more »