Consultants became the gatekeepers and controllers of billions of rand in spending at state-owned enterprises.
The Zondo report must not merely be an exercise in catharsis, but rather the first step to delivering justice and accountability.
Millions of rand of public funds were siphoned off from Transnet, Eskom and South African Airways.
The judicial commission probing corruption in South Africa concluded that the state had been “captured” during former President Jacob Zuma’s tenure.
Jubilant SAA staff at the country’s biggest airport broke into song and dance on Thursday as the airline took to the skies for the first time in a year.
Mango Airlines temporarily suspended all flights and services on Tuesday until further notice due to outstanding payments to Air Traffic Navigation Services, acting CEO William Ndlovu said.
South African Airways subsidiary Mango Airlines will enter into business rescue, SAA’s interim CEO, Thomas Kgokolo, told the eNCA television news channel on Monday.
When government announced it was bringing in outside shareholders to take a majority holding in South African Airways, there was a lot of chatter that it was now following the “Telkom model”. By Larry Claasen.
South Africa has agreed to sell a majority stake in South African Airways, ridding the government of an entity that has long been a drain on state finances.
South African Airways on Friday exited business rescue after 17 months. SAA was placed under administration in December 2019, and its longstanding financial woes worsened during the Covid-19 pandemic.