Former GCIS head Themba Maseko has told the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture that the Gupta family’s approach to officials amounted to bullying and influenced him to flout government procurement procedures Maseko is the commissions fourth witness and presented his evidence in Parktown in Johannesburg. Maseko told Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo that he […]
The legal team of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture has confirmed that former head of GCIS Themba Maseko will testify before the commission on Wednesday morning.
Former Director-General in the Presidency Reverend Frank Chikane has described in detail how former GCIS Head Themba Maseko approached him for advice when he had been asked, by former president Jacob Zuma, to go and meet the Guptas in 2011.
Ajay Gupta filed an application at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture to cross-examine Vytjie Mentor and former GCIS head Themba Maseko.
Former President Jacob Zuma requested Maseko to help the Gupta family with their media project.
Former Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) head Themba Maseko is expected to reveal further crucial evidence about his meeting with Ajay Gupta.
The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will hear The New Age related testimony from the former Director Generals of GCIS Themba Maseko and Jimmy Manyi.
Former President Jacob Zuma denies ever giving an instruction that then-CEO of the Government Communications Information Service (GCIS) Themba Maseko be removed from his position.
Former President Jacob Zuma’s lawyers say they do not believe that the testimonies of former African National Congress (ANC) MP Vytjie Mentor, former GCIS head Themba Maseko and acting GCIS head Phumla Williams in any way implicate their client in State Capture.
Acting head of GCIS, Phumla Williams, has told the commission of inquiry into State Capture that the change from Themba Maseko to Mzwanele Manyi as the head of GCIS had a big impact on the morale of staff.