Monthly Archives: July 2016

Hlaudi’s dilemmas are far from over

sabc_07“The reinstatement of seven SABC journalists is a victory for all South Africans in many ways,” – Wayne Duvenage, chairman of OUTA. “Not only is it an important victory for press freedom, but proof that our constitution and human rights… Get more

No Nuclear until Medupi et al properly commissioned

Eskom_07A“OUTA urges Eskom to provide a commitment that no decision or movement on the Nuclear Energy matter will take place until the mega power stations at Medupi, Kusile & Ingula have been commercially commissioned,” – Ted Blom, OUTA’s spokesman on… Get more

Pravin need not look far for SAA’s new board

OUTA applauds Minister Pravin Gordhan’s decision to introduce new talent and supporters to the Board of the South African Airways (SAA), but believes that he need not look too far to find all the talent he needs to get the… Get more

e-Tolls “limps on” towards inevitable failure

OUTA finds the recent claims by Minister Dipuo Peters that e-Tolls are here to stay, as being rather amusing, in that the e-Toll scheme has gone down as the most impractical and failed tax scheme ever introduced into the modern… Get more

OUTA’s legal attack scuppers illegal SAA deal

SAA_cancelled-620x317Following the exposure and legal challenge by the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) of South African Airways (SAA) Board supporters being complicit in behaviour that would have enabled a virtually unknown middleman (Daniel Muhlangu of BnP Capital) to score over… Get more

Placing dodgy SAA deal “on ice” not good enough

bailout-620x317The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse takes note of the media reports that South African Airways has put the BnP Capital deal on hold. This comes after SAA was placed on extended terms by OUTA’s lawyers where they have until Monday… Get more

SANRAL remains blind to e-Toll failure

SANRAL’s recent claim that a new quality of life survey by Gauteng City Region Observatory – GCRO suggests that motorists are not opposed to the payment of e-tolls, is desperate propaganda and a classic case of twisting the… Get more