Monthly Archives: June 2017

Hawks, Green Scorpions to probe REDISA

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has welcomed the Green Scorpions and the Hawks’ investigation into the criminal charges against the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (REDISA) and all its directors.

“OUTA recently investigated REDISA and raised… Get more


The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has laid a criminal complaint against Dr Ben Ngubane, who resigned as the Eskom Chairperson on Monday. The criminal complaint includes charges of fraud, forgery, uttering and contravention of provisions of the Companies Act,… Get more

Get SABC’s money back from Hlaudi

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) welcomes the firing of former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, calls on the SABC board to reclaim millions of rand from him and demands that the police prosecute him.

“He was suspended for a lengthy… Get more


Following Minister Joe Maswanganyi’s recent update and explanation of the e-toll situation in Parliament last week, OUTA has deduced that of the R2,9 billion e-toll income received from motorists since inception (December 2013) to March 2017, the Austrian-owned e-toll collection… Get more

Water Crisis in South Africa: El Nino or El Mokonyane?

The lack of accountability poses a more severe risk to South Africa than the periodical drought called El Nino: the problem with water in South Africa is El Mokonyane.

South Africa is a water-scarce country with an average annual rainfall of less than 500mm, so, with a growing population of 55 million people, the country faces severe water resource constraints. That difficulty was underlined by the recent calamitous drought. But when it comes to water issues, the worst suffering is caused not by Mother Nature, but by the blatant ignorance of the responsibilities of water custodianship by the Minister of Water and Sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane. Politics and posturing for control of the spend of water infrastructure are holding South Africa to ransom. Get more

OUTA commends DEA on action against REDISA

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has expressed its gratitude for the Minister of Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), Edna Molewa’s action against REDISA, but demands criminal action is taken against individuals who abused the programme for personal benefit.

“We… Get more