Sodi and his company were awarded a R25.5 million contract through a joint venture to identify and remove asbestos from the roofs of houses in the province. On 22 December 2014, a few days before Christmas, the Provincial Ministry of Human Settlements (FSHS) transferred 20 million rupees to a joint venture account established by Edwin Sodis Blackhead Consulting and Igo Mpambani Diamond Hill Trade , the first of eight payments received by FSHS by the joint venture.
JOHANNESBURG - Former President Kgalema Motlanthe on Wednesday portrayed the attack on state clutch commission seat Deputy manager Justice Raymond Zondo as inappropriate, and communicated that past president Jacob Zuma changed into getting poor genuine appeal.Zuma's reason attests that Zondo is amped up for the past president, that it is out to humiliate him and that it's currently considered him to be at risk.
The multi millionaire tenderpreneur Edwin Sodi finds himself in the dock with the National Prosecuting Authority. His company by the name of Blackhead Consulting was awarded a whopping R255 million tender six years ago to remove the Asbestos roofing in the Free State Province for RDP houses. He only managed to do the work which costed him less than R50 million and the rest to took it and spent it to fund his luxurious lifestyle.The cars and a range of other assets were restrained by the AFU ahead of Sodi's arrest
On the 30th of September, The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) detained renowned tenderpreneur and owner of Blackhead Consulting, Edwin Sodi, former Chief of Free State Human Settlements, Tim Mokhesi and the former Director of National Human Settlements, Thabane Zulu. The accused were detained for the illegal asbestos project that amounts to R230-million, of which only R21-million was utilized. The R85million mansion, and 34 vehicles that belonged to Mr Sodi were all seized, as they were
The rot within the ANC seems to run very very deep if recent developments are anything to go by. We have compiled a list of senior ANC figures who are currently in trouble with the law, having either been arrested or are facing court cases. The rot seems to start all the way at the top with the former president of the ANC and country Mr Jacob Zuma who is currently facing corruption charges at the Pietermaritzburg high court. On top of this the former president is also set to face the Commission into State capture
The Hawks nabbed Gauteng businessman Edwin Sodi and former officials yesterday for a corrupt multimillion rand deal in the Free State. The action is being seen as the beginning of a wave of arrests of corrupt people targeted by the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture under Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, the chairperson. The arrests have put Ace Magashule, the Secretary General of the ANC and former Premier of the Free State, directly in the path of law enforcement. Sodi was part of a scheme in 2014
The Hawks and State Capture Inquiry made their first arrest earlier today and it seems the worst is still to come for nine senior ANC officials. Free state Businessman Edwin Sodi and two ANC politicians were arrested earlier today as a result of testimony from the State Capture Inquiry. After more than 2 years since the creation and it's inception, the State Capture Inquiry has finally made its first official arrest, Daily Maverick, reported earlier this morning that The Hawks had picked up three suspects
There was nothing untoward when the proprietor of an organization that scored as a component of a R225m agreement to review and evaluate houses with asbestos rooftops paid R600,000 towards the Range Rover having a place with the previous chief general of the national human settlements division. Or then again so says that previous DG, Thabane Zulu, as he on Thursday disclosed to the Zondo commission how he got R600,000 from the CEO of an organization which was a piece of joint endeavor that scored a disputable
The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) is wanting to make more captures with respect to the R255-million supposedly cheated from the Free State government through an unpredictable asbestos review bargain as specialists keep on acting this week on a scope of prominent defilement claims. Seven respondents were delivered on bail, going somewhere in the range of R50,000 and R500,000, in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court on Friday after they were accused of more than 60 tallies of misrepresentation,