Former Western Cape provincial minister of environment David Malatsi told developers he was prepared to approve their projects without seeing the environmental impact assessments required by law, the George Regional Court heard on Thursday.
<li><a class='standardtextsmall' href="http://www.mg.co.za/Content/l3.asp?ao=24134">Roodefontein trial postponed</a>
Former Western Cape premier Peter Marais and his co-accused David Malatsi on Monday pleaded not guilty to corruption charges related to the Roodefontein golf development. In court, Marais and Malatsi were seated in specially placed soft chairs behind their advocates, and not in the hard wooden dock.
<li><a class='standardtextsmall' href="http://www.mg.co.za/Content/l3.asp?ao=23627">Marais and Malatsi on trial</a>