Vernie Petersen

 
Prison head who resisted Bosasa died ‘mysterious death’
Prison head who resisted Bosasa died ‘mysterious death’
Family and supporters of former correctional services national commissioner Vernie Petersen, who is said to have resisted Bosasa corruption, have...
Zondo commission — Bosasa still in the spotlight?
Zondo commission — Bosasa still in the spotlight?
After a number of revelations relating to the Bosasa scandal, the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture is set to continue this week....
Bosasa ran DCS into the ground — Bloem
Bosasa ran DCS into the ground — Bloem
The department of correctional services was a “free-for-all” under the leadership of Bosasa-linked prisons commissioner Linda Mti, the Zondo...
COPE MP to ‘back up’ Agrizzi testimony at Zondo commission
COPE MP to ‘back up’ Agrizzi testimony at Zondo commission
After a week of damning allegations against Bosasa by current and former employees, on Friday the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture...
Union, officials colluded with Bosasa to pressure prisons boss
Union, officials colluded with Bosasa to pressure prisons boss
Bosasa paid officials in the department of correctional services R1-million a month to put pressure on then national prisons commissioner 
DG of sport Vernie Petersen dies
DG of sport Vernie Petersen dies
Vernie Petersen, the director general of the department of sport and recreation and formerly the national commissioner of correctional services,...
DG swap: Did Kgalema know?
DG swap: Did Kgalema know?
Deputy President Baleka Mbete has emerged as a key role player in the removal of corruption-busting prisons director general Vernie Petersen from...
'Why was I shifted, Kgalema?'
'Why was I shifted, Kgalema?'
President Kgalema Motlanthe will this week face the first political storm of his short career as head of state after his deputy controversially...
Why is Balfour protecting Bosasa?
Why is Balfour protecting Bosasa?
The catering company, the interests of which Correctional Services Minister Ngconde Balfour is enthusiastically protecting, is under investigation...
First 'new generation' prison coming in 2009
First 'new generation' prison coming in 2009
The first of South Africa's long-planned "new generation" prisons should be completed by February next year, MPs heard on Tuesday.

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