The State We're In: Captured
Episodes in this series
The State We're In: Captured (Episode 8)20 March 2018 | 21 Minute Listen
This week it's all about one man, and an all-too-familiar reprise: "Wasn't me!". Former Public Enterprises Minister (also, former Home Affairs and Finance Minister, and current Home Affairs Minister) Malusi Gigaba, faced MPs on Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, as they aim to wrap up their state capture inquiry. Find out what Gigaba had to say, what eventually ended up shaking his composre, and ofcourse, check in on the whereabouts of the two Dudus and the Guptas.
The State We're In: Captured (Episode 7)12 March 2018 | 20 Minute Listen
It's all about bromance, bust-ups and no-shows this week, as Lindsay Dentlinger and Charlotte Kilbane review what's been happening at Parliament's inquiry into state capture at state-owned enterprises. The intrepid parliamentarians are still playing tag in a most collaborative way, as they work to get to the bottom of who's been captured and who's ducking and diving. The inquiry is turning the corner into the home stretch now, don't miss the latest.
The State We're In: Captured (Episode 6)08 March 2018 | 22 Minute Listen
Lindsay Dentlinger and Charlotte Kilbane talk runaway trains, intransigent airways officials, and the bombs dropped by a top forensic consultant. Yes, it's been a while since we checked in, but amid all the mad political change South Africa has been through in the past few weeks, the Public Enterprises Committee is quietly ploughing on with its state capture inquiry. Get up to date with all the action right here.
The State We're In: Captured (Episode 5)01 February 2018 | 29 Minute Listen
It's a case of New Year... not-so-new-you for Parliament's Public Enterprises Portfolio Committee - members have resumed their probing of state capture within the nation's SOEs, putting the feet of Anoj Singh and Matshela Koko to the flames. In this episode, EWN's Lindsay Dentlinger and Charlotte Kilbane run through the best moments of the hearing this year. Hear about Pravin Gordhan's coldest shade, Matshela Koko's persecution complex, and Anoj Singh's refrain ("Wasn't me").
The State We're In: (Episode 4) 13 Questions we all need answers to...14 December 2017 | 10 Minute Listen
In Episode four of The State We're In: Captured, Charlotte Kilbane and Rahima Essop talk about Pravin Gordahn's 13 key questions around state capture at Eskom. What's been answered? What's still fuzzy? And what are we no closer to figuring out? This will be the last installment in this series for 2017, but we'll be back when the inquiry resumes in early 2018.
The State We're In: Captured (Episode 3)08 December 2017 | 12 Minute Listen
Like sands through the hour glass... Catch up on the latest from Parliament's most explosive soap opera - the Eskom Inquiry. Parliament is done for the year, but the intrepid MPs of the Public Enterprises Portfolio Committee ploughed on for an extra week, as they examined state capture at Eskom. This week we talk Gupta brothers, intimidation, and how Deputy Minister Ben Martins finally found his diary.
The State We're In: Captured (Episode 2)24 November 2017 | 22 Minute Listen
What do Lynne Brown and Donald Rumsfeld have in common? Find out in this week's edition - catch up with the latest from the parliamentary enquiry into allegations of state capture at Eskom, Transnet and Denel. EWN's Rahima Essop and Charlotte Kilbane recap the week's fireworks, and try to make sense of it all. In this episode, Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown gets a proper grilling, Brian Molefe doesn't cry, and in a bizarre twist, Dudu Myeni becomes the topic of conversation.
The State We're In: Captured (Episode 1)24 November 2017 | 20 Minute Listen
Catch up with the latest from the parliamentary enquiry into allegations of state capture at Eskom, Transnet and Denel. EWN's Rahima Essop and Charlotte Kilbane recap the week's fireworks, and try to make sense of it all. In this episode, find out why Suzanne Daniels needed a whisky after that meeting with Ajay Gupta, and how Duduzane Zuma fits into the picture.