Gerald Majola

  • Election for CEO position is fair and transparent: CSA March 11, 2013

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday rubbished speculations that former ICC CEO Haroon Lorgat is the frontrunner for the position of chief executive and said the governing body will ensure that the election process is fair and transparent for all applicants. The chief executive's position was vacated by tainted...
  • Cricket South Africa adjourns AGM amid new crisis October 24, 2012

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa has postponed its Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled this week, by a month amid a new crisis over its alleged lack of transformation. Just as the twoyearold saga over irregular IPL 2 bonuses ended with chief executive Gerald Majola being dismissed last Friday, a new furore...
  • Former CSA CEO Gerald Majola given marching orders October 19, 2012

    Johnnesburg: Suspended Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Gerald Majola has been dismissed for his part in a bonus scandal following a disciplinary hearing, the organisation announced on Friday. Majola was found guilty on nine charges, including accepting bonuses, not declaring them to the board and wrongdoing around travel claims. Advocate Karel...
  • SA's suspended boss Majola guilty on all charges October 17, 2012

    Johannesburg: South Africa's suspended cricket boss Gerald Majola was on Thursday found guilty of wrongfully receiving bonuses linked to international tournaments staged in 2009, officials said. Cricket South Africa (CSA) spokesman Michael OwenSmith confirmed to AFP that Majola had been found guilty by an independent probe panel, but did not give...
  • Majola takes bosses, government to court October 16, 2012

    Johannesburg: Suspended Cricket South Africa CEO Gerald Majola is taking his bosses as well as President Jacob Zuma and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula to court in an attempt to get his position back. Majola has cited the political leaders alongside retired judge Chris Nicholson, the South African Sports and Olympics Committee,...
  • Suspended CSA boss withdraws from hearing October 10, 2012

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa's (CSA) suspended chief executive Gerald Majola withdrew from an independent disciplinary hearing into his conduct in favour of pursuing his case in the labour court. Majola was suspended in March this year after an independent inquiry found that 4.7 million rand in bonuses had been paid...
  • Suspended CSA chief Majola hopes to be back before CLT20 October 3, 2012

    Johannesburg: Suspended Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive officer Gerald Majola may be back in his position before the start of the Champions League Twenty20 here next week, according to his lawyers. But CSA's legal experts are equally confident that a special plea at Majola's disciplinary hearing will fail. "At the...
  • New chairman appointed for Majola hearing August 7, 2012

    Johannesburg: A new chairman has been appointed for the longdelayed disciplinary hearing of suspended Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Gerald Majola over issues, including irregularities in IPL II bonuses given to himself and other members of the board. Both CSA and Majola's lawyers have welcomed the appointment of Advocate Karel...
  • Majola wins round one in CSA hearing August 3, 2012

    Johannesburg: Suspended Cricket South Africa CEO Gerald Majola has won the first round of his disciplinary hearing on the allegedly irregular IPL bonuses he paid himself and to other CSA staff. Majola's legal team has been calling for the chairman of the disciplinary hearing, John Myburgh, to step down because he...
  • Cricket South Africa chief Faul resigns July 6, 2012

    Johannesburg: The acting chief executive of Cricket South Africa (CSA), Jacques Faul, has tendered his resignation barely four months after sports minister Fikile Mbalula appointed him to restructure the embattled organisation. However CSA has asked Faul, who according to insiders was "tired" of the infighting within the ranks of CSA and...
  • Majola fails to bid against disciplinary chairman May 28, 2012

    Johannesburg: Suspended Cricket South Africa chief executive Gerald Majola has failed in his bid to get the chairman of his disciplinary hearing over irregular IPL bonuses changed. Objections by Majola's legal team to have senior counsel John Myburgh as chairman were dismissed by the chairman of the Johannesburg Bar, Craig...
  • Hearing against Majola may be delayed May 17, 2012

    Cricket South Africa (CSA) may miss its selfimposed deadline of end of May for the finalisation of a disciplinary hearing against suspended chief executive Gerald Majola. Majola is to be charged in the wake of the Nicholson inquiry instituted by Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula after nearly two years of wrangling at...
  • Lorgat keen to take up top role in SA cricket May 15, 2012

    Johannesburg: Outgoing chief executive of the ICC, Haroon Lorgat has said that he would be open to an offer from Cricket South Africa (CSA), which may soon have to search for a new boss following the suspension of Gerald Majola in March. Lorgat, along with current acting CEO Jacques Faul,...
  • IPL bonus refusal can take Majola to court May 2, 2012

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) may take its suspended chief executive Gerald Majola to court if he refuses to repay the bonus of nearly R2 million, which he pocketed from the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) without informing the board. CSA acting chief executive Jacques Faul said...
  • More trouble for Majola over IPL payments March 27, 2012

    Johannesburg: South Africa's top police unit Hawks are investigating how Cricket South Africa's (CSA) suspended chief executive Gerald Majola received 1.8 million rands in unauthorised bonuses for hosting the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the Champions Trophy tournament in 2009. The City Press reported on Sunday that Hawks made a surprise...
  • CSA to probe unaudited IPL funds March 26, 2012

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa will investigate claims that 200 million Rands paid to it by the Indian Premier League in 2009 were not audited. The funds from the IPL are at the centre of a controversy that has seen CSA chief executive Gerald Majola suspended pending disciplinary action and investigation of...
  • CSA acting chief on transformation mode March 22, 2012

    Johannesburg Cricket South Africa's acting president Willie Basson has promised swift implementation of the recommendations made by the Nicholson inquiry that led to CSA CEO Gerald Majola's suspension last week. "Both (acting chief executive) Jacques Faul and myself are serving in acting capacities and our actions will be dominated by the...
  • Embattled Majola salutes Tendulkar March 17, 2012

    Johannesburg: Suspended Gerald Majola, in his last official statement as Cricket South Africa chief, on Saturday paid glowing tributes to Sachin Tendulkar for scaling the historic feat of scoring 100 international centuries. Tendulkar reached the landmark against hosts Bangladesh in an Asia Cup match at Mirpur on Friday. "There isn't a cricketing...
  • Cricket South Africa suspends CEO Majola March 17, 2012

    Johannesburg: South Africa's beleaguered cricket association has suspended its chief executive in the wake of a damaging hidden bonus scandal that has already led to three top officials resigning. Cricket South Africa's board took the unanimous decision on Saturday to suspend Gerald Majola immediately and set up a disciplinary investigation. A...
  • Lorgat to replace Majola at CSA? March 11, 2012

    Johannesburg: The International Cricket Council chief executive Haroon Lorgat is being touted as the strongest candidate to replace Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Gerald Majola. Majola faces suspension and a full independent disciplinary inquiry when he returns from an ICC visit in Dubai in the next few days, unless he...
  • Cricket South Africa likely to face tax probe March 10, 2012

    Johannesburg: Already embattled by possible criminal charges against its chief executive, Cricket South Africa (CSA) may now also be probed by the South African Revenue Services (SARS). That is the second bit of bad news for CSA in the wake of a recommendation that its chief executive Gerald Majola be investigated...
  • 'Majola like a Frankenstein out of control' January 18, 2012

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa chief executive Gerald Majola was 'like a Frankenstein which was out of control', former CSA president Norman Arendse told the Nicholson inquiry into the financial affairs of the board. "Much like the googly and the doosra, there is lots of deception in cricket," said Arendse, who resigned...
  • SA coach Kirsten's salary kept a secret December 6, 2011

    Johannesburg: The salary of newlyappointed South Africa coach Gary Kirsten has been kept secret, and even Cricket South Africa's legal and governance committee does not have a clue about it. The chairman of CSA's legal and governance committee, Ajay Sooklal, said that he was "appalled" when told that Kirsten's salary was...