Gupta allies buying bank face intense scrutiny

2017-01-17 15:12

Gupta allies Salim Aziz Essa and Hamza Farooqui will require Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s sign-off to buy Habib Overseas Bank in a deal worth R450m.

Guptas fail to sell SA companies by end of 2016

2017-01-11 13:15

The Guptas' intention to dispose of their shares in all their South African businesses in 2016 has not come to fruition, their family spokesperson has confirmed.

Absa to defend arms deal man’s R7m legal claim over closed accounts

2017-01-09 14:44

Absa will defend a legal bid by Fana Hlongwane, who is suing the bank for R7m after it closed his business bank accounts in 2013.

How Guptas called in the cavalry

2016-12-18 06:00

The infamous family was literally able to put its words into the mouths of obliging politicians.

Paul O’Sullivan: Good news SA, Zupta State Capture dominos starting to fall

2016-12-12 14:54

In a hard-hitting interview, forensic consultant Paul O'Sullivan unpacks the key issues, explains how the Zupta strategy worked - and why it is now starting to implode.

Very disturbing that Atul Gupta on rich list: Save South Africa

2016-12-11 18:11

Save South Africa has said that it is “shocking news” that Atul Gupta claimed the 7th position on the Sunday Times Rich List.

EXCLUSIVE: Guptas granted warrant to seize EFF property

2016-12-08 11:10

The Guptas have obtained a warrant to seize property, worth about R180 000, from the EFF's head office in Johannesburg.

Guptas, Eskom still not budging on R2bn coal fine payment

2016-11-30 14:52

The Guptas, who part-own Optimum Coal Mine through Tegeta Resources and Energy with President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane, have yet to pay Eskom's R2.176bn fine.

Van Rooyen implicated in leak of confidential document to Gupta pals - report

2016-11-20 12:41

Des van Rooyen's advisers allegedly leaked a confidential government document to Gupta associates just two days into his short tenure as finance minister, according to a report.

State capture not unique to SA - former GCIS boss

2016-11-11 11:10

Former GCIS boss Themba Maseko has said the problem of state capture is not unique to South Africa, because there are businesspeople pulling the strings of politicians all over the globe.


Gupta allies clear hurdle to buy bank

2017-01-16 07:57

The Guptas could be one step closer to solving their banking dilemma after the Competition Commission approved a merger between Habib Bank and a Salim Essa firm.

Guptas to prove conspiracy claims on January 20 - report

2017-01-10 08:11

The Guptas plan to reveal “how they are victims of a planned, concerted and politically driven smear campaign” on January 20, eNCA has reported.

Sarb forfeits R14.5m from alleged Gupta-linked firm to state

2017-01-03 14:56

The Reserve Bank announced it would forfeit R14.5m belonging to Homix to the state, three days after amaBhungane reported how it appeared to be a Gupta letterbox company.

Nedbank says mines minister urged them to keep Guptas as clients

2016-12-13 08:27

Nedbank says Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane urged the bank to reconsider its decision to sever ties with companies tied to the Gupta family.

Journalists reveal: How Eric Wood, Trillian CEO, “laundered” Gupta millions

2016-12-12 10:14

Journalists have pieced together details which highlight links between Gupta entities and transactions involving state entities, with allegations of kickbacks and moneylaundering.

Flashback 2016: The R600m bribe & other state capture scandals that shook SA

2016-12-08 14:08

2016 will go down as the year that state capture scandals rocked South Africa. A leading academic takes a tour through the events of a tumultuous year.

SA’s history of randy politicians – when more than a bit-on-the-side sets you apart

2016-12-06 08:46

In this, often side-splitting satirical piece, Ed Herbst takes a global historical tour of the more colourful political fornicators and masters of infidelity.

Ajay Gupta did not lie in Grootes interview - Gupta family

2016-11-23 08:44

The Gupta family maintains that Ajay Gupta did not lie in his interview with Stephen Grootes.

Gupta-linked Eskom board member named in probe resigns

2016-11-16 07:23

Mark Pamensky, a director of a company owned by the Guptas that has ties with President Jacob Zuma’s son, has resigned as a board member at Eskom.

STATEMENT: FIC hits back at Hawks and Guptas

2016-11-11 07:34

The Financial Intelligence Centre has strongly rejected the suggestion created in the media that it is not co-operating fully with its law enforcement and other competent authority partners. Read the full statement here.

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