ARTICLES RELATING TO VEGA GUPTA

Guptagate soldiers await trial date

2013-10-29 21:50

The trial date of the South African National Defence Force members facing charges relating to the landing of a private aircraft at the Waterkloof Air Force Base has yet to be set.

Gupta prelim probe sub judice - SANDF

2013-10-09 23:04

The SANDF says that sharing information about a military tribunal's preliminary probe into the landing of private jet at Waterkloof Air Force Base is against the law.

SANDF officers appear for Gupta landing

2013-09-13 14:45

Four members of the SA National Defence Force have been arraigned before a military court on charges relating to the landing of a private aircraft at the Waterkloof Air Force Base.

DA wants independent Waterkloof probe

2013-05-23 14:22
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The Democratic Alliance has called for an independent investigation into the clearance for a private plane to land at Waterkloof Air Force Base.

Gupta jet report released

2013-05-22 15:42

The full report on the controversial landing of a privately chartered plane at the Waterkloof Air Force Base has been released.

Mantashe: Zuma doesn't have to explain

2013-05-20 14:16
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President Jacob Zuma does not have to explain his ties to the Gupta family to the ANC, its secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Guptas went through many channels

2013-05-19 19:40
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The wealthy Gupta family resorted to using diplomatic channels when it failed to get landing rights from ministers and the Airports Company SA, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says.

'Guptagate' may be raised at ANC meet

2013-05-17 22:14

The debacle around the alleged unauthorised landing of a private chartered jet at Waterkloof Air Force Base may be discussed at the ANC’s national executive committee meeting underway in Pretoria.

Gupta report: Govt appeals for patience

2013-05-15 18:16
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Cabinet ministers are considering a report from a probe into the unauthorised landing of a privately chartered plane at Waterkloof Air Force Base but has appealed to the public to exercise patience.

Gupta family pledges to co-operate

2013-05-14 16:59

The Gupta family has undertaken to co-operate with investigations into the unauthorised landing of its chartered plane at Waterkloof Air Force Base.

Gupta wedding coming to Top Billing

2013-05-08 12:16

Top Billing have announced they will be giving viewers an exclusive look into the lavish and controversial Gupta wedding held at Sun City resort.

Gupta jet probe welcomed

2013-05-06 14:44

The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has welcomed the government's investigation into why a jet chartered by the Gupta family was allowed to land at Waterkloof Air Force Base.

No special airport treatment for Guptas

2013-05-05 16:20
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It's been reported that the Gupta family asked for, but were denied, special treatment at OR Tambo International Airport.

Gupta family responds to jet saga

2013-05-04 13:01

The Gupta family would co-operate with investigators in the jet saga, which received widespread criticism this week, a family spokesperson says.

Gupta guests delayed at airport

2013-05-04 10:54

Over 200 overseas guests, who attended the Gupta wedding, have been delayed at the OR Tambo International Airport for almost six hours before they could depart.

Zuma wary of impact of probes on SA, India ties

2013-05-03 22:11
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President Jacob Zuma has welcomed the investigations into the landing of a Gupta family-chartered jet at Waterkloof Air Base, but emphasised that it should not impact negatively on the relations between SA and India.

Home affairs processes Gupta guests

2013-05-03 19:55

The wedding guests who arrived at the Waterkloof Air Force Base on a Gupta family-chartered jet have been processed through immigration ahead of their departure, the department of home affairs says.

Gupta saga: Indian official in hot seat

2013-05-03 16:07
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Senior government officials will hold talks with the Indian High Commissioner about a "diplomatic incident" involving the Gupta family, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Twitter has fun with #Guptamovies

2013-05-03 11:26

While the SA government tries to make sense of Guptagate, Twitter has had some fun with the whole bridal-diplomatic kerfuffle by getting creative with the #Guptamovies hastag.

Phiyega to probe Gupta guests police escort

2013-05-02 15:55
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National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has launched an internal investigation into the Gupta wedding saga, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has announced.

SANDF unaware of Gupta's air base use

2013-04-30 14:26
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The SANDF says it is not aware of any permission granted for the Gupta family to use the Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria.

 

Guptagate soldiers face watered-down charges

2013-10-29 14:12

The SA National Defence Union says the charge sheet against soldiers involved the Guptagate saga has been "substantially watered down”.

Soldiers charged over Gupta landing

2013-09-13 14:45

Four members of the SA National Defence Force have been charged before a military court on charges relating to the landing of a private aircraft at the Waterkloof Air Force Base.

Madonsela to probe Waterkloof team

2013-08-28 17:01

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will investigate a complaint against the task team appointed to probe the Gupta plane landing scandal.

Gupta report finds officials colluded

2013-05-22 19:09

A collusion of officials resulted in the irregular clearance for a privately chartered plane to land at Waterkloof Air Force Base, reveals a report on the matter.

Some Gupta guests on official business

2013-05-21 19:23
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Some wedding guests on board a privately chartered plane that landed at Waterkloof Air Force Base had official business in South Africa, the Indian High Commission says.

Unclear if Guptas will be charged

2013-05-19 21:34
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The police and NPA are responsible for deciding whether the Gupta family would be prosecuted for the irregular landing of their plane at Waterkloof Air Force Base, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says.

Waterkloof: Zuma, ministers not involved

2013-05-19 15:36
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President Jacob Zuma and his Cabinet had no involvement in the landing of a privately chartered plane at the Waterkloof Air Force Base, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says.

Gupta debate moved forward

2013-05-16 22:07
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A Parliamentary debate on the unauthorised landing at the Waterkloof Air Force Base has been moved forward as the government's probe into the matter had been concluded, the African National Congress says.

Suspended top cop back at work

2013-05-15 13:20

Gauteng deputy police commissioner Major General Phumza Gela is back at work despite his suspension, the SA Policing Union says.

Deadline for Gupta report

2013-05-14 16:10

A probe by directors general into the unauthorised landing of a privately-chartered plane at Waterkloof Air Force Base is expected to be completed soon.

Gupta cops face suspension

2013-05-07 22:06

The Tshwane metro police department has issued intention-to-suspend letters to nine officers arrested for allegedly escorting Gupta wedding guests from Waterkloof Air Force Base to Sun City.

Charge Guptas with treason - Malema

2013-05-05 18:01
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The Gupta family should be charged with treason for using Waterkloof Air Force Base, says former ANC Youth League president Julius Malema.

9 cops held in Gupta saga

2013-05-04 14:27
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Nine officers from the Tshwane metro police have been arrested after they allegedly formed part of a security complement, which escorted Gupta family wedding guests to Sun City.

SANDU calls for inquiry into Gupta saga

2013-05-04 11:28

An independent commission of inquiry must be established to investigate the Gupta jet saga, the SA National Defence Union says.

Newlyweds attempt low-key exit

2013-05-04 09:32

As government scrambles for answers over who allowed a plane carrying guest of the Gupta family to land at Waterkloof Air Force Base, the newlyweds have left for their honeymoon.

Expose 'real' Gupta culprits, says Vavi

2013-05-03 20:55

The real culprits behind the unauthorised landing of a Gupta family jet at Waterkloof Air Force Base must be exposed, not "scapegoats", Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.

R80 000 fine for Gupta jet operator

2013-05-03 18:29
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The Gupta family chartered jet's operator has been fined R80 000 because the aircraft did not have a foreign operator permit, the Civil Aviation Authority says.

Briefing was damage control exercise, DA says

2013-05-03 16:07
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A news briefing by several ministers on the landing of a civilian aircraft at an air force base was a damage control exercise, the DA says.

DA wants parliament probe into 'Guptagate'

2013-05-02 18:36
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The DA has called for a parliamentary probe into why a chartered jet carrying guests for Vega Gupta's wedding was allowed to land at Waterkloof Air Base.

DA: Probe Guptas' abuse of state resources

2013-04-30 16:19
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The Gupta family's use of the Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria constitutes an abuse of state resources and should be investigated, the DA says.

Air base used with permission - Guptas

2013-04-30 11:25
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The authorities gave permission for guests at a Gupta family wedding to land their private jets at Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria, the family says.

 
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