Guptagate: What you need to know

2015-01-21 11:14

The Gupta plane landing at Waterkloof Air Force Base in 2013 embroiled all of government in yet another scandal. Here's everything you need to know about the saga.

Charges dropped against two Gupta accused

2015-01-20 14:16

All charges against Lieutenant Colonel Stephan van Zyl and Lieutenant Colonel Christine Anderson have been withdrawn, the SA National Defence Union says.

Guptagate-accused demand answers

2015-01-14 09:22

Lieutenant Colonels Christine Anderson and Stefan van Zyl will approach a high court if the army does not make a decision about their prosecution over the Gupta controversy soon.

Sandu goes to court over Gupta plane saga

2014-09-08 09:51

The SA National Defence Union plans to serve a notice on the SANDF that they will approach a high court for relief over the Gupta plane saga.

Guptagate fall guy gets plum post

2014-08-17 10:21

Former chief of state protocol Bruce Koloane, who took the fall for the Guptagate saga, has been rewarded with a diplomatic posting to a key European position.

'Not enough evidence' over Gupta landing

2014-05-28 13:37

The SANDF has denied media reports about a second investigation into the landing of the Gupta family's private aircraft at the Waterkloof Air Force Base, apparently because there was not enough evidence for a military court.

Guptagate colonel could be cleared

2014-03-23 14:00

Lieutenant-Colonel Christine Anderson – who allegedly allowed the Gupta’s chartered aircraft to land at Waterkloof Airforce Base - could have charges against her withdrawn, says a report.

Zuma denies Guptagate involvement

2013-11-06 19:05

President Jacob Zuma has denied claims by SA National Defence Force officials that he was involved in the "Guptagate" scandal.

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”.

Parliament should check Zuma out - DA

2013-10-15 20:54

Parliament should investigate President Jacob Zuma's alleged involvement in the landing of a private aircraft at the Waterkloof Air Force Base, the DA says.


SMSes link Zuma to Guptagate - report

2015-01-21 08:54

One of the military officers implicated in the so-called "Guptagate" landing claims to have SMS messages in which President Jacob Zuma's name apparently appears often.

'Guptagate cop' part of SAPS reshuffle

2015-01-20 13:10

The SA Police Service plans to redeploy one of the officials accused in the Guptagate controversy - Gauteng's deputy police commissioner Major General Phumza Gela - to the Free State.

No clarity on defence force notice in Gupta saga

2014-09-10 05:00

It was unclear whether the defence force had received a notice from military union Sandu demanding information about two of its members implicated in the Gupta wedding plane saga.

Guptas get Lesotho diplomatic passports

2014-08-25 08:48

The prime minister of Lesotho has reportedly defended his decision to issue members of the Gupta family with diplomatic passports, saying he appointed them to market the country.

Madonsela to question Gupta plane team

2014-06-05 14:31

The task team that investigated the Gupta plane landing scandal will be subpoenaed to appear before a public protector hearing, Thuli Madonsela's office says.

SANDF denies 2nd Guptagate probe

2014-05-28 11:01

The SANDF has denied reports that a second investigation has been launched into the Gupta family's landing of a private aircraft at the Waterkloof Air Force Base last year.

Gupta ties tick off EFF, Cope

2014-01-29 22:04

Two political parties have rejected invites to a newspaper's business breakfast briefing to discuss the IEC's readiness for the 2014 elections.

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.

Guptagate decision due

2013-10-29 10:02

The fate of four SA National Defence Force officials implicated in the Guptagate scandal is expected to be revealed.

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.

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