AS IT HAPPENED | Zwane took church choir to India for 'farmer training' instead of Vrede dairy beneficiaries, #StateCaptureInquiry hears

2019-07-23 16:00

The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture is continuing to hear testimony related to the Gupta-linked Estina dairy farm project in Vrede, in the Free State.

UPDATE: Gupta-linked group accused of fraud in Vrede dairy farm project off the hook, for now

2018-11-28 15:44

The NPA has provisionally withdrawn its case against several Gupta family members and their business associates accused of involvement in the Estina dairy farm project in the Free State.

EXCLUSIVE: Gupta associate 'advised' Magashule on Vrede dairy project - court papers

2018-07-12 07:01

Key Gupta lieutenant Ashok Narayan served as an "advisor" to former Free State premier and Ace Magashule when plans were put in place to establish the controversial Vrede dairy project, court papers show.

No warrant of arrest for Duduzane Zuma over Estina dairy farm - Hawks

2018-02-23 16:27

While the Hawks have not clarified whether Duduzane Zuma is a suspect in the Estina dairy farm investigation, acting Hawks head Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata has confirmed that there is no warrant of arrest out for former president Jacob Zuma's son.


Holy cow! Bank statements reveal how Free State government paid Guptas over R330m for Estina dairy farm

2019-02-13 07:11

Bank statements show that the Free State government paid R334 202 652 over less than two years to Indian company Estina.

Vrede dairy farm project whistleblower found murdered

2018-10-23 13:16

As the North Gauteng High Court hears the DA's application for the review of the Public Protector's report on the Vrede dairy farm project, it has emerged that one of the whistleblowers in the project has been murdered.

Estina arrests not due to change in political winds - Hawks head

2018-03-13 16:07

Arrests relating to the Estina dairy project were not due to the change in political leadership of the country, acting Hawks head Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata has said.

Public Protector quietly releases Vrede dairy report, finds 'gross negligence'

2018-02-09 11:01

The Public Protector has quietly released a report on the Vrede dairy project in the Free State, highlighting procurement irregularities, "gross negligence" and maladministration.

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