Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
The Financial Intelligence Centre gave Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane far more financial information relating to bank accounts used by President Cyril Ramaphosa's successful CR17 campaign than what she had initially asked for.
SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane has said the internal inquiry that led to the reinstatement of top SARS official Jonas Makwakwa was a "patently fair, unbiased and independent process".
SARS is concerned about the legal implications of releasing reports on allegations against Jonas Makwakwa and has called for a parliamentary committee to put together a team to make a final decision.
There has been no indication yet whether 72 suspicious transactions worth R6.8bn with which the Gupta family is connected, will be investigated further.
An inter-parliamentary committee will demand answers from criminal prosecuting authorities about progress made in cases of illicit financial flows.
DeVere is under investigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission, five former employees informed of the probe by management before they left have said.
The Hawks say that while they currently do not have any evidence against the Guptas, an investigation continues.
In responding to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's bid to prevent him from intervening with banks on their behalf, the Guptas seem to have put the focus on politics.
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.
South Africa is failing to tackle illicit financial flows and losing billions in potential tax revenue, says Yunus Carrim, chair of the standing committee on finance in Parliament.
South Africa's Reserve Bank is facing a growing challenge of illicit financial flows and money laundering from gangs and errant businesses hell-bent on tricking regulators.
The Financial Intelligence Centre has reportedly fined the Bank of Baroda R11m for its conduct when it helped the Guptas buy Optimum coal mine from Glencore in 2016.
The Financial Sector Regulation Act - also known as Twin Peaks - has now been signed into law.
Only 733 of the more than 5 200 cases that the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) passed on to law enforcement agencies have been investigated in the past six years, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.
Altogether 1 917 cases involving South African residents have been identified in the Panama Papers scandal, the South African Revenue Service has told MPs.
A Parliamentary committee is conducting public hearing into the controversial FIC Bill that has been sent back to Parliament by President Jacob Zuma.
Gupta-owned Oakbay has requested more information from the Financial Intelligence Centre over the 72 transactions worth R6.8bn it identified as "suspicious”.
The Gauteng Hawks’ investigation into the Gupta family has ground to a halt because the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) is refusing to co-operate with them.
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