Faced with fake news and collapse of editorial integrity at Independent Media, the last thing media needs are scandals, writes Adriaan Basson.
Nearly R20m in Gupta-linked cash appears to be in limbo and may be forfeited to the state following a failed attempt to 'purchase' two aircraft owned by Sahara Computers.
South Africa’s Burgh Group has won a temporary contract to keep mines linked to the Gupta family afloat, according to a business rescue manager for the assets.
Business rescue practitioners of eight Gupta companies are facing off with a months-old shelf company that wants to buy the mine.
The High Court in Pretoria is expected to deliver judgment in an urgent application by 19 Gupta-linked companies to prevent the Bank of Baroda from closing its South African operations.
The DA says the empowerment certificates of Tegeta, Optimum and Trillian Consulting are possibly fraudulent and it will ensure documents relating to this are made available for the state capture inquiry.
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse says it is 'still trying to ascertain' what the bank shuttering its SA operations means for ring-fenced funds meant for mine rehabilitation.
The trusts of two coal mines owned by the Gupta family will go to court in early December to oppose the recent freezing of the mines’ rehabilitation funds.
Gupta-owned Optimum Coal Mine will pay its employees late this month, after a court dismissed the Guptas’ bid to prevent the Bank of Baroda from closing its accounts.
Civil rights body OUTA has laid charges of treason against Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, saying must answer for actively aiding state capture and damaging South Africa's economy.
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.
Swiss company Charles King wants the business rescue practitioners of the Gupta-linked Optimum coal mine to recognise a sale agreement it had entered into.
Practitioners have failed to take over the mine so that it can have a fair chance at being rescued.
Judge Ntendeya Mavundla has dismissed the application of Gupta-linked companies against Bank of Baroda with costs.
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says that the B-BBEE Commission should be able to investigate the issues of fronting without fear or favour.
Optimum Coal mine, linked to the politically connected Gupta family, will be suspended if managers fail to comply with the site’s social and labour plan.
Eskom says despite a shortage of coal supply to its Hendrina power station, due to Optimum Coal Mine not fulfilling its contractual obligations, the electricity supply will not be compromised.
An urgent court application to freeze some R1.75bn in mine rehabilitation funds from the Gupta-owned Optimum and Koornfontein coal mines will be heard on Tuesday.
Civil rights body OUTA is to lodge an urgent interdict with the North Gauteng High Court to freeze R1.75bn in mine rehabilitation funds from the Gupta-owned Optimum and Koornfontein coal mines.
During his time as mineral resources minister, Ngoako Ramatlhodi said he was asked to meet with the Guptas, but refused to do so.
Eskom CEO Brian Molefe must tell the truth under oath before Parliament regarding allegations contained in Thuli Madonsela’s “State of Capture” report, says the DA.
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