For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
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One of the Gupta brothers, Ajay, allegedly wanted 90% of the shares in Imperial Crown Trading for free, the commission of inquiry into state capture has heard.
Wedding bells are set to ring yet again for members the Gupta family, who are planning two lavish weddings at a premier ski resort to the tune of around R43m.
SAFA has denied claims made by former CEO Leslie Sedibe that millions of rands were illegally received ahead of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
The country is waiting with bated breath for a new prosecutions chief to indict the state capturers. Why is it up to one person to force the NPA to do what they are constitutionally obliged to do, asks Adriaan Basson.
A legal opinion handed to Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba in May this year, by a top senior advocate and two juniors, strongly recommends he take court action to challenge the citizenship of members of the Gupta family.
The patriarch of the Gupta family says he was nowhere near the family's Saxonwold compound when the former finance minister claims he was offered a ministerial position.
Gupta patriarch Ajay Gupta says in an affidavit that former deputy minister of finance Mcebisi Jonas has effectively lied to the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture.
Ajay Gupta is not prepared to return to South Africa in order to appear before an inquiry into state capture - but is willing to offer testimony via video link from Dubai, a media report says.
The Department of Justice and the United Arab Emirates are currently working on a bilateral extradition and mutual legal assistance agreement, Justice Minister Michael Masutha has revealed.
Despite Ajay Gupta appearing friendly and jovial in his exchange with SA businessman Justin van Pletzen in Dubai, a source has revealed that it was Gupta himself who opened a case of invasion of privacy against Van Pletzen.
On day two of former president Jacob Zuma's appearance before the state capture commission, he seemed to be uncertain or unwilling to comment about allegations against him. His relationship with the Gupta family as well as allegations put forward by former MP Vytjie Mentor were also explored.
Ajay Gupta, one of the brothers who forms part of the infamous family at the centre of state capture allegations, is no longer a fugitive from justice in South Africa because a warrant for his arrest has been cancelled.
Investigators and evidence leaders for the Zondo commission into state capture are at the Gupta compound in Saxonwold with former ANC MP Vytijie Mentor to carry out an on-site inspection, according to Business Day.
State capture accused Ajay Gupta says he and his family have done nothing wrong and that he wants to clear his name.
Ajay Gupta has rubbished former finance minister Mcebisi Jonas' claim that he was offered the job of finance minister at the family's Saxonwold mansion.
Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas has been slammed by a senior official in the Hawks for allegedly being negligent and tardy in cooperating with the police's elite corruption-busting unit in its Gupta investigation.
Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo has accused the Guptas of wanting to enjoy the benefits of South Africa's legal system without subjecting themselves to its processes.
Mcebisi Jonas on Friday spoke extensively about his infamous meeting with Gupta at the family’s Saxonwold compound, the events surrounding Nhlanhla Nene’s dismissal as finance minister and subsequent events.
Ajay Gupta is reportedly back in his Indian hometown of Saharanpur, a small town in Uttar Pradesh, after last being spotted in Dubai.
In any normal and proud democratic country, the arrest of citizen Justin van Pletzen after filming Ajay Gupta in Dubai would have sparked a huge diplomatic row, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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