It is ironic that coal fired power plants contribute to climate change which could result in the malfunctioning of the power plants, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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The tax agency has dismissed Refiloe Mokoena, its Chief Officer: Legal Counsel.
Sekunjalo will oppose a R1bn lawsuit Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments has lodged against chairperson Iqbal Survé and ex-PIC head Dan Matjila.
The Zondo commission of inquiry has confirmed that it is looking into the 2013 Gupta Waterkloof landing matter, this after Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's recent announcement that she had opted to scrap the investigation.
Former mineral resources minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi has told the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture that the infamous Gupta family would summon ministers and then president Jacob Zuma to their homes and "boast about it".
It may be a long shot, but MPs on the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs want to invite the infamous Gupta brothers to appear before it when they begin interviewing witnesses on the family's naturalisation as citizens.
The Department of Home Affairs has contradicted Minister Malusi Gigaba, confirming that Atul and Rajesh Gupta are indeed South African citizens.
The anonymous Gupta-linked disinformation website www.wmcleaks.com is down, following weeks of neglect, in what appears to be a wide-scale abandonment of the "Guptabot" project.
The Gupta-founded news channel ANN7 will no longer be broadcast on DStv when its contract expires in June next year.
The Gupta family and some of their associates have established an extensive network of front companies in and around Dubai that has been used to conceal and allegedly launder hundreds of millions of rands in dubious payments linked to government contracts in South Africa.
German software giant SAP’s reluctance to approach South African authorities has come under fire, as the Hawks confirmed they are investigating SAP as part of their state capture probe.
"I am more confident that I have been in the past that the NPA will be going after those complicit in criminal activity. Whether in country or outside country."
Former members of late minister Collins Chabane's staff have accused former president Jacob Zuma of lying to the Zondo Commission of inquiry into state capture, a report says
Former Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe says he is "in the dark" about current problems faced by the power utility.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Tito Mboweni to the post of finance minister after accepting Nhlanhla Nene’s resignation. Watch the full announcement here.
The long-awaited settlement for former mine workers with lung diseases will be between R70 000 and R500 000 per person, City Press has learned.
After a five-day sitting the People’s Tribunal has recommended that economic crimes such as the arms deal of 1999, non-compliance with UN sanctions during apartheid and state capture be investigated.
e-Commerce website takealot.com has lashed out at comments allegedly made by ANC MP Vytjie Mentor that the controversial Gupta family has a stake in the business, calling it fake news.
The Financial Services Board (FSB) has fined a trader R100 000 for protest art against the Gupta family and state capture.
China’s former ambassador to South Africa, Zhong Jianhua, has admitted that he met the infamous Gupta family, reports have revealed.
German software giant SAP says it has reported its Gupta-linked accounts to US authorities for further investigation.
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