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Trillian Management Consulting, which is linked to the Gupta family through its association with associate Salim Essa and Trillian director Eric Wood, has won its day in court.
ANC veteran Reverend Frank Chikane says he was shocked when the Guptas told former Government Communication and Information System director general Themba Maseko that he would be removed from his position if he failed to deliver what they wanted.
The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation and Johannesburg Against Injustice picketed outside the Gupta compound on Friday evening, calling for the family to be brought back to South Africa and held to account. They were joined by members of the Hindu community and Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse members.
The former head of the Free State department of agriculture, Peter Thabethe, has told the commission of inquiry into state capture that he had been summoned by the Public Protector's office last week to give evidence about the Estina dairy farm case.
Twenty-two tons of garbage. That is the aftermath of two Gupta family weddings in an ecologically sensitive area in the Indian province of Uttrakhand, says international media reports.
The Guptas offered a Free State MEC a massive R2m bribe to loot R80m from the Free State province, a News24 investigation has discovered.
Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has told the State Capture Inquiry that he visited the Gupta’s eight time during his time in the Treasury portfolio.
A Gupta-linked email account called Business Man has landed three former Eskom executives in hot water for allegedly sharing confidential information with third parties – namely the Gupta family and their associates.
Minister in the presidency for planning, monitoring and evaluation Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is one of the ministers who has visited the Guptas, her answer to a parliamentary question reveals.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said he would gladly stand witness before Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo and testify if asked to do so.
The former minister of public enterprises lambasted the power utility's board for requesting a white person act as CEO of Eskom when the ANC was facing the general election, according to ex-chairperson Zola Tsotsi.
Despite the warning signs in the public domain, international banks continued to turn a blind eye by doing business with the Gupta family, enabling them to conduct their affairs and "launder money around the world", British MP Lord Peter Hain has told the state capture inquiry.
US experts in the combating and prevention of corruption, money-laundering and other cross-border crimes will be providing training to South African prosecutors and law-enforcement officials.
The infamous family’s latest mega-wedding has cemented ties with another clan already implicated in one of the Gupta’s more memorable ventures in South Africa. Now the two families are branching out in a big way.
Former Free State MEC Mxolisi Dukwana has alleged that he was fired by former Free State premier and current ANC secretary general Ace Magashule for not approving a multimillion-rand Gupta-linked contract in 2012.
Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas has told the state capture commission of inquiry that it would be "the biggest mistake" to think the commission was about former president Jacob Zuma.
The story is being told by those eager to restructure, unbundle and ultimately privatise the power utility, says Matshela Koko.
Malusi Gigaba "acted outside his authority" when he advised Transnet to go ahead and order locomotives worth billions of rand while he earlier "compromised the procurement process" says a bombshell Treasury report.
The reputation of Nhlanhla Nene, who took over as SA’s finance minister to help restore confidence after years of scandal under former President Jacob Zuma, has now been tainted.
Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo has allowed data on three hard drives containing what has become known as #Guptaleaks to be received as evidence in the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.
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