The arms deal judgment will have implications for future commissions of inquiry. The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria set aside the findings of the 2015 Seriti commission report into the billion-rand arms deal.
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The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture is continuing to hear testimony related to the Gupta-linked Estina dairy farm project in Vrede, in the Free State.
Major Thabo Ntshisi has denied that he approved the Gupta aircraft landing at Waterkloof in 2013 as a means to gain favour with former head of state protocol Bruce Koloane for a job he wanted.
Major Thabo Ntshisi, who works at the Waterkloof military base's command post, says he was not happy with the authorisation for the infamous Gupta Waterkloof landing, adding he had no power to go against orders.
Former chief of state protocol Bruce Koloane, who is now South Africa's ambassador to the Netherlands, has returned to South Africa to testify at the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture.
The infamous Gupta brothers have been fined just over R50 000 by Indian authorities for littering and after someone 'defecated in the open' during the lavish weddings of their two sons at the Auli ski resort in the Himalayas.
The former editor of TV news channel ANN7, Rajesh Sundaram, is expected to testify when the commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture resumes.
Several officials of the Department of Home Affairs have been criticised by the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs in its report on the early naturalisation of members of the Gupta family for the "preferential treatment" the family enjoyed at the department.
Where the Gupta family members' applications for early naturalisation were processed "is still a mystery".
SAP has been accused of “improper conduct” related to dealings by a services partner to win state contracts in Kenya and Tanzania, a claim that could plunge the German software giant into a second African corruption scandal in as many years.
The DA in the Free State has called on NPA head Shamila Batohi to reinstate corruption charges relating to the Estina dairy farm project.
The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture is hearing testimony related to the collapsed Gupta-linked Estina dairy farm project in Vrede, in the Free State.
Former chief of state protocol Bruce Koloane, who is now South Africa's ambassador to the Netherlands, told the state capture commission of inquiry he had no authority to approve the landing of the Gupta aircraft at Waterkloof air force base.
Nonkululeko Sindane, former director general of justice and constitutional development, has detailed what the probe into the Guptas' Waterkloof landing looked at and who was found responsible.
The former transport minister, Ben Martins, has told the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture that at, at no stage, did he give anyone instructions to allow the Guptas' aircraft to land at Waterkloof Air Force Base in 2013.
The Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture has pressed former president Jacob Zuma to indicate whether he will be appearing before it, either to cross-examine witnesses or to put forward his side of the story.
Suspended South African Revenue Service head of legal, Refiloe Mokoena, should face disciplinary processes for her alleged involvement in the unlawful payment of VAT refunds claimed by the Guptas, a legal opinion has found.
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs has found that former minister Malusi Gigaba was "incorrect" to grant members of the Gupta family early naturalisation, but has not recommended any sanctions.
Former communications minister Sipiwhe Nyanda has told the state capture commission of inquiry that he was fired after refusing to honour invitations to meet with the Gupta family.
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.
Bank statements show that the Free State government paid R334 202 652 over less than two years to Indian company Estina.
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