Estina dairy farm project an example of organised robbery, Peter Hain tells Zondo commission

2019-11-18 19:26

British MP Lord Peter Hain has described the collapsed Estina dairy farm project as one of the examples of organised robbery by the controversial Gupta family.

WATCH LIVE | Lord Peter Hain testifies at state capture inquiry

Former UK Labour Party cabinet minister Lord Peter Hain is expected to testify at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture. Watch live.

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From Bell Pottinger to street politics, here are 6 key quotes from Gordhan's testimony to Zondo

2018-11-20 21:00

After a fairly uneventful appearance on Monday, Gordhan's second day of testimony was all about defending himself from a number of allegations leveled against him in terms of his engagement with members of the Gupta family.

Corrupt individuals will be 'hunted down' under Ramaphosa rule - Peter Hain

2018-02-15 20:33

South African-born British peer, Lord Peter Hain, believes the writing is on the wall for corrupt individuals now that President Cyril Ramaphosa is in charge.

O'Sullivan alleges UK law firm complicit in state capture

2018-01-29 15:52

Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan has accused a British-based law firm of being complicit in creating an “enabling” environment for state capture to flourish in South Africa, a charge it has previously denied.

British politician claims UK law firm complicit in state capture in SA

2018-01-16 07:35

UK politician and peer Peter Hain has accused law firm Hogan Lovells of being either ‘willingly gullible’ or a ‘malevolent accomplice' of SARS head Tom Moyane in its probe of Jonas Makwakwa.

SA shows why collaboration is key to tackling global crime networks

2017-11-07 07:00

There are disturbing questions around the complicity - witting or unwitting - of UK global financial institutions in the transnational network set up by President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family, explains Lord Peter Hain.

UK MP says he has evidence of Gupta 'criminal network'

2017-11-01 18:55

UK Parliamentarian Peter Hain has said he has copies of illegal transactions from Gupta-linked companies to banks in the UAE and Hong Kong which show the work of a "criminal network".

UK government condemns Bell Pottinger for damaging its reputation in SA

2017-09-07 13:32

Bell Pottinger has damaged the United Kingdom’s diplomatic reputation in South Africa, the British high commissioner in Pretoria has told the UK government.


International banks enabled Gupta corruption and looting, Peter Hain tells Zondo commission

2019-11-18 13:12

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.

Lord Peter Hain set to testify at state capture inquiry

2019-11-18 07:16

Former UK Labour party cabinet minister, Lord Peter Hain is expected to testify at the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture when it resumes.

Hogan Lovells did not act unprofessionally in Makwakwa report, Law Society finds

2018-11-15 06:45

Law firm Hogan Lovells SA has been found by the Law Society of the Northern Provinces of SA to not have acted unprofessionally in the work it did for Sars concerning the tax agency's chief operations officer Jonas Makwakwa.

O'Sullivan doesn't understand SA's legal system - Hogan Lovells

2018-01-31 07:06

A British-headquartered law firm accused by Paul O’Sullivan of complicity in state capture, says he doesn't understand how SA's legal system works.

Hain's corruption comments 'unfortunate and regrettable' - SARS

2018-01-17 07:46

The South African Revenue Service has rejected statements made by British peer Peter Hain linking it to corruption and state capture.

HSBC closes accounts linked to Guptas amid review

2017-11-20 15:02

HSBC, with the assistance of external investigators, is conducting a wide-ranging review of any possible involvement in suspicious transactions, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Lord Hain seeks criminal probe of HSBC’s relationship with Guptas

2017-11-01 20:41

HSBC is the unnamed bank that is the focus of a senior British lawmaker’s demand for a criminal probe into a relationship with the Gupta family, according to two people with knowledge of the allegations.

UK government worries over fallout of state corruption in SA

2017-10-19 21:30

The British government says it is taking allegations of state-linked corruption in SA very seriously, as possible links to UK banks could sully the reputation of its financial industry.

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