Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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A culture should be developed where it is frowned upon for a minister or proxy of a minister to call a director general or a CEO of a state entity enquiring about employment or procurement opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Someone needs to act fast in order to prevent him from doing a "Gupta". Even to the extent of putting all airports on alert.
Former domestic intelligence head Gibson Njenje told the commission of inquiry into state capture on Tuesday that former state security minister Siyabonga Cwele said the agency would in effect be investigating former president Jacob Zuma if it continued with an investigation into the activities of the controversial Gupta family.
Former Free State agriculture department head Peter Thabethe says they had signed a 99-year free lease agreement with Estina with the intention of later transferring the land to beneficiaries.
After helping topple Bell Pottinger, anti-corruption groups are now targeting US consultancy McKinsey & Co. and auditing firm KPMG for doing work for businesses tied to the Gupta family and President Zuma’s son Duduzane.
Embattled British PR firm Bell Pottinger has had its membership of the Public Relations and Communications Association terminated “with immediate effect”.
The battle to remove Gordhan and ultimately President Cyril Ramaphosa from office is in full swing and led by rogues like Mosebenzi Zwane, writes Adriaan Basson.
If there’s anything that the government and party of former president Jacob Zuma will be remembered for – apart from corruption, mismanagement and theft – it will be the brazen manner in which the capture clique attempted to hijack National Treasury on December 9, 2015, writes Pieter du Toit.
A man accused of passing information about Eskom to the Gupta family has denied he discussed the prospect of becoming a board member with the family.
Parliament’s trade and industry oversight committee has agreed to launch an inquiry into Transnet’s controversial acquisition of 1 064 locomotives at a cost of R50bn.
Public relations firm Bell Pottinger says it will continue to follow the code of conduct of a UK PR regulatory body as not all of its staff worked on the Oakbay Gupta account.
The Guptas may have to answer to the United Kingdom for money laundering, Zimbabweans 'apologise' to SA over Grace Mugabe 'wrath' and police arrests five prisoners involved in daring escape.
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