Leaked e-mails show lavish life of Gupta-linked Eric Wood

2019-12-22 13:40

The personal wealth of Trillian Capital Partners CEO Eric Wood increased dramatically a few years after he met the Guptas and their business associate Salim Essa, according to leaked e-mails obtained by the Sunday Times.

The Guptas did it again – and it cost even more

2019-06-25 15:30

Last week, Gupta brothers Ajay and Atul hosted a swanky double wedding for their two sons.

KPMG on journey of renewal - chair at opening of new Cape Town office

2019-05-16 21:03

KPMG Southern Africa officially opened its new office in Cape Town earlier this week.

How deep does the rabbit hole of SA corruption go?

2019-02-01 07:47

Recent evidence about bribes and sweetheart deals between businessmen and ANC officials suggest the rot runs far deeper than most people thought.

Why the kingpins who looted SA may get off the hook

2018-10-21 13:57

Scepticism is mounting that the alleged masterminds of South Africa’s biggest-ever embezzlement of state funds will ever be held to account.

SARB warns of 'catastrophic' impact if banks kept Gupta accounts open

2018-09-24 19:00

SA’s “big four” banks could have been locked out of the international payments system if they had kept Gupta bank accounts open, says the SARB deputy governor.

Manyi: Afrotone Media thriving despite 'not getting much' from government

2018-08-15 12:14

Mzwanele Manyi says "media outlets" spread a narrative which "vilified and delegitimised black owned businesses".

Aurora directors in Gupta-VR Laser 'scam'

2018-06-17 09:01

‘Fake’ and ‘absurd’ offer of R250m to buy firm out of business rescue collapses.

Staff of Gupta-linked auditor Nkonki fight closure

2018-05-16 17:35

Employees at SA audit firm Nkonki have applied to court to block the company’s liquidation and have it put into administration instead.


History waiting to be written

2019-08-26 12:17

David McKay sat down with former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas to discuss his book, After Dawn: Hope after state capture.

Inquiry hears of sudden 'flurry of activity' in dormant Gupta-linked bank account

2019-06-10 12:09

The judicial commission inquiry into state capture has heard of a sudden 'flurry of activity' in a Standard Bank account held by Gupta-linked company Homix in 2014, in what ought to have raised reg flags.

Gupta-wedding airline suspends flights due to financial troubles

2019-04-23 15:19

Jet Airways, used by the Gupta brothers to charter hundreds of its guests from India to a family wedding at Sun City in May 2013, has suspended all flights due to financial troubles.

Makhosi Khoza: Rob Davies must resign for meeting with the Guptas

2018-10-30 20:57

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies must resign for admitting to meeting with the Guptas, according to Dr Makhosi Khoza. However, his spokesperson responded saying that the minister has since 2016 never denied meeting with the controversial family.

Magashule rejects 'baseless' claims of Gupta meeting over R140m deal

2018-10-20 13:47

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has dismissed allegations that he took former MEC Mxolisi Dukwana to the Guptas' Saxonwold compound seven years ago to discuss a R140m deal.

Numsa heads to court to stop asset sale of Gupta-linked VR Laser

2018-09-18 05:45

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA is heading to the high court to try and save the jobs of its members by preventing the sale of assets of VR Laser.

Ntsebeza inquiry: KPMG should have terminated relationship with Gupta entities

2018-06-26 20:59

Auditing firm KPMG should have terminated the relationship they had with the Gupta-linked entities as soon as there were red flags, says Adv. Tembeka Ngcukaitobi.

Unconventional accounting at Gupta-owned VR Laser

2018-06-17 07:07

Gupta-owned VR Laser has been running on borrowed money for years and employing unconventional accounting to downplay losses.

Charles King deal for Gupta-linked Optimum 'a farce', says business rescue practitioner

2018-05-10 14:30

Swiss company Charles King wants the business rescue practitioners of the Gupta-linked Optimum coal mine to recognise a sale agreement it had entered into.

Glencore might buy back Gupta-linked Optimum

2018-03-27 22:00

Glencore is considering a bid for the Optimum coal operations which it sold in 2015 to a company part-owned by the politically connected Gupta family, sources say.

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