Since 2004, complaints have piled up against Hlophe. The list is filled with allegations you don't want a senior judge to face, writes Adriaan Basson.
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Former South African Air Force officer Lieutenant Colonel Christine Anderson testifies at the Zondo commission that she was under the impression the infamous Gupta Waterkloof landing was the "wish" of then president Jacob Zuma.
Despite former chief of state protocol Bruce Koloane admitting that he abused his diplomatic powers in order to facilitate the Gupta Waterkloof landing in 2013, then-minister of international relations and cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane still wrote to former president Jacob Zuma, recommending him as ambassador to the Netherlands.
Former Government Communication and Information Systems director general Mzwanele Manyi has told the state capture inquiry that he had no relationship with the controversial Gupta family prior to his move to GCIS in February 2011.
Eskom's decision to sponsor the Gupta-linked The New Age newspaper's breakfast briefings is expected to remain in the spotlight at the state capture commission of inquiry.
Sergei Magnitsky, a tax accountant in Russia, gave rise to the law under which the US government sanctioned the controversial Gupta family and one of their associates.
British MP Lord Peter Hain has asked the UK's finance minister, Sajid Javid, to follow the US' lead and impose a series of debilitating sanctions against the Gupta family.
South African law enforcement agencies have issued mutual legal assistance requests to eight countries around the world, including the US.
The US Treasury announced sanctions against the controversial Gupta family and associate Salim Essa
Bell, who was at the helm of the PR company for three decades, had left the firm by the time it collapsed in September 2017.
The money used for the Gupta family's big 2013 Sun City wedding allegedly came from the Vrede dairy farm and two current MPs collected it, the state capture inquiry has heard.
One of the Gupta brothers, Ajay, allegedly wanted 90% of the shares in Imperial Crown Trading for free, the commission of inquiry into state capture has heard.
Former international relations and cooperation minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has told the state capture inquiry that she only became aware of the Gupta's Waterkloof landing in 2013 when it was reported on television.
But the president said he cannot 'just rush in and say arrest this one and that one and put them in jail.'
The state capture commission of inquiry is expected to continue to hear testimony about Gupta-linked The New Age newspaper when Eskom's former divisional executive of corporate affairs, Chose Choeu, takes the stand for a second day.
Sanctions imposed against the Gupta family and their business associate Salim Essa mean that the family will have a lot more difficulty doing business in the US and around the world.
South African authorities must crack the whip on the Gupta family, say opposition parties as the US moved to blacklist the controversial brothers and their associate Salim Essa.
The US Treasury announced sanctions against the controversial Gupta family and associate Salim Essa.
Gupta accused the practitioners of being on a "Gupta vilifying train",
Former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas, who says he refused a R600m bribe from the Gupta family, has written a memoir about his time in office and outlined his vision for how to kick-start the country’s economy.
SA's economy is expected to grow by just 0.6% for 2019. But why is the economy stuck in neutral? Here are some of the reasons, writes Ferial Haffajee.
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