How the US law inspired by a Russian tax man is helping close the net on 'international financial pariahs', the Guptas

2019-10-11 21:52

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 finance secretary asked to impose US-style sanctions on the Guptas

2019-10-11 17:26

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.

Justice must not be shackled by boundaries, borders, says Lamola after Gupta sanctions

2019-10-10 18:32

South African law enforcement agencies have issued mutual legal assistance requests to eight countries around the world, including the US.

US blacklists Gupta family over filling their pockets with ill-gotten gains

2019-10-10 16:47

The US Treasury announced sanctions against the controversial Gupta family and associate Salim Essa

Lord Tim Bell, co-founder of Bell Pottinger, dies aged 77

2019-08-26 14:13

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.

Guptas' Sun City wedding loot: 'Two MPs collected the money, but I can't name them on live television'

2019-07-26 15:24

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.

Founder of Gupta wedding airline probed for R37bn fraud

2019-07-09 13:47

An Indian court has denied Naresh Goyal, founder of India’s once largest airline by market value, permission to fly overseas after the government told the court a $2.6 billion fraud investigation involving Jet Airways India is underway.

WATCH LIVE: SA ambassador, Bruce Koloane, back in the hot seat as state capture inquiry resumes

The state capture commission of inquiry is expected to continue to hear further testimony from SA ambassador to the Netherlands, Bruce Koloane, who was the chief of state protocol at the time of the so-called Waterkloof landing.

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Waterkloof landing: Facts were misrepresented to get approval, Zondo commission hears

2019-07-05 08:03

Lieutenant General Derrick Mbuyiselo Mgwebi, the acting director general of the military veterans department and head of the justice, crime prevention and security cluster investigation, has testified at the commission of inquiry into state capture.

The Sunday Read by Ferial Haffajee: Why Markus Jooste and Jacob Zuma are two peas in a pod

2019-06-30 09:31

Former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste and former president Jacob Zuma have a lot in common: both have perpetrated the biggest frauds in South Africa, writes Ferial Haffajee.


Guptas will have more difficulty doing business in US, internationally - US Treasury

2019-10-11 19:55

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.

SA urged to take swift action against the Guptas as US piles on pressure

2019-10-10 22:30

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.

'Now for our local authorities to take action' says DA after US sanctions Guptas - AS IT HAPPENED

2019-10-10 18:16

The US Treasury announced sanctions against the controversial Gupta family and associate Salim Essa.

Blow to Gupta-owned Oakbay: Court dismisses its bid to have business rescue practitioners fired

2019-08-30 12:30

Gupta accused the practitioners of being on a "Gupta vilifying train",

This is how we'll save SA, says former deputy Finance minister Jonas in memoir

2019-08-15 09:18

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.

Ferial Haffajee: Six reasons the economy is stuck at 0.6% growth

2019-07-26 15:00

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.

Koloane admits 'name dropping' to expedite Guptas' Waterkloof landing request

2019-07-09 13:16

Former head of state protocol Bruce Koloane has admitted that he "name dropped" to pressure on officials to expedite the processing of the flight clearance request for the Gupta aircraft landing at the Waterkloof air force base in 2013.

'Implausible' that Gordhan honestly forgot about meeting Gupta brother – Mkhwebane

2019-07-06 13:39

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found it “implausible” that Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan simply did not recall meeting one of the infamous Gupta brothers in 2010.

Direct order from state protocol chief prompted Gupta's Waterkloof landing, Zondo commission hears

2019-07-04 14:15

Dirco senior foreign affairs assistant William Matjila has told the Zondo commission that he started to realise there were irregularities surrounding the 2013 Gupta's Waterkloof landing when he did not receive the required diplomatic correspondence.

Publishers stands by Jacques Pauw following Arthur Fraser's summons

2019-06-19 17:38

NB Publishers has come out in defence of investigative journalist Jacques Pauw following a R35m lawsuit by former State Security Agency director general Arthur Fraser.

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