The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
News24, the Daily Maverick’s Scorpio and amaBhungane have scooped the global gong for investigative journalism when the team was announced as a co-winner of the Global Shining Light award of the Global Investigative Journalism Network, the world’s most prestigious investigative journalism award.
The infamous Gupta brothers have been fined just over R50 000 by Indian authorities for littering and after someone 'defecated in the open' during the lavish weddings of their two sons at the Auli ski resort in the Himalayas.
The auditor responsible for auditing Gupta-linked company Linkway Trading has been struck from the register of the Independent Regulatory Boards for Auditors. This is the first matter arising from the Gupta Leaks to reach a disciplinary conclusion and sanction, IRBA noted.
Scores of sockpuppet accounts from India participated in an unprecedented disinformation campaign aimed at vindicating the beleaguered Gupta family.
Ashu Chawla's lawyer says the Gupta associate is in India looking after his ill mother and, without Parliament's help, will only be back in South Africa at the end of November.
The legal team at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has asked the chairperson to allow three hard drives containing the #GuptaLeaks to be admitted as evidence.
All communication with Ashu Chawla, an alleged Gupta fixer, will have to be through his lawyer, his counsel has told MPs on Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs.
Eight suspects with links to the Gupta family, who stand accused of orchestrating the theft of more than R200m in the Estina dairy farm debacle, are to appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.
amaBhungane's investigative team went after a trail left by Gupta lieutenant Salim Essa. What they found was a group of Jewish businessmen who complain of being shunned by their community because of their association with the Guptas.
A damning draft report recommends that Transnet lay corruption charges against four key players in state capture: its former group chief executive Brian Molefe, former chief financial officer Anoj Singh, board subcommittee chairperson Iqbal Sharma and Gupta lieutenant Salim Essa.
Transnet pension fund sets out the A to Z of its exposure to 'Gupta corruption'.
Suspended South African Revenue Service head of legal, Refiloe Mokoena, should face disciplinary processes for her alleged involvement in the unlawful payment of VAT refunds claimed by the Guptas, a legal opinion has found.
The Guptas are to host yet another extravagant wedding – said to be costing the controversial family about R100m – at the luxurious five-star Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi.
President Cyril Ramaphosa plans to make an announcement soon on the future of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene after his admission that he met members of the Gupta family at their home six times.
Deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo has allowed data on three hard drives containing what has become known as #Guptaleaks to be received as evidence in the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.
The #GuptaLeaks show how Gupta agents Ashu Chawla and Naresh Khosla abused their positions as company directors to sign off on dodgy employment contracts.
MPs have heard that the Gupta family offered schools prizes of hula hoops, soccer balls and crayons for the best-designed wedding invitations, all done apparently without the permission of the education department.
Former Trillian CEO Bianca Goodson and Eskom’s former head of legal and compliance Suzanne Daniels, who both turned whistleblowers, speak about the cost of lifting the lid on state capture.
The team includes investigative journalists from News24, amaBhungane and Daily Maverick.
The Free State High Court in Bloemfontein has ruled in favour of Gupta-linked companies and individuals who challenged a provisional restraint order that targets assets, to the tune of R250m.
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