EXPLAINER: Report does NOT prove Mkhwebane took Gupta cash, but something is brewing

2019-07-31 18:24

On Tuesday, global anti-corruption journalism outfit, OCCRP, dropped a bombshell story about a $5 000 (about R70 000) payment from a Hong Kong bank to Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's bank account, apparently flagged as part of a Gupta-linked network.

Dubai business, Nehawu eye mines once owned by Guptas - source

2019-07-28 10:41

Dubai’s DSA Investments is considering forming a venture with labour union Nehawu to bid for coal assets that Glencore was pressured into selling to a company controlled by the politically-connected Gupta family in 2015.

Vytjie Mentor to be cross examined before Zondo commission

2019-02-09 16:40

Former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor is set to return to the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture on Monday and will be the first witness to be cross examined.

Gordhan warns of dangerous fightback against corruption

2018-10-28 20:30

Although the government started reforming state-owned companies, there is a "dangerous and unscrupulous" fightback, says Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Gigaba on the Guptas: 'This is why I didn't act' - but advocate says he is wrong

2018-10-17 18:54

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has reacted to a report earlier that he neglected to act on a legal opinion that advised him to challenge the Gupta family's citizenship status in court.

SA and UAE sign extradition treaty

2018-09-26 17:21

South Africa and the UAE have signed treaties on extradition and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters.

'What's the hullabaloo?' – Mantashe on ANC meeting with banks over closure of Gupta accounts

2018-09-17 21:34

"I met the banks, that was public. So what is new?" asked Mantashe.

Gigaba fights to clear Gupta association

2018-09-09 10:01

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba will head to Parliament this week emboldened by an interim report that does not single him out in the Gupta naturalisation saga.

Here's how under pressure, overworked prosecutors allowed a Gupta winning streak

2018-06-03 06:00

The asset forfeiture bid was ‘sloppy’ and prosecutors failed to share information.

Guptas' nephew awaits outcome of application to have bail conditions relaxed

2018-05-07 19:45

Varun Gupta, the nephew of the controversial Gupta brothers and one of the accused in the Estina dairy project, has asked the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court to relax his bail conditions, particularly the one relating to international travel.


Mkhwebane says report on Gupta-linked payment is part of 'orchestrated campaign to discredit her'

2019-07-30 18:37

A report by a global anti-corruption journalism organisation has revealed that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane received a $5000 (roughly R70 000) payment linked to a broader network involving the Gupta family, in 2014, but Mkhwebane dismissed the OCCRP report as "malicious and defamatory".

Saica issues draft charges for 2 members following KPMG inquiry

2019-06-24 16:07

Saica has issued draft charge sheets for two members of its members following its Ntsebeza Inquiry into widespread reports of wrongdoing by KPMG relating to the audit of Gupta companies and the SARS Report.

The Name Game: Who's who in Parly's report on the Eskom inquiry

2018-11-28 20:06

Here is a list of who Parliament's inquiry report recommends should come forward and talk to the Zondo commission.

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.

'Gigaba's chief of staff instructed official to help with Gupta-linked visas'

2018-10-09 22:17

Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba's chief of staff Thami Msomi asked an official from the department to assist Gupta lieutenant Ashu Chawla with visa applications, the inquiry into the Guptas' early naturalisation has heard.

Guptas also stole our dignity

2018-09-23 06:01

This week’s testimonies by the country’s four big banks showed that the influence of the Guptas was so pervasive that even those who were not on their payroll were willing to do their bidding, writes Mondli Makhanya.

What Gigaba will tell Gupta probe

2018-09-16 06:00

It will be proven, ‘beyond any shadow of doubt’, that allegations the minister helped the family capture the state ‘are without basis’.

Hawks investigate cases related to Gupta-loot worth more than R40 billion

2018-08-15 21:57

Lieutenant-general Godfrey Lebeya has presented the Hawks' progress in several cases of state capture to the Portfolio Committee on Police and has shed light on other high-profile investigations, such as those against Steinhoff and VBS bank.

NPA has failed miserably in Vrede Dairy investigation – legal expert

2018-05-28 21:16

The NPA's Asset Forfeiture Unit, which recently obtained a provisional restraint order against eight accused in the Estina Vrede Dairy project, has failed miserably, a legal expert says.

Luxury vehicles, immovable properties and bank accounts among some items listed in R250m Vrede restraint order

2018-04-16 20:47

Luxury vehicles, immovable properties and bank accounts are some of the assets which are subject to a provisional restraint order which the Asset Forfeiture Unit obtained in the case against the accused in the multimillion-rand Estina dairy farm project.

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