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.

Gigaba: Former ministers must also come to account for Gupta naturalisation

2018-03-27 20:21

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has told MPs that former ministers of his portfolio should also account to Parliament for the early naturalisation of the Guptas.

#GuptaLeaks: The great train robbery - Part 1: the Zurich tryst

2018-03-08 18:36

Even crime families need excel spreadsheets. How else were the Guptas supposed to keep track of the R5.3 billion in kickbacks they were expecting from three different Transnet locomotive contracts?

3 ministers found to have lied for the Guptas over the past 2 weeks

2018-02-23 19:46

Over the past two weeks, three ministers have been caught with their pants on fire, all in the name of the Guptas.

Justice 'will be seen to be done' in Guptas, Zuma matters – Shaun Abrahams

2018-02-15 17:05

National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams says the NPA has a strong case against the Guptas and he is still waiting for the prosecuting team to advise him on the Jacob Zuma matter.

Focus turns to frozen Gupta mine funds as Bank of Baroda exits SA

2018-02-12 14:46

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse says it is 'still trying to ascertain' what the bank shuttering its SA operations means for ring-fenced funds meant for mine rehabilitation.


'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.

Gupta fight goes to Dubai

2018-04-01 06:20

Prosecutors are taking the state’s battle against the Guptas to Dubai, where officials have asked the United Arab Emirates government to preserve an amount of R169m that the family allegedly stole and transferred out of South Africa.

EXCLUSIVE: Gupta-linked train company in R5bn rip-off

2018-03-23 10:16

The Chinese rail giant that allegedly paid bribes of over R5bn to the Guptas has told the state it will no longer invest R5bn in the local train industry.

'Sick' Gigaba bunks question session in Parliament amid Gupta citizenship controversy

2018-03-07 15:47

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has sparked the ire of opposition MPs when he was missing in action during a scheduled question session in Parliament.

MKMVA leader Maphatsoe distances himself from Twitter account

2018-02-17 19:44

Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) leader Kebby Maphatsoe has distanced himself from a Twitter account which uses his name and describes him as a "Commander in Chief of Gupta family interests".

The house of Zupta is tumbling down

2018-02-14 13:11

Jacob Zuma was the Godfather in a criminal arrangement with the Guptas. None of the plundering would have been possible if he didn't enable it, writes Adriaan Basson.

Look who’s here – it’s a Gupta...

2018-02-11 05:49

Protesters close in on the main entrance to the Optimum offices as Ajay and others visit the coal mine. Locals say the helicopter in which the bigwigs arrived is seen almost daily.

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