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11 Jan 2017
 
 
 
 
Guptas fail to sell SA companies by end of 2016
BUSINESS
The Guptas’ intention to dispose of their shares in all their South African businesses by the end of 2016 has not come to fruition, their family spokesperson confirmed this week. "The Gupta family...
 
 
23 Dec 2016
 
2016 set Zuma up for life and death political battle in coming year
POLITICAL CAREER
President Jacob Zuma can, in the phrase popularised by Queen Elisabeth II in 1992, claim the past year as his annus horribilis as the State capture narrative eclipsed the Nkandla scandal and drew...
 
 
13 Dec 2016
 
Gordhan lashes Eskom in address to Numsa
POLITICS
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Monday criticised State-owned enterprises for obstructing government’s objectives through corruption, as he addressed the tenth conference of the National Union...
 
 
31 Aug 2016
 
Molefe: Zuma a nice old man, Gordhan right for job
POLITICS
Eskom CEO Brian Molefe praised Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as "the right man for the job" and said President Jacob Zuma is a “very nice old man”. “He [Gordhan] is a man with immense integrity...
 
 
30 Aug 2016
 
DA: Natasha Mazzone says where is Lynne Brown?
STATEMENT
Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown, has not uttered a single word nor made efforts to present a plan of action to the impending crises occurring at state-owned enterprises (SOE) SAA, Denel...
 
 
29 Aug 2016
 
 
 
DA: Natasha Mazzone says Denel in hot water with Treasury
STATEMENT
Treasury has allegedly issued legal letters to Denel, demanding that it scrap the much maligned joint venture between Denel Asia and Gupta-linked VR Lazer Asia. According to reports, Treasury is...
 
 
24 Aug 2016
 
DA: Natasha Mazzone says unapproved Denel-Gupta merger undermines Gordhan and violates PFMA
STATEMENT
The announcement by Denel CFO that the merger with Gupta-linked VR Laser will continue is another case of the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, being undermined by President Zuma. This is...
 
 
05 Jul 2016
 
 
 
 
 
Molefe in forceful defence of Gupta-linked coal deal
ELECTRICITY & COAL
Eskom CEO Brian Molefe went on the offensive on Tuesday against critics of the State-owned utility’s recent coal contract with the Gupta-family-linked Tegeta Exploration and Resources, likening the...
 
 
20 Jun 2016
 
Guptas deny trying to capture R51bn Prasa tender
TENDERS
The Gupta family has denied it attempted to capture the R51-billion Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) tender on behalf of a bidder in 2012, as alleged in a letter written by former CEO Lucky...
 
 
25 May 2016
 
DA urges IDC to give Guptas 'a wide berth'
FINANCE
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) should “follow the lead of the commercial banks and give the president’s pals (the Guptas) a wide berth in future”, the Democratic Alliance (DA) said on...
 
 
25 Apr 2016
 
Unions have been co-opted - Malema
POLITICS
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has lashed out against South Africa's trade unions, calling them “unions for management”. He says those that are left are in bed with...
 
 
19 Apr 2016
 
 
 
Eskom challenges ‘unfair’ State capture claims
ESKOM
State-owned electricity utility Eskom has moved to challenge ongoing media reports suggesting that the company has been “captured by politically connected families and individuals” and has also...
 
 
29 Mar 2016
 
 
 
Gupta director joined Eskom board within three months
POLITICS
Mark Pamensky was appointed to the Eskom board three months after joining the board of Gupta-owned Oakbay Resources and Energy, Eskom revealed on Tuesday. The Eskom website describes Pamensky as...
 
 
17 Mar 2016
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – March 17, 2016
podcast
Making Headlines: Mcebisi Jonas said he could no longer stay quiet on Gupta offer. Cape Verde identifies first case of the Zika virus. And, Zuma takes the hot seat in Parliament.
 
 
01 Mar 2016
 
FF Plus: Adv. Anton Alberts says Nersa has to explain about power increase of 9,4%
STATEMENT
It was reckless and very disappointing of the National Energy Regulator (Nersa) to condone Eskom’s poor management by agreeing to a tariff increase of 9,4%, Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus’...
 
 
 
                       
 
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