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29 Mar 2017
 
 
Oakbay/Gordhan debacle a settled issue in law – Guptas lawyer
POLITICS
Oakbay Investments on Wednesday told the high court in Pretoria that there was no need for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to seek a declaratory order relating to the Gupta-owned entity’s wrangle...
 
 
Gupta entity wanted Gordhan’s ‘unlawful’ intervention
POLITICS
Oakbay Investments, owned by the controversial Gupta family, sought Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to intervene illegally in its dispute with top South African banks, the High Court in Pretoria...
 
 
28 Mar 2017
 
Court blocks Guptas bid to make Gordhan pay
POLITICS
The High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday, rejected a vigorous bid by Gupta-owned Sahara Computers to have Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan personally pay legal costs in the ongoing court wrangle...
 
 
Zuma court move in Gupta matter fails
LEGAL
President Jacob Zuma’s legal representatives declined to join proceedings in the matter between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments. On Monday Zuma entered the case,...
 
 
Gordhan to return from London ahead of Gupta court case
ECONOMY
Finance Minister Gordhan ordered home from London ahead of Gupta court case is set to return to South Africa early on Tuesday after being ordered home from London by President Jacob Zuma, hours...
 
 
27 Mar 2017
 
Gordhan flying back to SA tonight – Treasury
POLITICS
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will comply with President Jacob Zuma’s order and return to South Africa on Monday evening. That is according to Treasury spokesperson Yolisa Tyantsi, who told Fin24...
 
 
06 Mar 2017
 
DA: David Maynier says why did it take Absa Bank Limited 15 months, or 312 days, to close the Guptas’ bank accounts?
STATEMENT
Today, I wrote to Maria Ramos, Chief Executive of Barclays Africa Group Limited, requesting a reasonable explanation for why it took Absa Bank Limited (“Absa”) 15 months, or a full 312 working...
 
 
17 Feb 2017
 
Mcebisi Jonas takes on Ajay Gupta over Saxonwold meeting
POLITICS
Deputy Minister of Finance Mcebisi Jonas has taken on Ajay Gupta in a replying affidavit that dispels an allegation that he lied about a 2015 meeting that took place at the Gupta residence in...
 
 
16 Feb 2017
 
Managing the risk of politically exposed persons (PEPs)
LEXIS NEXIS
The concept of 'politically exposed persons' (PEPs) has come into sharp focus as the Guptas continue to make news headlines in South Africa. Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, filed papers in the...
 
 
03 Feb 2017
 
New SARS legal head was named in State of Capture report
POLITICS
The new executive in charge of legal affairs at South African Revenue Service (Sars) was named in the Public Protector's State of Capture report as part of a team that made a submission...
 
 
31 Jan 2017
 
Guptas respond to Gordhan’s affidavit
OAKBAY
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Monday, denied the claim by the Gupta family’s Oakbay Investments that he had colluded with banks to harm the company, saying the banks acted because of the...
 
 
20 Jan 2017
 
 
 
Guptas lambast Gordhan in court papers
POLITICS
Oakbay Investments, the company owned by the wealthy Gupta family, on Friday lambasted Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s court application seeking a court order enforcing his decision not to...
 
 
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...
 
 
21 Nov 2016
 
'Abused' Zuma to face Parliament grilling
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma will face a tough grilling during his last question-and-answer session for the year in the National Assembly. Zuma will answer questions in Parliament on Wednesday, his first...
 
 
14 Nov 2016
 
DA: David Maynier says we will probe the secret reprimand of rogue minister Mosebenzi Zwane
STATEMENT
Today, President Jacob Zuma announced that the Minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane, had been reprimanded for his “midnight statement” calling for the establishment of a Judicial...
 
 
 
                       
 
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