The National Treasury has extracted data via the State Information Technology Agency revealing the scale of payments to the Gupta-owned media empire amounting to R260-million from provincial and national government departments over several years, Daily Maverick's Jessica Bezuidenhout writes. This comes as new evidence shows that the Guptas pocketed as much as R122-million in "success fees" from a Chinese Development Bank loan.
Treasury Reveals How SA Inc Bankrolled the Gupta Media Beast
Daily Maverick, 10 September 2018
A deep dive into electronic government ledgers revealed R260-million in payments to Gupta-linked media companies by provincial and national government departments over several… Read more »
Presidency Boss Kodwa Stamps Ramaphosa's Authority On State Capture Hearings
As the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture reveals how seismically State Capture cut through the ANC, President Cyril Ramaphosa moved to throw his weight behind its… Read more »
Left: Ajay Gupta. Right: Atul Gupta.
Guptas Siphoned R100 Million-Plus From China Loan, Evidence Shows
In July 2018, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that Eskom had secured a $2.5-billion loan from a Chinese state bank. The last time this bank lent money to one of our state-owned… Read more »
Vincent Maleka Slam Dunks Guptas' Request to Cross-Examine Witnesses From Their Dubai Safe House Via Video
Daily Maverick, 6 September 2018
The Gupta brothers this week tried again to treat South Africa like a banana republic playground - until they collided with Vincent Maleka, evidence leader at the Zondo commission… Read more »
Judge Zondo Raises Concerns Over Guptas' Refusal to Return to SA
News24Wire, 6 September 2018
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has expressed concerns over the Gupta brothers' application to cross-examine witnesses from abroad. Read more »
According to Vincent Maleka, evidence leader at the Zondo commission of inquiry, the Guptas want to make use of the commission's processes to "proclaim and advance their ... Read more »
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