Eskom lied to SA about R1.6bn payments to Gupta-linked Trillian

Eskom has admitted that it lied when it defended making payments totalling R1.6-billion to Gupta-linked financial advisory firm Trillian and global business consultancy McKinsey. In June, Eskom strongly defended the payments in response to questions prompted by the release of a damning report into Trillian by advocate Geoff Budlender. At[…]

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Gupta PR firm knew about bank probe before Zwane bomb

A public relations firm that represents the Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments knew about the recommendations for a judicial inquiry into South Africa’s banks at least seven weeks before it was controversially published by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, Fin24 can reveal. Zwane was severely rebuked by the ANC and the presidency[…]

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Gupta family hits back at DA’s Maynier

The Gupta family has on Sunday pleaded with the Democratic Alliance’s David Maynier to stop using the family name “as a football in his party-politicking battles”. The family, in a statement, was responding to utterances made by Maynier following the controversial family’s announcement that it had decided to sell all[…]

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Gupta company bosses ambush Gordhan on talk show

Four executives of four Gupta-owned companies ambushed Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on PowerFM on Sunday night with questions focusing on the blacklisting of their bank accounts. In his response, Gordhan revealed for the first time that he had met representatives of Oakbay over the banking issue and said: “Where Treasury[…]

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