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Gupta brothers (Ajay, Atul and Rajesh)


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Ace shuffles the deck again

8bn from former directors executives contractors and consultants associated with the Guptas (AC Vol 61 No 17 Graft puts ANC on the spot)...


Ace arrest boosts Cyril

'We will have to seek serious legal counsel ' said Magashule's deputy Jessie Duarte who also serves on the 'top six' and faced allegations in 2016 that she was close to the Gupta brothers who fled the country in 2018 before Ramaphosa became President...


The 'Ramaphosa Compromise'

Duduzane was a close associate of the Gupta brothers – Ajay Atul and Rajesh...

It is alleged that Duduzane was the key facilitator of access to Zuma and ultimately to his 'capture' by the Guptas...


This time, it's personal

' The serial corruption and money-laundering by politically connected business people such as the Gupta brothers and the late Bosasa boss Gavin Watson saw an estimated 1...

The appearance of the report on the IOL news website which was intended to mobilise public opinion against Magashule's arrest was the work of Sifiso Mahlangu editor of the Star newspaper who formerly worked for the Gupta brothers' now-defunct TV channel ANN7...


How to defend the indefensible

A former Premier of the Free State Magashule has been named along with former Free State Agriculture Minister and subsequently the national Minister of Mines Mosebenzi Zwane in an investigation which has found that most of the 220 million rand (US$12m) intended for a dairy project in the small rural town of Estina was diverted to companies owned by the Gupta family Zuma's business allies who fled South Africa shortly after Ramaphosa became President in February 2018 (AC Vol 59 No 4 A Saint Valentine's Day massacre of sorts)...

Magashule is due to give a 'wide-ranging interview' to the ANC's Integrity Commission about his dealings with the Guptas and other accusations...


Cyril wins a battle over graft

The Gupta brothers – Atul Ajay and Rajesh – fled to India via their base in Dubai when they saw the net closing on their business empire built during Zuma's nine years in office...

The NPA headed by Shamila Batohi has begun proceedings to extradite the Guptas from India and the United Arab Emirates...


Graft puts ANC on the spot

As the move against former Eskom executives was being announced three unnamed witnesses under police protection have claimed that Molefe Singh and Koko would regularly visit the home of the Gupta brothers in the leafy Johannesburg suburb of Saxonwold and depart with bags stuffed with banknotes for transfer to storage in a safe house known as the 'Knox Vault'...

Arrests may follow and the Gupta brothers – Atul Ajay and Rajesh – and their associate Salim Aziz Essa are also in the SIU's sights over state capture...


Farewell to arms

Another example of the difficulties that can arise was the government talks with the UAE ambassador to South Africa recently where the lack of cooperation in the request for extradition of the notorious Gupta brothers who remain in Dubai was vigorously raised according to one source present (AC Vol 61 No 1 Finally Cyril picks up the pace)...


Finally, Cyril picks up the pace

The Gupta family and associates including Magashule are alleged to have diverted public money intended for poor black farmers via a company called Estina...

Also the NPA which in 2018 was still under the control of Zuma/Magashule allies provisionally withdrew the case against several Gupta family members and associates...

Ramaphosa is aiming to prosecute the Gupta family Zuma's chief allies and the main beneficiaries of 'state capture' before they left South Africa by the end of 2020 we hear from presidential sources...

Late last year the United States Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctioned the Gupta brothers and their business partner Salim Essa forbidding them to do business in the US and with US businesses over corruption in South Africa...

This caused a scramble among Zuma allies who were in business with the Guptas...

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola and Public Service and Administration Minister Senzo Mchunu are overseeing the effort to extradite the Guptas from the United Arab Emirates...

South Africa has asked the US government for help to bring the Guptas and associates to book and also requested the assistance of India China and Hong Kong...

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Ramaphosa writes off coal

It was Jonas's public statements after rejecting a bribe of R600 million (US$44m) from the Gupta brothers that focused the debate over state capture national interest and the state of the ANC...


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