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Guptas seek to overturn sale of Constantia mansion: ‘Unacceptably cheap’

By Garrin Lambley 04-05-23 18:46

A Gupta-owned company, Islandsite Investments, is fighting against the sale of the fugitive brothers’ Constantia mansion which sold recently for reported R20 million. READ: Standard Bank player wins R20m in Lotto Plus 1 draw BLOEMFONTEIN HIGH COURT INTERDICTS TRANSFER OF GUPTA MANSION TO NEW OWNERS Islandsite Investments, which was one of the accused in the Nulane […]

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INTERPOL Issues Red Notice for Guptas who are Accused of Corruption

By SAPeople Contributor 07-07-21 08:06

The National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) efforts to repatriate corrupt-Gupta family members have received a major shot in the arm after Interpol issued red notices against two implicated brothers, their wives and other associates. The brothers – Atul and Rajesh Gupta– and their respective wives, Chetali and Arti are among those accused of fleecing the Free […]

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Hunt for Guptas Heats Up as UAE Ratifies Extradition Deal with South Africa

By SAPeople 09-06-21 22:20

DUBAI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates has ratified a 2018 extradition treaty with South Africa, its embassy in Pretoria said on Wednesday, a move that President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government hopes will lead to the return of the Gupta brothers to face corruption charges. South Africa signed the treaty with the UAE in late 2018, […]

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Guptas Cannot Cross-Examine Witnesses Unless They Testify at Inquiry

By Reuters 13-09-18 14:56

JOHANNESBURG  – The judge leading an inquiry into claims of influence-peddling (or ‘state capture’) against former South African president Jacob Zuma rejected an application by the Gupta brothers to cross-examine witnesses, saying they could only do so if they testified. The public inquiry, which is being telecast live in South Africa, is reviewing allegations that […]

Mcebisi Jonas Tells South African Inquiry Guptas Threatened to Kill Him

By Reuters 24-08-18 16:23

JOHANNESBURG  – Former South African deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas told an inquiry that business friends of ex-president Jacob Zuma threatened to kill him if he spoke about a meeting at which they offered him money and the post of finance minister. The public inquiry, which started on Monday and is being telecast live, is […]

Over R1.4-Million Reward Offered For Capture of Guptas On The Run

By SAPeople 19-02-18 10:01

The reward offered for information leading to the arrest of the Gupta brothers and Jacob Zuma’s son, Duduzane Zuma, has risen to at least R1.4-million… and extra cash has been offered to entice the Gupta bodyguards and those already arrested to come forward with information. The Hawks declared Ajay Gupta a “fugitive from justice” on […]

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Mmusi Maimane Requests Formal Meeting with Public Protector Over Guptas and More

By SAPeople 26-09-17 11:05

Democratic Alliance (DA) Leader Mmusi Maimane is clearly unhappy with Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s conduct and has requested a formal meeting with her… to discuss a number of “pressing matters linked to her office”, and the “performance of her constitutional mandate to investigate misconduct by government departments and entities and to protect the public’s […]

Hawks Confirm They’re Investigating Guptas for Sun City Wedding

By SAPeople 31-08-17 10:50

Hawks, the special investigative unit of the South African Police Services (SAPS), today confirmed they are investigating the prominent Gupta Family, who have been at the centre of allegations of state capture in South Africa, for allegedly using public funds to pay for a lavish family wedding at Sun City in 2013. In a press statement, […]

WATCH Dear Guptas Song – From South Africa

By SAPeople 17-07-17 20:41

It was inevitable. Instead of a Dear Gupta’s open letter, here’s an open song… from ‘South Africa’ to the Gupta family (who are suspected by many South Africans of having captured the state). With music by Rusty Cage and Kazuley, and lyrics by ATSGemwolf (R.P.), the video is described as “a song with a message […]

Call for Guptas’ ‘Obscene’ R1.6 Billion Eskom Discount to be Made Public

By SAPeople Contributor 27-06-17 11:30

The Democratic Alliance is calling for all information regarding the “obscene R1.6 billion discount that Gupta company, Tegeta, received from Eskom, in settlement of a substandard-coal dispute,” to be made public.   DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises, Natasha Mazzone, said this “secretive” settlement should not be hidden since there is public interest in the capture of […]

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Mmusi Maimane Lays State Capture Charges Against Zuma, Guptas & Ministers

By SAPeople 30-05-17 15:27

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has Tuesday laid charges against the President of South Africa, the Gupta family and several other prominent ministers. Maimane made the announcement, saying: “Fellow South Africans, Today I laid an array of criminal charges against President Jacob Zuma, members of the Gupta family, several cabinet ministers and senior executives […]

Former Mines Minister Claims Eskom’s Molefe Tried Pressuring Him to Help Guptas

By SAPeople 16-05-17 14:41

Former South African Minister of Mineral Resources Ngoako Ramatlhodi claimed on Tuesday that Eskom’s CEO, Brian Molefe, and chairman Ben Ngubane, had tried to persuade him in 2015 to suspend Glencore’s mining licences… in an attempt to pressurise Glencore into selling a coal mine… and help the controversial Gupta Family take over the mine. Ramatlhodi told […]

Guptas Invite Journalist Stephen Grootes to Substantiate “Defamatory Claim”

By SAPeople 22-11-16 19:18

JOHANNESBURG – The Gupta Family has released a statement, through APO, regarding radio presenter and journalist Stephen Grootes’ allegation that “Ajay Gupta Lied”. In an article on EWN yesterday, Grootes described how he had been invited in February to conduct an interview at Saxonwold with the head of the Gupta Family, Ajay… which he was then not […]

Guptas Respond to Finance Minister Gordhan’s Application

By SAPeople 20-10-16 09:19

JOHANNNESBURG – Gupta-owned Oakbay has responded to South Africa’s Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan. In a statement issued to the press, it says that on Tuesday afternoon van Der Merwe Associates (VDMA) notified the Minister of Finance’s attorneys of Oakbay’s intention to oppose the application issued under case number 80978/16 on 14 October 2016 – unless the […]

EFF Lays Criminal Charges Against Guptas and Duduzane Zuma, President’s Son

By SAPeople 16-10-16 16:48

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have opened a criminal case against the “Gupta Criminal Syndicate” on Sunday in South Africa… and revealed they “fear that due to their connection to high office, the suspects will temper with evidence and crucial witnesses.” The charges pertain to the so-called ‘State Capture’ by the Gupta family, including ‘money […]

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DA: “Guptas are Like Rats Abandoning a Sinking Ship in South Africa

By SAPeople 28-08-16 15:04

South African opposition parties, the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), have both welcomed the news that the Gupta family will exit their shareholding in all their businesses in SA by the end of 2016. The EFF said it welcomed the news “with caution”, whilst the DA said the family’s claim that […]


Goodbye Guptas: Family to Exit All South African Businesses by End 2016

By SAPeople 27-08-16 16:49

JOHANNESBURG – The Guptas – who are believed to have a close relationship with President Jacob Zuma – have announced their intention to sell shareholding in all South African businesses by the end of 2016. Following their earlier statement today about newspaper reports of alleged comments made by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, accusing the Gupta […]

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