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State capture inquiry postponed 'until further notice'

By: News24Wire      11th September 2018 The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has been postponed until further notice, it announced on Tuesday. The hearings were expected to resume on Wednesday with the testimony of former minister of public enterprises Barbara Hogan. The commission's chair, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond... 

Gupta revealed 'top secret' Denel matter – Mentor

By: African News Agency      28th August 2018 Ajay Gupta revealed top secret information regarding state-owned arms manufacturer Denel during a meeting at the family's Saxonwold compound, former African National Congress (ANC) parliamentarian Vytjie Mentor testified at the state capture commission of inquiry on Tuesday. This was a meeting... 

Zuma postpones Cabinet meeting

By: News24Wire      29th March 2017 President Jacob Zuma has postponed the start of Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting “to later this afternoon” to enable members to attend the funeral of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, the Presidency said. “President Jacob Zuma has again expressed deep sadness and extended his heartfelt condolences to... 

Save SA aims for 'maximum impact' protests over Gordhan

By: News24Wire      25th October 2016 A campaign by Save South Africa has been flooded with messages of support since making a call for a people’s assembly to discuss state capture. South Africans have been offering to help the campaign’s demonstrations against state capture in November, one of its steering committee members, Lawson... 

Brown grilled over Gupta links 

By: News24Wire      26th April 2016 Opposition parties on Tuesday laid into Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown for allowing the controversial Gupta family to infiltrate South Africa’s State-owned companies. In her budget speech for the 2016-17 financial year, Brown said the government needs to retain its ownership of... 

Parliamentary investigations on Guptas baseless – ANC

By: News24Wire      29th March 2016 The ANC has labelled the notion of Parliament investigating the Gupta family as baseless. The office of the chief whip on Monday said claims made by the DA’s John Steenhuisen that Jackson Mthembu would support the investigation into the alleged “state capture” by the Gupta family were not true. 

ANC not for sale - Ramaphosa  

By: News24Wire      24th March 2016 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa issued a stern warning on Wednesday night to those attempting to use their deep pockets to influence leaders within the ruling party. "The ANC (African National Congress) is not for sale. The ANC refuses to be captured... Those who want to capture the ANC and... 

DA asks Madonsela to probe Zuma over ties with Guptas

By: African News Agency      18th March 2016 The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Friday urged Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to launch an investigation into alleged abuse of power on the part of President Jacob Zuma, following claims this week that he had allowed the Gupta family to pick cabinet ministers. “These revelations directly... 

Former Minister Hogan says Zuma interfered in Public Enterprises

By: African News Agency      17th March 2016 Former Public Enterprises Minister Barbara Hogan on Thursday said President Jacob Zuma meddled in her portfolio and pressed her to appoint and retain people in key positions at state-owned enterprises, including a compromised individual. Asked by eNCA whether Zuma interfered while she held the... 

Zuma–Gupta scandal must be probed – Corruption Watch 

By: News24Wire      17th March 2016 The ongoing controversy between President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family is a betrayal of South Africans' trust, Corruption Watch said on Thursday. The organisation called for an immediate investigation into allegations that the Gupta family had offered Cabinet posts to various ANC members. 

Mentor stands her ground, claims she has proof of Gupta job offer

By: African News Agency      17th March 2016 In a fresh post on Facebook on Thursday former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor claimed she has proof that President Jacob Zuma was present at the Gupta family’s Saxonwold home when they offered her the public enterprises minister post. Mentor dared the controversial family to take her to court over her... 

Zuma takes the hot seat in Parliament

By: News24Wire      17th March 2016 President Jacob Zuma will take the hot seat in Parliament on Thursday in an question and answer session with MPs amid explosive revelations that the Gupta family had been trying to influence Cabinet appointments. Zuma is expected in the National Assembly Chamber at 14:00. 

I could no longer stay quiet on Gupta offer - Jonas

By: News24Wire      17th March 2016 Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas said he could no longer remain quiet about the Gupta family offering him the top job in the ministry. Jonas on Wednesday confirmed he was offered the job of finance minister before Nhlanhla Nene was removed. 

Transnet drops litigation against former Minister’s security company

By: Natasha Odendaal     4th August 2014 State-owned parastatal Transnet has withdrawn all litigation against General Nyanda Security Services (GNS) after a vigorous and exhaustive investigation cleared the group and its founders of wrongdoing. The disputes, which led to various legal proceedings by both parties, revolved around... 

Indonesia expresses interest in SA’s dormant PBMR

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     4th July 2014 Indonesia has expressed interest in South Africa’s pebble-bed modular reactor (PBMR) technology, the demonstration of which was abandoned in 2010, after R9.244-billion had been spent over a decade, about 80% of which was taxpayers’ money. When the project was launched, the aim was to build a... 

“Number of nuclear disasters is far less than those that occur at coal mines”

By: Kim Kruger     20th April 2012 When the South African government approved the hotly debated Integrated Resource Plan (IRP 2010) in 2011, it was clear that a substantial part of future power generation will come from nuclear power. According to this plan, 42% of all the new electricity generating capacity in the country will... 

Company Announcement: Nuclear power inevitable part of South Africa’s energy future?

20th April 2012 “Number of nuclear disasters is far less than those that occur at coal mines”  


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