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Activist UK lord stalks Guptas

ANC veterans asked him to get the UK to probe those involved with the family in state capture

Citizen power will save us

"We know the extent of the rot in the state and we know the nonstate actors who help the corrupted public officials and elected politicians."

The Guptas show no sign of heeding Gordhan’s advice to take the banks to court

But the finance minister did warn Oakbay that it should have nothing to hide if it goes that route.

Gupta firms, to be sold by December this year, could go for a song

There is some value in the controversial family’s businesses, but buyers may want a big discount.

Editorial: Bad precedents for plane politics

The problem is that we stumbled around for half a decade without addressing the structural problems that cause scandal to erupt every few months.

Gupta fugitive to pen tell-all book

Rajesh Sundaram intends to write a novel about his ­disastrous three-month stint at the Gupta family's ANN7 news channel.

Guptagate: Soldier takes rap for ‘following orders’

Lieutenant colonel to stand trial while official gets a slap on the wrist for Gupta plane drama

Waterkloof Gupta ‘scapegoat’ on warpath

Air force officer Lieutenant Colonel Christine Anderson's lawyers are set to lodge a complaint with public protector about "unfair treatment".

Gupta-linked farm milks Free State coffers

Up to half a billion tax rands are being poured into a Free State dairy farm whose links to the Gupta family appear to be increasingly clear.

Editorial: Number One reckoning

A sigh of collective disbelief echoed across South Africa as the government's report on the scandal surrounding the Gupta wedding was released.

Has Guptagate woken up the ANC?

So the Gupta family say they organised their landing at a military air base "by the book". Which book? The cheque book?

The beginners’ guide to the Guptas

Industrialists. Newspaper owners. And friends with the president and his family. Read our dummy's guide to the famous family.

Zuma fury over the Gupta’s wedding jet scandal

Feathers are still flying over how the Gupta family managed to have a passenger plane land at an air force base.

Pick: Your friends or your country, Zuma

Will Jacob Zuma's next move help or hinder momentum gained by the swift reaction to the Gupta saga?

‘Gupta-TV’ gets sweet deal from the SABC

The Gupta family has partnered with a mystery BEE player to grow media influence with a 24-hour channel on DStv and a prime-time slot on SABC.

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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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Disrupt the corrupt

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