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New app developed to detect Twitter bots — in any language

A new application is able to detect auto-generated tweets independent of the language used relying on machine learning

‘Williams defended The New Age’ — Manyi

During his testimony, Mzwanele Manyi told the commission that Williams had changed her position on the controversial business breakfast briefings

Editorial: Let’s go down memory lane

'Two years later, it is still quite a marvel to understand how deep the Guptas’ network ran'

ANC did not bully Nedbank’ — CEO

Though the ANC did not attempt to browbeat Nedbank into reversing its decision, 'veiled threats' were made to the bank at a subsequent meeting.

#StateCaptureInquiry: ‘Banks did not collude in cutting Gupta ties’ — FNB official

Johan Burger's testimony dealt with attempts by the ANC and government to intervene in the closure of the accounts

State capture inquiry: Zondo to hear why banks cut Gupta ties

In 2016, Absa, FNB, Nedbank and Sasfin unexpectedly cut ties with Gupta-owned businesses and shut down their bank accounts.

How the Guptas got school children to draw invitations for Sun City wedding

A company linked to the family initiated a drawing competition in the North West where pupils designed invitations for the lavish wedding

Manyi files for liquidation of Afro Voice

The negative perception of its previous owners, the Guptas, persisted which also negatively impacted the company’s financials, Manyi explained

Court lifts AFU restraint order in Vrede dairy case

Luxury vehicles, immovable properties and bank accounts were some of the assets which were subject to the provisional restraint order

Court dismisses Guptas’ bid to hold onto jet

The ruling came after EDC and Stoneriver approached the court with an urgent application earlier in March asking it to ground the aircraft

First direct blow against Guptas

Gupta brother’s bank account frozen to recover R220-million.

Editorial: Complexity hides dirty business

'The entire, vast, expensive edifice of surveillance and control failed'

Gupta firms sail close to the wind

With no access to banking, the family is heading into a financial storm. But it has a few lifeboats yet

Gupta firms roasted in bank court bid

The judge was scathing when he rejected the family’s bid to force the Bank of Baroda’s arm

Did Guptas sell mines they didn’t own?

Mystery shrouds the buyer of Tegeta, as the coal firm’s BEE credentials also come under scrutiny

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