Latest articles on Waterkloof Air Force Base

The president, the preacher and the great escape

Malawi’s new president was furious after Shepherd Bushiri’s dramatic disappearance from South Africa

SANDF sexual abuse and exploitation exposed

​Internal documents show that soldiers, meant to protect South Africa and keep the peace outside our borders, are sexually assaulting people

Russia in Africa: Soft power comes with hard edges

Amid diplomatic niceties at the Russia-Africa summit in Sochi, Moscow has sent two of its nuclear-capable bombers to Waterkloof

Editorial: Justice will one day be done

'There’s a palpable frustration that has for too long permeated South African society'

Koloane and the Waterkloof landing: So what if you help the Guptas?

Someone please call the police, the Hawks, the NPA… everyone

Maimane pushing for money laundering investigation into Gupta dairy farm project

The DA is also looking at whether a criminal case can be opened against the Guptas in the United Arab Emirates.

‘Guptas? Never heard of them’

A leaked transcript sheds new light on the saga of the family linked to Jacob Zuma using Waterkloof as its personal airport for wedding guests.

SANDF denies reports of second Gupta plane probe

The SANDF has denied reports about a second investigation into the landing of the Gupta family's private aircraft at Waterkloof Air Force Base.

Grim tales of the Brothers Gupta

How a little-known family in India climbed to the top of the South African political – and economic – game.

Waterkloof base preps for Mandela send-off ceremony

Activity was high at the Waterkloof Air Force Base as the military, the ANC, SACP and Cosatu prepare to send Nelson Mandela's remains to Qunu.

Zuma: Who is ‘Number One’?

President Jacob Zuma says he does not know who the "Number One" is referred to in almost all reports related to the Guptagate saga.

Guptagate: Soldiers awaiting trial date

The trial date of the SANDF members facing charges relating to the landing of a private aircraft at the Waterkloof Air Force Base is yet to be set.

Guptagate: Number 1 back in the spotlight

Beeld editor Adriaan Basson speaks to us about the latest revelations in the Guptas' Waterkloof landing scandal.

M&G Newsroom: One Young World and Guptagate

Join Verashni Pillay and Faranaaz Parker on the M&G Newsroom on Tuesday morning as they bring you the latest in current affairs.

Allegations by DA draw Zuma deeper into Guptagate

Following a report suggesting Jacob Zuma knew about a private aircraft landing at Waterkloof, further accusations have pulled him into the saga.

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‘Captured’ water utility exec holes up

Thami Hlongwa seems to be in hiding after a blacklisted technology company scored millions from Umgeni Water and the owner was murdered

Q&A Sessions: ‘Media isn’t dying, it’s changing’

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, chief executive of global internet company Naspers, has held senior posts in investment and development banking. She tells Tshegofatso Mathe about her family life in Soweto and her career, including with Cyril Ramaphosa before he went back to politics

Eight things you need to know about the vaccine rollout

About 80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine have arrived in South Africa out of the nine million procured — 300 000 to 500 000 are expected to arrive within two months

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