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DA demands answers from Jeff Radebe on Gupta’s military vehicle

The DA will write to the Chairperson of the National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC), Minister Jeff Radebe, to seek confirmation on whether or not the Gupta family have permission to own the armoured military vehicle currently stationed at their Saxonwold residence. It is illegal for ordinary citizens to own military technology and it is…

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Why won’t Minister Brown confirm or deny she met the Guptas?

The Minister of Public Enterprises, Ms Lynne Brown’s failure to either confirm or deny that she met the Guptas is not only highly suspicious but shows complete disregard for accountability. In a reply to a DA parliamentary question, Minister Brown refused to reveal whether she had meetings with the Guptas, providing a deliberate non-answer that “The duties…

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Gupta, Duduzane Zuma resignations just smoke and mirrors

The resignation of the Gupta brothers and Duduzane Zuma from Oakbay Investments is for no other reason than to facilitate the sale of the Optimum coal mine from Glencore to Oakbay. It is an insult to the intelligence of the people of South Africa for the Guptas and Zuma to claim that they have done…

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State capture cannot be stopped with just a talk shop

The ANC Chief Whip, Jackson Mthembu’s statement yesterday suggesting that he and his caucus are only prepared to support a debate on state capture and the Guptas in principle is of no surprise to the DA. Further it is a clear indication that, as suspected, the new Chief Whip is not interested in holding the…

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An ANC “star chamber” has been established to investigate “Zuptagate”

Reports that Deputy Minister of Finance, Mcebisi Jonas, will participate in the ANC’s investigation into allegations that he was offered the position of Minister of Finance by members of the Gupta family, neatly illustrates what is wrong with ANC Secretary-General, Gwede Mantashe’s attempt to deal with the allegations surrounding “Zuptagate”. The announcement by the ANC Secretary-General,…

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