The so-called rogue report produced by KPMG contained false information and was developed to push former finance minister Pravin Gordhan and others fighting against Zupta to the sidelines.
Wits University sociologist, Ran Greenstein, says the greatest legacy of the Zuma years is to have alerted us to be ever-vigilant when it comes to the abuse of State power for self-enrichment.
South Africa unveiled a budget that will raise taxes and cut spending as it seeks to fend off a third junk credit rating by Moody’s.
Journalists fired lots of tough questions at Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba in a fiery pre-briefing that was held just before the Budget Speech on Wednesday.
The rand strengthened just over 0.5% in trade on Wednesday to around R11.65/$ as Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba delivered the budget.
The text comes from a different universe to the flowery waffle Zuma-appointed finance minister Malusi Gigaba indulged in during his October mini-Budget address.
A former joint venture partner has filed papers in court, alleging that assets that should be attributed to him have erroneously been included in Steinhoff accounts.
If Ajay Gupta has fled South Africa and is relying on the sovereignty of another state to evade justice, he certainly is not the first.
Tomorrow, South Africa will hear what details the 2018/19 Budget will contain. It will be the first major test of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration.
Black South Africans have told The New York Times that Cyril Ramaphosa is of the same ilk as Jacob Zuma – and that they will vote for the ANC regardless of the behaviour of the president.