How Government Plans To Force You To Invest In State Assets

The South African government has quietly announced that it has set its sights on retirement funds and pensions as a way to add additional funds to bolster the country’s finances. The announcement made on the last day of the ANC’s policy conference last month, had not featured in the party’s earlier policy documents, and was […]
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No confidence vote: A victory for Zuma, but a defeat for the ANC

Jacob Zuma is a natural born political survivor. Yesterday the president overcame an eighth no confidence vote, despite the mountain of evidence of corrupt conduct that has emerged in recent months. But it may prove to be a Pyrrhic victory – for him and most certainly for his party, the African National Congress (ANC). “Hollow” […]
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Zuma’s plan to “get rich quick” on SA’s new set-top boxes and digital migration: report

Following a spate of emails tying the Gupta family and president Jacob Zuma to state capture, more allegations have emerged implicating the president and members of his family in a bid to use their access to the state to enrich themselves. This time, a senior ANC official has submitted a sworn affidavit to Parliament accusing […]
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BLF the ‘ugly stepchild’ of the Guptas, state capture – Pityana

South Africans should be worried about the Black First Land First movement, which is the “ugly stepchild” of the Guptas and state capture, businessman Sipho Pityana said on Thursday. “Driven purely by money, these voices abuse and disrespect our freedoms and democracy, and will literally do anything to get a few more rupees in their […]
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Atul Gupta: ‘I’m Proudly South African’-and blames monopoly capital for what he calls the smearing of his family name

Atul Gupta says he’s a proud South African and never wants to leave the country and blames monopoly capital for what he calls the smearing of his family name. In the latest recording from an interview with the BBC’s Radio Four, Gupta defends the family’s businesses, refuting allegations of state capture. He also denies ever […]
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The PA of Lynne Brown were asked to resign over Gupta email leaks.

Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown has asked her personal assistant, Kim Davids, to step down following allegations related to the email leaks this week. On Wednesday, amaBhungane reported that three people close to Brown, including Davids, have links to the Gupta family. According to the story, this suggests that the Guptas engineered several channels […]
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KPMG got fired from JSE-listed Sygnia over ‘Gupta links’ – M&G

JSE-listed asset manager Sygnia has fired KPMG over its alleged role in state capture – the first private sector pressure that has been brought to bear on global firms accused of having questionable business relations with the Gupta family. A series of leaked emails, called the Gupta Leaks, have exposed KPMG for its role as […]
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Corruption: How The ANC, supported by the World, shapes up against The NP with sanctions

Whilst it is hardly a fair comparison, given that ANC had the whole world, the mass media and all its money behind them, and NP had all the world and its money and mass media against them, Ed Herbst, using his 49 years of covering the South African story, makes some telling comparisons and observations on […]
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Warning To Mugabe And The ANC: Don’t Assume Independence Equates Freedom

JOHANNESBURG — During the twentieth century a range of African countries fought hard to win their well-deserved independence from European powers. The era was characterised by much hope and in the 90s, South Africa followed by disbanding Apartheid. But since then, Africa has become a disappointing continent, ravaged by poverty and plagued by nasty dictators. Robert Mugabe is one such […]
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Singapore And United Kingdom Clients Fire Bell Pottinger As SAFFERS Turn On The Heat

EDINBURGH — South Africans are fed up with Bell Pottinger, a London-headquartered public relations firm that has been exposed for fuelling racial tensions on behalf of their corrupt and captured masters. Bell Pottinger staff have worked closely with Duduzane Zuma, who works for the Gupta family, to develop speeches and other propaganda for ANC figures associated with Zuma and the […]
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