Only stagnant pools remain after the Zunami

Former president Jacob Zuma’s rambling monologue on the SABC on Wednesday afternoon wasn’t just an arrogant, delusional act of defiance in the face of the ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) instruction to step down as head of state.

It was his final act of working outside the structures of the governing party, and of the state, and of using the resources that his deployment to government had enabled him to pursue his own agenda, often to the detriment of both.
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SA’s richest woman offers R1.4m reward for Ajay Gupta and Duduzane Zuma

One of the country’s richest women Magda Wierzycka is offering R900 000 of her own money to help authorities track down and arrest Ajay Gupta and Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane who are understood to be fugitives.

She is topping the R500 000 rewards orginially offered by NGO Forensics for Justice. The organisation said it is offering the money because “These people have almost brought South Africa to its knees, it’s now time to bring them to justice. We are offering R100,000 for information leading to the arrest of each one of them and a bonus of R100,000 if the same informant gives information leading to the arrest of all four of them.”
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‘Zuma Is Going To Have His Day In Court Soon And It’s Going To Be Ugly’

Jacob Zuma is set to face the music —  soon he will be charged with the arms-deal corruption case and he might face ill-discipline charges by his party. The Sunday Times has revealed that the National Prosecuting Authority is going to recommend that some of the charges against Zuma be reinstated, having lined up more than 200 witnesses to testify against him.
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Zuma’s boy Duduzane is hiding from the Hawks

The Hawks are looking for Zuma jnr. after the raid on the Gupta house in Saxonworld.

Atal Gupta was reportedly caught while trying to flee the country.

Meanwhile journalists were not allowed in Bloemfontein court where seven suspects appeared in connection of the Vrede Dairy Farm project’s charges.

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Gupta brother and associate arrested this morning

A Gupta brother and one of their business associates have been arrested by the Hawks‚ sources said.

The arrests follow raids on the family’s Saxonwold compound in Johannesburg early on Wednesday morning by heavily armed Hawks officers.
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Guptas plan to strike deal with Hawks – will Duduzane Zuma do the same?

The embattled Gupta family is hoping to strike a deal with the Hawks this morning. This follows the Hawks raid on the Gupta family’s Saxonwold compound in Johannesburg early on Wednesday morning.

News of the planned deals‚ which will see their lawyers meeting with the Hawks today‚ follows reports that President Jacob Zuma’s son and Gupta business associate‚ Duduzane Zuma‚ is to hand himself over‚ with his lawyers‚ to the Hawks today.
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Zuma goes down laughing— at us

On Wednesday morning, Baleka Mbete was asked in an eNCA interview how President Jacob Zuma “seemed” when she broke the news to him that he would not be permitted to address the House.

“He looked like the ordinary Jacob Zuma,” she responded, “always ready to laugh at life.”

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Zuma: State capture commission must investigate all state corruption, focus on Guptas

President Jacob Zuma wants the state capture commission of inquiry to investigate all forms of government corruption, including allegations against him, his Cabinet ministers, the Gupta family and state-owned entities. In the terms of reference seen by News24 on Thursday, Zuma says the commission must investigate whether, by whom and to what extent attempts were […]
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Is the net about to close on Zuma and his Gupta patronage network?

It all started with a wedding. A 200 plus entourage of friends and family landed their private aircraft at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in April 2013. What South African’s didn’t know was that the country had already entered a new era of corruption that was to have a myriad negative consequences. Now, after years […]
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Hain The Pain Guns For Greedy London Lawyers In SARS Cover-Up Scandal. #GuptaCurse

EDINBURGH — South African anti-apartheid campaigner Lord Peter Hain is on a mission to rescue the country again – this time from the claws of the corrupt and the captured who have tampered with the fledgling democracy in the name of personal greed. South African-born Hain earned the moniker ‘Hain the Pain’ for encouraging sanctions against the National […]
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Asset Settlement Unit to seizes Gupta assets

The Public Prosecuting Authority has signed confiscation orders under which the Asset Settlement Unit will today seizes the assets of the infamous Indian family. Assets worth R1.6 billion are affected. The unit asked for applications in three court cases and a trustee will be appointed to oversee the assets. According to the application, the assets […]
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Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo to head commission of inquiry into state capture

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has made the decision to appoint deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo, the Presidency announced in a statement on Tuesday evening. In the statement, President Jacob Zuma announced that he is officially appointing a commission of inquiry into state capture. Zuma said that the Pretoria high court’s order for him to appoint […]
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Eskom agrees to lower quality coal from Gupta-owned Tegeta but purchasing it at a more expensive rate

Eskom has agreed to allow Gupta-owned mining company Tegeta Resources and Exploration to deliver lower quality coal‚ at a more expensive rate‚ to its Hendrina power station in a show of the family’s continued influence at the power utility. Internal documents seen by TimesLIVE record that during negotiations between Eskom chief procurement officer Jay Pillay […]
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