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Home affairs, VFS deny Gupta, Zuma link

Both the home affairs department and visa application service company VFS have denied any links to President Jacob Zuma’s son, Duduzane, and Rajesh Gupta following claims made by the Democratic Alliance last week. The department’s

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Union wants ANN7 bailout

The Communication Workers Union on Thursday said it wanted business owners to take over Gupta-owned news channel, ANN7. “Let it be a South African-owned company. So we will be engaging with various business people to ensure that we save jobs at ANN7,” union

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Why did the Guptas head for the exit?

So, the Gupta brothers have called South Africa quits. Although it is not really surprising, as virtually everyone but the president and his family have taken a hostile stance against the family, the swiftness of their departure has raised a few eyebrows

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Guptas can still run SA firms from Dubai

As the owners of Oakbay Investments, with an 80% shareholding in Oakbay Resources and Energy [JSE:ORL], the Guptas could still run their companies from Dubai, an investment risk analyst said on Sunday. “In a nutshell, yes they can – shareholders

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Letter sets out why Guptas quit

Gupta-owned company Oakbay Investments made contact with President Jacob Zuma and cabinet ministers to express its “deep disappointment” at banks closing its accounts, it was revealed in a leaked letter to staff on

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Guptas offered me finance minister job: Jonas

Deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas said he could no longer remain quiet about the Gupta family offering him the top job in the ministry. Jonas on Wednesday confirmed he was offered the job of finance minister before Nhlanhla Nene was removed

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Guptas seek national TV licence

The Gupta-controlled Infinity Media Networks, which owns the 24-hour news channel ANN7 – broadcast on MultiChoice’s DStv pay-television platform – has applied to communications regulator

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SABC gambles millions on new channels

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan has previously slapped down plans by the SABC for a 24-hour news channel, saying “this is not the time for vanity projects”, but that has not stopped the public broadcaster steaming ahead to the launch of its satellite project on 1 August

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Guptas vs SABC in news channel race

Two broadcasters, both perceived to be sympathetic to president Jacob Zuma and his government, are set to launch 24-hour news satellite channels on the same continent-wide MultiChoice DStv platform. Broadcasting sources confirmed to the Mail & Guardian this week that the SABC is back in discussions

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And now for the Gupta news

The influence of the powerful and politically well-connected Gupta family is set to grow this year with the addition to its media portfolio of a 24-hour news channel on the continent-wide DStv satellite platform, and a new prime-time slot on SABC. The owners of