Former SABC CEO Lulama Mokhobo says that when she arrived at the SABC in 2012, she found that the Gupta linked New Age business breakfast briefings were flighted without a contract.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has rejected with contempt reports by Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, that she was “flagged” by global bank HSBC, as having financial links to the Guptas.
Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo says the current and past cabinet ministers and their deputies should submit affidavits detailing if and under what circumstances they had interacted with the Gupta family and Bosasa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says while he met the Gupta brothers on three or four occasions, the only meeting where matters of substance were discussed was when the brothers requested a meeting with ANC officials to discuss the closure of their bank accounts.
A businessman based in Vrede in the Free State has told the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Parktown, Johannesburg that he met three men that he believes were the Gupta brothers.
Former President, Jacob Zuma has claimed that he never engaged in any unlawful activities with the controversial Gupta family.
Another witness has admitted to the State Capture Commission of Inquiry that he had lied about the Gupta family’s landing at the Waterkloof Airbase in 2013.
Former Chief of State Protocol, Bruce Koloane has admitted that he unduly used former President Jacob Zuma’s name to put pressure on officials to clear the landing of the Gupta plane at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in 2013.
The former head of state State Protocol Bruce Koloane has attributed his supposed approval of the landing of the Gupta plane at the Waterkloof Air Force Base to a misunderstanding between himself and his Personal Assistance.
The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture is on Thursday expected to hear testimonies from three more witnesses about the Guptas’ controversial landing at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in 2013.