NPA to freeze Atul Gupta’s bank account as farm is seized

The NPA has confirmed that it is in the process of freezing Atul Gupta’s bank account and has seized a farm in the Free State belonging to the influential family.

According to eNCA, the National Prosecuting Authority has seized control of Estina farm as it sets out to recover R1,6 billion from the Guptas.

NPA to freeze Atul Gupta’s bank account as farm is seized

NPA to freeze Atul Gupta’s bank account as farm is seized

The NPA has confirmed that it is in the process of freezing Atul Gupta’s bank account and has seized a farm in the Free State belonging to the influential family.

ANC welcomes appointment of new Eskom CEO and board chair and Koko and Singh’s removal

ANC welcomes appointment of new Eskom CEO and board chair and Koko and Singh’s removal

The African National Congress has welcomed the decisive action taken by government to speedily intervene to address the problems plaguing state energy utility Eskom.
New Eskom CEO and board chair appointed, Koko and Singh, others to be ‘removed’, says presidency

New Eskom CEO and board chair appointed, Koko and Singh, others to be ‘removed’, says presidency

The new board had also been instructed to appoint a permanent group chief executive officer and a group financial officer within the next three months,” the presidency said in a statement.
KwaZulu-Natal ANC interim leadership announcement possible by Monday

KwaZulu-Natal ANC interim leadership announcement possible by Monday

The new interim leadership of the African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal could be announced as early as Monday, the party says.
Details: Eskom’s new chairperson and board members announced

Details: Eskom’s new chairperson and board members announced

The presidency has released a statement with the names of the new Eskom chairperson and board members today.
Eskom’s top managers send explosive memo to Ramaphosa to intervene

Eskom’s top managers send explosive memo to Ramaphosa to intervene

The memo addresses the power utility’s leadership, governance issues and the crisis it is facing as top management was allegedly implicated in corruption involving millions of rand.
Opinion: With a lot to lose, Zuma was never going to go down without a fight

Opinion: With a lot to lose, Zuma was never going to go down without a fight

A wounded Jacob Zuma was not going to go down without a fight, once he is out of office ‘JZ783’ headache will pound him.

Trump inauguration anniversary marred by shutdown, protests

Donald Trump’s first anniversary as US president was marred by chaos Saturday as lawmakers traded bitter recriminations over a government shutdown while mass demonstrations erupted in cities across the country.

Young Foster saves Pirates blushes

Orlando Pirates’ 17-year-old striker Lyle Foster chose a good time to net his first goal for the club as he rescued a late 1-1 draw with Polokwane City in a league match at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday night.

Billiat brace sinks Platinum Stars

Two goals from Khama Billiat – tipped to leave Mamelodi Sundowns this month, fired his side to a 3-0 Premiership win over struggling Platinum Stars at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Saturday evening.

Did David Tlale give ‘The Intern’ winner’s car to his mother?

The winner of David Tlale’s reality show The Intern, Kuena Moshoeshoe, has put the designer on blast again for failing to keep his promise.

City edge Ajax in Ikapa derby

Cape Town City moved to second place on the league table after beating 10-man Ajax Cape Town 1-0 in an Absa Premiership match at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Liberia’s Weah seeks to reassure ahead of inauguration

Incoming Liberian president George Weah on Saturday sought to dispel accusations he is ill-prepared to take the reins of his fragile west African country, and said his priority would be maintaining peace.

Pitso hopes new recruits adjust quickly at Sundowns

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane will need to be careful on how he handles the integration of his new recruits into his existing squad.

Cape Town City vs Ajax Cape Town – our predictions

Cape Town City and Ajax Cape Town meet in what is expected to be an exciting Ikapa derby match at the Cape Town Stadium today.

lifestyle

The perfect gym-free weight loss workout

Here’s a perfect weight loss exercise routine for anyone who wants to lose weight, no equipment required.

Tips on how to travel solo this year

‘The Solo Travel Handbook’ by Lonely Planet is written for the brave, independent traveller looking to book their first solo trip.

Recipe: Toasted cheesy ciabatta with fillet carpaccio and pesto salad

This classic Italian dish makes for an elegant summer lunch.

Your guide to Mexican hot spots in Jozi

Here are three fully-fledged Mexican restaurants you can try in Joburg.

phakaaathi

Young Foster saves Pirates blushes

Orlando Pirates’ 17-year-old striker Lyle Foster chose a good time to net his first goal for the club as he rescued a late 1-1 draw with Polokwane City in a league match at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday night.

AmaZulu ease relegation fears

Relegation-threatened AmaZulu ended their seven-match winless streak by beating SuperSport United 2-0 in an Absa Premiership match played at the King Zwelithini Stadium in Durban on Saturday evening.

Aguero treble gets Man City back on track as United eye Sanchez

Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick as Manchester City restored their 12-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win at home to Newcastle United on Saturday.

Billiat brace sinks Platinum Stars

Two goals from Khama Billiat – tipped to leave Mamelodi Sundowns this month, fired his side to a 3-0 Premiership win over struggling Platinum Stars at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Saturday evening.

sport

Proteas now sniffing a whitewash over India, says Faf

The South African captain is all for expanding the pool of local Test players but a 3-0 scoreline doesn’t come along often…

Shoe on the other foot as England win another ODI

England turned in an impressive all-round team performance to beat Australia by four wickets in the second one-day international at the Gabba on Friday.

Beleaguered Caster given some respite on looming CAS ruling

The ruling on whether South Africa’s queen of the track and world champion’s hyperandrogenism is a problem gets delayed.

Sharks embrace an obvious but forgotten truth

The Durbanites have an abundance of flyhalf talent for the upcoming Super Rugby campaign but they need to nurture it.

business

DA demands responses from financial institutions about Steinhoff collapse

The DA is seeking an immediate response from other institutions to the request for information on the scandal.

Former Land Bank CEO convicted of fraud

The four men have all been found guilty of fraud and money laundering.

Steinhoff says in discussions with potential funders for liquidity

The company expects to put further stabilisation measures in place.

Last year’s big investment lessons

One thing that is clear from the JSE’s performance last year is that timing the market is exceedingly difficult.

world

Trump inauguration anniversary marred by shutdown, protests

Donald Trump’s first anniversary as US president was marred by chaos Saturday as lawmakers traded bitter recriminations over a government shutdown while mass demonstrations erupted in cities across the country.

Liberia’s Weah seeks to reassure ahead of inauguration

Incoming Liberian president George Weah on Saturday sought to dispel accusations he is ill-prepared to take the reins of his fragile west African country, and said his priority would be maintaining peace.

Spain holds two alleged smugglers over migrant deaths

Spanish authorities have detained two men allegedly responsible for a boat carrying migrants to the Canary Islands, seven of whom drowned or died from “hypothermia, exhaustion and hunger”, a court said Thursday.

MPs approve landmark Brexit bill

British MPs gave the green light on Wednesday to a landmark Brexit bill after weeks of debate and a damaging government defeat, but the legislation now faces a battle in the upper chamber.

opinion

Opinion: With a lot to lose, Zuma was never going to go down without a fight

A wounded Jacob Zuma was not going to go down without a fight, once he is out of office ‘JZ783’ headache will pound him.

Thuli has every reason to smile

Thuli Madonsela is finally vindicated.

Mdluli sacking is cause for hope

The removal of people like Mdluli and others like him who have been defending and promoting Zuma bodes well for the future under new ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa.

Stop teaching our kids to be violent

In the end, it is the children who suffer.
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