UPDATE: Absa closed Gupta accounts over large, unexplained transfers

The bank declined to meet with a ministerial committee, but met with the ANC’s Gwede Mantashe, Enoch Godongwana, Jessie Duarte and Krish Naidoo.

Absa began reviewing the Gupta-owned business bank accounts as early as 2014 as explosive media reports on the controversial family increased, and did a risk assessment of the accounts, the state capture commission heard today.

UPDATE: Absa closed Gupta accounts over large, unexplained transfers

UPDATE: Absa closed Gupta accounts over large, unexplained transfers

The bank declined to meet with a ministerial committee, but met with the ANC’s Gwede Mantashe, Enoch Godongwana, Jessie Duarte and Krish Naidoo.

Chiefs move up to third place with Stars win

Chiefs move up to third place with Stars win

Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas grabbed his second league win of the season on Tuesday night with a 2-0 victory at Goble Park over his former club Free State Stars.
Zim’s Mnangagwa promises to fight corruption, debt

Zim’s Mnangagwa promises to fight corruption, debt

Opposition MDC-Alliance members of parliament continued the tradition of walking out of the state-of-the-nation address, but the president wasn’t fazed.
Zingiswa Losi makes history as Cosatu’s first female leader

Zingiswa Losi makes history as Cosatu’s first female leader

Losi’s election was described as a ‘major step [towards] decolonising institutions of power and long-standing patriarchal roles in SA politics’.
BLF welcomes legalisation of ‘holy herb’ dagga

BLF welcomes legalisation of ‘holy herb’ dagga

After listing the uses of hemp, the party cautioned that ‘this spiritual herb [must not be turned] into a commodity to benefit white monopoly capital’.
ACDP slams ConCourt dagga ruling

ACDP slams ConCourt dagga ruling

Parliament has to consult members of the public and determine whether this ruling is in the best interests of our people, the party says.
Fired Transnet boss Radebe loses court bid to get job back

Fired Transnet boss Radebe loses court bid to get job back

The judge rejected Radebe’s allegations of racism and irrationality, and found Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan had good reason to fire him.

DUT fully operational following protests

However, the SRC has to date snubbed four meetings within two days that had been agreed upon with management, the university says.

Messi scores hat-trick as Barcelona thrash PSV

Lionel Messi pictures the Champions League ending with him hoisting the trophy and it began with him scoring a hat-trick on Tuesday as Barcelona put four goals past PSV Eindhoven.

ANC members ‘seek to interdict new Harry Gwala Region leadership’

Harry Gwala Region in KwaZulu-Natal incorporates towns such as Kokstad, Bulwer, Ixopo, and Umzimkhulu.

Three SA small businesses win entrepreneur competition

Loyal1 was the overall winner of the competition, followed by Sindi’s Best for All and Minatlou Trading 251 in third place.

Liberia hunts for US$100 million in missing bank notes

Containers filled with the money were taken from the port at the end of March by central bank staff, but never arrived at their destination.

Stormy Daniels tells of ‘least impressive sex’ with Donald Trump

Trump also allegedly suggested he would allow her to cheat to remain on his reality show The Apprentice for more episodes, The Guardian reports.

Parents shut down Rustenburg school over ‘satanic activities’

‘There are very scary things happening in that school…there are satanic symbols written on the walls…we find dead animals with strange things tied on them,’ a pupil said.

Nine-year-old killed by emergency vehicle in Port Elizabeth

It’s not clear whether the child, only identified as L-Jay Peterson, was a boy or a girl.

lifestyle

Recipe: Baked pizza dip

This pizza-flavoured dip is a fun appetizer that is loaded with cheese and baked to perfection.

24 signs you’re proudly Portuguese South African

In the spirit of celebrating our rich cultural history during Heritage Month and on Heritage Day, here is some humour on being proudly Portuguese South African.

Check out these beautiful pics on #TravelTuesday

If you fancy a quick travel break while you’re sitting at your desk, gaze in awe at the sights some snappers on social media are posting.

READ: Benny Mayengani’s lawyers’ letter to Cassper Nyovest

The Tsonga star’s lawyers explained to the rapper why they don’t think his lawsuit has much of a chance.

phakaaathi

Messi scores hat-trick as Barcelona thrash PSV

Lionel Messi pictures the Champions League ending with him hoisting the trophy and it began with him scoring a hat-trick on Tuesday as Barcelona put four goals past PSV Eindhoven.

Chiefs move up to third place with Stars win

Kaizer Chiefs coach Giovanni Solinas grabbed his second league win of the season on Tuesday night with a 2-0 victory at Goble Park over his former club Free State Stars.

Alex Collins’ Barney’s Clan lead the pack

It was another thrilling weekend in the English Premier League and for Fantasy Premier League managers in Phakaaathi’s Private Fantasy League, captaining Chelsea’s maestro Eden Hazard has proved an absolute masterstroke.

Inter’s late comeback stuns Spurs

A stunning Mauro Icardi volley sparked a stunning late Inter Milan comeback as the Italian side beat Tottenham 2-1 on their return to the Champions League after a seven-year absence on Tuesday.

sport

John Mitchell and the Bulls’ saga is finally over

The New Zealander is finally free to join England, oddly as its defence coach.

Siya Kolisi’s wife Rachel again labelled ‘insecure’ over Instagram post

The Springbok captain’s wife posted just one emoji in response to an Instagram picture showing him and a female admirer, but it was enough to get her slammed on social media.

Stats kings: The Springboks’ stars in the Rugby Champs to date

From a try-scoring machine to a much maligned Lions skipper, these are the men lighting up the Rugby Championship in the Green-and-Gold.

Is Wayne Parnell done with the Proteas after Kolpak deal?

After years of seemingly always being in the minds of the national selectors, the left-arm seamer signs on the dotted line for county side Worcestershire.

business

Constitutional Court rules to protect workers hired by labour brokers

The long controversy over employment conditions has been settled.

Conditions set as Sibanye obtains approval for Lonmin takeover

The competition commission imposed a condition that Sibanye embarks on three short-term mining projects which are earmarked to avoid retrenchments.

How the illicit cigarette industry has beaten Sars

Identified as the biggest manufacturer of illicit cigarettes, Gold Leaf Tobacco’s head office is less than 20km from Sars’ front door.

What does a recession mean for SA

How South African consumers can cope with it.

world

Mnangagwa says no to return of Zim dollar

According to Zimbabwe’s new president, conditions are not yet right for foreign currencies to be replaced by the Zimbabwean dollar.

Botched female genital mutilation in Burkina Faso hospitalises 50 girls

Two elderly women and the parents of some of the victims have reportedly been arrested for the illegal practice.

Drugs kill seven at Vietnam music festival

An additional five are in comas after taking narcotics at an electronic dance music festival in Hanoi, officials said on Monday.

To fight poverty, world should invest in Africa’s youth – Bill Gates

Gates put forward a ‘simple idea’ that investing in the health and education of Africa’s younger generation would help tackle poverty.

opinion

Man has spent 10 years in prison. Appeared in court 91 times. Still not convicted of any crime

Sibusiso Mavuka is just one of more than 40,000 people awaiting trial behind bars in SA.

There’s a sense of desperation in DA’s premiership plan

Losing the Western Cape to the ANC has not even been on the radar of the DA – at least in public – so there must be the prospect of a real fight.

Adults, by setting an example, can help fight school violence

Exposure to violence and brutality within families and in the communities in which pupils live rubs off on young people.

Flying old flag an insult to Boks

Yes, it might have been just one flag among many in the crowd, but it opens a huge wound among the majority of South Africans.

 

 

 
 

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