Varun’s bail conditions were relaxed in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court today on condition that he must return to South Africa before 27 MAY 2018. Magistrate Jan Greyvenstein orders authorities to return his passport. Varun Gupta is facing a number of charges including corruption, contravening the Public Finance Management Act linked to the Estina dairy farm scam and fraud. Gupta brothers’ nephew and four other people have also been charged with similar criminality. Varun Gupta is due in Free State court again over Estina dairy farm scam in August 2018.
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) will today meet with the US Embassy to address the tweet from United States President Donald Trump on land expropriation and crime in South Africa. DIRCO Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said the US President’s comment was “unfortunate” and it was “regrettable” that the tweet was based on false […]
Johannesburg: Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip says he is delighted to retain his party position after being re-elected as the Democratic Alliance(DA)’s Federal Chairperson on Sunday. Following the outcome of DA Federal Congress Trollip reiterated that he was “humbled” by the outcomes from the Congress. “I’m delighted that Mmusi ended the Congress with the […]
Collins Ndlovu: Johannesburg: Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) Julius Malema set to speak at Winnie Madikizela Mandela’s funeral on Saturday after a special request from her family . It has emerged that there have been behind the scenes negotiations on the issue due to unease among some ANC leaders about Malema “hijacking” the event. Some within the […]