Estina director Kamal Vasram was previously denied bail because the “State had a view that he was not playing open cards”. One of the eight people arrested by the Hawks during raids at a number of Gupta compounds, including their Saxonwold home and reportedly at one of their offices in Sandton last week, was granted bail in the Bloemfontein Regional Court on Monday.
Speaking at the official launch of the Africa Automation Fair 2019 in Johannesburg this week, stakeholders noted that South Africa was emerging from turbulent times, but said that through collaboration to drive progress, the automation sector could help fast-track economic growth and development. The automation sector, now moving toward a digital 'Industrie 4.0/IIoT' era, is poised to drive greater efficiencies and make South African enterprises internationally competitive, which will ultimately benefit all South Africans, they said.
Normalcy has returned to the OR Tambo International Airport following a passenger evacuation on Monday caused by a suspicious bag. According to the official at the airport, sniffer dogs and police officers were called to investigate after a luggage was found unattended in the terminal section on the morning.
Gary Harwood's' voice is very loud and clear throughout Africa's world of branding and design. As one of the leading advocates for the role of branding and design in the beneficiation of the Africa's raw materials, he has helped to redefine the craft of branding and design and is very well known as one of the founders of HKLM, Africa's leading brand agency with representation in South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Botswana and Swaziland.
Atul Gupta, one of three Gupta brothers being investigated for corrupt links to ousted South African president Jacob Zuma, is challenging a court order freezing 10 million rand in his bank account, according to court papers seen by Reuters. South African prosecutors were authorised to freeze 220 million rand, including 10 million which they said was illegally transferred to Atul Gupta's bank account, as part of an investigation into fraud at a state-backed dairy project in the Free State province.
In Angola – Southern Africa's largest oil producing nation – President JosA© Eduardo dos Santos handed over power in 2017 after 38 years at the head of the country's ruling MPLA On Wednesday February 14 2018, South Africans awoke to the news that there had been a dawn raid on the Saxonwold compound – derisorily referred to as the ” Saxonwold Shebeen ” – owned by the Gupta family, close friends of President Jacob Zuma. It was the clearest sign yet that the president's powers had faltered and his time was drawing to a rapid close.
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