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The influential family says no charges have ever been laid against them, rubbishing reports they have any interest in politics. ( )

Gupta family not targeting Gordhan

The Gupta family has dismissed reports they are targeting Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, claiming to be victims of a political campaign.

Wits overpower Bucs in MTN8 Cup
Sunday 28 August 2016 06:09
Marius Fransman was suspended early in 2016 after he was accused of sexual assault.
According to media reports, Pravin Gordhan allegedly told National Treasury staff he was being targeted by the Guptas.
Pravin Gordhan was asked to present himself to the Hawks to sign a warning letter in connection with a probe into a alleged SARS rogue spy unit.
Marius Fransman was suspended early in 2016 after he was accused of sexual assault.
According to media reports, Pravin Gordhan allegedly told National Treasury staff he was being targeted by the Guptas.
Pravin Gordhan was asked to present himself to the Hawks to sign a warning letter in connection with a probe into a alleged SARS rogue spy unit.

South Africa

Get the latest news as it happens on the SABC News Live Blog

Sunday 28 August 2016 06:29

Get the latest news as it happns on the SABC News Live Blog

Africa

Bongo aims to extend 50-year family rule in Gabon election

Sunday 28 August 2016 06:46

Gabon voted on Saturday amid discontent over its failure to raise living standards despite oil wealth, in a poll posing the biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo.

World

Trump vows crackdown on immigrants who overstay visas

Sunday 28 August 2016 06:35

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump offered fresh details of how he would tackle illegal immigration on Saturday.

Politics

Gupta family not targeting Gordhan

Sunday 28 August 2016 05:58

The Gupta family has dismissed reports they are targeting Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, claiming to be victims of a political campaign.

Business

Oakbay employees safe despite decision to sell shares

Sunday 28 August 2016 07:20

Oakbay Investments has given the assurance that its employees will not be negatively affected by the Gupta family's decision to sell all its shareholdings in the country.

Science

W Cape health authorities manage to contain swine flu outbreak

Sunday 28 August 2016 06:19

Health authorities in the Western Cape have managed to contain a swine flu outbreak in George and doctors say there's no need for panic.

Lifestyle

Participating aircrafts included the Mustang Sally, Antonov 2 and Thunder Mustang.
Bethlehem Air Show attracts thousands

Saturday 27 August 2016 21:13

This weekend's Bethlehem Air Show in the eastern Free State has lived up to expectations by attracting over 10 000 people in 2016.

Sport

Wits overpower Bucs in MTN8 Cup

Sunday 28 August 2016 06:09

Bidvest Wits recovered from a goal down to beat Orlando Pirates 2-1 in a compelling MTN8 quarterfinal clash at the Bidvest Stadium on Saturday night.

Opinion

There are many cities and countries that have instituted a sugar tax
South Africans have a sweet tooth so shouldn’t say no to a sugar tax

Saturday 27 August 2016 08:22

Debates on a proposed tax for sugar sweetened beverages in South Africa have reached fever pitch with the local food and beverage industry .

National Days 2016

South Africa celebrates many National Days under democracy.

SONA 2016

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address on February 11, 2016. Click here for all the latest news, opinions and multimedia.

International Aids Conference

The city of Durban, SA, will host the 21st International Aids Conference, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years.

Moving from MDG to SDG

The UN member states met from 25 to 27 September 2015, in New York to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals. They emanate from the Millennium Development Goals.

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