Digital News World

#StateCaptureReport: Guptas boasted about making R6bn

by www.iol.co.za

Ajax Gupta reportedly boasted to Mcebisi Jonas that his family had made R6 billion from the state and wanted to make more, but that the Treasury was a stumbling block.


Read Full Article On www.iol.co.za

Recent News

Iraq's Kurds might put off independence vote in return for concessions from Baghdad: official

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurds may consider the possibility of postponing a planned Sept. 25 referendum on independence in return for financial and political concessions from the central g
Read Full Story

Joint Taliban, Islamic State raid killed disarmed Afghan fighters, civilians: U.N.

KABUL (Reuters) - A combined force of Taliban and "self-proclaimed" Islamic State militants killed at least 36 people in what may amount to war crimes during a raid on a northern Afghan town this mont
Read Full Story

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the jailing of three young democracy activists, with many questioning the independence of the Ch
Read Full Story

Finnish police search new premises in knife attack probe

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish police said on Sunday they had conducted searches of further premises in the city of Turku in their investigation into the country's first suspected Islamist militant atta
Read Full Story

Police say cannot rule out that suspect in Barcelona attacks may have crossed to France

BARCELONA (Reuters) - The chief of police in Catalonia said on Sunday he could not rule out that the last suspect still believed to be at large in the Barcelona attacks may have crossed to France.
Read Full Story

Syria's Assad says war still not won but West's plots foiled

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday that while his country had foiled Western designs to topple him, his army had not won defeated insurgents and the fight was continuing
Read Full Story

Popular Finance

How do I cut my gas and electricity bills?

Savvy householders should act now ahead of price rises this autumn. Francesca Hayden-Sims, pictured, can turn down her heating via her mobile phone when not at home.
Read Full Story

TONY HETHERINGTON: New sale of Paragon Time Trading shares

Daniel Knight of Incrementum Funding persuaded me to invest £6,000 in Paragon shares on the promise of an imminent dividend of £135.
Read Full Story

Is there anyone left willing to defend the president?

When a van plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona last week, President Trump didn’t wait for investigators to determine who the attackers were. Within minutes of the first reports, he tweeted: “
Read Full Story

Are we headed for a second civil war?

A cliché is haunting America — the cliché of a second civil war. “America is currently fighting its second civil war,” conservative columnist Dennis Prager declared in January. “Is a Sec
Read Full Story

A total eclipse of the sun is a reason to unplug

Monday morning, just as the workweek is getting underway, the sun over the entire continental U.S. will dim and, in some places, go dark altogether as a total solar eclipse traverses the country f
Read Full Story

In Gaza, we get four hours of electricity a day — if we're lucky

Some friends threw me a surprise birthday party last month. They placed a chocolate cake lit with candles before me and told me to make a wish for the year ahead. I immediately blurted out, “24-
Read Full Story

Enough is enough. It's time for Republicans to show some spine and stand up to Trump

These are not normal times. The man in the White House is reckless and unmanageable, a danger to the Constitution, a threat to our democratic institutions. Last week some of his worst qualities we
Read Full Story

Treat flat owners at par with banks under insolvency law: Assocham to NCLT

An Ordinance, if needed, should be brought to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, it adds
Read Full Story

Pension cold calls BANNED in victory for MoS campaign

The ban on unsolicited calls, texts and emails is being announced after a long-running campaign against abuses, highlighted by The Mail on Sunday’s Personal Finance pages.
Read Full Story