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South Africa: Gigaba granted Guptas citizenship – EFF

Published: 12/Jun/2017
Source: Politicsweb (South Africa)

EFF statement on Gigaba’s acceptance of Gupta’s application for naturalisation in South Africa Fighters say Minister bypassed the law and used his position to win favours from the family The EFF has received reliable information that whilst he was minister…

South Africa: Gigaba Broke the Law for the Guptas Naturalisation

Published: 23/Jun/2017
Source: Democratic Alliance (South Africa)

Press release The DA can confirm that Minister Malusi Gigaba failed to declare the naturalisation of members of the Gupta family to Parliament and in doing so has acted illegally, breaking the Citizenship Act. According to a letter sent by…

South Africa: Committee plans to shed light on Gupta citizenship

Published: 28/Mar/2018
Source: Business Day (South Africa)

By Bekezela Phakathi Parliament is pushing to get to the bottom of the controversial decision by the Department of Home Affairs to grant some members of the Gupta family South African citizenship. The home affairs portfolio committee agreed on Tuesday…

South Africa: MPs laugh off Guptas’ ‘KFC appeal’ for citizenship

Published: 13/Sep/2018
Source: The Citizen (Johannesburg)

The controversial family’s motivation included that it has invested R25bn in SA, employed 7,000 people and was involved in social upliftment projects. The chairman of a parliamentary inquiry had to call for order on Thursday when MPs sniggered and others…

South Africa: Gigaba was ‘incorrect’ to naturalise Guptas, committee finds

Published: 18/Mar/2019
Source: Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

By Jan Gerber The parliamentary portfolio committee on home affairs has found that former Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba was “incorrect” in granting members of the controversial Gupta family early naturalisation, but did not recommend any sanctions. The committee recommended…

South Africa: Home affairs committee calls for action on Gupta naturalisation fraud

Published: 18/Mar/2019
Source: Daily Maverick (South Africa)

After a lengthy inquiry into the Gupta family’s relationship with the Department of Home Affairs, Parliament’s home affairs committee has filed its final report. The committee wants criminal charges laid against the Guptas and their right-hand man Ashu Chawla for…

South Africa: Parliament continues investigation into Gupta naturalisation

Published: 12/Sep/2018
Source: Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg)

Ra’eesa Pather The home affairs portfolio committee will begin hearing testimony under oath about how Gupta brothers Rajesh and Atul were granted permission by Home Affairs to become South African citizens, in an investigation that might provide additional support to…

South Africa: Malusi Gigaba defends role in Guptas naturalisation

Published: 16/May/2018
Source: Eye Witness News (South Africa)

EFF MP Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi accused Minister Malusi Gigaba of lying to Parliament when granting the Guptas South African citizenship. By Lindsay  Dentlinger JOHANNESBURG – Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has again had to defend his role in the naturalisation of…

South Africa: Gigaba fights to clear Gupta association

Published: 9/Sep/2018
Source: News24 / City Press (South Africa)

S’Thembile Cele Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba will head to Parliament this week emboldened by an interim report that does not single him out in the Gupta naturalisation saga. Gigaba is one of five people who have been called to…