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South Africa: Malusi Gigaba off the hook in Gupta citizenship saga

Published: 8/Feb/2021
Source: Independent Online (South Africa)

Durban – Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found former Cabinet minister Malusi Gigaba did not abuse his powers when he granted the Guptas citizenship while he was minister of Home Affairs. Mkhwebane’s office released the finding of her investigation into…

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: 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: 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: 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…