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Wheel of justice is turning, slowly but noticeably

By Karam Singh and Janine ErasmusFirst published on Business Day South Africans can be forgiven for feeling despondent about the state of corruption in South Africa. Every other day, it seems, brings new revelations of alleged malfeasance and misdemeanour, not just from ordinary citizens but from the very top levels of leadership in our country. Read more >

Guptas arrested, but their return to SA may take some time

Image: Rosebank Killarney Gazette Two of the Gupta brothers may potentially see themselves being extradited to South Africa from the United Arab Emirates, following their arrest on Monday in that territory’s city of Dubai. The National Prosecuting Authority, however, warns that extradition is a long, complex process, implying that it might be a while before Read more >

Interpol red notice: what it means and why SA requested it

By Bernadine BensonFirst published on The Conversation: Africa The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has issued a red notice for two members of the wealthy but now disgraced Gupta family, Atul and Rajesh Gupta. This could pave the way for their arrest and extradition from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to face fraud and money Read more >

Send the Guptas back: SA needs the UAE’s help to fight corruption

By David Lewis and Michael F. BreenFirst posted on Foreign Policy    US president Joe Biden launched a new initiative last month to focus the government on the fight against corruption, a struggle he called “essential to the preservation of our democracy and our future.” The stakes are indeed high, and Biden was right to Read more >