None of South Africa's recent attempts to make contact with the UAE regarding the Gupta brothers have been successful. South African authorities are no longer sure that the two businessmen are being held in Dubai and are concerned that they may be granted asylum in central Africa.
Faced with the withdrawal of Denel, Fireblade Aviation - owned by Oppenheimer Generations - needs to negotiate a new lease with the South African Airports Company. At stake is the continued use of the luxury private-jet owners terminal in Johannesburg.
Although the extradition request for Atul and Rajesh Gupta has been sent to the UAE, concerns are growing about the NPA's ability to bring this sensitive case to trial.
Charmaine Mabuza, the boss of Ithuba Holdings, which holds the lucrative South African National Lottery concession, and her husband have purchased an Embraer Phenom 300E through one of their companies.
Atul Gupta and brother Rajesh, the alleged masterminds of state capture during Zuma's presidency who were arrested in Dubai on 2 June, are to be extradited to South Africa but Pretoria is not being very cooperative as the focus shifts to the upcoming ANC conference.
The final volumes of the Zondo commission's huge state capture inquiry criticise Cyril Ramaphosa's inaction during his time as Jacob Zuma's deputy. The report details, among other topics, a 9600-MW nuclear programme that Ramaphosa did not oppose despite warnings from Treasury.
Volume II of the explosive Zondo report reveals that Transnet's awarding of a contract for 1,064 locomotives was riddled with irregularities. Alstom, which has since bought Bombardier Transport, one of the beneficiaries of that contract, must now deal with the fallout.
The explosive "Zondo report" reveals that ex-president Zuma informed Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe that the Gupta family were launching a pro-Zuma newspaper at his instigation. The Gupta siblings are being sought by South African authorities on corruption charges.