Cradle of conflict

In the Cradle of Humankind, a landless community divided over property rights is running out of options as it fights for space and belonging in a “landowner’s paradise”.

AmaB wins!

AmaBhungane reporters recognised for their work in the 2018 Vodacom Journalist of the Year Regional Awards.


Guptas ‘tried to use front’ to extract Sahara assets

An attempt to sell two aircraft seems to have exposed the Gupta son-in-law as one of their patsies.

Yan Xie

Chinese business tycoon reveals how he helped fund politicians in Lesotho – but denies claim of state capture

Yan Xie has lifted the lid on his extensive generosity to Lesotho’s political elite, saying that he helped fund the prime minister’s lavish 2017 wedding and has donated money to ‘almost every party in the country’.

Markus Jooste

Steinhoff’s secret history – How Markus Jooste’s scam began

For years, former CEO Markus Jooste and his inner circle wove an intricate web of opaque deals hidden from shareholders.

The McKinsey dossier part 6 – five strikes and you're IN

McKinsey scandal widens to SAA

McKinsey and Regiments were already earning huge fees together at Transnet, but the SAA contract would become a trial run for a new way of doing business: the “100% at risk” model.

The insider: Booze, bogus invoices and a Range Rover Sport

Emails reveal the seduction of Acsa, SAA and Transnet treasury boss, Phetolo Ramosebudi.

How Numsa shop stewards splurged R200k

Numsa cornered by capital?

Intrigue and internal divisions are dogging South Africa’s largest union and threatening to destabilise the federation to which it belongs.