The dirt on Deloitte’s consulting deals at Eskom, Part 1

Deloitte, one of the “Big Four” accounting multinationals, took exception when South Africa’s electricity utility accused it of  “pure corruption” and demanded repayment of R207-million in consulting fees from the state capture era. It proclaimed its innocence and said Eskom had tried to bully it into a settlement. Now a deep dive by amaBhungane suggests it is Deloitte’s competitors and the taxpayers who should feel aggrieved.

Exclusive: Meet the whistleblower taking a stand against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane

He is a senior investigator and union shop steward who worked directly with Mkhwebane in the early months of her tenure. Now he has broken down a wall of secrecy to reveal explosive details of Mkhwebane’s alleged improper conduct – and of her battle against union officials who tried to hold her accountable.

AmaBhungane: looking back, rolling on

We’ve come a long way. And we have far to go.

State Capture 2.0: SSA agent confirms key details of whistleblower’s Public Protector affidavit

A key official confirms aspects of a whistleblower’s shock claims of improper conduct by Busisiwe Mkhwebane, and sheds new light on her relationship with the spy agency.

State Capture 2.0 Part 2: Mkhwebane ordered investigator to ‘remove information’ on Ace, Zwane in Estina report

Whistleblower blows the lid on how the Public Protector allegedly cooked the Estina investigation.

State Capture 2.0 Part 1: Spies instructed public protector on SARB report

Whistleblower reveals the SSA drafted Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s order to nationalise the Reserve Bank.

Ramaphosa Jnr’s blockchain belly-flop

The president’s hipster son is the brain behind a much-hyped AI conference – but is it the tech mini-equivalent of the infamously flopped Fyre Festival?

EFF Marshall Dlamini

Analysis: At EFF congress, keep an eye on money man Marshall Dlamini

Rumour of an EFF factional war has been swirling about in the run-up to the party’s elective conference, with headlines like “Malema Faces an EFF Rebellion” capturing a sense of the alleged internal ructions. One name keeps cropping up – Marshall Dlamini. Our previous reporting on his involvement in dodgy tenders may go some way to explaining his rise.