AmaBhungane was tracking the Guptas long before “state capture” became part of the SA lexicon and before the #GuptaLeaks — since 2010 to be precise. See our archive of our work on the Gupta family and their relationship with former president Jacob Zuma.
In July, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that Eskom had secured a $2.5-billion loan from a Chinese state bank. The last time this bank lent money to one of our state-owned entities, the Guptas got rich.
Records show how Regiments Capital passed more than half of its consulting fees from Transnet, SAA and Denel contracts to Gupta and Essa fronts.
Analysis: How the Transnet locomotive acquisition went from R38.6bn to R54.5bn.
How Transnet’s substitution of a Japanese locomotive with a Chinese one was helped along by – and served – the Guptas.
Revealed: What the Guptas did to earn their kickbacks.
The Guptas used an international network of scrap metal dealers to launder hundreds of millions in kickbacks between China, India, UAE and SA.
A series of interviews and leaked documents show that senior Eskom officials did everything they could to ensure the Gupta-linked Trillian got paid.
Eskom could have saved a billion rand or more had it not settled with consultants on the basis of a contract that never was.
A contract shows Transnet bought seven hugely expensive port cranes because its Chinese state-owned supplier inflated the price to pay off the Guptas.
Eskom’s suspended CFO has been at the centre of alleged Gupta corruption for six years.
But was it a trap for a target or a cocoon for an ally?
The power utility finally comes clean about how it paid a Gupta-linked firm almost half a billion rand for consulting work.
The Guptas targeted officials holding positions of personal trust closest to President Jacob Zuma, offering gifts, favours and business deals.
Two more companies that won Transnet tenders paid tens of millions to Gupta offshore fronts.
Advocate Geoff Budlender’s report exposes how the global consulting giant got into bed with Trillian, in a “sham” contract that would milk Eskom.
The state-owned power utility was one of the Gupta’s most important conquests.
How the president’s friends and their associates are diverting billions of rand from Transnet’s purchase of locomotives to their offshore accounts.
AmaBhungane reveals new evidence that the Public Enterprises Minister misled Parliament about contracts between Eskom and Trillian Capital Partners.
New evidence that Molefe helped the Guptas grab a mine – and how Jacob Zuma shafted the then mining minister after, he says, he refused to play along.