A total train-smash: the R16bn ‘Gupta premium’

…Jiyane – are still in place, even though the state capture brains-trust of Brian Molefe and Anoj Singh has departed. Gama, Molefe and Singh did not respond. Jiyane denied any…

03 June 2018 - Sam Sole and Susan Comrie

The great train robbery Part 1 – the Zurich tryst

…which decided on large procurements. Gigaba also appointed Brian Molefe as Transnet chief executive and confirmed the permanent appointment of long-acting chief financial officer Anoj Singh. Both men’s links to…

09 March 2018 - amaBhungane and Scorpio

#GuptaLeaks: Meet the money launderers

…Office of the Chairperson and Group CEO. Then Transnet chief executive Brian Molefe told us he did not know how the Guptas got it. For years, Molefe has been questioned…

19 January 2018 - amaBhungane and Scorpio

#GuptaLeaks: How Anoj Singh sang for his supper

…crane, train and other Transnet contracts against which Gupta companies stood to get about R5.6-billion in kickbacks. These were all during Singh’s tenure at Transnet, alongside chief executive Brian Molefe,…

06 September 2017 - amaBhungane and Scorpio

#Guptaleaks: How the family encircled Lynne Brown

…include former Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe and former chairman Ben Ngubane, now shown to have intervened repeatedly to benefit the Gupta purchase of Optimum Coal; Mark Pamensky, who gave…

02 August 2017 - amaBhungane and Scorpio

Eskom admits lying on Trillian

…Earlier this week amaBhungane revealed how the Guptas grabbed Optimum Coal Holdings from resources giant Glencore – including allegations that Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe and chair Ben Ngubane tried…

21 July 2017 - Susan Comrie, Sam Sole and Stefaans Brümmer

#GuptaLeaks: The captured presidency

…Piitso also penned an eloquent defence of Brian Molefe, who had been exposed by the public protector as one of the Guptas’ accomplices in the nexus of state capture. Piitso…

19 July 2017 - Scorpio, News24 and amaBhungane

McKinsey caught up in Trillian lies

…a lucrative contract from Eskom. How McKinsey opened the door In June 2015 Eskom was in chaos. Brian Molefe had just become the third acting CEO in just over a…

30 June 2017 - amaBhungane

#GuptaLeaks: How Eskom was captured

…about one of their most important conquests: Eskom. In 2015, as Brian Molefe and his key lieutenant Anoj Singh moved across to Eskom, the Guptas turned their attention to the…

09 June 2017 - amaBhungane

EXCLUSIVE: Gupta mine grab — how Brown misled Parliament

Earlier this week amaBhungane revealed how the Guptas grabbed Optimum Coal Holdings from resources giant Glencore – including allegations that Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe and chair Ben Ngubane tried…

18 May 2017 - Susan Comrie, Sam Sole and Stefaans Brümmer