25 March 2023 | 01:57 PM

Listen: Sam Sole talks about Eskom and the SIU’s claim to recover #StateCapture money


Eskom and the Special Investigating Unit filed a R3.8-billion claim, alleging that former Eskom bosses conspired with the Guptas over a six-year period to exploit state-owned entities for the latter’s benefit.

Read: Update: Here are the papers in Eskom’s multi-billion state capture summons

Cape Talk’s Lester Kiewit spoke to amaBhungane’s Sam Sole about the case and why it is that criminal charges have yet to be bought against those named in the docket.

*Read how amaBhungane’s work is contributing to the recovery of billions in state capture loot.

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Aisha Abdool Karim

Aisha is a freelance science and health reporter. She is joining the amaB team to work on a project about water and sanitation. Aisha’s passion for long-form narrative and investigative journalism was sparked while doing her master’s degree at Columbia University in New York. After graduating in 2018, she returned to South Africa and began working as a general beat reporter for the Daily Maverick. Aisha joined the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism in 2020 to focus on science reporting. During her time there, she covered the COVID-19 pandemic extensively — from fact-checking harmful medical misinformation to unpacking the science behind vaccine development. Aisha’s special interests include analysing health systems and in-depth coverage of public health issues and infectious diseases. She also loves spreadsheets and digging through data.

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