Since 2009, at least 13 journalists have been killed globally after working on environment-related stories, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. There may be as many as 29 cases. CPJ is still investigating 16 additional deaths.
An obscure Swiss company fights to buy the crown jewels of what remains of the family’s SA assets. Are the Guptas trying to do a deal with themselves?
Shaun Abrahams, the controversial former NPA head has been asked by the Lesotho government to prosecute a highly politically sensitive case.
After allegations, Public Investment Corporation boss Dan Matjila offers to resign … but wants to stay in charge while commission of inquiry investigates.
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”.
AmaBhungane reporters recognised for their work in the 2018 Vodacom Journalist of the Year Regional Awards.
An attempt to sell two aircraft seems to have exposed the Gupta son-in-law as one of their patsies.
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’.
For years, former CEO Markus Jooste and his inner circle wove an intricate web of opaque deals hidden from shareholders.
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.
Emails reveal the seduction of Acsa, SAA and Transnet treasury boss, Phetolo Ramosebudi.
Intrigue and internal divisions are dogging South Africa’s largest union and threatening to destabilise the federation to which it belongs.
Global Initiative researchers first heard about Momade Rassul, the man from whom the PIC bought 70% of a palm oil refinery, “when researching the heroin route that traverses several countries along Africa’s East Coast”.
A spiralling war between the Lesotho government and the country’s 37,000 wool and mohair farmers took an alarming new turn last week with the arrest of their association’s outspoken frontman.
Siyabonga Nene asked the PIC to finance a huge investment in Mozambique. He did not get that for himself, but the state-owned fund manager seemingly bent over backwards for his business partner – not least by depositing millions into an offshore account.
Despite facing serious claims for being complicit in the alleged 2015 abduction of a Masotho woman from Lesotho to South Africa, Lesotho police have yet to offer any clarity on the matter.
An investigation into sexual harassment allegations against the trade union leader, was apparently held hostage to internal political machinations.
Rhino killers and other criminals have allegedly been bribing court officials in KwaZulu Natal. It’s a sordid tale of sex, gambling, poachers and payoffs. But there are three heroines (and one tainted hero).
Two senior Gupta employees sidestepped red tape to employ foreign labour at the expense of South African jobseekers.
Dubious procurement, inflated costs, wasted millions and rumours of corruption — we lay bare the reality of how a project meant to overhaul Mashishing’s electrical infrastructure turned bad.
We need your help with our investigation into the global retailer’s financial collapse – were you there?
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.