Transnet school head suspended amid claims of ‘inadequate’ training

Gupta link in R647m train deal

Evidence now shows that Salim Essa helped two locomotive manufacturers to secure benefit in the largest locomotive acquisition in Transnet’s history.

Namibian fishing industry cries foul as quota handed to international interests

Namibian fishing industry cries foul as quota handed to international interests

A deal between Namibia’s state-owned fishing corporation and a foreign company contradicts a commitment to “Namibianise” the industry critics say.

Did Ayo mislead investors?

Did Ayo mislead investors?

Ayo claimed to have had commitments worth R5.3-billion from investors – but did they?

PIC’s dodgy oil investment going down the tube

PIC’s dodgy oil investment going down the tube

A R4-billion Public Investment Corporation investment could be wiped out as Texan oil firm files for bankruptcy.

The Nkonki Pact Part 3: Eskom funded Essa’s capture of audit firm

The Nkonki Pact Part 3: Eskom funded Essa’s capture of audit firm

Two weeks ago Nkonki’s CEO resigned after we revealed that Gupta lieutenant Salim Essa funded his buyout of the firm. Now we explore Eskom’s role.

Survé's listing ship

Survé’s listing ship

The intended listing of Sagarmatha Technologies was a mirror image of a deal in which the PIC was used to massively underwrite the Survé fortune.

Mashaba fiddles as roads agency burns

Mashaba fiddles as roads agency burns

Mismanagement and dodgy contracts at Joburg city’s roads agency, and a lack of political will to tackle those problems, are only making matters worse.

Challenge damns Lesotho water project

Challenge damns Lesotho water project

Basotho companies claim they are being prejudiced and want the high court to intervene.

“Those graves were our title deeds”

“Those graves were our title deeds”

Hundreds of poor black families, stripped of their landowning rights by colonialism and apartheid, have been evicted from Joburg’s suburb of Fourways.

Nkonki CEO resigns after we expose Gupta fronting deal

Nkonki CEO resigns after we expose Gupta fronting deal

Audit firm also promises independent probe, while regulator demands answers.

Fraser goes “rogue”

Fraser goes “rogue”

Intelligence boss blocked investigation, conducted campaign of intimidation, claims Inspector General.

Iqbal Survé's mythical beast

Iqbal Survé’s mythical beast

Analysis

Zuma-linked spies 'capture' key airports service

Zuma-linked spies ‘capture’ key airports service

When you next board an aircraft in Southern Africa, spare a thought for the turmoil at the Air Traffic and Navigation Services

The Nkonki Pact Part 2: Eskom’s new billion-rand consulting deal for Essa & Co

The Nkonki Pact Part 2: Eskom’s new billion-rand consulting deal for Essa & Co

When auditing firm Nkonki fell in the Gupta orbit via a management buyout funded by Salim Essa, things started going very right for it at Eskom.

The Nkonki Pact Part 1: How the Guptas bought themselves an auditor

The Nkonki Pact Part 1: How the Guptas bought themselves an auditor

In a fronting deal, Gupta lieutenant Salim Essa provided R107-million for the “management buyout” of a pioneering black audit firm.

The great train robbery Part 2 – The choo-choo switcheroo

The great train robbery Part 2 – The choo-choo switcheroo

How Transnet’s substitution of a Japanese locomotive with a Chinese one was helped along by – and served – the Guptas.

EXCLUSIVE: Gupta-linked train company in R5bn rip-off

EXCLUSIVE: Gupta-linked train company in R5bn rip-off

China South Rail – the company supplying locomotives to Transnet – wants to be exempted from its obligation to invest in the local train industry.

Nigerian bank investigation could embroil MTN

Nigerian bank investigation could embroil MTN, Ramaphosa

A joint investigation by Finance Uncovered and amaBhungane.

Lord Hain’s Zimbabwe hypocrisy

Lord Hain’s Zimbabwe hypocrisy

The British peer and anti-corruption campaigner, who spoke out against state capture, is doing business with some controversial characters.

Malawi: Presidency’s ‘sweetheart contractor' grabs the lion’s share of road contracts

Malawi: Presidency’s ‘sweetheart contractor’ grabs the lion’s share of road contracts

Portuguese-based multinational Mota Engil described by competitors as the principal beneficiary of Malawi government tenders.

Ace's ally left behind large

Ace’s ally left behind large, unexplained wealth

A top Free State official had over R25-million in properties when he died.