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.
Since it bought a controlling stake in Lesotho Flour Mills for $10m in 1998, US-based Seaboard Overseas and Trading Group has not paid a dividend.
It appears that the company’s management has followed the example set by the controversial Gupta brothers and bolted for India.
In January members of the South African police found dagga worth R5-million hidden in a truck that belongs to the deputy minister’s husband.
An opposition politician has called for an investigation into alleged “collusion/collaboration” linked to the Guptas’ acquisition of mining rights.
AmaBhungane has confirmed that Optimum Coal Mine, Koornfontein Mines and Optimum Coal Terminal have been placed into business rescue.
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Evidence that the state’s legal adviser improperly acted for multinational Raiply Malawi highlights concerns over the company’s influence.
Asking questions about the Free State dairy farm project came at a price for two whistleblowers – one lost his life and another suffered harassment.
An investigation suggests the church’s St John of God order covered up Brother Aidan Clohessy’s continued involvement with children in Malawi.
An investigation reveals a long list of potential violations, and an apparent disregard for banking ethics and regulations by BoB’s executives.
Cash-strapped Necsa has set its sights on a subsidiary’s rainy day fund despite the subsidiary, NTP Radioisotopes’s own need for the cash.
Local media collaboration showed the value of journalists co- operating across commercially and personally competitive boundaries.
The Guptas chartered Cricket World Cup flights and bankrolled a luxury hotel stay for the family of Kapil Sibal.
The network reaches back to the UK.
The Guptas used an international network of scrap metal dealers to launder hundreds of millions in kickbacks between China, India, UAE and SA.
Residents have accused private guards hired by the municipality of failing to act against those responsible for killings and of “spying for hit men”.
For asylum-seekers, imprisoned at Botswana’s Francistown Centre for Illegal Immigrants, assault and rape are part of the daily struggle to survive.
How professionals missed the colossal fraud at the heart of Oakbay’s listing.
Then came the Guptas.
Mining giants Alexkor and West Coast Resources have been using the potentially highly destructive ‘coffer dam mining’ method to mine diamonds.
On the eve of Lesotho’s highly contested 2015 elections Prime Minister Tom Thabane’s government signed away a diamond mine to a Gupta-linked company.