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Jessica Bezuidenhout

Jessica Bezuidenhout

Jessica Bezuidenhout joined the Mail & Guardian as an investigative reporter in March 2016 after 20 years at the Sunday Times working on news and investigations. She has been the joint winner of several local and international journalism awards, including Nat Nakasa, Mondi, Vodacom regional journalist of the year and Misa, and runner-up for the 2003 Natali Prize.
    Gupta-linked bank bid gets initial go-ahead
    Gupta-linked bank bid gets initial go-ahead
    The Competition Commission has unconditionally approved a merger between two companies, a move likely to pave the way for a Gupta-linked bid to buy...
    ​An old lie catches up with SAA's Dudu Myeni
    ​An old lie catches up with SAA's Dudu Myeni
    The seemingly invincible chair of SAA, Dudu Myeni, faces a fresh reputational battle after being found to be in breach of the Companies Act.
    'McBride, Sibiya, O'Sullivan planned to assassinate Hawks boss Ntlemeza'
    'McBride, Sibiya, O'Sullivan planned to assassinate Hawks boss Ntlemeza'
    UPDATE, 1.20pm: Hawks boss Lieutenant General Mthandazo Ntlemeza submitted a warning statement to...
    Guptas turn R3m into R900m in mystery-shrouded mining deal
    Guptas turn R3m into R900m in mystery-shrouded mining deal
    The Guptas appear to have snapped up a coal prospecting permit for just over R3-million and turned it into a staggering R900-million deal in a matter...
    Eskom's ties to Gupta-linked Trillian exposed
    Eskom's ties to Gupta-linked Trillian exposed
    The controversial Gupta-linked firm Trillian quietly handled negotiations for Eskom to settle a massive insurance claim, a service that stood to land...
    Last-gasp bid to buy bank by Gupta allies
    Last-gasp bid to buy bank by Gupta allies
    Individuals linked to the Guptas have launched an audacious bid to buy a bank as the controversial family battles potentially crippling money-laundering allegations....
    Sexwale-linked company in Gupta mine funding scandal
    Sexwale-linked company in Gupta mine funding scandal
    A trio of companies embroiled in the state capture saga “paid” R235-million towards the Guptas' bill for Optimum Coal Holdings.
    Chronology of a president's long walk to self-implosion
    Chronology of a president's long walk to self-implosion
    May 9 2009:
    New public protector changes channel to Gupta TV
    New public protector changes channel to Gupta TV
    Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, the new guardian of the state capture report, has moved swiftly to add her personal touch to her Pretoria...
    State capture: Commission of inquiry wanted
    State capture: Commission of inquiry wanted
    Outgoing public protector Thuli Madonsela was scheduled to recommend a full-blown commission of inquiry into state capture before President Jacob...
    ‘Guptas’ man hijacked our state deals’
    ‘Guptas’ man hijacked our state deals’
    Two businesspeople seeking to declare their partner a delinquent director have exposed further details of how a Gupta-linked company gained a...
    US bribes probe points to Sexwale
    US bribes probe points to Sexwale
    Tokyo Sexwale is one of three South African mining moguls who appear to be caught up in an international bribery scandal that landed a United States...