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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.
    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...
    Department of energy awards R20m nuclear-related contract
    Department of energy awards R20m nuclear-related contract
    The department of energy has awarded a short-term R20-million contract to a company to act as transaction advisor to assess the state of readiness...
    Zuma pals clinch first nuclear deal
    Zuma pals clinch first nuclear deal
    Shantan Reddy, the son of President Jacob Zuma’s friend Vivian Reddy, has clinched what appears to be a landmark deal for the country’s...
    Tea isn’t for boring people — it’s a craft that can be mastered whether young or old
    Tea isn’t for boring people — it’s a craft that can be mastered whether young or old
    "People are often surprised that I work in a tea shop, but this is not an ordinary tea shop. 
    City of Ekurhuleni dismisses claims its municipal manager resigned over investigation
    City of Ekurhuleni dismisses claims its municipal manager resigned over investigation
    The City of Ekurhuleni has dismissed claims that its municipal manager, Khaya Ngema, quietly resigned as a result of an investigation into...