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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.
    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...
    A strike could flip the switch on Eskom's successful run in keeping the lights on
    A strike could flip the switch on Eskom's successful run in keeping the lights on
    The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is prepared to take its fight for the right to strike all the way to the Constitutional Court.
    There’s still no answer to Please Call Me. Now they want the arbitrator to hang up
    There’s still no answer to Please Call Me. Now they want the arbitrator to hang up
    The clash over Nkosana Makate’s payout from cellphone giant Vodacom has taken yet another nasty turn.
    Strip-club boss dents Willie Hofmeyr's bid for public protector job
    Strip-club boss dents Willie Hofmeyr's bid for public protector job
    Strip-club boss Andrew Phillips might have dealt a devastating first blow to Willie Hofmeyr’s bid to come the country’s next public protector....
    Taxpayers beware! Sars has unleashed the tax hounds
    Taxpayers beware! Sars has unleashed the tax hounds
    In a bid to recover more than R15-billion worth of debt, the South African Revenue Service (Sars) has handed confidential taxpayer information to...
    Inside the plot to hijack 'Please Call Me' billions
    Inside the plot to hijack 'Please Call Me' billions
    Heralded as the ultimate victory of the little guy over a giant corporate, Kenneth Makate’s “Please Call Me” case has disintegrated into a...
    Hawks grill SARS staff ..Matuma Letsoalo, Govan Whittles & Jessica Bezuidenhout
    Hawks grill SARS staff ..Matuma Letsoalo, Govan Whittles & Jessica Bezuidenhout
    Senior state prosecutors from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) are involved in plea-bargain negotiations with suspended South African...
    Spy plot against SAA boss
    Spy plot against SAA boss
    Foreign spies were allegedly hired to help hunt down proof that the combative chair of SAA, Dudu Myeni, was on the take last year – evidence that...
    Supra's sneaky move to control billions
    Supra's sneaky move to control billions
    North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo’s grand plan to centralise procurement has been slammed as a “backdoor move” to control deals in the...