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Pauli van Wyk

Pauli van Wyk

Pauli van Wyk is curious. Relentless. Runner. Dog- and human-whisperer. M&G investigative journalist. She writes about the justice cluster, state-owned companies, state politics and the inescapable collision course they're on. Pauli cut her teeth at Media24: she became a journo at Beeld, was trained by the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism and was part of the first Netwerk24 team.
Grant crisis has social development running in circles
Grant crisis has social development running in circles
At the end of October, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) was told that, “without delay”, it had to turn to the Constitutional...
Ajay Gupta denies under oath that he offered Jonas finance minister job
Ajay Gupta denies under oath that he offered Jonas finance minister job
The Gupta patriarch Ajay has denied, under oath, that he offered Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas a promotion and millions in cash in...
Hawks' eerie silence on Gupta files
Hawks' eerie silence on Gupta files
The Hawks have wasted no time in pursuing the whistle-blower who exposed the Gupta hand in “Nenegate” – yet the elite police unit denied any...
Banks caught in political crossfire
Banks caught in political crossfire
NEWS ANALYSIS At the heart of the Guptas’ vitriolic response to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s court case is a highly politicised...
Pravin Gordhan plans to discredit the Gupta family, says Oakbay's acting CEO
Pravin Gordhan plans to discredit the Gupta family, says Oakbay's acting CEO
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is the master planner of a far-reaching conspiracy aimed at throttling the Gupta family's business interests...
Guptas: Pravin Gordhan is 'playing politics'
Guptas: Pravin Gordhan is 'playing politics'
Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan is "playing politics" in an effort to "damage the Gupta family’s hard-earned South African business", a PR...
​Gatvol citizens don’t trust the state
​Gatvol citizens don’t trust the state
The ANC leadership is experiencing a credibility crisis and much of its discomfort has its roots in the prolonged economic hardship that’s...
McBride's 'treason plot': The events leading up to the Hawks' charges
McBride's 'treason plot': The events leading up to the Hawks' charges
"You’re doing the bidding of white people trying to oust me. But this is a game. Today you take my warning statement; tomorrow I’ll take your...
'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...
Oakbay asks court to compel FIC to provide details on 72 'suspicious' transactions
Oakbay asks court to compel FIC to provide details on 72 'suspicious' transactions
Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments launched a court application on Friday to compel a banking regulator to provide them with details about 72 transactions worth R6.8-billion that were flagged as "suspicious"....
Gordhan charges: ​‘Hawks held back Sars memo’
Gordhan charges: ​‘Hawks held back Sars memo’
The Hawks seemingly withheld crucial information from state prosecutors that would have prevented fraud charges being laid against Finance Minister...
NEWS ANALYSIS: All the skittles in Zuma's alley are tumbling down
NEWS ANALYSIS: All the skittles in Zuma's alley are tumbling down
NEWS ANALYSISThe year 2016 has been President Jacob Zuma’s annus horribilis. The wreckages of political careers, all current or former Zuma...