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Craig McKune

Craig McKune

    The minister, the middleman, the mansion and the new corporate kid
    The minister, the middleman, the mansion and the new corporate kid
    This article was edited after initial publication to take account of the following:Before publication, EOH did not reply to the allegations...
    How Net 1 flouts the financial rules
    How Net 1 flouts the financial rules
    South Africa’s social grants distributor Cash Paymaster Services has embarked on a charm offensive, emphasising its commitment to...
    Serge Belamant, Sassa and the 'war chest' of poor people
    Serge Belamant, Sassa and the 'war chest' of poor people
    The US-listed firm Net 1 uses its subsidiary Cash Paymaster Services’ (CPS) social grant contract as a secret backdoor to get grant...
    Bathabile Dlamini’s Game of Chicken
    Bathabile Dlamini’s Game of Chicken
    Another week passes and social development minister Bathabile Dlamini still rushes headlong at South Africa’s future. Is it a game of...
    Grants: Belamant holds a gun to SA’s head as Dlamini dawdles
    Grants: Belamant holds a gun to SA’s head as Dlamini dawdles
    Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) may squeeze the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) for an extra R1.3-billion a year to extend its welfare...
    EXCLUSIVE: Officials defied Dlamini on social grants
    EXCLUSIVE: Officials defied Dlamini on social grants
    Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini faced a revolt from social grant officials this week over her alleged meddling in their efforts to...
    Serge Belamant, SASSA, and the ‘useful blacks’
    Serge Belamant, SASSA, and the ‘useful blacks’
    The payment of social grants next year to millions of South Africa’s poorest people is in jeopardy – and that appears to have much to...
    How Sassa paid R316-million to a contractor based on a 'lie'
    How Sassa paid R316-million to a contractor based on a 'lie'
    The former head of the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) appears to have lied to support a dubious claim by contractor Cash Paymaster...
    How Sassa paid R316-million to a contractor based on a 'lie'
    How Sassa paid R316-million to a contractor based on a 'lie'
    The former head of the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) appears to have lied to support a dubious claim by contractor Cash Paymaster...
    Transnet's shady Gupta loan deal
    Transnet's shady Gupta loan deal
    Craig McKune, Stefaans Brümmer, Sam Sole
    How to eat a parastatal like Transnet - chunk by R600m chunk
    How to eat a parastatal like Transnet - chunk by R600m chunk
    Transnet paid more than R600-million to two companies – one linked to the ANC and the other to the Gupta family – by shovelling ever more...