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The “Gupta Minyan” and the R647-million Transnet scam

A trail left by Salim Essa led us to a group of businessmen who claim their community has shunned them because of their Gupta-association.

Did Ayo mislead investors?

Ayo claimed to have had commitments worth R5.3-billion from investors – but did they?

AmaBhungane: a time to celebrate – and to build vigilance for a new era

With your help we will continue to speak loudly and carry a sharp pen.

Comment: Media, accountability & governance

Media and journalism are facing a crisis locally and globally.

Insider claims collusion with R378m prisons tender

The allegations were contained in a letter to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, which is probing irregularities in the contract.

Surveillance: The silent spy on citizens and journalists faces court challenge

The amaBhungane investigative journalism centre has launched a constitutional challenge to the Act on intercepting communication (including your cell)

Surveillance: silent killer of journalism and democracy

We are mounting a legal challenge to the way in which the state spies on us - and on you.

‘Transnet sold us false dreams’

Pictures of smiling Maritime School graduates might belie a disturbing reality.

Sam Sole: Zuma’s treasonous alliance with the Guptas

What the ANC has not confronted is that their president is the very instrument of state capture -- and this story shows it.

High-flying Mpisanes in bizarre claim

A Durban advocate denies being paid by the controversial pair to make a fraud charge go away

​Gordhan blows whistle on Guptas’ R6.8bn ‘suspicious and unusual payments’

Pravin Gordhan throws down the gauntlet against the politically powerful family

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