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Transnet’s shady Gupta loan deal

Parastatal paid Gupta associate’s firm tens of millions for a service it could have provided itself or got for a fraction of the price.

How to eat a parastatal like Transnet – chunk by R600m chunk

An amaBhungane investigation into Transnet suggests the hijacking of state-owned enterprises by private interests is worse than originally thought.

How to eat a parastatal like Transnet – chunk by R600m chunk

An amaBhungane investigation into Transnet suggests the hijacking of state-owned enterprises by private interests is worse than originally thought.

Sars chief’s mystery stash

Revenue service's number two Jonas Makwakwa has been recommended for a probe into R1.2m in "suspicious" cash deposits.

CSIR’s supercomputer tender and the theatre of the absurd that followed it

In a letter, Sibusiso Sibisi reveals a probe by Naledi Pandor into "alleged maladministration and corruption" - claims he's says he's never heard of.

Guptas’ R51bn train grab

A former Prasa CEO reveals how a bid by the Guptas and Duduzane Zuma was stopped.

How Denel was hijacked

A boardroom coup executed by Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown orchestrated the capturing of Denel, followed by the axing of its top executives.

Booysen attacks NPA ‘abuse’

The Hawks man claims in court the reinstatement of discredited charges is part of a political vendetta.

Evidence of state capture mounts

The voices of people such as former SANDF chief Siphiwe Nyanda, whose ANC credentials cannot be questioned, are vital, writes Sam Sole.

The ‘Gupta owned’ state enterprises

Probe reveals an extraordinary network of contacts close to the family that dominates the boards of SA's two largest parastatals, Eskom and Transnet.

The president who tossed away the rule book

If President Jacob Zuma keeps on refashioning the state to suit his own ends, the democratic project will be left in tatters.

The president who tossed away the rule book

If President Jacob Zuma keeps on refashioning the state to suit his own ends, the democratic project will be left in tatters.

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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