Sam Sole

Sam Sole works from South Africa. Journalist and managing partner of the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism. Digging dirt, fertilising democracy. Sam Sole has over 17731 followers on Twitter.

Christo Wiese, Tullow Oil and ENS’s tax dodging services

Tax advisers at ENSafrica sold tycoon Wiese a lemon — one that now implicates him in what Sars has described as an elaborate "tax evasion" scheme.

Nigerian bank investigation could embroil MTN, Ramaphosa

A joint investigation by Finance Uncovered and amaBhungane.

Tegeta threatens Eskom coal supply

Tegeta threatens to shut down coal supply to Hendrina power station just as Eskom discovers thousands of tons of coal have gone ‘missing’.

Jobs for pals in the Free State – Ace Magashule’s playground

A Free State provincial department has irregularly awarded a sweeping, open-ended tender to a company owned by one of the premier’s close associates.

The largest procurement in SA to date is in the hands of the High Court in Cape Town

Critics warn that the nuclear deal has the potential to bankrupt the country.

Exclusive: Guptas “Laundered” kickback millions – here’s the evidence

A year-long investigation points to an intricate system the Gupta family allegedly used to extract bribes from companies in business with Transnet.

State Capture – The Guptas and the R250 million “kickback laundry”

Huge sums are washing through the bank accounts of obscure companies, and all fingers point to Gupta associates and state tenders

The Smuggler, The Spook and The Grabber

A Hawks sting operation to nab the importers of a high tech bugging device might have landed more than the detectives bargained for.

NPA boss had Zuma snookered

The real prospect of failing to force Nxasana out led to the president’s unedifying backdown

Hawks boss offered R3m to walk away

Anwa Dramat is holding out for more but police watchdog head Robert McBride is fighting back.

Who is going to spy on the spymaster?

The short-listing process for the new inspector general of intelligence has been an embarrassment.

Twist to Koeberg tender

A question hangs over the consultants who overrode the choice of Eskom’s technical team

Press Releases

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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