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.

NEWS ANALYSIS: ANC supporters bat for media boss

Lobby group with strong ANC ties comes out strongly in support of Surve

Krejcir ‘bragged of ANC links’

A witness says the Czech fugitive felt untouchable after making a donation to a party faction.

Krejcir’s ‘dirty’ police network

Allegations against untouchable cops reveal an East Rand unit apparently in the fugitive’s pocket

Nkandla report: The real reasons why ministers took on Thuli

Public protector Thuli Madonsela is being forced to excise parts of the Nkandla report, so who is protecting whom?

Question is, can the 1time bid fly?

The firm bidding to take over the failed airline has brought to light several unexplained connections.

Arms deal: A citizen’s guide to coughing up for con men

The commission of inquiry under Judge Willie Seriti is expected finally to get down to business on Monday. Will it succeed in uncovering corruption?

Julian Williams’ murder follows murky alloy deals

A deadly dispute between former partners follows accusations of the misappropriation of funds. Sam Sole and Lionel Faull report.

Press Releases

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention


From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Introducing Sabinet Judgments

A well-rounded view of reported and unreported judgments supplemented by an advanced system to enable users to rapidly find the information they require

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries

National skills development inaugural webinar

SALGA will focus on developing leadership competencies and incorporate online and blended learning to enhance governance capabilities and service delivery

South Africa is open for business

The IDC believes that the fundamentals to enable a sustainable economic recovery are firmly in place, writes IDC CEO TP Nchocho