Latest articles on Billy Rautenbach

Rautenbach’s Zim green firm ‘holds cows for ransom’

Villagers in Zimbabwe say tycoon Billy Rautenbach's ethanol plant is fining them heftily for their straying livestock.

Mugabe’s white ally in land-grab row

Zimbabwean peasant farmers accuse Billy Rautenbach of destroying their livelihoods.

Zanu-PF’s Green Fuel dilemma

Zanu-PF faces the difficult task of appeasing its supporters, who have been left fuming over Green Fuel's expansion.

Zim may lose $500-million

Billy Rautenbach is tangled in a spat over land use and is said to be ready to move a multimillion ethanol project to Zambia.

Zimbabwe government ‘induced’ flooding

Human Rights Watch says 20 000 people were displaced to make way for a new game reserve.

Zanu-PF MP hits out at Rautenbach

Accused of being an extortionist, Temba Mliswa is now drawing President Mugabe into his fight with controversial businessman Billy Rautenbach.

Zim: The steep price of access to power

A Zanu-PF politician is demanding millions for introducing controversial businessman Billy Rautenbach to key state officials.

Zim: Rautenbach’s ethanol firm downgraded

The value of Billy Rautenbach's fuels monopoly has been slashed, in spite of the state's plan to take 51%.

Anger fuels ethanol U-turn in Zim

Zimbabwe's government is accused of favouring sole licencee Billy Rautenbach by raising fuel's ethanol content.

Big plans for ethanol ignore fears

A constitutional court case will test the legality of mandatory fuel blending in Zimbabwe.

Billy Rautenbach ‘scores’ ethanol increase

Zimbabwe's government may strike a deal with Green Fuel, which is linked to controversial businessman Billy Rautenbach.

Pikoli takes stand and tells of blackmail attempt

Former top cop Jackie Selebi allegedly tried to blackmail former prosecutions boss Vusi Pikoli into dropping charges against Billy Rautenbach.

Selebi’s woes are far from over

He was exposed as a barefaced liar, a suave scumbag with no scruples “knocking” millions off the wealthy in exchange for access to his “cash cop”.

Agliotti paid to ‘sort out’ Rautenbach’s problems

Former Hyundai boss Billy Rautenbach allegedly paid $100 000 for his "problems" in South Africa to disappear.

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