Craig Mckune

PIC’s dodgy oil investment going down the tube

A R4-billion Public Investment Corporation investment could be wiped out as Texan oil firm files for bankruptcy

Survé’s listing ship

The intended listing of Sagarmatha Technologies was a mirror image of a deal in which the PIC was used to massively underwrite the Survé fortune.

Guptas sue for 27.5% of Independent Media

The Guptas are now legally fighting for a large stake in Independent Media due to a 2012 pact made between them and the company's chair, Iqbal Surve.

What’s black and white and in the red all over?

Though the Public Investment Corporation has a massive stake in the struggling Independent, it has all but handed control to Iqbal Survé.

Grants ‘monopoly’ under fire

Vodacom stands to gain millions of customers via exclusive deal with social grants contractorCraig McKune

Absa Cape Epic: The Prologue in Meerendal

After completing the trial stage of the Absa Cape Epic, nerves are beginning to kick in for AmaBhungane reporter Craig McKune.

Another red flag raised in Sassa tender

Bidders were culled for not offering voice verification, which has not been used for two years

Was Baleka Mbete crucified?

Whichever way you look at it, the questions about Gold Fields's mega BEE transaction are justified, say Drew Forrest and Craig McKune.

Gold Fields deal: Key witness ‘recants’

Although a witness in the "bribery" case says he has been misquoted by lawyers, a slideshow containing an "unequivocal testimony" shows otherwise.

Stokvel ‘lost millions’ to Mrs Block

More than 1 700 people invested their savings in a scheme they now believe was fraudulent.

More questions over Hulley’s role in R10b social grant tender

Officials differ on whether Michael Hulley, responded to critical questions about a grants tender. Craig McKune reports.

Banks bent over backwards for Zuma

After 1994, South Africa's biggest banks bent over backwards to accommodate Jacob Zuma, who regularly splurged on credit.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it