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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.

Property mogul Roux Shabangu in BEE fronting case

The public works department claims businessperson Roux Shabangu fraudulently used his empowerment credentials for a R137-million lease deal.

Social grant contractor’s sideline plan

The controversial R10-billion tender winner, South African Social Services Agency, wants to sell financial products to 10-million state beneficiaries.

Malema’s time of reckoning

As investigations approach their final stages, he has lined up a powerful defence team.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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