Mossack Fonseca

Malefactors of Mossack Fonseca: Meet The Dutchman, the Queen of the South and the Boss of Bosses

Meet some of the convicted felons and alleged wrongdoers who use secretive offshore companies found in the Panama Papers database.

Panama Papers: Was Mossack Fonseca within its legal rights to keep mum?

The ethics of the Panamanian law firm are certainly questionable, but legally it only had to report any activity that raised obvious red flags.

Panama Papers: People behind dodgy Khulubuse Zuma oil deal

The Panama Papers leak has thrown light on ownership secrecy in a Khulubuse Zuma-fronted oil deal in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Parade of the blacklisted marches through firm’s client list – and Syria’s civil war

Global law firm’s customers include suspected financiers of terrorism, nuclear weapons proliferators and gunrunners.

Murder by poison only one clue to offshore dealings by top Chinese

Eight current and former members of the Politburo Standing Committee, the country's top decision makers, have relatives with secret offshore firms.

PanamaLeaks: Scope narrows for the rich to hide offshore assets

Tax authorities globally are closing in on tax evasion and tax avoidance structures.

Editorial: Stop the rot shown by Panama Papers

It is important that scrutiny is not reserved to suspected tax dodgers but is also given to the asset managers and bankers who may have helped them.

CIA spies and shadowy allies lurk in secret thanks to Mossack Fonseca

Firm helps CIA operatives and other characters — real or fanciful — from the world of espionage set up offshore companies to obscure their dealings.

Iceland PM resigns in #PanamaPapers scandal

Iceland's prime minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is the first political casualty of the Panama Papers leak.

UK PM Cameron refutes having offshore income after #PanamaPapers leak

The prime minister stressed that no government had done more to fight tax evasion in the United Kingdom and at international level than his had.

#PanamaLeaks: French far-right leader hid money

France's National Front leader Marine Le Pen has been implicated in the Panama Papers, and had a "sophisticated offshore system" to hide money.

The Panama Papers: Exposing the rogue offshore finance industry

All the stories of how a leak of more than 11 million documents shows heads of state, criminals and celebrities using secret hideaways in tax havens.

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

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