Panama Papers

Pam Golding facilitates African kleptocrats’ money laundering

Government must take steps to clean up the country’s dirty real estate market, which has long offered a safe haven for criminals

How — and how not — to restore trust in media

In an age of unprecedented access to information, people must improve their media literacy. But that does not let media organizations off the hook

German police raid Deutsche Bank in ‘Panama Papers’ graft probe

The Frankfurt prosecutors said their probe was focusing on two Deutsche Bank employees aged 50 and 46, as well as several unnamed senior staff members

Regulation reins in tax havens

Controls are already in play that should limit the worst cases of tax abuse internationally and locally

These five countries are conduits for the world’s biggest tax havens

These countries funnel major corporate money into secret offshore tax shelters, according to a new study.

Aurora mine liquidators on the hunt for Khulubuse Zuma’s hidden riches

Khulubuse Zuma sold off his rich trappings and claims he is nearly broke – but liquidators believe there’s much more.

Panama Papers include dozens of Americans tied to fraud and other financial misconduct

Mossack Fonseca's files include offshore firms linked to at least 36 Americans accused of financial wrongdoing, including fraud and racketeering.

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.

The revolution will be digitised

Source known only as John Doe says income inequality "one of the defining issues of our time" and calls on governments to address it.

US probes DRC oil deal with Khulubuse Zuma tie

An oil deal originally fronted by Khulubuse Zuma is being probed by US authorities as part of a wider investigation into Och-Ziff Capital Management.

Saraki offers ‘rich wife’ defence in Panama Papers findings

President of the Nigerian Senate Bukola Saraki is accused of failing to declare property and operating foreign accounts in breach of the Constitution.

Namibian clerk in Panama Papers ‘fronting’ pickle

Receptionist Letitia Diergaardt has been outed as a millionaire with links to oil barons and shady arms dealers.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

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

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