Update: Arrested ex-spy boss threatens to topple Botswana government

High-profile arrest comes against the backdrop of a struggle between the president and his predecessor.

Gupta link in R647m train deal

Update: Chinese rail supplier returns R618m to Transnet

International locomotive manufacturers and consulting companies in rail utility’s sights.

Guptas conquer state arms firm Denel

Special report: the #GuptaLeaks and more — all our stories on State Capture

AmaBhungane was tracking the Guptas long before “state capture” became part of the SA lexicon and before the #GuptaLeaks — since 2010 to be precise. See our archive of our work on the Gupta family and their relationship with former president Jacob Zuma.

eSwatini’s NamBoard chief executive has a ‘conflicted’ business interest in the maize meal industry

The chief executive of eSwatini’s National Agricultural Marketing Board, which controls the importation of maize and maize meal into eSwatini (formerly Swaziland), has a stake in a maize business, an amaBhungane investigation has revealed.

Update: Moz ex-finance minister denied bail

Manuel Chang has been implicated in an international corruption scandal and was arrested by SAPS last month.

The banker bro’s who bankrupted Mozambique

In December, the US Department of Justice indicted three former Credit Suisse bankers for their role in bringing Mozambique’s economy to its knees. State-owned entities drowning in billions of dollars in debt, bloated infrastructure projects, kickbacks paid into UAE bank accounts, and government guarantees imperilling the entire economy: if any of this sounds familiar, keep reading.

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AmaB highlights from 2018

We bring you the year’s heroes and zeros.

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Ayo execs blew whistle over Survé-linked conflicts of interest

A leaked letter makes damning allegations regarding the company’s corporate governance issues, including “a lack of professionalism”.