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Yan Xie has lifted the lid on his extensive generosity to Lesotho’s political elite, saying that he helped fund the prime minister’s lavish 2017 wedding and has donated money to ‘almost every party in the country’.
For years, former CEO Markus Jooste and his inner circle wove an intricate web of opaque deals hidden from shareholders.
McKinsey and Regiments were already earning huge fees together at Transnet, but the SAA contract would become a trial run for a new way of doing business: the “100% at risk” model.
Emails reveal the seduction of Acsa, SAA and Transnet treasury boss, Phetolo Ramosebudi.
Intrigue and internal divisions are dogging South Africa’s largest union and threatening to destabilise the federation to which it belongs.
But the contractor, China Sinogy Electric Engineering Co (CSEEC), insists the substation is sorely needed. It says the town’s substations are old, poorly maintained, overburdened and unsafe — “some even […]
Global Initiative researchers first heard about Momade Rassul, the man from whom the PIC bought 70% of a palm oil refinery, “when researching the heroin route that traverses several countries along Africa’s East Coast”.
A spiralling war between the Lesotho government and the country’s 37,000 wool and mohair farmers took an alarming new turn last week with the arrest of their association’s outspoken frontman.
Siyabonga Nene asked the PIC to finance a huge investment in Mozambique. He did not get that for himself, but the state-owned fund manager seemingly bent over backwards for his business partner – not least by depositing millions into an offshore account.
Despite facing serious claims for being complicit in the alleged 2015 abduction of a Masotho woman from Lesotho to South Africa, Lesotho police have yet to offer any clarity on the matter.
An investigation into sexual harassment allegations against the trade union leader, was apparently held hostage to internal political machinations.
Rhino killers and other criminals have allegedly been bribing court officials in KwaZulu Natal. It’s a sordid tale of sex, gambling, poachers and payoffs. But there are three heroines (and one tainted hero).
Two senior Gupta employees sidestepped red tape to employ foreign labour at the expense of South African jobseekers.
Dubious procurement, inflated costs, wasted millions and rumours of corruption — we lay bare the reality of how a project meant to overhaul Mashishing’s electrical infrastructure turned bad.
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In July, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that Eskom had secured a $2.5-billion loan from a Chinese state bank. The last time this bank lent money to one of our state-owned entities, the Guptas got rich.
Malawi’s Parliament’s budget and finance committee has strongly criticised both the long delay in the procurement of anti-corruption software and the sudden engagement of Twenty Third Century Systems.
After seven years of development and a fortune spent, the Ekurhuleni BRT system is in disarray. The municipality is only now scrambling to find out what went wrong.
The court challenges comes after King Mswati announced in April that Swaziland would be called eSwatini.
Records show how Regiments Capital passed more than half of its consulting fees from Transnet, SAA and Denel contracts to Gupta and Essa fronts.