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Susan Comrie
Investigative Journalist at amaBhungane
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Susan Comrie Sep 20
Replying to @RediTlhabi
A story we never published: Sahara pocketed a life insurance payout of one of their employees. The R318k payout was supposed to go to the widow but they ignored her for 2 years. We got the insurance ombud and the Wits law clinic involved and eventually they agreed to pay her.
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amaBhungane Sep 19
China’s rural power grab | | 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. By
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Susan Comrie Sep 20
This is absolutely fascinating... the Guptas talk about black empowerment and growth was always so hollow. In reality they were gleefully bypassing immigration requirements in order to employ as few South Africans as possible. Why? They still had to hire people? Such contempt...
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Joy Summers Sep 18
Police investigate Tubular directors for fraud and corruption via
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amaBhungane Sep 18
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amaBhungane Sep 17
SEE: open investigation — Steinhoff | | We need your help with our investigation into the global retailer’s financial collapse – were you there?
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Ferial Haffajee Sep 17
Standard Bank took top team to meet ANC at Luthuli House where a big Oakbay delegation (that's Gupta HQ) was present. ANC was acting on behalf of the Gupta family. This is capture on steroids because the ANC was using its power as governing party.
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amaBhungane Sep 14
We're investigating Jooste's relations with George Evans & Malcolm King, offshore ppl at ground zero of . Too many people who know things say: "I don't want to get involved." This is how SA is failing. If you can help please do! Contact
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CraigMcKune Sep 12
As MPs ponder the Guptas' capture of home affairs, here is what we dug out of the -- including some notes on Gigaba's role.
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CraigMcKune Sep 13
We're investigating Jooste's relations with George Evans & Malcolm King, offshore dudes at ground zero of . Too many people who know things tell me: "I don't want to get involved." This is how SA is failing. If you can help, please do! Contact me or
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Susan Comrie Sep 11
Replying to @Bruceps @amaBhungane
There are only 11 of us at ... I'd say you can do quite a lot when you have the right people🐞🏆
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Dr Richard Kirby Sep 11
A tragedy in the sea. A plastic microfibre among the plankton. The fibre is just 10 µm in diameter and invisible to the naked eye, but this shocking pollution must not be overlooked.
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amaBhungane Sep 10
Guptas siphoned R100m-plus from China loan, evidence shows | | In July the president announced that Eskom had secured a $2.5b loan from a Chinese state bank. The last time this bank lent money to one of our SOEs the Guptas got rich. By
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GIJN Africa Sep 10
The controversial Gupta Brothers piggybacked on a Chinese state loan to Transnet, South Africa's public freight and logistics company, pocketing as much as R122-million ($8m) in “success fees”, according to newly obtained evidence. Report by
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amaBhungane Sep 9
Guptas siphoned R100m-plus from China loan, evidence shows | | By
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Susan Comrie Sep 9
Replying to @MolokoHM @amaBhungane
We've made most of the evidence available to everyone through our new Evidence Docket feature. You can go to our website and click on the folder icon on the right. Happy reading!
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Susan Comrie Sep 8
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Melissa Chan Sep 7
The full text of the piece wrote for South Africa's Independent Media - on China's treatment of Uighurs. Azad's column has since been completely scrapped. Here is what he wrote (via ):
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Simon Allison Sep 5
The most regular gig in my journalism career has been Lesotho elections - which happen every two years or less. Like clockwork, the Prime Minister's ruling party is beginning to come apart at the seams again. Great analysis
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Susan Comrie Sep 4
Couldn't agree more. I thought I would find it nothing new because we deal with municipal corruption every day, but what an education to understand the political dynamics behind the collapse of NMB. Absolutely brilliant!
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