ARTICLES RELATING TO SALIM ESSA

Behind coal tug-of-war, more Gupta strings

2018-11-23 13:47

An obscure Swiss company fights to buy the crown jewels of what remains of the family’s SA assets. Are the Guptas trying to do a deal with themselves?

The Trojan horse that wheeled R600m out of state-owned entities

2018-08-16 07:25

Records show how Regiments Capital passed more than half of its consulting fees from Transnet, SAA and Denel contracts to Gupta and Essa fronts.

Why Transnet board committee's Iqbal Sharma must be prosecuted - report

2018-06-19 12:51

Iqbal Sharma, chairperson of the Transnet board's acquisitions and disposals committee had a conflict of interest in the tender to build 1 064 locomotives, according to a report by MNS Attorneys.

EXCLUSIVE: Gupta lieutenant Salim Essa in last gasp R70m bid to 'save' VR Laser

2018-06-14 09:16

The offer came minutes before creditors for the Boksburg-based engineering company were about to vote for liquidation.

Court gives Gupta rescuers green light, again

2018-05-06 06:03

A group of eight Gupta company executives has again been denied leave to appeal against a high court ruling giving business rescuers access to the family’s Sandton head office.

Nkonki CEO Mitesh Patel resigns after amaBhungane exposes Gupta fronting deal

2018-04-13 11:53

Nkonki Inc has promised an independent probe after the resignation of its chief executive Mitesh Patel, while industry regulator Irba is demanding answers.

Koko mixed politics with work at Eskom, inquiry hears

2018-02-28 17:52

While an ex-colleague has accused former top Eskom executive Matshela Koko of treating employees differently according to their politics, Koko has called the claims 'preposterous'.

Five takeaways from Koko's testimony at the Eskom inquiry

2018-01-25 09:55

Fin24 looks at five key moments from top executive Matshela Koko's testimony to Parliament's inquiry into mismanagement of state funds at Eskom.

EXCLUSIVE: Gupta 'negotiator' and the R4bn Transnet IT deal

2017-11-14 07:00

The value of a Transnet contract awarded to information technology (IT) company T-Systems ballooned from just under R1.7bn to nearly R3bn after known Gupta associate Salim Essa allegedly became a backchannel "negotiator" for the German multinational.

Trillian whistleblower felt 'disempowered', distrust over 'risky exposure'

2017-09-28 16:25

Bianca Goodson, former CEO of Trillian Management Consulting turned whistleblower, says she did not trust the way her exposure to "risky relationships" was managed.

 

Guptas siphoned R100m-plus from China loan, evidence shows

2018-09-10 07:07

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.

The 'Gupta Minyan' and the R647 million Transnet scam

2018-07-26 06:18

amaBhungane's investigative team went after a trail left by Gupta lieutenant Salim Essa. What they found was a group of Jewish businessmen who complain of being shunned by their community because of their association with the Guptas.

Transnet must 'lay criminal charges against Molefe', other Gupta generals - damning report

2018-06-17 06:04

A damning draft report recommends that Transnet lay corruption charges against four key players in state capture: its former group chief executive Brian Molefe, former chief financial officer Anoj Singh, board subcommittee chairperson Iqbal Sharma and Gupta lieutenant Salim Essa.

Gupta link in R647m train deal

2018-05-20 06:02

A Chinese supplier allegedly paid Gupta associate Salim Essa millions in kickbacks related to Transnet’s R50bn deal to buy 1 064 locomotives, according to documents obtained by amaBhungane.

The Nkonki Pact Part 3: Eskom funded Essa's capture of audit firm

2018-04-24 07:23

Two weeks ago Nkonki chief executive Mitesh Patel resigned after amaBhungane revealed that his R107-million buyout of the audit firm was funded by Gupta lieutenant Salim Essa. Now we explore the role that Eskom's role.

Ngubane: I was a good, honest chairperson #EskomInquiry

2018-03-09 10:26

Former Eskom board chair Ben Ngubane told the Eskom inquiry that he believes he was a good, honest chairperson.

Koko involved Gupta associate in staff decisions, Eskom Inquiry hears

2018-02-28 12:04

A suspended top Eskom executive has told Parliament that Matshela Koko appeared to confer with Gupta business associate Salim Essa when making staffing decisions at the power utility.

Maze of front companies linked to Transnet rail deal - report

2017-11-16 21:15

About three-dozen shell companies allegedly received payments from Gupta-associated companies linked to the controversial China South Rail-Transnet contract, according to a report by the OCCRP.

The McKinsey dossier part 5: How Transnet cash stuffed Gupta letterboxes

2017-10-23 07:00

At least R30m flowed from Regiments, McKinsey’s longstanding local partner at Transnet, into companies associated with a Gupta-Essa money laundering channel.

SA Express pays over R5m to Trillian for 'funding plan'

2017-09-26 15:16

State-owned airline SA Express has also done business with Gupta-linked consultancy firm Trillian Capital, according to a written parliamentary reply.

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