The world is changing fast and to keep up you need local knowledge with global context.
Plunderers’ bad year just got worse – #Guptaleaks emails now publicly available online
By Alec Hogg
Yesterday was the worst day in what has already been a rotten year for the crony capitalist Gupta family. It started with Bloomberg publishing a 6,000 word expose’ targeted at the news giant’s massive global audience. Its title – The Brothers Who Bought South Africa – provides a taste of what’s inside.
Read more top stories on BizNews: Tell them to bring on the legal empty horses: Pierre De Vos to Jacques Pauw
But even worse came later for the plundering friends of president Jacob Zuma. At the request of the SA Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, a chunk of documents from the incriminating #GuptaLeaks have been made publicly available online.
Published by the Platform for the Protection of Whistleblowers in Africa (PPLAAF), a selection from hundreds of thousands of emails, documents and invoices is there for everyone to see, neatly divided into easily searchable sections. So if you ever fancied yourself as an investigative journo here’s your chance to “join the dots.”
Read more top stories on BizNews: Right of Reply: Angry KPMG says Biznews, Abedian has defamed them
PPLAAF says the site will be accessible for the next 10 days, so no time to tarry. The link to this veritable treasure chest is: https://pplaaf.in/gleaks/. We’ll happily publish the best contributions from this investigative journalism crowdsourcing project on Biznews. Send your contributions to me at [email protected]. Happy hunting.
Cyril Ramaphosa: The Audio Biography
Listen to the story of Cyril Ramaphosa's rise to presidential power, narrated by our very own Alec Hogg.