Paul O’Sullivan: Why Markus Jooste, Martin Levick are still walking free

Paul O’Sullivan: Why Markus Jooste, Martin Levick are still walking free

Ace forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan applies his mind to the question that many South Africans keep asking – why are so many well exposed crooks not being put behind bars? In his inimitable style, O’Sullivan gets to the nub of the issue and refuses to pull any punches in unpacking the root caus

  Alec Hogg
Paul O’Sullivan: Back story to R60m Eskom bribery matter, and more.

Paul O’Sullivan: Back story to R60m Eskom bribery matter, and more.

It’s impossible to over-emphasise the value Paul O’Sullivan has brought to his adopted country. The Irish-born founder of Forensics for Justice strides boldly into areas where most fear to tread, his notches ranging from murderers, gangsters and fraudsters through to a couple of former chiefs of SA

  Alec Hogg
MUST LISTEN: BBC goes in-depth with SA anti-apartheid hero Peter Hain

MUST LISTEN: BBC goes in-depth with SA anti-apartheid hero Peter Hain

Lord Peter Hain provided a largely under-appreciated service to South Africa by exposing the criminality of the Guptas and their political puppets to the world. There were many highlights during my recent three years in London establishing Biznews’s global foothold. Among them was getting to know Lo

  Alec Hogg
Jared Watson: Shining new light on Gavin Watson’s untimely death

Jared Watson: Shining new light on Gavin Watson’s untimely death

For some time, chartered accountant Jared Watson had been working with his uncle, the late Gavin Watson of Bosasa fame, on a submission for a confidential SARS tax inquiry. They were together on Sunday evening and were to meet the next morning to drive together to put the final touches onto the 400

  Alec Hogg
Paul Hoffman: Firing another two barrels at PP Busisiwe Mkhwebane

Paul Hoffman: Firing another two barrels at PP Busisiwe Mkhwebane

On Rational Radio this week, founder of Accountability Now Paul Hoffman revisits his nuclear attack on South Africa’s embattled Public Protector. After launching an application at the Legal Practice Council to have the PP disbarred, Hoffman explains that this could take some months – so he has opene

  Alec Hogg
Winde: Soldiers are policing the Western Cape because SAPS is a mess

Winde: Soldiers are policing the Western Cape because SAPS is a mess

One of my scariest moments as a crime reporter in the 1990s was being shot at by a gangster in the Cape Flats. I was driving alone in a gang-infested suburb when a young boy, who couldn’t have been 13 years old, suddenly stepped out of a group and pointed a gun at me as I drew to a stop at an inters

  Jackie Cameron
Peter Hain targets Bain & Co over premeditated capturing of SARS

Peter Hain targets Bain & Co over premeditated capturing of SARS

South African-raised British peer Lord Peter Hain is applying pressure on the Westminster Government to stop doing business with global consultancy firm Bain & Co over its misbehaviour in South Africa. The commission of inquiry into the near collapse of SA Revenue Services concluded that there was a

  Alec Hogg
Paul O’Sullivan on fresh accusations against Ramaphosa; Here’s my verdict

Paul O’Sullivan on fresh accusations against Ramaphosa; Here’s my verdict

South Africa’s ace forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan has re-entered the fray after the country’s Public Protector issued a report accusing president Cyril Ramaphosa of misleading parliament. O’Sullivan takes us through the steps he took when called in to investigate whether the president, and hi

  Alec Hogg