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  • Two to tango: The story of Zuma and the Guptas

    We've put together a comprehensive archive of our work on the First Family and their relationship with President Jacob Zuma.

    We've put together a comprehensive archive of our work on the First Family and their relationship with President Jacob Zuma.

AmaBhungane was tracking the Guptas long before "state capture" became part of the South African lexicon - since 2010 to be precise.

Now we've put together a comprehensive archive of our work on the First Family and their relationship with President Jacob Zuma.

It's all you ever wanted to know about JZ and the Gs in one place - and the more pieces of the puzzle you sample, the scarier the picture gets.

Dip in - or go deep if you dare.


19 March 2010 Keeping it in the family 

14 May 2010 Zuma "meddled in mine buyout"

13 August 2010 Zuma Jnr heading for first billion

20 August 2010 Guptas key to ArcelorMittal deal

29 October 2010 Govt to apply ideology to adspend

26 November 2010 Sishen row: Govt targets steel prices


5 February 2011 Steel of a deal for Zuma Jnr

4 March 2011 Going off the rails

4 March 2011 Striking Gupta workers held

18 March 2011 Plum Gupta job for Zuma fiancée

1 April 2011 Veterans official in private deals

29 July 2011 All the president's assets

29 July 2011 Sishen row: Hawks' raids rattle top politicos

16 August 2011 Kumba launches broadside against Imperial's prospects

9 September 2011 Row over "unpaid" bills at Gupta family's mine

21 October 2011 Erwin’s company lands tender-free coal deal

15 December 2011 Sishen rivals braced for verdict


30 November 2012 Guptas ‘bankroll’ Mrs Zuma’s bond


25 January 2013 Parastatals squeezed over New Age

22 March 2013 R10-billion contract behind SAA dogfight

21 May 2013 ‘Guptas’ farm cash cows in Free State

7 June 2013 "Gupta" dairy project milks Free State project

14 June 2013 "Gupta" dairy flouts treasury rules

12 December 2013 Concourt puts Sishen mining right dispute to bed


7 February 2014 Free State dairy project damned in treasury investigation

14 February 2014 Cow heap attracts Blue Scorpions

5 June 2014 Estina’s cows come home to roost

20 June 2014 State adviser's R5m Gupta house

4 July 2014 Transnet tender boss's R50-billion double game

29 August 2014 Ombudsman rejects Transnet tender boss’s complaint

24 October 2014 Row over Eskom's R43m Gupta breakfast deal

24 October 2014 SAA's boundless flights of fancy

24 October 2014 Editorial: Nene hobbled by old tusker

28 November 2014 Auditors rap Eskom Gupta splurge

28 November 2014 Editorial: Eskom hand-out gets red card

5 December 2014 Another state bonanza for the Guptas

19 December 2014 Editorial: Yet another state body under threat


31 July 2015 - 'Kickback' scandal engulfs Transnet

24 September 2015 Gupta past haunts new mines minister

23 October 2015 State fumes as Sascoc steals its ball

20 November 2015 Gupta Inc's Dubai secret

20 November 2015 Zuma's 'deal' with Cape gang bosses

20 November 2015 Editorial: Zuma gangs up on democracy 


5 February 2016 Guptas conquer state arms firm Denel

5 February 2016 Gupta ties are Zuma's undoing

19 February 2016 Zuma Jnr hits the big time with Optimum deal

18 March 2016 The president who tossed away the rule book

24 March 2016 The 'Gupta owned' state enterprises

24 March 2016 Evidence of state capture mounts

1 May 2016 Guptas "backed" Maine's R140k-a-month bond

15 May 2016 Guptas sue for 27.5% of Independent Media 

30 May 2016 How Denel was hijacked

6 June 2016 Guptas' media bid rebuffed

28 August 2016 Gupta-linked firm’s R167m Transnet Bonanza

30 August 2016 Tegeta coal quality hopelessly noncompliant, says report

18 September 2016 Transnet's shady Gupta loan deal

19 June 2016 Guptas' R51bn train grab

24 July 2016 Gupta-linked company set to score R800-million in Transnet IT solution tender deal

01 Sep 2016 Treasury blocks Eskom’s Tegeta contract

19 September 2016 Questions over new Denel partner

21 October 2016 R587m in six hours – how Eskom paid for Gupta mine

15 October 2016 Gordhan blows whistle on Guptas' R6.8bn 'suspicious and unusual payments'

29 October 2016 State Capture – The Guptas and the R250 million “kickback laundry”

3 November 2016 Zwane and his new appointment go way back

4 November 2016 State approved Guptas’ raid on mine rehab fund

8 December 2016 From Zuma Inc to the Zuptas – a story of perseverance

8 December 2016 Video: amaBhungane explain the explosive Gupta money-laundering allegations

8 December 2016 Analysis by Sam Sole: Zuma's treasonous alliance with the Guptas

8 December 2016 Exclusive: Guptas "Laundered" kickback millions - here's the evidence


9 February 2017 Read the Eskom report: A R20m investigation into the state-owned utility was cut short by its board

16 February 2017 Gupta-owned newspaper in line of fire of new Nielsen report

19 February 2017 EXPOSED: The Guptas and the 'box of gems'

22 April 2017 R10bn in 15 days – another massive Eskom boost for the Guptas

16 May 2017 EXCLUSIVE: How Brian Molefe ‘helped’ Gupta Optimum heist

18 May 2017 Advocacy: AmaB wins access to information battle over Gupta Waterkloof landing

18 May 2017 EXCLUSIVE Gupta mine grab: how Brown misled Parliament