Together with online news site the Daily Maverick, amaBhungane in June released leaked emails and documents that they said showed allegedly improper dealings in government contracts and influence peddling by the Guptas, a family with close ties to South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma. Continue reading
Nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives, including seven who were arrested in Switzerland, are indicted on corruption charges.
Russia’s anti-corruption watchdog chief says he does not believe the 2018 World Cup bidding process was corrupt and the FIFA arrests are a politically motivated attempt to strip Russia of the World Cup.
The leader of Spanish anti-austerity party Podemos (We Can) confirms that Herve Falciani, the so-called HSBC whistle-blower, will help his party with its election programme by producing a tax fraud report for the Spanish party.