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May 28, 2017

Zuma’s Dubai exit plan

Exposed: Guptas prepared for Zuma to move his family to the United Arab Emirates.
May 28, 2017

President faces fresh attack at NEC meeting

President Jacob Zuma was again battling to hold on to office last night as a fresh motion of no confidence was tabled agai
May 28, 2017

How SABC blew R300m

The new advertising management system introduced at SABC radio last year has bled the broadcaster of about R300 million to date, making it one of the biggest contributors to its current financial crisis.
May 28, 2017

Eskom asks Gigaba for blank cheque

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has been asked to approve various components of the nuclear deal and effectively give Eskom a “blank cheque”.
May 28, 2017

Is Gigaba Mr State Capture?

Report shows how new finance minister paved the way for Gupta control.
May 28, 2017

Overhaul colonial education system

Mo Ibrahim says more relevant skills are essential for Africa to move into the future. He speaks to Hopewell Radebe.
May 28, 2017

Controversial manager hit with pull-outs

Panicking investors want their money back amid reports that a provident fund administrator cooked its books after ‘losing’ nearly R255m.
May 28, 2017

When taps run dry

Cosatu warns of war and deaths as the Western Cape suffers its worst drought in more than 100 years.
May 28, 2017

Dlamini-Zuma’s off on her presidential crusade

Female empowerment, radical economic transformation and expropriation of land without compensation are at the heart of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s campaign to be the next ANC president.
May 28, 2017

Why the ANC miserably lost Nquthu

About two weeks before Nquthu went to the polls, a bizarre thing happened during the ANC election campaign that – at least partially – explains why the governing party’s all-out bid to take control of the northern KwaZulu-Natal town failed
May 28, 2017

At war with the West: ANC backs 'regime change' intelligence report

Gwede Mantashe backs report that likens the DA and EFF to Mozambique’s murderous Renamo bandits.
May 28, 2017

More volunteers needed to test new HIV vaccine

The Vaccine Advocacy Resource Group would have liked to see many South Africans volunteer to participate in the country’s ground-breaking HIV vaccine trial, known as HVTN 702, but stringent global standards to enlist participants are slowing the proc
May 28, 2017

Cosatu: The centre is not holding

Cosatu is appealing for ANC national executive members to use their “conscience” to remove President Jacob Zuma.
May 28, 2017

‘I am not JZ’s buddy...’

Construction magnate Philani Mavundla insists that he is a self-made businessman and that his success has nothing to do with President Jacob Zuma or the ANC.
May 28, 2017

Treasury, builders disagree

Treasury and the construction industry are at odds over whether it is allowed to pay tender winners in advance, for work not yet done.
May 28, 2017

More in the pocket

New Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba was not the only ANC minister who actively worked for Gupta interests, or was allegedly pressurised into doing so. Others did too, states the report into state capture released on Thursday.
May 28, 2017

Trading in finance to become a teacher

Volunteer tutor Anelisa Dyonase decided to set aside his dream of working in the financial sector and become a teacher after witnessing the smiles on the faces of the pupils he had helped to pass maths.
May 28, 2017

‘Suicidal’ prince fakes abduction

The abaThembu royal family is worried that Prince Mthandeni Mankunku Dalindyebo, jailed king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo’s brother, may be suicidal after he lost the battle to lead his nation to his nephew Azenathi, who is now acting king.
May 28, 2017

‘Zille is hurting the DA’

However, there may be dire political consequences if she is removed as Western Cape premier.
May 28, 2017

Limpopo deputy speaker not in the clear

Public Protector says report was premature, irregular.
May 27, 2017

Law reform report on sex trade will not safeguard women trapped in prostitution

Embrace Dignity is unconvinced that recommendations made in a South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) report will help safeguard women trapped in prostitution and sex trafficking in the long term.
May 26, 2017

SABC: Aguma suspended

SABC boss James Aguma faces suspension for lying to the public broadcaster’s interim board about his ally Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s disciplinary hearing for misconduct over a fiery media conference held last month.
May 26, 2017

Ipid wants Phahlane interdicted from interfering in their investigation into him

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has launched an urgent application before the North Gauteng High Court seeking to interdict acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane from interfering with their investigation.
May 26, 2017

SA has experienced a silent coup – state capture report

It was standing room only at the Donald Gordon auditorium at Wits University’s School of Governance last night, at the release of an extraordinary report into state capture.
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May 21 2017