If he is forced out, some fear he may reveal how ANC politicians benefited unduly
The president’s plans to rescue the economy target infrastructure, accountability and investors
Duduzane Zuma has said the meeting at the Guptas’ Saxonwold compound with former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas was to “clear up” rumours that controversial arms deal adviser and businessman Fana Hlongwane was blackmailing Jonas.
‘I was six years old when I first started dancing. But some people in my extended family said that, if I do ballet, I am going to turn gay or end up poor because it is such a hard career.’
The integrity commission and the ‘plot’ are on the national executive committee meeting’s agenda
Axed North West premier Supra Mahumapelo has declined an appointment to the ANC’s provincial task team, saying he would not be part of the purge currently under way in the ruling party.
Jacob Melusi Motha has not been the only convict to work in the public service
The Ingonyama Trust Board has denied responsibility for the illegal eviction of a KwaZulu-Natal South Coast resort owner, who is suing it for the nearly R6.5-million investment he lost as a result of the eviction.
The self-proclaimed leading developer of luxury estates in Southern Africa, Century Property Developments, has paid a R700 00 fine for building illegally.
When the US went to bat for Big Pharma in the fight against this killer disease, South Africa wasn’t having any of it. Here’s what happened next.
Heads of state discussed one of the world’s biggest killers in New York this week — and it was our health minister who got them together
Nigerian graduates must all do one year of national service. It’s meant to foster unity, but it does soak up 90% of the national youth budget
India’s repeal of a colonial 1861 law has fired up LGBT rights groups in Britain’s former African colonies
The effect of climate change in Africa’s semi-arid countries is driving young people out of rural areas into cities
The package has echoes of previous promises but ministers say that this time they will be kept
Testimony before the Nugent commission this week revealed how irregular and unlawful conduct at the South African Revenue Service (Sars) continued, partly because whistle-blowers had limited protection.
Its food and financial services divisions did well but won’t offset the clothing division losses
New middlemen mean today’s investors are paying more fees than previous generations
Consumer perceptions and a shortage of recycled polyethylene tere-phthalate (rPET) are just some of the factors restricting Coca-Cola Bottling South Africa from increasing the recycled plastic content in their carbonated drink bottles.
The release of the South African Reserve Bank’s quarterly bulletin this week served as another reminder of the strain households find themselves under as the country battles a shrinking economy.
The government has to make tough decisions about social grants in the face of poor economic performance
COMMENT & ANALYSIS:
A new film forces us to examine the background to crimes associated with poverty and deprivation
This week, we were haunted by the news of a seven-year-old found bleeding in a restaurant bathroom in Pretoria after a predator lured her from the play area into the restroom and raped her.
Cyril Ramaphosa has to get his entire Cabinet and the ruling ANC to pull in the same direction to make it work
Our readers write in about vilifying white people, colonial names and Israel
The heat combines with bad choice of clothing to render columnist bereft of a cogent story
The labour federation is a victim of the impasse in the grand post-apartheid South African project
The answer is not to reject everything that comes to us in the name of culture
Citizen movements helped secure democracy and they still protect people’s rights in South Africa
A pragmatic solution to absolve junior colluders could stem the continued bleeding of funds
Our country has a duty to ensure women’s rights are protected here and in the region
‘In some countries, you’d be okay if you were caught with a gram of the stuff because that’s seen as a one-person portion,’ writes Shaun de Waal.
The sad state of early childhood development suggests we do not value poor black children
Teaching is no longer about delivering content; it is ultimately about shaping the world’s future
When Simbongile Ndlangisa ditched her nine-to-five job to start her own PR business from home, she thought, great, now I can sit and watch series all day. It hasn’t quite turned out that way but she’s not complaining
‘Breast cancer was previously an illness that many just heard about. Now many of us know at least one person who has it — if we are lucky enough to be the ones not diagnosed with it.’
For good vibes and an arts fix, don’t miss this.
A new Bill seeks to recognise and protect the economic and moral rights of actors
The duo’s latest video/short film, Queenie, is a kaleidoscopic vision of a slice of queer reality
Earlier this month, the low-key 27-year-old rapper and songwriter, Noname, aka Fatimah Warner, released her sophomore album Room 25.
A simple stage, reminiscent of a school hall, set the scene for Shree: I Am Shakti. Two small god lamp areas guard either side.
Sol Plaatje was a man of prodigious talents. He had mastered seven languages before the age of 20 and was a writer of prevailing prose.
Storytellers at a festival of books emphasise that the oral tradition plays an important role in the process of learning to read
Is it me, or are we facing a national integrity crisis? KPMG SA, Steinhoff, Enterprise and Rainbow Chicken, state capture, #TotalShutDown. Dare I go on?
While YFM celebrates a milestone, it must ask whether it still serves its young, restless listeners
We’re familiar with the gender pay gap but there’s an information gap on the internet too
Putting foot to ground and setting off for a run can be done by anyone at anytime. It’s shocking at first then when you realise just how expensive something so fundamentally simple can be.
The elite manager has put himself in a hot spot after yet another exchange with a top player
Morgan Gould this week described SuperSport United’s appearance in the MTN8 final as sneaking through the back door. It’s an apt description from the experienced centreback: his side fell apart shortly after winning this competition last year and only slipped into the top eight after the season concluded.
Promising boxers have been killed in recent years, with reasons ranging from settling scores to choosing the wrong hangout