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Athandiwe Saba

Athandiwe Saba

Athandiwe Saba is a multi award-winning journalist who is passionate about data, human interest issues, governance and everything that isn’t on social media. She is an author, an avid reader and trying to find the answer to the perfect balance between investigative journalism, online audiences and the decline in newspaper sales. It’s a rough world and a rewarding profession.
    SAHRC in hot water again over report tampering allegations
    SAHRC in hot water again over report tampering allegations
    The South African Human Rights Commission is once again embroiled in controversy, with its former chairperson, Lawrence Mushwana, facing fresh...
    The facts explode the child-grant myth
    The facts explode the child-grant myth
    The child grant has significantly improved the lives of the nearly 12-million children, through better nutrition to helping put them through...
    The “death penalty” for 94 families by Unitrans
    The “death penalty” for 94 families by Unitrans
    A Constitutional Court ruling against multinational Unitrans Fuel and Chemical was supposed to save 94 families who are on the brink of starvation....
    ​Unitrans stalls over vital back pay
    ​Unitrans stalls over vital back pay
    A Constitutional Court ruling against multinational Unitrans Fuel and Chemical was supposed to save 94 families on the brink of starvation. But...
    ​Multinational accused of BEE fronting
    ​Multinational accused of BEE fronting
    The giant multinational company Servest is being investigated for fronting, allegedly pocketing more than R3-million for a contract and the...
    ​No money? No problem! SA's municipalities splurge on entertainment they can’t afford
    ​No money? No problem! SA's municipalities splurge on entertainment they can’t afford
    Several local municipalities have racked up millions of rands in entertainment bills that far exceed their income.
    Limpopo mining saga continues and three rands is better than nothing, it seems
    Limpopo mining saga continues and three rands is better than nothing, it seems
    NEWS ANALYSISIn the seven months that the JSE-listed Bauba Platinum mined the land atop which Limpopo’s Jibeng community sits, it paid them...
    SAHRC finalises list of new commissioners
    SAHRC finalises list of new commissioners
    The South African Human Rights Commission will have a new team to lead it as Parliament's justice committee finalised the interview process of...
    Hot hunks flex their muscle over Mr SA's 'missing' money
    Hot hunks flex their muscle over Mr SA's 'missing' money
    All is not well in the world of Mr South Africa – the country’s premier men’s beauty pageant. Good looks and big sponsors are on the line...
    ​South African Human Rights Commission staff round on officials
    ​South African Human Rights Commission staff round on officials
    The staff of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) are on the warpath, vehemently opposing the reappointment of two of its commissioners....
    Hawks probe leaves treasury's Kenneth Brown unfazed
    Hawks probe leaves treasury's Kenneth Brown unfazed
    The state’s chief procurement officer, Kenneth Brown, is not having sleepless nights worrying about corruption allegations levelled against him...
    Despite SA's worst drought in decades, homes in suburbs are wasting water willy-nilly
    Despite SA's worst drought in decades, homes in suburbs are wasting water willy-nilly
    The worst drought in 30 years could see thousands of South Africans without water if the rains do not come soon.