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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.
    Prickly Mbeki defends his failure to act
    Prickly Mbeki defends his failure to act
    Former president Thabo Mbeki has denied that government was responsible for failing to recover billions of rands that flowed from unlawful...
    Judges: Public protector misinterpreted us on Absa apartheid-era bailout
    Judges: Public protector misinterpreted us on Absa apartheid-era bailout
    The two judges who independently investigated the apartheid-era bailout to Bankorp, now part of Absa, have flatly disputed crucial allegations made...
    Former spy boss says the reason for not paying apartheid-era loans was a ruse
    Former spy boss says the reason for not paying apartheid-era loans was a ruse
    The former head of the country's secret service has changed his mind and now believes the government's reason for not recovering the R2.25-billion...
    FAQs: What you need to know about the public protector and Absa's 'apartheid bailout'
    FAQs: What you need to know about the public protector and Absa's 'apartheid bailout'
    1.Whose report is it anyway?
    Absa may have to pay back apartheid-era bailout billions
    Absa may have to pay back apartheid-era bailout billions
    Mega-bank Absa could be forced to pay R2.25‑billion to the fiscus for an unlawful apartheid-era bank bailout if a preliminary report by the...
    Mashatile called in as Ekurhuleni fights a company and R26m loiters in trust account
    Mashatile called in as Ekurhuleni fights a company and R26m loiters in trust account
    The Ekurhuleni metro municipality is in financial trouble, with a company asking the Gauteng government to investigate allegations of fraud, money...
    Slice of Life: Idol an omen, Kani just luck
    Slice of Life: Idol an omen, Kani just luck
    I’d just started shooting Keeping Score for SABC2. Before that I had always been a huge theatre head and there was this one actor I was...
    'Cut-and-paste' report invalid, says Phiyega
    'Cut-and-paste' report invalid, says Phiyega
    When the presidency moved this week to implement the recommendations of the Farlam report on the Marikana massacre, suspended national police...
    Little to beef about as prices drop
    Little to beef about as prices drop
    Good news for meat lovers this festive season: the prices of meat and chicken are on the decline, according to the September consumer price index...
    Treasury bids farewell to chief procurement officer Kenneth Brown
    Treasury bids farewell to chief procurement officer Kenneth Brown
    Treasury’s chief procurement officer, Kenneth Brown, has resigned.
    Crime harms matric pass rates
    Crime harms matric pass rates
    For two years, Missourilaan Secondary in Eldorado Park has been unable to exceed a 30% pass rate for its matriculants. But the Kagiso Secondary...
    Fired drivers say Unitrans's settlement offer is a slap in the face
    Fired drivers say Unitrans's settlement offer is a slap in the face
    The Transport and Allied Workers’ Union has threatened further litigation against Unitrans Fuel and Chemical for a “slap in the face” offer it...