Sarah Evans is a Mail & Guardian news reporter. She's a recovering musician who became a journalist while interning for the Diamond Fields Advertiser in Kimberley. She spent three years reporting there before completing an internship at the Mail & Guardian Centre for Investigative Journalism (amaBhungane). Her areas of interest include crime, law, governance, and the nexus between business and politics. Her areas of disinterest include skyscrapers.
The City of Cape Town mayor has told the Seriti commission her whistle-blower dossier was intended as a base for authorities to investigate from.
In his budget speech, new Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko avoided militaristic talk and emphasised a return to constitutionalism within the police.
Richard Young failed to arrive as expected to testify about the allegations of fraud and corruption surrounding the arms deal.
Richard Young will take the stand carrying in his back pocket allegations of French and German bribes and the case against Jacob Zuma.
Former president Thabo Mbeki has denied any knowledge of an investigation by the US into the purchasing of fighter jets for SA during the arms deal.
Former state president says he merely presided over the processes and endorses his ministers' evidence.
The commission’s questions will be limited to his role in implementing the policy groundwork to buy arms, and his opinion on its affordability.
The Standard Bank National Youth Jazz Festival nurtures a passion for music among talented students.
In the second phase of the arms procurement commission, the so-called critics of the arms deal may be perceived as complainants in the matter.
During phase two of the arms deal public hearings, who makes the allegations will prove to be just as important as the allegations themselves.