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.
Gauteng is meant to have ruled on whether overalls are appropriate in the halls of power, but the red berets seem happy working outside the house.
On Thursday the Gauteng legislature will rule on the EFF’s overalls. But the red berets seem happier working without the legislature, anyway.
Insufficient financial records, poor procurement processes and a lack of accountability resulted in R11.6bn in irregular expenditure in 2012-2013.
Asking phase two witnesses to disprove statements made by government witnesses will not get to the bottom of the arms deal.
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.