Parliament legal resources stretched as Zwane inquiry looms
Parliament has only 9 legal advisers but there are currently more than 40 committees in the House and five state capture inquiries to be established



Thousands take to the streets to protest R20 minimum wage
Around 6 000 workers and community organisers marched against the new amendments to the Labour Relations Act


DD Mabuza faces tough questions of accountability
The deputy president will be asked questions about sanctions on SOEs, ministers attendance at the National Assembly and the economy in Parliament

M&G Africa

Somaliland’s independence bid boosted by geostrategic shakeup
But is Hargeisa sacrificing its values in its quest for independence?


Invasive alien plants in South Africa pose huge risks, but they can be stopped
The alien species that costs South Africa's economy billions can be eliminated


Red tape is alienating academics from their own research and work
Bureaucracy is necessary to manage large institutions. But it can also alienate researchers from their field or discipline


​Steinhoff’s ex-CEO could make a tidy penny after deal with banks
After Markus Jooste’s investment company has sold off assets to pay his creditors, the former Steinhoff CEO could make about R500-million


US authorities capture Tennessee shooting suspect
After a more than 24-hour manhunt, Travis Reinking who is suspected of gunning down four people at a Nashville restaurant was captured


The President's 'Aids cure': Patients had to wash their bodies, top down
Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh will be the first African head of state to be tried for violating the rights of HIV-positive people.

Arts & Culture

Why South Africa's DJ Black Coffee left a bitter taste by performing in Israel
The DJ’s recent performance in Tel Aviv took place on the same weekend that saw more than a dozen Palestinian protesters killed


IAAF wants Semenya to lower her testosterone levels or quit, says report
The track queen may be forced to lower her testosterone levels with daily medication in order to compete internationally

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