Is public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane ‘a qualified advocate’?
Questions have been raised as her name isn’t on the roll of advocates kept by the department of justice and updated monthly.



Lies undone: Timol inquest challenges the apartheid spin machine
The apartheid police force did everything in their power to ensure they could not be held liable for the unlawful killings of anti-apartheid activists


Ronnie Mamoepa dead at 56 after long illness
Cyril Ramaphosa's spokesperson died on Saturday


Venezuela opposition urges boycott of vote to overhaul constitution
Next Sunday's vote is supposed to be for a 545-seat constituent assembly that will draw its members not from political parties but from social sectors


50 000 litres of sewage flow into SA's rivers every second
Every second, 50 000 litres of sewage flow into the country’s rivers, a result of no maintenance because of corruption and incompetence


At least 50 000 children go hungry in KwaZulu-Natal
In a small number of cases principals reported that providers had contacted them to say there would be no food on Monday, but none could explain why.


Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for $1.2-billion
US fashion brand Michael Kors on Tuesday agreed to buy British shoemaker to the stars Jimmy Choo for almost $1.2-billion.

M&G Africa

Nigeria's absent Buhari says, 'I'm making good progress'
Buhari has been dogged by speculation about his health since mid-2016, when he first went to London for treatment


Health laboratory workers to strike on Wednesday
The nationwide industrial action is expected to last at least until Friday and could affect patients living with conditions such as cancer and HIV.


Chelsea star Kenedy sent home over China slurs
Kenedy has been sent home from Chelsea's pre-season tour of Asia as punishment for his offensive social media posts about China, according to reports.

Arts & Culture

​King Kong rises to fight again
The iconic 1959 jazz musical about a tragic boxer finally returns to our stages, but this time in a free South Africa.