President Jacob Zuma addressing crowds at the 105th year anniversary of the ANC on January 7 2016 in Soweto.
Report: Zuma faces the axe yet again at ANC NEC
President Jacob Zuma addressing crowds at the 105th year anniversary of the ANC on January 7 2016 in Soweto.
There’s no blood on the floor yet - Gwede Mantashe on ANC NEC
Mantashe says discussions would be difficult, and the 106 member body cleared all “soft issues” in anticipation of a heated debate on Zuma’s future
Brian Molefe’s comeback saga spells trouble all round
Trade union Solidarity joins legal battle for bounce-back Brian Molefe’s final removal.
Zuma Inc much bigger than the Guptas – report
“Commentators, opposition groups and ordinary South Africans underestimate Jacob Zuma, because he is more brazen, wily and brutal than they expect"
Motsoaledi: What the NHI will mean for you - and your tax credits
Our Laura Lopez Gonzalez asks health minister Aaron Motsoaledi five questions about the National Health Insurance (NHI) and your medical aid.

National

'Maimane was in Zambia to undermine the integrity and independence of the judiciary'
High commissioner claims that Maimane's comments about Hichilema were problematic as he intended to mobilise Zambian opposition parties.
Brian Molefe inter-ministerial committee draws immediate flak
Cabinet on Thursday announced that President Zuma has set up an IMC to look into the bungling of Brian Molefe’s resignation/retirement.
Being an adult sex worker shouldn’t be a crime - buying sex should be, say activists
A report on reforming adult sex work laws will probably recommend the continued criminalisation of sex work with diversion.

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Politics

Report: Zuma faces the axe yet again at ANC NEC
When the meeting began on Saturday in Pretoria, a motion of no confidence had not been tabled.

Environment

​Spekboom can fix ecosystems, create jobs and suck up CO2 – if SA gets a carbon tax
Certain companies and some government departments oppose a carbon tax, killing off a great environmental project.

Education

English only at varsity is not a remedy
And its use doesn’t mean that education will be more inclusive and equitable

Business

Banks slapped with fines for weak anti-money laundering controls
The banks include Investec, Absa, Standard Chartered, as well as Habib Overseas Bank.

M&G Africa

WHO’s new boss is just the right medicine
"Make no mistake: in choosing Tedros, the WHO has made a decisive break from the past. It was about time."

Bhekisisa

Time could be up for sexual offenders who have escaped justice
A test lawsuit will determine whether the time limit on reporting sexual assault will be lifted.

Client Media Releases

Infrastructure, awareness key to curbing road fatalities
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Cyber Resilience Framework saves
MTN distances itself from parody Twitter account

Arts & Culture

Damian Marley's Joburg show is the best taster for Zakifo
As the youngest of his father's sons, Damian Marley is spoiled for choice when it comes to reference material.
Where Should We Begin, Daev Martian and Roll20 are on our Lists this week
The Lists are compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela, arts writer Kwanele Sosibo and gaming writer @TheSerifM

Sport

The stars of the 2016/17 Premier League
No, we’re not talking about the triumphant Blues but about the individuals who shone
The new, mostly white Bok squad
Former Lions and All Blacks coach John Mitchell analyses the composition of the new squad