Unembargoed: April 13 to 19 2018
Our photographic heritage is being stolen by pirates peddling ‘pictures of pictures’
In a little municipality not so far away there was an accountant. He was given a cushy job and, less than 10 days into it, he signed off on payments of more than R2-million to companies that never provided the services they were paid for
Conferences are on hold after posturing of Zuma fans and Magashule’s provocative words
“Abortions are legal in South Africa. You can terminate your pregnancy safely. Back then, I didn’t know this”
Several cases involving party members point to the political silencing of their often poor opponents
Despite a court ruling the descendants of labour tenant in Hilton have still not got their land back
The Mlangeni family was about to give up on their mission to find their grandfather’s grave on the Free State farm when someone tripped over a gravestone concealed in the tall grass.
The national department says it is behind the Western Cape’s success – and it provides the funds.
In the hours following the Democratic Alliance’s federal congress last weekend, party leaders boasted that the party had emerged more united and diverse than ever, insisting that the party’s detractors would now be silenced
After being hailed as the man who helped the Democratic Alliance’s federal congress to avoid chaos over its debate on diversity, Makashule Gana believes he has proven himself capable of standing as the party’s candidate for Gauteng premier.
The department of public service and administration has launched a last-ditch effort to save the public sector wage talks, with labour federation Cosatu warning that it will not hesitate to go on strike.
A dossier makes allegations of members’ fees escalating and plans to outsource their own work
Support it on hand for those who have been sexauuly absued by the people they trust the most
Mark Lamberti may have resigned as an Eskom board member, but he is under fire for holding on to the top job at Imperial.
When TB strikes, the fight to live can come at the cost of a way of life for nomads. Could a home away from home ease the pain?
President Joseph Kabila’s opposition want Cyril Ramaphosa and SADC to take a much stronger line
MPs are due to grill the former leader on why mining corruption has cost Zimbabwe billions
Infighting has plunged the federal government into disarray and exposed its dysfunction
Two former Comoros presidents are suspected of embezzling millions of dollars from a scheme that sold passports to foreigners to finance development in the Indian Ocean island nation.
Iqbal Survé says his unicorn was tripped up by the big bad wolf of procedure in its quest to become SA’s next text giant.
An alarming picture is rapidly emerging of poor management, suspect deposits and possibly fraudulent transactions.
The agency has been sitting on damning report for a year and there’s still no sign of movement
An independent investigation has cleared the Resilient Group of alleged misconduct but those who originally raised the alarm claim the truth is yet to come out.
There will be positive spin-offs for countries such as South Africa but the overall global effect will be negative
COMMENT & ANALYSIS
The debate on race can only be meaningful if we listen and consider that we might be wrong
It was surely the years spent in exile, on the run from apartheid’s spies and assassins, that engendered such a degree of paranoia in the ANC’s leadership of those years
Zola Skweyiya and Chris Hani moved in parallel through the struggle. Both were born in 1942, both went into exile in 1963, both rose to powerful ANC office in the 1980s. But in other respects Skweyiya was nothing like the flamboyant Hani
A broken Edward Mpeko visits the remnants of his dream resort
State inaction over global warming is increasing inequality in the country
Though laws might no longer be interpreted this way, women have always been powerful
The sex doll, in its historical form, is an awkward blow-up thing barely resembling a human woman (I haven’t seen a male one). Moreover, it’s a thing that looks constantly surprised — its O of a mouth eternally open. Having any kind of sex with such a doll is surely rather like having sex with a lilo
Winnie’s life could have been different; she reacted to the reality she was born into.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s legacy should not be reduced to the uncomplicated heroism that exemplifies today’s personality politics.
Bongani Madondo on the transitional path of Winnie Mandela from a Princess YamaNgutyana emaMpondweni into ‘Winnie The Great’
I remember when Caster [Semenya] was being insulted and stuff, Mama was one of the few women who showed up for Caster, who stood there and said: “My child, you are beautiful as you are.”
The impulse to disparage the revolutionary exposes our own racism and sexism.
A posthumous vulture feast to paint Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as a black nationalist loony and a woman of loose morals kicked into gear even before her body was cold, writes.
To understand Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s politicisation, one must go back to her makhulu.
We were totally unprepared to memorialise her. The Mother of the Nation deserved more from us.
The parallel destinies of an artist and her muse are telling of the fate of women in struggle.
In the wake of the struggle icon’s death, Zaza Hlalethwa takes to the street to recover uMam’Winnie’s legacy.
Winnie Mandela threw in her
With an overhaul on the horizon after a dismal season, it’s time to step up and earn that black and yellow jersey.
Find out what happened in the sporting world this week
Tokozile Xasa is quiet and steady, with a watchful eye, and being a woman is working in her favour