Unembargoed: August 3 to 9
SAA’s expensive new CFO has a worrying history at Sars, according to the suspended commissioner
Eskom’s ex-financial officer’s swanky pad and R16m in strange transactions are part of a probe
When President Cyril Ramaphosa told his fellow ANC leaders at the party lekgotla that he would take the lead in announcing the party’s decision to support expropriation of land without compensation, he received a round of applause. But the clapping of hands may have come for very different reasons
Attending the total shutdown march gave one woman hope for her own family
Before you sign a consent form for the use of your image, be aware of the far-reaching consequences.
Precision genetic editing may be the most significant development in molecular biology in the past 50 years. It offers promising new therapies for otherwise incurable diseases
The wrangle over how to deal with allegations levelled against senior executives draws further criticism
Widows have accepted the settlement offer because they have no fight left in them
The families of victims who were murdered in the run-up to the Marikana massacre have been excluded from compensation discussions
But the Ethekwini ANC chairperson finds herself on shaky ground for back the “status quo” slate
Whistleblower Thabiso Zulu is preparing to go to court to force the police to provide him with bodyguards after the State Security Agency (SSA) found that he needed “urgently” to be protected
The state has agreed to sell off burdensome assets and encourage private equity
Cape Town’s transport problems have reached a crisis point and officials are seeking solutions before the rail system breaks down
Late UCT medical dean Bongani Mayosi in the theatre room at Groote Schuur Hospital. President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a special provincial funeral for the cardiologist
The ANC’s Gauteng secretary says ‘revolutionary morality’ demands that the controversial leaders must put people first
A study in the journal PLOS One on Wednesday found that degrading plastics emit powerful greenhouse gases such as methane and ethylene, and are a previously unaccounted-for source of these heat-trapping pollutants
I arrived in Grahamstown for the National Arts Festival to a tiny bachelor pad fitted with a kitchenette, fridge and one bed that I would be sharing with two friends for 10 days
The Democratic Alliance has confirmed that Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille’s disciplinary hearing will begin on Tuesday
Without political protection, she and her NPA colleague Lawrence Mrwebi will have their fitness to hold office tested.
Media watchdogs are concerned about inadequate changes to editorial procedures
Sithembile Mbuyazi will not give up until her son succeeds to the position of inkosi of KwaMbonambi in KwaZulu-Natal.
They were left in limbo while they waited for the department to issue them with certificates
A South Durban organisation is applying to join the high court battle between petrochemical giant Engen and Wentworth residents, whom the company has interdicted from protesting outside its refinery
Empowerment partners says the company has turned a blind eye to complaints about fronting
Plans to revive Lily Mine have finally been cleared after the liquidation application brought against its sister mine, Barbrook, was withdrawn on Thursday, clearing the way for a takeover of the parent company, Vantage Goldfields, by the Siyakhula Sonke Corporation
From Mumbai to Milwaukee, religious groups and the conservative right are waging an escalating attack on women’s right to choose.
By Thursday the dust had settled in Harare’s city centre. There was little evidence of the violence that had erupted the night before, when soldiers opened fire on angry demonstrators, killing at least three people
So close to a ballot box whitewash, it seems Mnangagwa can’t but revert to violence
First there’s the voting. Then there’s the counting. But what happens next?
After decades of building the country since the 1950s, the freedom earned is now threatened
‘All the problems of unemployment and inequality are all getting worse since Ramaphosa took over’
The ANC says it wants to amend the Constitution yet the public hearings on land are still underway
But before the battle begins, the Competition Tribunal must decide if the Competition Commission has a case
Companies may prompt you to stop smoking, but maybe we can learn from a smoker’s micro-breaks
Strict conditions govern the sale of a property and one example shows how purchasers can be burnt
COMMENT & ANALYSIS
Ramaphosa is following Zuma’s habits and undermining a democratic parliamentary process
“Zimbabwe is a country in need of a saviour.”
“Most of us, as Eusebius McKaiser eloquently points out in these pages, were left scratching our heads about the way the president made the announcement, when most of us were asleep.”
Our readers write in about populist rhetoric and taxi violence
Durban’s South Beach is quiet, even for a school day. There’s a jogger making painful progress southwards, towards uShaka Marine World.
Khoi Revivalists denounce racist groups using its name and want the apartheid category eliminated
A past of ‘define and rule’ led to current tensions between coloured, black and Indian people
Instead, the State Security Agency offers lame excuses for mass surveillance of South Africans
Women viewers are increasing and that could help to usher in the sex revolution we are hankering after
Luxury pen-making company Montblanc keeps sending me press releases, though not yet any pens
With a deeper understanding of the problems, excluding children with disabilities can cease
As Mandela said, education is the most potent weapon we have to create a truly free and equal South Africa
Two years ago, my family and I decided to do a road trip from Nairobi to Johannesburg using public transport, most of which resulted in my latest book, Hardly Working. This year, we managed to convince author Niq Mhlongo to take the trip with us, this time with a twist
‘How to Build a Meaningful Career’ by Amy Gallo, Indaba, My Children by Credo Mutwa, Level Up by Ciara.
A tribute to Avicii, Woodstock Winter Beer Festival, When Dust Settles by Igshaan Adams
Zoë Modiga’s sound played through headphones cuts any distance between her and the audience
Faces without bodies and hessian bandaging reveal the artist’s uncomfortable view of men
Through her self-portraits Billie Zangewa stitches together the soft fabric to explore and challenge stereotypes of gender and identity.
An incubator programme has given shape to South Africa’s first intensive film school in a township
Thabang Tabane is taking malombo forward
He was my friend, so his words were a punch in my face. I knew before it was wasn’t true but I believed him
A major club event marks a break from the egregious whitewashing of the Cape’s queer scene
The coach is ironing out the glitches to take Matsatsantsa to the top of the league
South Africa has more players out in a season than any other group of elite sportsmen
It’s disheartening to scavenge around for positives on this one. The Crusaders have never lost a playoff game at Christchurch.
Amakhosi relish an opening chance under new coach Giovanni Solinas to break Masandawana’s hegemony