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Ramaphosa hits out at Magashule as critics decry his handling of bribery in his camp
The Gupta brother’s affidavit also states he offered his cellphone records to the former public protector Thuli Madonsela, a claim she rubbishes
Western Cape MEC for economic opportunities Alan Winde outlasted his opponents in the battle for Democratic Alliance premier candidate.
‘What the Lux stood for was 1994 — to bring everyone together. And that was actually when the Luxurama fell, because no one looked after it.’
The first woman president plans to stamp out sexism and recruit members, including former ally Numsa
A former professor alleges improper hiring practices and bullying by the dean of humanities
The finance minister has cautioned the transport minister about replacing a seasoned incumbent
Trees in our cities are under serious threat from an invasive species of borer shooting across the country
Parliament must define what is a ‘private place’ and approve a test for private use or for selling
Gareth Prince’s legal fight against the criminalisation of dagga started in 1998, when he was refused admission as an attorney by the Cape Law Society because of his criminal record for possession of cannabis.
It failed to recommend that people implicated in the KwaZulu-Natal killings face prosecution
Ipid has been asked to investigate perjury charges against a KwaZulu-Natal police general
The Earth can restore its health but only if we decide to use smarter, more efficient systems
A 2014 study of queer discrimination in the workplace found 53% of queer workers hide who they are at work.
Unnecessary outsourcing and the inflation of fees have contributed to the giant bill the state paid
Apartheid crimes committed by the state and civilians must be investigated by the United Nations, says the final report by the People’s Tribunal on Economic Crimes, which was released on Thursday.
Are faith-based NGOs breaking the law when they refuse to give women information on where to terminate their pregnancies?
Expanding cities will fundamentally change politics on the continent
Bobi Wine’s heroes share a single trait: “They are people who stood for what was right, regardless of what kind of terror they were faced with,” he says in a telephone interview.
The continent’s farmers have to become more resilient to survive changing climate patterns and extreme weather events
More than half of Eskom’s power stations are facing coal supply shortages, leaving the utility with little room for error as it struggles to replenish its coal stocks as fast as it burns them.
One estimate suggests about R60-billion is needed to kickstart the economy, but the fiscus is already overstretched
Naspers is no longer reliant on its entertainment business cash flow to support new ventures
Global trends towards lower fees are filtering into the local market, meaning that it’s never been this cheap to buy into the JSE
Africa is happy to replace its former Western colonisers with China’s investment and loans — but the ‘win-win’ mantra doesn’t always stand up to examination
While South Africans continue to battle with rising unemployment, poverty and inequality, a World Bank report on doing business in South Africa says there is room for its cities to improve business conditions for small and medium enterprises.
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Cyril Ramaphosa’s future depends on getting a result above 60% in the upcoming elections
‘Two years later, it is still quite a marvel to understand how deep the Guptas’ network ran’
‘Fully legalising cannabis will create a new, lucrative industry —one with potential to create jobs’
Our readers write in about: violence, foreign business and Syria
The robed justice crusader and the truth warrior press ombud get joint recognition
Whiteness once again robs black and brown South Africans of their legacy by reducing it to ‘Braai Day’
As Women’s Month in August turns to Heritage Month in September, the “sheroes of herstory” that briefly take centre stage fade into the background. Male narratives once more dominate.
The pace of renaming places to rid them of their colonial and apartheid past is too slow
Redistribution must favour the poor and include the ability to make the land productive
Poverty is a ‘sin’, yet we deride women who use their bodies to improve their situations
Milnerton flea market in Cape Town is a veritable training ground for the upstart dealmaker with asking prices rarely breaking the R100 mark.
The student organisation must be involved in the transformation of education and the country
If radical economic transformation is to be realised, the education system will have to be transformed.
As a child, books were her escape but later they became the pathway to her profession. Now this geologist and social entrepreneur has taken up the battle to make reading and education sexy
As journalists, what is our intention in these positions to shape how people think and respond to reality?
Room 25 by Noname Gypsy, Sawubona Music Jam, Green Man Flashing by Mike van Graan, Revelations by Mongane Wally Serote and July’s People by Nadine Gordimer
Rituals, In Context / this past was waiting for me, 9 More Weeks, DStv Delicious Festival.
Design company Dokter and Misses, which makes items such as cabinets and tables decorated with Kassena motifs, has moved three blocks in Braamfontein to 99 Juta Street.
Artist Banele Khoza’s open-door policy could be an alternative model for artists and audiences
The artist’s new EP and visual album is a pilgrimage of his life as a citizen of everywhere
Happy Dhlame’s gritty exhibition weighs up the human cost of gentrification in the city
In the book, Gaiutra Bahadur traces her great-grandmother’s journey as a 27-year-old woman from Calcutta to Guyana in the British coolie trade.
The short stories, in precise detail, down to Durban Indian English, capture the township
In The White Room, which is based on Higginson’s play Girl in the Yellow Dress, the two principal characters try to love each other but it seems too much stands between them.
His latest film is a South African Western based on John Kepe, ‘the Samson of Boschberg’
After disproving her own doubts – and the doubts of others – Ann Ashworth’s triumph may not be enough to keep her in the race
No one remembers how Liverpool got to the 2005 Champions League final.
With determination and a little bit of help from his friends the player could make a comeback
The PSL coach of the month won’t settle for complacency from his young squad, and it shows
Lebogang Manyama is happy to trade the prestige of playing overseas for a regular challenge on the football pitch.