Unembargoed: October 5 to 11
Siyabonga Nene asked the PIC to finance a huge investment in Mozambique. He didn’t get that for himself
Ramaphosa has his work cut out to rally everyone behind his vision and some are already grumbling
Siyabonga Nene and his partner approached the investment corporation while Nene Sr was chair
A new inquest may prove a family’s belief that their brother was murdered by apartheid police
Irresponsible developers, thieves and homeowners have created a costly problem that is polluting the Jukskei River
A kilometre of new piping costs R1-million. Johannesburg Water has 2 200km of ageing pipeline
Cyril Ramaphosa and Ace Magashule are forced into a show of friendship as the NEC preaches unity
The marketing company says the advertising tunes they wrote are its intellectual property
‘‘On my way to that Pride — my first ever — I bought this gorgeous red lipstick’
Residents cite a litany of violent killings but anger over the apparent indifference of the police leaves them with few options but to protest
Its focus in the province, and elsewhere, is on the youth vote and SRC polls are the starting point
The never-ending battle over the throne of the Bapedi Marota, which has been the subject of court litigation for almost three decades, may be nearing its end.
A cheap elevator into orbit could be a stairway to heaven — but it’s probably a highway to hell
That’s not the research findings the proponents of small-scale, organic agriculture want to hear
Cost pressures, stagnant wages and a bleeding economy are pushing many people into poverty
Agriculture minister Senzeni Zokwana has told Eastern Cape cannabis farmers not to expect protection from his department
Health workers have found a way to attract nomadic men to their mobile health clinics: provide a vet for their livestock.
South Africa is one of the hardest-drinking countries in the world, so why has legislation to stop it been kept secret for more than five years?
Tens of thousands of English-speaking Cameroonians have fled the country ahead of the presidential vote
The Matabeleland massacre will continue to have a profound effect on the country — until it is confronted.
Border kids search for a better life
Unaccompanied Mozambican teenagers regularly attempt to cross into South Africa
Complex factors influence the prices of electricity, petrol and water, but the state still has wiggle room
Forget crypto, pot is the hot new thing.
Call it dagga, ganja, zol, pot, weed, grass, cannabis or marijuana, these stocks are the new momentum stock.
Foregoing levies and duties will leave a big hole in the budget for treasury to fill
The number of new accounts has risen but tough times have forced others to borrow
New proposals will give the stock exchange greater oversight and introduce more transparency
COMMENT & ANALYSIS:
We need to place feminist commitments at the centre of any truly progressive political project
‘The lesson for every journalist is consistently to introspect on how we deal with sources and manage our own political leanings’
Football is escapism and, in pursuit of that escape, fans are prepared to let much slide
Our readers write in about bribery allegations, insurance companies, and the passing of Chris Madibeng Mokoditoa
Jail and laws against hate crimes and speech alone cannot rid South Africa of this prejudice
As the Nugent inquiry unveils the apparent breakdown of tax administration under commissioner Tom Moyane, the issue of Sars’ so-called ‘rogue unit’ has again taken centre stage.
The bitter reality is that there is a real chance of the country returning to a dictatorship and its darkest days
After a fourfold increase in the number of democracies between the end of World War II and 2000, we are now in a sustained period of political regression.
People who have been in South Africa for years are under threat, especially the working class, and permanent residence won’t lead to citizenship
When you love both sexes, rejection comes from both the straight and the LGBTI+ communities
‘What I don’t recommend doing to save on travelling costs is getting up in the middle of the night to fill up before the price goes up.’
Without investment in education the knowledge and entrepreneurial revolution won’t happen
Schooling and family planning can translate into a 120-gigaton reduction in CO2 emissions over the next three decades
The world is changing fundamentally, which means education must evolve in turn in order to remain relevant
Two days later, when a white boy of about 10 sat next to me on the plane going back to Johannesburg, this familiar atmosphere became apparent — on my part at least.
Snaps, You Fool How Can the Sky Fall, rAge Expo
Santu Mofokeng, Cape Nguni cosmology, and makeup tutorials; Snakes, Spells, Cadillacs and Kruger Millions; Chasing Shadows; Fenty Beauty by Rihanna on YouTube
The musician picked up on a popular theme song and the response has been astonishing
Having been historically outlawed, drag culture redressed historical conditioning with contemporary trans activists
District Six’s queer entertainer was known for their kindness but was deserted in their hour of need
In Intruders, a collection of short stories that follows author Mohale Mashigo’s bestselling novel The Yearning, she starts things off with an all-important preamble, titled Afrofuturism: Ayashis’ Amateki.
Clocking in at four minutes, the song is an anti-consumerist number lamenting just how much we’ve fucked the planet over.
The classic novel by Chinua Achebe, and how it came to be, are legendary African tales
There’s money and perks to be enjoyed for those who have a reliable online following
Lack of cup games clearly shows that the digital era is ready to dethrone the World of Champions
The league favourites are not yet at a comfortable level to deliver consistent, convincing wins
The rape accusation levelled at Cristiano Ronaldo has his fervent supporters jumping to his defence, but fans need to take a seat
Few footballing fates sound worse than what SuperSport United players had to endure in the MTN8 final.