Unembargoed: November 30 to December 6
Transfers were made from Brian Shivambu’s company for the property in Fourways
A report by retired judge Kathy Satchwell exonerates Zackie Achmat and Doron Isaacs
An atmosphere of mistrust hangs over the airline’s board, its chief executive and its minister
After a spat between MPs over post-school qualifications, the M&G dataset reveals more than half of MPs have university degrees
A KwaZulu-Natal municipality paid Ishwar Ramlutchman, but no boreholes were drilled
The party has insisted that the former president’s appearance will not be used by groups for political gain
We look at her history in the water department to see what the reshuffle means for Mokonyane’s new portfolio
If you are a human being, a human being in South Africa, and you see a black person like you, doing that to you, what does it mean?
The University of Pretoria’s new vice-chancellor has set his sights on the opportunities that going continental offers
Judges and justice department employees have been charged with discrimination and corruption
The salaries of the nine izinduna from the Nobamba tribal authority were suspended because of a boundary dispute in which izinduna from the uSuthu tribal authority have claimed authority over their area.
The party should have place itself first in the queue to give evidence at the Zondo commission
The former head of the GCIS dragged up the red-herring of white monopoly capture
Greenpeace was inflammatory and Eskom had to come clean, but it continues to foul the air
Research shows criminalising sex workers does almost nothing to stop it and almost everything to make it more dangerous, including pushing up HIV infection rates. Is it time for a change?
At the African forensics school, students learn to manage death with dignity
Ecological degradation and global warming is drying up Lake Chilwa and thus devastating people’s livelihoods
The activist politician will run for president next year, taking on the patriarchy at the same time
Thanks Eskom. Whichever way you look at its problems, there is no escape for the consumer and taxpayer
Analysts believe it could have done better, but cut it some slack because of its poor beginnings
The tobacco institute blames Sars for not doing its job in collecting tax .
A brand known as RG sells for as little as R7
Taxify’s practice is to expand, but operators say they have to spend an unreasonable time on the roads
The company’s shares have seesawed madly – largely because of the volatility of the oil price and the rand
‘The finding is quite encouraging because almost 40% of expenditure is going to rural areas’
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Our readers write in about voting for the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania, the Democratic Alliance and Patricia de Lille
Like the Diakonia Centre, its founder lived for social justice and human rights
In the public-school system, more than 11 000 schools have been provided with flush toilets since 1994
Women have to unite in a country and parts of the world where the ultimate subjugation is death
The president and his party face a difficult time in the months ahead and the outcome is far from certain
The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is warning we need to make urgent progress in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, but Bolsonaro’s plans will achieve the opposite
Historically, South Africa has been seen as a strategic partner for countries outside the African continent, specifically the US.
Voters need to be well informed and some arrangement must be made to end to the lies and misinformation
Middle Eastern arms customer and oil supplier dictates US foreign policy. Sounds familiar?
The idea that violence is heterosexually defined silences same-sex victims
Waiting in line at the traffic department to renew my driver’s licence recently, I read Robert Macfarlane’s Wild Places, in which he sets out to find the remaining regions of true wilderness on the British Isles.
The education department should provide free, inclusive education for disabled children and support their caregivers
A new global network and digital creative space promotes social innovation projects with citizens
The thought of having domestic workers and “helpers” as we do in South Africa is so far away from their everyday lives.
Wavescape Festival, Meditative Moments, (Post) Partum: How to Swaddle a Baby
The Broken Instrument by Victory Boyd; Divorce, Season 2; Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
The letter. The note. The dispatch. An important leitmotif of our history. Writing as an act of generosity. The song as a reminder, a quickener, an act of love.
Party-diva Busiswa is a powerful mix of poetry and music, but the club celebration touches on sensitive issues
One of the people Malatji had befriended was Neo Moela, a finance student and then Red Bull brand manager at Tuks
Tanlume Enyatseng is doing what he was born to do: weave words into stories
Now Mbizvo and Tseki, who are both 27, have opened a yoga studio in Greenside, Johannesburg.
The built environment is an important part of art and often lurks in the background
Museums and collectors now form a large part of the market for these ‘fantasy’ works, but the artists remain true to the past
In South Africa it seems that shortly after they are hired by a club, the coaches get the boot
Former Australian captain Michael Clarke has angrily rejected suggestions he helped to create a culture that led to the ball-tampering scandal, slamming a leading broadcaster as a “headline-chasing coward”.
The national team is good enough to get to the Awcon final, but the gender pay gap remains