Unembargoed: December 14 to 20
Executives suspended, reinstated, suspended; the board’s chair removed; corruption; sex-for-jobs claims – and there’s that R11-million deficit
He has objected to statement calling for him to be prosecuted and says he’s been criminally defamed
I started baking cookies at home and sold them at work when we were in a process of retrenchments.
Schools must accept the nearest pupils first, regardless of their language or ability to pay
The dispute has sparked a series of violent protests that have affected the mine’s operations
ANC branches across the country are in the process of deciding who will represent the party in the provincial legislatures, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) and in Parliament next year.
Its reaction ranges from hardline dismissal to pussy-footing rehabilitation and redeployment
Reserve Bank court papers on looting at the mutual bank implicate more Limpopo officials
The party is usually slow to tackle sex harassment cases, so the rapid action against Pule Mabe is surprising
Supplied water is too cheap. A litre bottle of water in a supermarket is R10, whereas 1 000 litres to your house costs just R50.
After allegations about maladministration, union leaders are now accused of not coming clean about corruption
A pastoral community near Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park is being turned into a veritable dump
Their chief concern is the wellbeing of their children so that they can do better than their mothers
Instead of trying to reap voters from an imagined ANC split, it should look to young voters instead
The underlying numbers show that, although people are spending more on goods such as food and drinks, they are spending progressively less on more expensive items
The national health department says it is against outsourcing emergency services but with a grave shortage of ambulances, it may have no choice
The province reported skyrocketing rates of teen pregnancy but behind the figures lies a story about sex, knowledge and data
Even as the Democratic Republic of Congo prepares to vote on its future, it is impossible to escape the echoes of its past. And once you start looking for ghosts, you see them everywhere
Current President Masisi is unpicking former president Khama’s legacy
The growth in the industry has yet to offset the losses in physical sales, but musicians are beginning to pick the new fruit
The turkeys that make it to our shores are frozen, mostly from Brazil, but also from Canada, the United States and Chile.
Woolworths sources its turkeys from Ireland.
The demise of Jacob Zuma has radically changed the outlook of the struggling energy corporation
But SA’s delegation leader Derek Hanekom believes everyone wants to see a deal reached
The airports company is drawing on its experience to meet the challenges of the continent
Disclosures providing information about directors’ remuneration would be much more useful if they were provided in the context of overall employee remuneration.
COMMENT & ANALYSIS:
Social media has made us obsess about the behaviour of others and ignore our own
Too many South African women have, at some point, been forced to feel fear in their workplace because of sexual predation and patriarchy.
These regulations will give preferential rights to pupils to attend the school closest to them, no matter whether they apply first or last
Graça Machel is the example of someone reaching out to other women and giving them a lift-up
But the elections will bring relief, in the form of Hlaudi and other nutty contenders
Journalist Sibonelo Radebe’s death has robbed the industry of the kind of thinker it sorely needs
Reducing the carbon footprint of farming will take more than some individual action
Yes, 2018 was tough, but when last did we not have a tough year?
Both Naledi Pandor and Graça Machel understand the challenges of the future and want to find ways of getting there
If 2018 has taught me anything, it is the importance of one’s physical presence as witness to those they hold dear.
Unlearning by Loyiso Gola, Self Nophenyo Satsang and Shongweni Farmers & Craft Market
You So Dumb by Tank and the Bangas, Fire and Bamako by Bus by The Kuti Mangoes, and La Bastarda by Trifonia Melibea Obono
In December on Poka Street in Soweto, it’s not about ‘good fences make good neighbours’
An exhibition draws on people’s personal albums to reconstruct a past that is missing from current narratives
Thobejane describes their playing style as a catch-up conversation between friends
Despite many differences between Africa and South America, there was one glaring similarity
A concert attempts to capture the rich cultural and political heritage of the township
The Big Easy is much like small-town South Africa — charming, with poverty in the back streets
Every year people talk about the ‘song of the summer’, but it is so much more than that
Baroka FC kept up the pressure and stuck to their game plan, clinching victory in penalty shootout
Halfway through the season is a good time to review the ups, downs, surprises and the predictable