Unembargoed: January 1 to February 8
Community schemes service says money meant for VBS went into an FNB account
That’s what the company scored over 15 years, allegedly through corruption and bribery
Bosasa bribed its way into contracts. Meet the four-year-old who paid the price.
Several political movements in the Western Cape are calling for greater autonomy for the province.
The town can’t afford to fix trucks to deliver water and mismanagement forces people to walk long distances to collect the precious resource
At midnight on Thursday two municipalities failed to pay their water bills.
They aren’t unique. Debt is wrecking water and sanitation services
People ostracised by society often have to make alliances with other outcasts in order to survive
His decision to drop charges against crimes intelligence boss Richard Mdluli was permanent
The future of civilisation could be secured by nudging a space rock off course
Tight abortion laws aren’t curbing demand, they’re driving them underground — and it’s about to get worse
The struggle to survive pregnancy and death in a land of plenty and poverty hasn’t changed much in the past five years — there are lives to prove it.
Bole International Airport has not kept pace with the airline’s rapid expansion. But that’s changing
Deadly protests have rocked the East African country since December 19, after a government decision to triple the price of bread.
Zimbabwe’s president has wiped out any potential revolution before it can even begin
Geographically, the cities of Rabat and Salé could not be closer together, but they are worlds apartBUSINESS:
Analysts are at odds over the benefits and risks, and there are issues of contagion and knock-on job cuts
An official says he was forced to work fast to clear the Ayo deal because of Matjila’s and Survé’s friendship
Absa CEO Maria Ramos’s decision this week to quit with just a month’s notice led to immediate speculation that she is quitting for another job
Incentive scheme sees billions go to the industry, but supporters say incentives have knock-on benefits
COMMENT & ANALYSIS:
Given the crises caused by the ANC, the DA and the EFF should eat into the ruling party’s vote
‘We are trapped in a vortex in which nothing really changes’
‘The relationship between politicians and journalists is, or rather ought to be, adversarial’
Election lists must be firmed up soon, but nobody’s saying who’s in or out – and Zuma’s tweets aren’t helping
The inquiry’s findings make it clear that to aim narrowly at making findings of innocence or guilt are not helpful
Social media has changed the way wars are fought and oppression is resisted, resulting in governments disrupting connectivity
The highly contested elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are now over and Joseph Kabila Kabange handed over the presidency to Félix Antoine Tshilombo Tshisekedi on January 24
The fertility industry and technology are raising difficult questions about race
‘At any rate, whatever Zuma did or didn’t do, Juju has forgiven him’
‘There is a heroism to photographing on film in the age of the fourth industrial revolution.’
Nonto R Women in Comedy, The Soweto Exchange, Sarafina!, Happily Never After
Dladla Mshunqisi is a powerful presence but he is ever willing to stand back for his close-knit circle of colleagues
Unorthodox creative Festus Masekwameng blasted his way into a closed industry
Jacqui Setai, the head of DSTV reality channel Moja Love, says the idea behind the venture is to bring positivity into the broadcasting industry.
Set in the bubble of Midlands privilege, the series promises depth and cliffhanging twists
Once a year Jaipur becomes a literary wonderland, packed with people mad about the written word
The small but mighty microgreens are being grown in urban farms and used in local menus
A little over 31 years ago, in October 1987, the president of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara, was murdered in a coup instigated by his former friend and army captain, Blaise Compaoré.
Her latest novel weaves the past with the present and people’s reponses to the present and future
One man’s search for vengeance is challenging the natural order of African football
Missed chances from Amakhosi’s front row and bad goalkeeping depress even ardent supporters
A passionate Brazilian football fan has drawn nationwide attention for narrating her local team’s football matches live to her blind and autistic son.
The womens’ team’s performance will decide whether they enter the upper echelon of cricket