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Athandiwe Saba

Athandiwe Saba

Athandiwe Saba is a multi award-winning journalist who is passionate about data, human interest issues, governance and everything that isn’t on social media. She is an author, an avid reader and trying to find the answer to the perfect balance between investigative journalism, online audiences and the decline in newspaper sales. It’s a rough world and a rewarding profession.
    Grants back in court
    Grants back in court
    The social grant saga returns to court on Wednesday as civil rights group the Black Sash and the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) fight...
    Dodgy official ‘parachuted’ into Sassa
    Dodgy official ‘parachuted’ into Sassa
    South African Social Services Agency (Sassa) officials fear that Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu is following in the footsteps of her...
    Police minister faces gun battle
    Police minister faces gun battle
    Next week the portfolio committee on police will consider Police Minister Bheki Cele’s request for a six-month amnesty so that unlicensed...
    Lonmin caught in BEE row
    Lonmin caught in BEE row
    Mining house Lonmin has been accused of covering up for its black economic empowerment (BEE) service provider, which has been accused of fronting....
    The dead and the forgotten
    The dead and the forgotten
    The families of victims who were murdered in the run-up to the Marikana massacre have been excluded from compensation discussions and are pleading...
    A little light shines for Marikana
    A little light shines for Marikana
    After six years the widows of mineworkers massacred by police in Marikana in 2012 have finally signed loss of support settlement agreements with...
    Hawks confirm probe involving chief Brexit financier
    Hawks confirm probe involving chief Brexit financier
    The Hawks have confirmed that there is an ongoing investigation involving British businessman and Brexit financier Arron Banks and his former...
    Building board lines its pocket
    Building board lines its pocket
    The board of the National Home Builders’ Registration Council (NHBRC) has held more than 100 meetings in a year, plans to outsource its core work...
    The curious case of the municipal CFO with many lives
    The curious case of the municipal CFO with many lives
    In a little municipality not so far away there was an accountant. He was given a cushy job and, less than 10 days into it, he signed off on...
    Stompie burnt into Winnie legacy
    Stompie burnt into Winnie legacy
    There is no speaking of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela without hearing about the 14-year-old boy Moeketsi “Stompie” Seipei, an activist from the...
    One week left as Sassa scrambles
    One week left as Sassa scrambles
    A week before the contract between the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) is meant to end, officials at...
    Taxi industry puts gun to metro’s head
    Taxi industry puts gun to metro’s head
    Threats, dodgy contracts and an almost R1-billion deal are at the centre of a breakdown in relations between the Ekurhuleni metro and the taxi...