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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.
    Government  ‘uncomfortable’  with Zuma meeting Qatar emir
    Government  ‘uncomfortable’  with Zuma meeting Qatar emir
    Diplomatic relations between South Africa and Qatar are strained following a decision by the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, to...
    Union deductions not paid to Sars
    Union deductions not paid to Sars
    The National Transport Movement (NTM) union is in financial distress and has not paid the South African Revenue Service (Sars) and its employees’...
    Still no money for Marikana wounded and arrested
    Still no money for Marikana wounded and arrested
    More than 250 people who were shot and arrested during the Marikana massacre in 2012 are angered by the department of justice’s failure to make...
    The future of the middle class is bleak
    The future of the middle class is bleak
    Another petrol hike is not what South Africa’s precarious middle class needs. The National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) will release a report in...
    No jingle in musicians’ pockets
    No jingle in musicians’ pockets
    Three young musicians say they composed jingles to advertise some of South Africa’s biggest brands, but were paid peanuts by GG Alcock, the head...
    State workers must disclose crimes
    State workers must disclose crimes
    Jacob Melusi Motha has not been the only convict to work in the public service.
    Teflon ‘convict’ lands another job
    Teflon ‘convict’ lands another job
    Despite 18 months in prison for fraud and forgery, one man was able to move from jail into a job in a Limpopo municipality. And — amid...
    Bathabile Dlamini slapped with court costs, possible perjury probe
    Bathabile Dlamini slapped with court costs, possible perjury probe
    Bathabile Dlamini’s luck has finally run out. 
    Radebe vs Gordhan fight to head to Concourt
    Radebe vs Gordhan fight to head to Concourt
    The fight between former Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and former Transnet board member Seth Radebe will be heading to the...
    No end to PetroSA’s woes
    No end to PetroSA’s woes
    Members of PetroSA’s interim board are at loggerheads with their chairperson, Nhlanhla Gumede, and have passed a motion of no confidence in him...
    Gordhan to defend Transnet cleanup
    Gordhan to defend Transnet cleanup
    Despite “much umbrage and professed indignation”, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan had brought few facts to disprove that he was...
    Land restitution is an urban issue
    Land restitution is an urban issue
    Most people think land restitution is about farmland but the majority of cases lodged with the department of rural development and land reform are...