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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.
    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...
    Another child dies in a pit latrine
    Another child dies in a pit latrine
    Her name is Lumka Mketwa and she was five years old.
    Fuel fund oil sale to be challenged in court
    Fuel fund oil sale to be challenged in court
    The Central Energy Fund (CEF) has asked the Western Cape High Court to set aside the decisions to conclude the agreements and the contracts that...
    RAF mum on mystery payments
    RAF mum on mystery payments
    For years, the Road Accident Fund (RAF) has been paying beleaguered software multinational SAP for work allegedly without a contract and without...
    Senior police officials to appear in court for Marikana massacre
    Senior police officials to appear in court for Marikana massacre
    Nine senior police officials are to appear in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court in connection with the Marikana massacre – more than five years...
    ​The SARS 3 fight back
    ​The SARS 3 fight back
    The three former SARS employees who were allegedly involved in its “rogue unit” have sent a scathing letter to Shaun Abrahams, as the head of the...
    Police to finally appear in court for Marikana murders
    Police to finally appear in court for Marikana murders
    The slow wheels of justice are finally beginning to turn with the first police officers who allegedly murdered striking workers during the 2012...
    ‘Jobs for votes’ scandal rocks ANC
    ‘Jobs for votes’ scandal rocks ANC
    One of the poorest municipalities in the country employed hundreds of people on the eve of the ANC’s December elective conference in an alleged...