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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.
    Dirty tricks haunt the NDPP race
    Dirty tricks haunt the NDPP race
    A prison inmate has reported three Hawks officials for allegedly trying to strong-arm him into implicating the head of the National Prosecuting...
    Advocate, state lawyer suspended
    Advocate, state lawyer suspended
    The head of the Johannesburg state attorney’s office and an advocate from the Johannesburg Bar have been suspended and are being investigated for...
    Tainted officials get new jobs
    Tainted officials get new jobs
    Two officials at the Ekurhuleni metropolitan municipality, who have recently been reappointed into senior positions, have been implicated in a...
    Call to decolonise water laws
    Call to decolonise water laws
    The most precious commodity in farming is water, but the law still largely favours large-scale farmers, the majority of whom are white, to the...
    Growthpoint BEE scheme drags on
    Growthpoint BEE scheme drags on
    One of the biggest black economic empowerment property deals ever signed is at the centre of a shares battle between two of its BEE stakeholders,...
    Gama wants Transnet board jailed
    Gama wants Transnet board jailed
    Axed Transnet chief executive Siyabonga Gama on Thursday brought urgent contempt of court proceedings against the state entity, asking board...
    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.