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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.
    Growthpoint BEE scheme fight heads to court
    Growthpoint BEE scheme fight heads to court
    The war for the Growthpoint Properties black economic empowerment shares is heading to court.
    Eskom gave PetroSA special request
    Eskom gave PetroSA special request
    In Eskom’s bid to keep the lights on late last year, it instructed the country’s oil company, PetroSA, to buy diesel from two companies without...
    Hawks investigate crude oil bribes
    Hawks investigate crude oil bribes
    Millions of rands in unexplained payments have been found in the bank account of the Strategic Fuel Fund’s (SFF’s) former acting chief...
    The small town with the big money
    The small town with the big money
    A mere 300km from the border of Namibia lies a small town that’s growing exponentially — it is home to some of South Africa’s highest...
    Mediation helps to rectify abuse
    Mediation helps to rectify abuse
    One woman is fighting to keep cases of gender-based violence on the court roll, or, failing that, at least to find another solution instead of...
    Justice fails when too much is at stake
    Justice fails when too much is at stake
    At least nine cases related to domestic violence were withdrawn in the Johannesburg magistrate’s court in February, according to Pumeza Futshane,...
    McBride on crime cluster capture
    McBride on crime cluster capture
    Robert McBride, the head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid), will name more than 30 people he alleges have enabled the...
    Ambassador spreads fear in Geneva
    Ambassador spreads fear in Geneva
    On a cold Saturday morning in May last year, a group of South African officials were locked up in a boardroom in Geneva, Switzerland, for five...
    McBride drags Cele to court over contract renewal
    McBride drags Cele to court over contract renewal
    Robert McBride — the head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) — has approached the high court in Pretoria to...
    Another scandal hits water affairs
    Another scandal hits water affairs
    The appointment of a company to look into the spiralling irregular expenditure by the department of water and sanitation was in “flagrant...
    Knives out at water and sanitation
    Knives out at water and sanitation
    A former senior department of water and sanitation official alleges the minister’s adviser and an MP tried to blackmail her to implicate former...
    Deadly twist to university dispute
    Deadly twist to university dispute
    In January 2017, the University of Zululand’s arts faculty dean, Gregory Kamwendo, received a threat that he would go back to Malawi in a coffin....