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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.
    Slice Of Life: Halo of Dreams
    Slice Of Life: Halo of Dreams
    I’ve always been a singer but one of my best gigs was singing on Miller Rock the Boat – the cruise ship from Durban to Mozambique. The ship is...
    Gordhan court bid rattles Guptas
    Gordhan court bid rattles Guptas
    Politicking and mudslinging have obscured the legal focus of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s approach to the high court in Pretoria against...
    LISTEN: Thabo Mbeki's apartheid-era bailout interview with Madonsela
    LISTEN: Thabo Mbeki's apartheid-era bailout interview with Madonsela
    Last May, then-public protector Thuli Madonsela sat down with former president Thabo Mbeki for what would turn out to be a confrontational...
    Prickly Mbeki defends his failure to act on apartheid bailout matter
    Prickly Mbeki defends his failure to act on apartheid bailout matter
    Former president Thabo Mbeki has denied that government was responsible for failing to recover billions of rands that flowed from unlawful...
    Judges: Public protector misinterpreted us on Absa apartheid-era bailout
    Judges: Public protector misinterpreted us on Absa apartheid-era bailout
    The two judges who independently investigated the apartheid-era bailout to Bankorp, now part of Absa, have flatly disputed crucial allegations made...
    Former spy boss says the reason for not paying apartheid-era loans was a ruse
    Former spy boss says the reason for not paying apartheid-era loans was a ruse
    The former head of the country's secret service has changed his mind and now believes the government's reason for not recovering the R2.25-billion...
    Absa may have to pay back apartheid-era bailout billions
    Absa may have to pay back apartheid-era bailout billions
    Mega-bank Absa could be forced to pay R2.25‑billion to the fiscus for an unlawful apartheid-era bank bailout if a preliminary report by the...
    Mashatile called in as Ekurhuleni fights a company and R26m loiters in trust account
    Mashatile called in as Ekurhuleni fights a company and R26m loiters in trust account
    The Ekurhuleni metro municipality is in financial trouble, with a company asking the Gauteng government to investigate allegations of fraud, money...
    Slice of Life: Idol an omen, Kani just luck
    Slice of Life: Idol an omen, Kani just luck
    I’d just started shooting Keeping Score for SABC2. Before that I had always been a huge theatre head and there was this one actor I was...
    'Cut-and-paste' report invalid, says Phiyega
    'Cut-and-paste' report invalid, says Phiyega
    When the presidency moved this week to implement the recommendations of the Farlam report on the Marikana massacre, suspended national police...