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Special Investigating Unit records detail Zweli Mkhize’s role in Digital Vibes looting

In its court document, the SIU sets out its case against the alleged fraudulent and corrupt relationship between Digital Vibes, Mkhize and the health department — and asks for a tender worth R150-million to be set aside and money paid back

SIU tells Cyril to axe Zweli

Digital Vibes company, controlled by the health minister’s ‘comrade’, was favoured over firms that tendered at about half the price

Leadership failures blamed for collapsing local government

Municipalities are in dire straits, and the auditor general says many may no longer be viable at all

Q&A Sessions: Judge Navi Pillay, a woman of many firsts

Judge Navi Pillay talks to Athandiwe Saba about being the daughter of a bus driver, a little girl who swore at school, and the pressure of being a leading woman in the world while being a mother at home

‘We can’t stop fighting for our dignity’: ConCourt hears RDP housing saga

One community’s 25-year battle has roped in the president, the Special Investigating Unit, public protector’s office and the highest court for an RDP house that means more than a roof over your head

Q&A Sessions: From sangomas to the world’s biggest stages, John Kani has seen it all

His father took him to isangoma when he wanted to be an actor. Today Dr John Kani is revered the world over. He tells Athandiwe Saba about his passions

Mkhize on the ropes for dodgy vibes as SIU zeroes in

Mkhize’s request to take special leave left President Cyril Ramaphosa reeling, party insiders say

Q&A Sessions: Meet Mokgadi Mabela — the DJ, beekeeper and mother delivering sweet, sweet honey from Native Nosi

Mokgadi Mabela is the bee lady whose love for good honey has blossomed into a business. She tells us about her genius dad and her late introduction to bees

Mkhize to quit over Covid-19 scandal

Health minister will be gone within two weeks as SIU net closes, say associates

Q&A Sessions: Zanele Mbuyisa — For the love of people-centred law

She’s worked on one of the biggest class-action cases in South Africa and she’s taken on Uber: Zanele Mbuyisa speaks to Athandiwe Saba about advocating for the underrepresented, getting ‘old’ and transformation in the law fraternity

Q&A Sessions: For Mosadi Mahoko, plastic surgery isn’t glamorous, but it saves lives

Plastic surgeon Dr Mosadi Mahoko reflects on the less glamorous aspects of her job, winning the prestigious Jack Penn award and why she loves the sea

SIU targets 15 in master of high court

As the Special Investigating Unit starts pushing for criminal and disciplinary cases, officials in the master’s offices start revealing crucial evidence

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