Craig Mckune

PIC’s dodgy oil investment going down the tube

A R4-billion Public Investment Corporation investment could be wiped out as Texan oil firm files for bankruptcy

Survé’s listing ship

The intended listing of Sagarmatha Technologies was a mirror image of a deal in which the PIC was used to massively underwrite the Survé fortune.

The minister, the middleman, the mansion and the new corporate kid

JSE‐listed firm’s executive for government business in tangle with minister’s confidante

How Net 1 flouts the financial rules

The Financial Services Board is probing Net 1 over allegations that it abuses its clients – mostly social grant beneficiaries.

Social grants payment crisis – everything you need to know but were afraid to ask

From the very short to the short to the plain and simple answer for why Sassa has not got its act together on the social grants crisis.

Serge Belamant, Sassa and the ‘war chest’ of poor people

The social grants system has been taken captive. Its captor is grabbing all that he can, before he's deposed. The minster's fought to give him time.

Grants: Belamant holds a gun to SA’s head as Dlamini dawdles

A high stakes standoff over social grants is becoming a political proxy battlefield.

EXCLUSIVE: Officials defied Dlamini on social grants

Social development minister and top officials are at odds over how to pay 17-million social grants from April.

Serge Belamant, SASSA, and the ‘useful blacks’

Belamant used a BEE front to win a R10b tender before dumping it for a person with links to social development minister Bathabile Dlamini.

How Sassa paid R316-million to a contractor based on a ‘lie’

A detailed inspection of the paper trail finds that the work claimed for was covered by an all-inclusive fee.

How Sassa paid R316-million to a contractor based on a ‘lie’

A detailed inspection of the paper trail finds that the work claimed for was covered by an all-inclusive fee.

Press Releases

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention


From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Introducing Sabinet Judgments

A well-rounded view of reported and unreported judgments supplemented by an advanced system to enable users to rapidly find the information they require

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries