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Drew Forrest

Proteas World Cup woes: It’s not choking, it’s panic

Panic is a plausible way of understanding what went wrong in England in 1999 when SA had perhaps its best side and most realistic chance of winning.

Other politicians at the Zuma trough

Most of the evidence concerns KwaZulu-Natal Premier Zweli Mkhize and Barbara Masekela, South Africa’s former ambassador to France.

Download the KPMG forensic report

The 2006 forensic report prepared for Zuma's trial that never saw the light of day ... now made available in the public interest.

Multiple homes for many MPs

A Cope, DA and ANC parliamentarian are the top three property owners in the House.

Ex-Numsa boss in arms bribe claim

A Swedish programme has aired allegations of a payment ostensibly intended for a union school.

Ex-Numsa boss in arms bribe claim

A Swedish programme has aired allegations of a payment ostensibly intended for a union school. Drew Forrest and Tabelo Timse report.

Neil Aggett’s tormentor does work for state

The apartheid policeman who was instrumental in unionist Neil Aggett's suicide has rebranded himself as a business counterintelligence consultant.

Hurtful memories

This account of an activist's life is an honest attempt at revealing the man and not the political martyr.

The outsider who got in

Peter Hain chronicles his journey from apartheid activist to insider in Tony Blair's government.

A darker shade of rock

We all know Procol Harum's enigmatic "A Whiter Shade of Pale". But does anyone else in South Africa cherish their other material, asks Drew Forrest.

Fragments of Dylan

A compendium of reviews by an American music journalist doesn't provide a comprehensive portrait.

Security is ‘usurping the throne’

The new intelligence Bill has run into a new flak as critics complain that it threatens to concentrate power in the state security minister's hands.

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