Glynis Underhill

The trials of child-headed families

There are laws that give support to such families but they can't meet all these households' needs

Dad must acknowledge me, right?

A girl is challenging the law that discriminates against unwed mothers and children born out of wedlock

Arms commission hiding evidence, witness says

The former senior investigator at the arms procurement commission, Mokgale Norman Moabi believes the commission was set up to be a whitewash.

Gupta-TV foils SABC’s news plans

The SABC has been left red-faced over the loss of its planned 24-hour news channel on DStv after the well-connected Gupta family seized the gap.

Zille: No foul play or vote rigging at W Cape conference

Speaking at the DA Western Cape conference, Zille has said that "unlike the ANC Western Cape congress ... there will be no foul play or vote rigging".

Emails sealed Sheryl Cwele’s fate

Correspondence shows that Sheryl Cwele clearly knew about the plans to bring drugs into South Africa, writes Glynnis Underhill.

Drop in murder ‘minuscule’, says DA

While Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa gathered to release SA's crime statistics, revealing a 3.1% decrease in murder, not everybody was rejoicing.

Service delivery: DA, Zuma lumped together

Cape Town councillor Andile Lili says that South Africa's poor have been failed by officials across the board.

Sheryl Cwele’s appeal gives mule new hope

The mother of drug mule Tessa Beetge hopes the court will uphold Sheryl Cwele's conviction so her daughter might be freed from a Brazil jail sooner.

SABC chief in ‘bizarre’ predicament

SABC CEO Solly Mokoetle is taking huge financial strain, saying he has run up legal bills of more than R500 000 in the six weeks since his suspension.

A climate of threats

Despite government assurances, there is growing disquiet about a possible new flare-up of violence.

Desperation in De Doorns

"We don't expect any violence after 2010. We expect job creation," says one resident.

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