John G Clarke

Behind the scenes of advocate Dan Teffo’s arrest

The events last Thursday suggest top management of the police service will stop at nothing to smother Dan Teffo.

The killing of Senzo Meyiwa and the undoing of Bheki Cele

With a recent study by the Human Sciences Research Council having found that public confidence in the South African Police Services (SAPS) is at...

Whistleblowers: Your testimony makes South Africa proud

Those brave people who speak truth to power elevate the Constitution to more than just a text.

‘Don’t Look Up’ but do look out, here comes Shell

We live in the Earth, not on the Earth, but continuing with an extractive mindset will be the end of us all

Archbishop Desmond Tutu: A legacy of love and speaking truth to power

Tutu’s influence on South Africa has been immense, offering hope for a brighter future while never shirking the responsibility of doing what is needed to achieve it

Story of a whistleblower: ‘Baba, do you think you are about to die?

Whistleblower Thabiso Zulu can’t explain his situation to his son, but continues to expose wrongdoing and show solidarity with others

Action can dignify this tribute to Babita Deokaran, and whistleblowers everywhere

The president himself should halt the national malady of covering up corruption, whose origins can be traced to a key moment for the ANC in 1996

E-tolls: From good concept to embarrassing disaster

E-tolling was supposed to be the definitive incarnation of the user pay principle. Yet, now Sanral faces masses of users who won’t pay, on principle.

How I spooked Sanral, and exposed chimney envy at Nkandla

Two front page stories in two different papers, in two days on two different issues - quoting me. Not a bad start to the year, writes John GI Clarke.

History is on the side of the amaMpondo

It is a pity that most commentators seemed not to see the political and historical significance of King Sigcau’s victory over the president.

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