Micah Reddy

Before joining the amaBhungane team in 2017, Reddy was the national coordinator for media freedom and diversity at the Right2Know Campaign. He holds a Masters in African Studies from Oxford University and a BA Honours in History from Wits University

Police use sjamboks and rubber bullets to enforce Hillbrow lockdown

In one of South Africa’s most densely populated suburbs, the national lockdown is being implemented with force

The business of war in Yemen­ – how Saudi dollars keep the arms flowing

No one, not even seemingly principled South Africa, can resist selling weapons to a warring, rogue state

Numsa cornered by capital?

Intrigue and internal divisions are dogging South Africa’s largest union, and threatening to destabilise the federation to which it belongs

Vavi harassment complaint went ‘nowhere’

This latest allegation relates to incidents in late August and early September 2017 in which Vavi is said to have harassed and later groped a woman

Another nuclear safety scare at Pelindaba as management fumbles

Whistleblowers have accused the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation of sidelining qualified staff in favour of inexperienced technicians.

Mashaba fiddles as roads agency burns

Mismanagement and dodgy contracts at Joburg city’s roads agency, and a lack of political will to tackle those problems, are only making matters worse.

Zuma-linked spies ‘capture’ key airports service

When you next board an aircraft in Southern Africa, spare a thought for the turmoil at the Air Traffic and Navigation Services

Is a nuclear success story about to be snuffed out?

Cash-strapped Necsa has set its sights on a subsidiary's rainy day fund despite the subsidiary, NTP Radioisotopes's own need for the cash.

Shortcomings of SA laws exposed through controversial shoreline mining on west coast

Mining giants Alexkor and West Coast Resources have been using the potentially highly destructive 'coffer dam mining' method to mine diamonds.

Paradise Papers: Mandela’s Isle of Man trust mystery

The leaks reveal that a trust was apparently set up by Nelson Mandela’s lawyer under Isle of Man law. It’s a curious tale.

Mauritius the apple of Aspen’s eye

Tax leaks reveal the pharmaceutical giant owns 71 offshore companies, all registered in low-tax Mauritius.

Paradise Papers: Spar blames the rand

Tax leaks reveal how the South African retailer set-up an offshore company in the Isle of Man last year.

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