Natasha Marrian

Marrian has built a reputation as an astute political journalist, investigative reporter and commentator. Until recently she led the political team at Business Day where she also produced a widely read column that provided insight into the political spectacle of the week.

Bill aims to quash covert party funding

Further legislation to control money flows to political parties will heighten transparency

Independent candidates snatch wards from the ANC in embattled Maluti-a-Phofung

Expelled ANC councillors win wards in the Free State municipality, but party retains council

ANC tests EFF with vote for Mashaba

If the fledgling party had ‘flip-flopped’ in support of the Johannesburg mayor, it would have given the ruling party ammunition for elections in 2021

Sparks fly as labour takes on Eskom

Trade unions disagree with key policy decisions, and won’t budge even as the state-owned power utility’s dire finances threaten the economy

ANC now mulling the regulation of internal party election funding

ANC defends Ramaphosa amidst saga of leaked emails from CR17 campaign

Kieswetter moves to oust Moyane loyalists

While work to clean up Sars continues apace, there remains much to be done

Cowboys, stink bombs and spies

The president knows the importance of fixing the economy. But factional disputes in the ruling party are costing financial growth and employment

Sars acts against Moyane loyalists

Key players in axed commissioners leadership structure at Sars suspended

Ramaphosa to address the nation on Public Protector Bosasa report

Mkhwebane's report is likely to be taken under review by Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa to study Mkhwebane’s report, hints at review

Presidency hints at potential legal review saying she did not consider his response to her preliminary report

If Ramaphosa must face criminal prosecution, then he must, Maimane says

Leader of opposition party says it cannot choose between “good presidents and bad presidents”

Zuma spins a dangerous narrative

The former president’s claims about ANC spies is a political game of smoke and mirrors

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!