Nickolaus Bauer

Zuma appoints ministerial team to boost mining industry

President Jacob Zuma hopes to restore confidence in the mining industry with the appointment of a ministerial team to tackle problems in the sector.

Diepsloot residents deny claims of xenophobia

Both local and international residents of Diepsloot have denied claims that xenophobia is behind two days of violence in the township.

Diepsloot: Crime, xenophobia – or both?

As Diepsloot remains tense following a night of looting, experts have accused the government and police of fudging the issue of xenophobia.

Zuma says no to dropping his name

President Jacob Zuma has condemned the practice of using his name and that of Cabinet ministers to secure privileges and violate state procedures.

Gupta report: Scapegoats to escape sanction?

Government's Gupta plane landing report does not conclusively suggest that Christine Anderson and Bruce Koloane will face criminal charges.

Fire guts historic Holy Family College hall

A fire has ripped through Holy Family College's hall, destroying the decades-old building and four class rooms.

ANC, DA: BBC report on white South Africans distorts truth

A controversial BBC report on white South Africans has been condemned by the ANC and the DA for being incongruent with the reality in the country.

Jo’burg service centre near breaking point after employee suspensions

One of the City of Johannesburg's main customer service centres is close to paralysis following the suspension of around 40 city employees.

ANC on Gupta report: Name-dropping is human nature

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has downplayed the practice of name-dropping as an inherently South African problem.

Guptagate: Treating the symptom – not the cause

The response to the Gupta debacle is indicative of a state only dealing with the symptoms rather than the cause of its ills, writes Nickolaus Bauer.

Name game blamed for Gupta debacle

Name-dropping has been blamed for the unlawful landing of an aircraft carrying guests to the Gupta family wedding at the Waterkloof Air Force Base.

How much of your money did J Arthur Brown waste?

After six years of litigation, we all need a reminder of what J Arthur Brown's fraud conviction was. We round up the case in numbers.

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