Sihle Manda

Sihle Manda is a senior reporter at the GCIS. He previously covered local government and investigations at The Mercury, The Star and the Mail & Guardian.

Trillian’s plans for local government

New whistle-blower reveals how the Guptas tried to capture Des van Rooyen’s department

World Cup probe dogs Mojapelo

He quit during a probe and red flags were raised when he was rehired by Ekurhuleni

Ex-KPMG man in new Gupta probe

The auditor who botched the Sars rogue unit report has links going back to Shaik

Metro probes official in tender

Ekurhuleni’s head of transport is friendly with the directors of a company awarded the contract

IDC loan of R60m ‘gone in one year’

The development finance entity says it wasn’t aware of a beneficiary’s connection to a minister

Police mum on kidnap syndicate

As more businesspeople go missing, private investigators tell of a sophisticated global network.

Bank, treasury face off over director

He declared his job with Land Bank Insurance when his family company won a contract

I can steady the Sassa ship, says Bhengu

The new chief executive says she’s independent, despite being seen as a ‘friend’ of the social development minister

Fire-damaged KZN prison up and running again despite not being fixed

Glencoe wardens are fearing prisoner escapes after the department demanded that they return to duty despite the jail’s near-derelict state

SIU and finance company face off over R92-million tender

The Special Investigating Unit claims fraud but the company’s owner says this is defamatory

Bathabile Dlamini’s daughter has business registered with Sassa’s new CEO

Alarm bells are ringing over the minister’s close ties with the agency’s new chief executive

Who’s lying? Nxasana vs Zuma

Central to the case is whether the former NPA boss jumped or was pushed out of his job

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!