Brian Molefe’s comeback saga spells trouble all round
Trade union Solidarity joins legal battle for bounce-back Brian Molefe’s final removal.
Zuma Inc much bigger than the Guptas – report
“Commentators, opposition groups and ordinary South Africans underestimate Jacob Zuma, because he is more brazen, wily and brutal than they expect"
This is what a feminist looks like
Rape culture doesn't start when a rape is committed. It is built in slow steps in everyday events that help normalise gender-based violence.
Brian Molefe inter-ministerial committee draws immediate flak
Cabinet on Thursday announced that President Zuma has set up an IMC to look into the bungling of Brian Molefe’s resignation/retirement.

National

'Maimane was in Zambia to undermine the integrity and independence of the judiciary'
High commissioner claims that Maimane's comments about Hichilema were problematic as he intended to mobilise Zambian opposition parties.
Brian Molefe inter-ministerial committee draws immediate flak
Cabinet on Thursday announced that President Zuma has set up an IMC to look into the bungling of Brian Molefe’s resignation/retirement.
Being an adult sex worker shouldn’t be a crime - buying sex should be, say activists
A report on reforming adult sex work laws will probably recommend the continued criminalisation of sex work with diversion.

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Politics

There’s no blood on the floor yet - Gwede Mantashe on ANC NEC
Mantashe says discussions would be difficult, and the 106 member body cleared all “soft issues” in anticipation of a heated debate on Zuma’s future

Environment

​Spekboom can fix ecosystems, create jobs and suck up CO2 – if SA gets a carbon tax
Certain companies and some government departments oppose a carbon tax, killing off a great environmental project.

Education

English only at varsity is not a remedy
And its use doesn’t mean that education will be more inclusive and equitable

Business

Banks slapped with fines for weak anti-money laundering controls
The banks include Investec, Absa, Standard Chartered, as well as Habib Overseas Bank.

M&G Africa

Academic Stella Nyanzi making waves in Uganda
Controversy is her middle name, but Nyanzi refuses to shy away from confronting some of the most feared politicians in Uganda with her unorthodox wit.

Bhekisisa

Time could be up for sexual offenders who have escaped justice
A test lawsuit will determine whether the time limit on reporting sexual assault will be lifted.

Client Media Releases

Infrastructure, awareness key to curbing road fatalities
Rosebank College open for 2018 applications
Cyber Resilience Framework saves
MTN distances itself from parody Twitter account

Arts & Culture

Like father like son: Gongzilla storms Joburg
As the youngest of his father's sons, Damian Marley is spoiled for choice when it comes to reference material
Where Should We Begin, Daev Martian and Roll20 are on our Lists this week
The Lists are compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela, arts writer Kwanele Sosibo and gaming writer @TheSerifM

Sport

The stars of the 2016/17 Premier League
No, we’re not talking about the triumphant Blues but about the individuals who shone
The new, mostly white Bok squad
Former Lions and All Blacks coach John Mitchell analyses the composition of the new squad