Brian Molefe’s return as Eskom’s chief is making for more odd bedfellows and division as the South African political wonderland gets weirder. (Oupa Nkosi, M&G)
Now Eskom’s Molefe was on ‘unpaid leave’
Brian Molefe’s return as Eskom’s chief is making for more odd bedfellows and division as the South African political wonderland gets weirder. (Oupa Nkosi, M&G)
Gordhan: Globalisation widens income gap, policy must counter inequality
The former finance minister said new forms of social safety nets are needed to reduce the socioeconomic divides in countries such as South Africa.
Khoza still waiting for response from ANC over threats to her safety
Khoza's home address in Durban was distributed on social media last week by the ANC Youth League’s eThekwini region, City Press reported.
GCIS 'has no view' on alleged sexting by Minister Radebe to its employee
The department says it can't give an opinion on the matter because the recipient is on sick leave.
Drought-stricken Western Cape declared disaster zone
The declaration was made to quicken the reaction time for the deployment of resources to tackle water scarcity, says MEC Alan Winde.

National

Now Eskom’s Molefe was on ‘unpaid leave’
Under a new agreement, Molefe is now formally considered to have been on “unpaid leave” during the period he served as an MP.
Khoza still waiting for response from ANC over threats to her safety
Khoza's home address in Durban was distributed on social media last week by the ANC Youth League’s eThekwini region, City Press reported.
Gordhan: Globalisation widens income gap, policy must counter inequality
The former finance minister said new forms of social safety nets are needed to reduce the socioeconomic divides in countries such as South Africa.

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Politics

GCIS 'has no view' on alleged sexting by Minister Radebe to its employee
The department says it can't give an opinion on the matter because the recipient is on sick leave.

Environment

Extreme flooding to double along the coastline
Do you live along the coast and enjoy the gentle lapping of ocean waves? Well, those are to start eating away at homes and cities, says new research.

Education

Does discipline equal distinction?
The views that inform what is thought to be a successful school need to be carefully interrogated

Business

African spending power rises
Individual income is still low by developed world standards, but combined earnings are enormous

M&G Africa

NGO blames water pollution in South Sudan on oil company
Drinking water around an oil-producing area in South Sudan is heavily polluted.

Bhekisisa

Court case could axe a loophole letting sexual abusers off the hook for old offenses
Eight men and women may change the law and pave the way to justice and healing for thousands.

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Arts & Culture

The Lists this week: Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, King of the Belgians and Spoek Mathambo
The Lists are compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela, arts writer Kwanele Sosibo and gaming writer @TheSerifM
The weekly pop sack: Winter is here
"And while the weather makes for soul-crushing small talk, it’s far better than the 'mansplaining' and defensive debate that’s been going on online"

Sport

Arsenal hurt by 'horrendous' atmosphere - Wenger
Wenger accepted that uncertainty over his future as manager, which has divided fans, had polluted the air at the Emirates Stadium.
Zidane gets sacrifice from Galacticos to make Madrid champions
Zizou's transformation of Madrid from crisis club to champions has been rooted in fostering a team spirit and never say die attitude.