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Slice of life: Faithful hearts vibrating
Slice of life: Faithful hearts vibrating
Basically, you have an organ recital at the beginning and at the end of the mass, so that’s what I do. That’s the bit that I enjoy and that I...
Cruel warders target trans inmates
Cruel warders target trans inmates
Bras, panties and hairpieces are some of the items Akhona Tasha Gumbi had ready to take into the Sun City male prison facility for her year-long...
The quest for the (vaginal) ring
The quest for the (vaginal) ring
The HIV prevention tablet is now available in South Africa. But, as the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism reports, popping a pill...
Sugar barons’ greed costs workers
Sugar barons’ greed costs workers
Sugar and property giant Tongaat Hulett is considering laying criminal charges against its former chief executive, Peter Staude, over the accounting scandal that has sent its share price into free fall and that may result in up to 5 000 workers losing their jobs....
Jo’burg grants dodgy fleet tender
Jo’burg grants dodgy fleet tender
This is the second part of a series investigating how the City of Johannesburg has been using loopholes in its procurement processes to award...
VBS’s fuel scheme lost PIC millions
VBS’s fuel scheme lost PIC millions
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) lost almost half a billion rand in a scheme aimed at empowering black fuel suppliers — courtesy of...
Boys join gangs to survive in toxic environment
Boys join gangs to survive in toxic environment
It is 10 in the morning on a weekday. There are surprisingly many children milling around Hanover Park, which is covered with a blanket of winter...
‘Agents’ put paid to Zuma’s Zondo zinger
‘Agents’ put paid to Zuma’s Zondo zinger
Although an intelligence agency conspiracy against former president Jacob Zuma may have existed 30 years ago, it is unlikely still to be in...
Courts to test the power of the protector
Courts to test the power of the protector
The gloves came off this week in the legal battle between public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and the public enterprises minister, Pravin Gordhan....
Zuma spins a dangerous narrative
Zuma spins a dangerous narrative
"He had the fighting instincts of a badger trapped by hounds,” Hunter S Thompson wrote in a scathing obituary of former United States president...
LIVESTREAM: Zuma returns for fourth day of Zondo commission testimony
LIVESTREAM: Zuma returns for fourth day of Zondo commission testimony
Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear before the commission of inquiry into state capture on Friday.
South Africa not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect — UN court
South Africa not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect — UN court
The chief prosecutor of a UN tribunal on Wednesday accused South Africa of failing to co-operate in the arrest of a fugitive sought over his role...
Zuma trips up over SOE interference claims
Zuma trips up over SOE interference claims
In the first days of Jacob Zuma’s appearance before the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture, the former president was in control.
‘I did not push for Gama at Transnet’ — Zuma
‘I did not push for Gama at Transnet’ — Zuma
Former president Jacob Zuma has denied that he attempted to strong-arm the Transnet board into appointing Siyabonga Gama as its chief executive....

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