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Ramaphosa to testify at Zondo commission in late April

The president will give evidence both in his capacity as the head of state and as the leader of the governing party

As Zuma’s court case looms, anti- and pro-Zuma crusades intensify

While the Constitutional Court prepares to hear the matter of contempt against Jacob Zuma, groups defending SA’s democracy and pro-Zuma groups take the stage

Insults fly in final round of Mpofu vs Gordhan

Former Sars commissioner Tom Moyane’s cross-examination digs up the ‘rogue unit’ narrative to attack minister’s character

No council yet for gender-based violence — independent report details why

The interim steering committee tasked with setting up a gender-based violence and femicide structure has not been convened for almost two years

The many failures of the flight that fetched SA’s vaccines

After not flying for a year, SAA nearly botches humanitarian flight to Brussels — among other infringements — and then delays reporting the issue

Ron Derby appointed M&G editor-in-chief

Ron Derby has published with some of South Africa’s most prominent print publications, including Business Day, Business Times, Sunday Times, Moneyweb and Financial Mail.

Former Bain consultant claims company plotted capture on a grand scale with Zuma

Bain’s role at Sars was a gateway for a special council that would control Eskom and the wider economy, Zondo commission witness says

New Covid-19 grant, old Sassa problems

A sharp increase in the number of social grant recipients after the introduction of the special grant during the pandemic has exacerbated the strained grant payment system

Q&A Sessions: Royalty takes over at the Public Service Commission

Somododa Fikeni tells Nicolene de Wee about his new portfolio, his days as a herd boy in the Eastern Cape and being homeless for three weeks in the US

Inside the life of South Africans who cannot afford a nutritious meal for children

The 2020 Child Gauge is calling for a clear commitment from the government to end the “slow violence of malnutrition” faced by children

Bushiri goes on counterattack against the Hawks

South African authorities were poised to add rape charges to those faced by Bushiri in mid-November when he skipped bail and the border to return to Malawi

Zondo: Lock Zuma up for contempt

The commission has given up hope the former president will appear before it, and says the court must now protect the constitutional order

Senseless killings of activists, including Fikile Ntshangase, were preventable – UN report

The United Nations has found that 1 323 activists were killed worldwide between 2015 and 2019

Zane Kilian, the man accused of top cop’s murder, has been denied bail

The Bellville regional court in Cape Town has denied bail for murder-accused Zane Kilian, as he failed to prove he is an honest person

CCTV footage used to nab Mthokozisi Ntumba’s alleged killers

The cops accused of killing Mthokozisi Ntumba during the Wits student protests last week will spend another week in custody as the NPA opposes bail

Hlophe did not apply corruption law properly in Bongo case, NPA argues

Bongo dismisses the state’s application as a waste of money, driven by ‘dark forces’

Impeachment inquiry against public protector initiated

The National Assembly has adopted a report finding prima facie evidence of misconduct by 275 votes as an ANC caucus revolt is contained

Late-night fire at parliament extinguished with no injuries reported

A fire at parliament’s old assembly building was put out in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The extent of the damage is yet to be determined

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