Andries Tatane

The police ‘punish before they prosecute’ when it comes to public protests

An escalation of intelligence-led operations and a wish to use military weapons give insight into increasingly violent strategies of the SAPS.

Human rights body under fire over Tatane finding

The South Human Rights Commission has been criticised by MPs over its finding on the killing of Free State protester Andries Tatane.

Tatane family suing police for compensation

The family of protester Andries Tatane is suing the police for compensation for his widow and two children.

Editorial: Andries Tatane outcome fails SA citizens

The NPA says the prosecution was let down by unreliable witnesses, chiefly the two brought to identify the police officers seen assaulting Tatane.

NPA won’t appeal police acquittal in Tatane case

The state will not appeal against the acquittal of seven police officers accused of killing protester Andries Tatane, the NPA has said.

Why cops accused of killing Tatane walked free

The acquittal of all the police officers being tried for the murder of Andries Tatane should come as no surprise, writes Sipho Kings.

Cops acquitted of Andries Tatane’s murder

The Ficksburg Regional Court on Thursday acquitted all seven police officers accused of the death of local protester Andries Tatane.

Andries Tatane accused back in court

Seven policemen accused of killing protester Andries Tatane are expected back in the Ficksburg Regional Court.

Tatane murder accused apply to have charges dropped

The seven police officers accused of killing protester Andries Tatane are expected to apply for the charges to be dropped.

Andries Tatane’s forgotten village

Interest has waned in the slain activist, but anger about township neglect simmers on, writes Sipho Kings.

Cops behaving badly: M&G readers speak out

A snap survey of M&G readers shows that citizens are more likely to be fearful and suspicious of police officers than to regard them with trust.

Mr President, arrest this descent into police state depravity

The banana-state militarisation of the police has led to the menace culture that brought on the death of Mido Macia and others, writes Ronnie Kasrils.


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs