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Reining in the public protector

As well as its scathing findings on Mkhwebane’s investigation into Ramaphosa, the high court also made important in-principle pronouncements

Mkhwebane’s CR17 report is ‘confused, inexplicable, irrational’

The Public Protector was derided by the Pretoria High Court for refusing to consider facts logically and for a material error of law

Letters to the editor: October 5 to 11

Our readers write in about bribery allegations, insurance companies, and the passing of Chris Madibeng Mokoditoa

DA to report Vincent Smith to ethics committee over alleged Bosasa payments

It was reported on Sunday that Vincent Smith was paid at least R670 000 by Bosasa over the past three years

Bosasa-linked firm to halt state capture inquiry security while Zondo probes deal

A litany of allegations over alleged corruption involving state departments has plagued Bosasa companies and directors for more than a decade

ConCourt rejects Bosasa’s appeal to expose M&G sources

A landmark judgment allowing the M&G to protect sources that helped expose alleged corruption at services company Bosasa in 2009 remains in tact.

Bosasa loses source case appeal bid against M&G – with costs

Controversial services company Bosasa has been denied an opportunity to appeal a high court judgment which allowed the M&G to protect its sources.

Bosasa denied leave to appeal in M&G case

Controversial services company Bosasa has been denied leave to appeal a judgment which allowed the Mail & Guardian to protect its sources.

Bosasa looks to foreign law for case against M&G

Bosasa has used the US and Australia as examples of legal precedents for the <i>M&G</i> to reveal its sources involved in a story alleging corruption.

M&G fights to protect its sources from Bosasa

The <i>M&G</i> is in court to protect its sources in a story that alleged large-scale corruption by facilities management company Bosasa.

DA calls for action on ‘prison bribery’ report

The DA has called on Correctional Services Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to lay charges against those allegedly involved in a bribery scandal.

Prisons tender U-turn

Correctional services fighting to keep disputed catering contract.

Minister mulls tender-fraud report

The Special Investigating Unit has handed Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula a docket on what may be one of SA's largest cases of fraud to date.

IFP calls for probe into correctional services

The president must launch an urgent inquiry into alleged corruption within the Correctional Services Department, said the IFP on Wednesday.

Prisons graft: Here’s the proof, minister

On Sunday the Department of Correctional Services placed advertisements urging anyone with proof of impropriety to inform law enforcement agencies.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

Press Releases

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention


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