Political observers: SA has become a police state

Several political observers have hinted that a recent spate of incidents - dismissed as random acts of crime - may be the workings of state security.

Puppet master ensures that he alone pulls the strings

Zuma holds the key to the fates and fortunes of many of the most powerful names in South African politics.

Two more Zuma allies lined up for key state positions

The likely choices to head both the Independent Electoral Commission and intelligence are raising unease in opposition circles.

Editorial: Crony protection violates the law

It should not be possible for people facing serious claims of misconduct to get government jobs or to shift from one branch of government to another.

R10 a pencil: Tshwane metro overpays to benefit certain vendors

The Tshwane Metro has been paying too much for goods in order to benefit certain providers, say newspaper reports.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

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