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Editorial: Journalism keeps up the good fight
Editorial: Journalism keeps up the good fight
Saturday October 19 marks the 42nd anniversary of Black Wednesday. This was the day that the apartheid government shut down three independent...
VBS’s R680k paid for Floyd’s wheels
VBS’s R680k paid for Floyd’s wheels
Floyd Shivambu, the Economic Freedom Fighters’ second in command, has admitted that his luxury Range Rover Sport was bought with money from the...
The hypocrisies of the EFF and the twists of our prejudice
The hypocrisies of the EFF and the twists of our prejudice
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are hypocrites.
The Republic of Commissions could need just one more inquiry
The Republic of Commissions could need just one more inquiry
Switch on your television or browse the news these days and a fresh torrent of public sector corruption comes stumbling out. This is innocence...
How foreign aid fuels African media’s payola problem
How foreign aid fuels African media’s payola problem
In many African countries, a dirty secret of journalism is that reporters earn most of their income from payments by their sources. And the...
Zondo slams ‘money-hungry’ media
Zondo slams ‘money-hungry’ media
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo dragged media over the coals for allegedly disseminating portions of former Bosasa chief operating officer...
Who runs SA’s media is a black-and-white issue
Who runs SA’s media is a black-and-white issue
The media is not unlike many companies in the country; it’s run mostly by white people. An analysis of ownership structures, demographics and...
Reluctance to follow due process in nuclear, PetroSA deals says Gordhan
Reluctance to follow due process in nuclear, PetroSA deals says Gordhan
A tax incentive alerted national treasury to the nuclear deal with Russia and a R6-billion difference in the PetroSA-Engen deal signalled possible...
Zondo commission to hear arguments on admission of electronic data
Zondo commission to hear arguments on admission of electronic data
The commission of inquiry into state capture — headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo — will continue to hear arguments presented...
#StateCaptureInquiry: Whistle-blowers, clones of hard drives and secret meetings
#StateCaptureInquiry: Whistle-blowers, clones of hard drives and secret meetings
Human rights lawyer Brian Currin told the commission of inquiry into state capture that the “country owes a huge debt” to two whistle-blowers...
State Capture commission in possession of original #GuptaLeaks hard drive
State Capture commission in possession of original #GuptaLeaks hard drive
The commission of inquiry into state capture heard an application for electronic data to be submitted as evidence on Thursday.
Equal Education grapples with ‘toxic’ culture
Equal Education grapples with ‘toxic’ culture
In the wake of its sexual harassment scandal, Equal Education’s management will carry out a “broad assessment” of the organisation’s...

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