Faranaaz Parker

Riah Phiyega: Failure and dashed hopes

South Africans had high hopes when Riah Phiyega stepped into office as national police commissioner last year. Those hopes, it seems, were misplaced.

Mid-term budget speech 2013: Gordhan cuts the fat

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced sweeping cuts to the pricey perks enjoyed by civil servants.

Mexico is no mentor for SA press, Mr President

President Jacob Zuma held up Mexico as an example of the reporting South African news organisations should strive for. But what does that mean?

Tony Yengeni: Struggle veteran to flawed politician

Despite his flagging influence, Tony Yengeni remains a public persona that people love to hate.

Ramaphosa-Mugabe tension ‘won’t hamper co-operation’

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe once called Cyril Ramaphosa 'a white man in a black man's skin'

Melinda Gates on family planning

The M&G caught up with Melinda Gates while she visited Lilongwe, Malawi to see how a family planning campaign in the country was going.

Maternal health gets a boost in Malawi

The country is focusing on giving women access to family planning services. Faranaaz Parker reports.

Patronage just part of South African politics

Politics is so riddled with patronage that the latest revelations about payments made to President Jacob Zuma have been dismissed, say analysts.

DA calls for Zuma to stand aside

The DA has called on President Jacob Zuma to "do the honourable thing" and take leave from his office until all allegations have been dealt with.

SABC’s decision on Mangaung talk show is ‘leadership at its best’

The SABC says its decision to prevent journalists from participating in a debate on Metro FM was made in the interest of the public.

Talk show gag: SABC has some explaining to do

Media experts say the latest "banning" incident at the SABC has made a mockery of freedom of expression, and the public broadcaster must explain.

ConCourt action will be secrecy Bill activists’ last resort

Experts agree that if the secrecy Bill is enacted into law, either opposition parties or the public will contest the law at the Constitutional Court.

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The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

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The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories