Hefer Commission

 
SA’s dirty, dangerous habit
SA’s dirty, dangerous habit
Remember the Bulelani Ngcuka debacle? That was when, in 2003, accusations that he had been an apartheid spy issued from the Jacob Zuma camp and led...
'The battle is not over'
'The battle is not over'
The Hefer commission report has resolved few of the legal and political issues that caused it to be set up, despite being portrayed as a vindication of Bulelani Ngcuka....
Deep Read: Commission Impossible
Deep Read: Commission Impossible
There are competing accounts of what happened at...
The Editorial: Arms-deal players put on terms
The Editorial: Arms-deal players put on terms
What's wrong with President Jacob Zuma? He keeps doing the right thing! Last week had topsy-turvy Tuesday, when he said he would release the...
High stakes in Hefer sequel
High stakes in Hefer sequel
It has been the 18 months that have shaken the African National Congress since the Mail & Guardian revealed in November 2002 that Deputy...
Ngcuka vs Zuma: Inside the spy wars
Ngcuka vs Zuma: Inside the spy wars
Mo Shaik, who this week stunned the Hefer commission with a claim that "some people associated with the Scorpions" would be arrested for a...
Shaik: It ended in tears
Shaik: It ended in tears
Mo Shaik on Thursday told the Hefer commission that he would be happy to concede he had been wrong about Bulelani Ngcuka, as long as he could be...
Mac and Mo are down but not out
Mac and Mo are down but not out
Although they may look lost, weak and lonely at the Hefer commission, away from the courtroom Mac Maharaj and Mo Shaik are not without substantial...
It all went horribly wrong
It all went horribly wrong
"How am I doing?" asked Mac Maharaj during one of the lunch breaks as he walked with his entourage of Mo Shaik, Ranjeni Munusamy and their lawyers...
The tragic fall of an icon
The tragic fall of an icon
There is a haunting image of a manacled Mac Maharaj being frog-marched to his mother's funeral by apartheid policemen.
Shooting fish in a barrel
Shooting fish in a barrel
Last Monday should have been formally named "National Corruption Day" or perhaps, better, "Corruption Awareness Day" -- which has the advantage of...
Mbeki suspends prosecutions chief
Mbeki suspends prosecutions chief
President Thabo Mbeki has suspended Vusi Pikoli, the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), it was announced on Monday.

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