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How Lindela became Bosasa’s meal ticket

The notorious ‘repatriation centre’ was an ‘income stream’ for Bosasa for decades as it worked the system to maximise profits

Mashaba’s xenophobic legacy

The outgoing mayor’s tweet about the arrest statistics of migrants displays both his bigotry and a misunderstanding of how crime and policing work

The people behind the xenophobia

Zweli Ndaba wrote the flyer that spurred hostel residents and truck drivers to take part in the shutdown that led to the violence in Jo’burg

Alarming surge in xenophobic language

Populist politicians increasingly blame migrants for a range of problems. At home, the government, police and even trade unionists are doing the same.

Durban refugee office turns away asylum applicants

A staff shortage means asylum seekers are unable to make appointments to apply for refugee status

Death toll at Sibanye-Stillwater mine rises to four, one miner still missing

​A fourth miner has been found dead at an abandoned working area of a mine owned by Sibanye-Stillwater while a fifth miner remains unaccounted for

DA wants Scopa probe into alleged Mkhize kickback

​The DA wants Scopa to probe allegations that Cogta Minister Zweli Mkhize received a R4.5-million 'kickback' in return for facilitating a PIC loan

ANC says Emfuleni mayor back on the job

​Jacob Khawe is back in his position as mayor of Emfuleni after resigning earlier this week after just six months on the job

Former top cop Khomotso Phahlane and wife back in court

The disgraced former top cop, his wife and a car dealer are expected back in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria

Gauteng ANC ready for provincial conference next month

The provincial conference scheduled for July will focus on the renewal and unity of the ANC, improving service delivery and job creation

Tshwane mayor’s chief of staff on special leave over qualification claims

Solly Msimanga's chief of staff was appointed to a position despite not having the requisite qualifications

North West appoints finance MEC as acting premier while Mahumapelo is on leave

Following the announcement that Mahumapelo would take "a leave of absence", the North West PEC has moved to appoint Wendy Nelson as acting premier

Zolile Khumalo murder accused back in the dock

Thabani Mzolo is accused of shooting and killing Khumalo in her university residence last week Wednesday.

ANC NW accepts Mahumapelo’s resignation with ‘apprehension ― but great pride’

​Embattled North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has "voluntarily" decided to resign, the ANC in the North West confirmed on Tuesday

Court dismisses Guptas’ bid to hold onto jet

The ruling came after EDC and Stoneriver approached the court with an urgent application earlier in March asking it to ground the aircraft

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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