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‘It is the state on trial’, high court told in Zuma hearing

Zuma’s lawyers say the courts should not condone unconstitutional conduct by the NPA

Mabuza appoints former spy boss as adviser

Mulangi Mphego has what is best described as a checkered past

NPA boss must vacate office – ConCourt hears

Advocate for Freedom Under Law, Wim Trengove SC says any outcome that leaves Shaun Abrahams in office would make a mockery of the Constitution

DA to receive more spy tapes documents

The DA will spend the next week analysing more documents relating to a 2009 decision to drop corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.

Spy tapes: Ngcuka says he is not to blame

Bulelani Ngcuka has come out strongly against suggestions that his conduct was to blame for the dropping of corruption charges against Jacob Zuma.

Spy Tapes: Scorpions boss wanted to charge Zuma

The so-called "spy tapes" reveal how former Scorpions boss Leonard McCarthy considered personally charging Jacob Zuma with corruption.

McCarthy phone-bugging part of extensive sting against Scorpions

The inkling that former Scorpions head Leonard McCarthy was under surveillance came when the M&G revealed police had monitored his conversations.

The Zuma spy tapes that just won’t go away

The DA will try to force a court order on the NPA to turn in records, including the spy tapes, that led to charges against Jacob Zuma being dropped.

Zuma spy tapes case delayed for full Bench

The DA says Deputy Judge President Willem van der Merwe has instructed that the continued spy tapes battle be heard before a full Bench of judges.

Jacob Zuma’s decade of destruction

After a 10-year legal war, President Jacob Zuma is trying to prevent the tapes that got him off the hook from being made public.

Jacob Zuma is confident of his innocence

Floyd Shivambu's call for charges to be reinstated against Jacob Zuma smacks of opportunism, says the Young Communist League's <b>Buti Manamela</b>.

NPA to hand over ‘reduced’ Zuma files to DA

The NPA have announced it will hand over the "reduced record" of the documents involved in dropping corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma fraud charges not laid to rest

The Supreme Court of Appeal says the NPA should provide a record of why it dropped Jacob Zuma's fraud charges -- reigniting the debate.

French energy giant fined for bribery

Alstom, a French engineering company with links to the SA nuclear industry, is in the firing line for 'improper payments' to an official in Zambia.

Corruption: Zuma has his (Groundhog) day in court

President Jacob Zuma will have to return to court on Wednesday in an attempt to prevent an investigation into his alleged corruption.

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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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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

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

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