Mg Data Desk

SIU heeds the ‘more orange overalls’ call

In an interview with the Mail & Guardian Data Desk, the head of SIU said it is fixing internal problems

NPA recovers nearly R12-billion

In the past year alone, the Asset Forfeiture Unit has recovered money and assets gained through corruption-related crimes

Want a jet, a car, a house? Gupta sale is on

Money from the dodgy family’s assets will be used to settle debts. Eight companies are under business rescue – but what’s the point?

The high price of coal connections

Eskom is spending R4.5m more on coal each day because of contracts that are lucrative for certain producers

What does ‘fourth industrial revolution’ even mean?

The M&G Data Desk aims to find out what 4IR really is

Emergency! City of Joburg’s tender processes investigated

Three of Johannesburg’s biggest fleet tenders — amounting to billions of rands — bypassed the regular tender process

Consultants a fruitless waste

Despite spending more on external services to plug gaps left by mismanagement data shows that municipalities are underperforming

‘Drugs are the tools for the youth to self-destruct’

A new report reveals that  South Africa is the leading importer in southern Africa of chemicals to make illicit synthetic drugs such as tik

Jozini: Where youth actually vote

The youth of Jozini are determined to make a better future for themselves despite record unemployment

FF+ gains traction in Mossel Bay

And it is not only white conservatives who are donning the party’s green and orange colours

Small parties are shrinking – except for Freedom Front Plus

​Over the past four elections the smaller political parties have been losing votes hand over fist

Umdoni residents want change

Counting Every Person: The M&G Data Desk has analysed voting results across SA for the past 20 years

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it