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Is Blade safe from the ANC’s knives?

For party youth, at least, the SACP leader is far from the ally they want Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande to be.

My Chinese dream: ANC brass put ideas to work

Economic and political notions gleaned from the East Asian giant are filtering into South Africa.

Africa one step closer to a free trade bloc

The continent can build on the experience gleaned from a recently signed tripartite agreement.

AU’s dependence on cash from the West still rankles

The African Union wants "rich" members such as South Africa to cough up to lessen the body's reliance on foreign aid.

Struggle icon Ruth Mompati mothered the movement

ANC stalwart Ruth Mompati, though anti-gay, was admired as a fearless fighter for freedom.

DA’s kingmaker riles party members

James Selfe's apparent bid to decide the next leader of the party by introducing a new rule has not gone down well.

Lindiwe Mazibuko: The time for me to lead the DA is not now

Despite being mentioned as one of the favourites to succeed Helen Zille, Lindiwe Mazibuko says she will not make herself available for election.

More jobs and energy security, Cosatu tells Zuma ahead of Sona

As the president's State of the Nation address draws near, the federation is asking for extra government spending to boost the ailing economy.

Minister of spin out of control

Faith Muthambi's communications department is riven with dissent and has not been able to fulfil its mandate.

ANC targets corruption to rescue polls

The ruling party is to roll out new tribunals and processes in an attempt to clean up its act.

Nigeria collapse: Did Radebe barter arms for bodies?

Jeff Radebe's bid to grease a dodgy Nigerian weapons deal has raised questions about the return of bodies from the collapsed TB Joshua church.

Most SA citizens satisfied with social cohesion except whites, coloureds

New findings show that over 55% of South Africans feel united this Heritage Day, but some race groups are still sceptical about these efforts.

Public protector investigating complaints from lawyers against Road Accident Fund

Lawyers have taken the Road Accident Fund to the office of the public protector over irregular expenditure, reportedly estimated at R2-billion.

Zuma’s daughter gets top state job

Aged just 25, Thuthukile Zuma has been bumped up to chief of staff in the telecoms department.

CPJ reacts to Hlaudi’s ‘statements against media freedom’

An international media rights body has criticised the SABC's Hlaudi Motsoeneng for proposing licences for journalists and increased media regulation.

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Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

The public enterprises minister is being cross-examined by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry, as both men seek to defend their reputations

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!