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EFF thrown out of parly committee after ‘physical threat’ to Gordhan

hree EFF MPs advanced towards the public enterprises minister in a ‘threatening manner’

The ANC’s centre cannot hold without Zuma

In a united party, when the leader steps down, the deputy steps up to fill his shoes. In a divided ANC though, things are more likely to fall apart.

The heads that will roll: Zuma allies face an uncertain future

President Jacob Zuma’s about-turn on Nkandla could affect his loyal supporters, although the ANC isn't likely to throw them out into the cold.

Nkandla: Did Zuma flout the Constitution or make a mistake?

Jacob Zuma suddenly seemed to abandon the last shreds of his defence during Constitutional Court proceedings this week.

Nkandla: Fact checking the spin

Some believe there were only a few officials responsible for cost overruns at Nkandla. The public protector's report found differently.

Police minister’s Nkandla report misses the key point

The law clearly states that even essential security measures must be paid for by the owner of the property, even if he has not agreed to the upgrade.

DA: Zuma owes SA R52.9-million for Nkandla

Based on Thuli Madonsela's report, the DA has calculated that Zuma is liable for at least an amount of R52.9-million for the non-security upgrades.

DA SMS ruling a ‘landmark judgment’

The ruling, which found that the DA was within its rights to say Zuma had stolen taxpayer money, was one that would "liberate fair comment".

Group asks Parliament to remove Madonsela

A group called 'concerned lawyers and educationalists for equality before the law' has written to Parliament, asking for Thuli Madonsela's removal.

Zuma: Who reviews the public protector?

Zuma rebuffs public protectors reports by positing that her office is not immune from review.

Nkandla could be heading for courtroom

Jacob Zuma shunned his last chance to come clean by responding to the Nkandla report - now it's up to those who complained to take the next step.

ANC demands Madonsela name alleged Nkandla letter leak

As tension over the Nkandla report continued, the ANC said public protector Thuli Madonsela must take responsibility for the leaking of documents.

Jacob Zuma – 99 problems but Nkandla ain’t one

In an effort to defend his “non-responses” to the Nkandla report, the president has issued a statement in the form of a song.

Zuma’s Nkandla architect fights back

President Jacob Zuma's personal architect is expected to serve notice in the Pietermaritzburg High Court to oppose a R155-million civil claim.

Mac Maharaj: Zuma has responded to all Nkandla reports

President Jacob Zuma included recommendations that Cabinet review its policy on presidential security and clearly define parameters for spending.

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Construction sites are a ‘death trap’

Four children died at Pretoria sites in just two weeks, but companies deny they’re to blame

Koko claims bias before Zondo commission

In a lawyer’s letter, the former Eskom chief executive says the commission is not being fair to him

ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

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World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

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