Phillip De Wet

ANN7 sacrificed to save MultiChoice ‘mistake-men’

MultiChoice was equally clear about the consequences of its 'mistake' — when ANN7’s contract ends in August, it will be dropped from DStv

Combative, evasive Dlamini steers herself towards disaster

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini this week sought a definition of “meeting” before she could confirm that she had one

Dlamini’s direct inquisition ends, but more in store

During questioning, Bathabile Dlamini contradicted herself, refused to admit simple facts, and failed to answer many crucial questions

Dairy farm puts Guptas directly in firing line

The stench of rotting cow carcasses will pale in comparison to the stink the Estina probe will cause

In danger or not, all mayors may have bodyguards

Previously councils had to ask the South African Police Service for a threat and risk analysis before they were allowed to pay for mayoral bodyguards.

Mkhwebane: Final Absa report isn’t final, so can’t be challenged

In June this year, Mkhwebane put her signature to a report that seemed to suggest that the government must recover R1.125-billion from Absa.

Judges make short shrift of Molefe’s did, didn’t, did …

Brian Molefe now contends he never left Eskom and so, legally, he should be allowed to return to the office and position that is rightfully his

Brian Molefe: I resigned and retired at the same time

Army officer and former MP Brian Molefe on Wednesday argued that he remains the CEO of Eskom because he resigned and retired at the same time.

Social grants crisis looms in 2018, experts warn ConCourt

There is a danger that Sassa, under pressure from political principals, will make hasty decisions, with consequences that could be expensive.

Ombud okays media naming high-profile, probable gender-harm perpetrators

Publications can now identify a person alleged to have done such harm, but defamation rules still apply

Reserve Bank guns for Mkhwebane and her CIEX delay attempt

​Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane faces a bruising day in court on Friday, if papers from the Reserve Bank are anything to go by.

Three Gauteng departments in hot water as Life Esidimeni web gets ever more tangled

A high court ruling finds links between a missing R5m for drug rehab and the neglected welfare of the province’s most vulnerable people

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mcgawu District, and started early commercial...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income