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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Top court questions surveillance laws

Justice Chris Jafta says Rica legislation is one of the ‘worst drafted’ laws he has ever seen

Calls made for wrongdoing at SSA to be punished

A damning high-level review panel report on the SSA revealed there was "active monitoring" of a number of civil society organisations

Sona protestors out early to get their voices heard

Various groups are picketing in hopes of getting President Cyril Ramaphosa to address their concerns

Parties have a duty to reveal their donors

Despite a Constitutional Court ruling, politicians are withholding facts needed for an informed vote

Keep defending democracy

Civil society has fought against the worst of the breaches — securitisation, corruption, secrecy

SA waits on information regulator

The process of setting up the new body to help safeguard our democracy has met with obstacles

Anxiety grows over party funding Bill

​Civil society groups fear President Cyril Ramaphosa is being lobbied about not signing the Political Party Funding Bill until after the 2019 election

Letters to the Editor: August 10 to 16

Our readers write in about the party fund bill and how the government spends taxpayers' money

Moerane Commission report tabled in KZN legislature

The report, legislature spokesperson Wonder Hlongwa says, will remain embargoed.

Editorial: It’s dangerous to other foreigners

'The DA is not the only political actor in the country that is using foreigners as a convenient scapegoat for our significant economic problems'

NGOs tighten up on sexual harassment policies

Organisations in the sector have vowed to review their policies on sexual misconduct

Right2Know welcomes data regulations but says more needs to be done

The advocacy group expressed its disappointment that the actual costs of communication have not been reduced

March on Durban city hall: ‘As shack dwellers we deserve some dignity’

There have been violent evictions in communities including Marianridge, Cato Manor and eMansenseni this year.

Will the new media code rein in haters?

For the first time, online and social media texts are being regulated alongside printed material

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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

This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

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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

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