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Part I: ‘Afropessimism’ and the rituals of anti-black violence

Frank B Wilderson discusses 'Afropessimism', his memoir that analyses structural violence

Denis Goldberg: Man of integrity, freedom fighter and true mensch

One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised. — Chinua Achebe

Gee-gee gambling on the Sabbath

Former minister Ronnie Kasrils writes in his memoir about what turns a boychick from the Jo’burg suburb of Yeoville into an ANC underground operative

Zuma spins a dangerous narrative

The former president’s claims about ANC spies is a political game of smoke and mirrors

Kasrils says he warned ANC about factions using spooks

The report, released on Saturday by President Cyril Ramaphosa, details how the intelligence services were used to advance Jacob Zuma's interests

SA economist whose work went global wrote with a deep idealism

'Terreblanche wrote with a deep idealism in a country frequently with the highest levels of inequality'

This soldier will fight for JZ till the end

Kebby Maphatsoe, wary of Western ‘agents’, derides Ramaphosa as the white people’s darling

DA guns for SSA boss Arthur Fraser

​The DA has threatened to take legal action if the police or the NPA refuse to prosecute State Security Agency director-general, Arthur Fraser.

Former Intelligence Minister asked Mbeki to stand for a third term to stop Zuma

At his book launch, Ronnie Kasrils said he asked former president Thabo Mbeki to contest for the role of ANC president.

Who’s keeping an eye on South Africa’s spies? Nobody, and that’s the problem

South Africa's intelligence services operate secretly and with minimal oversight. So citizens will probably never know exactly what they are up to.

ANC lives in its own bubble – Kasrils

The ruling party is not honouring the confidentiality of the no confidence vote against Pres Zuma, former minister for intelligence services.

ANC veterans tell President Zuma to step down

ANC veterans and civil society members met at the steps of the Concourt on Wednesday and demanded that President Jacob Zuma resign.

Press Council orders Sunday Times to apologise to Kasrils

Press Council appeals panel has ordered the Sunday Times to apologise to Ronnie Kasrils over a misleading poster and story.

Kasrils sues after claim he set up Zuma for rape charge

The former intelligence minister has filed summons claiming R1-million from Deputy Defence Minister Kebby Maphatsoe for his "false" statements.

Zuma Trust Founder awarded millions in navy contracts

The awarding of R406-million in contracts to Zuma Trust Founder Don Mkhwanazi raises more questions around the secrecy in the Zuma presidency.

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Disrupt the corrupt

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