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Purge threatens state agency

Exodus of executives at government-owned animal vaccine producer as staff walk out in row over new CEO

Fraud accused: Contract breach SIU’s fault

Mcebisi Mlonzi is blaming the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) for allegedly providing bad advice to the Amahlathi local municipality

Procrastination hasn’t helped SAA

Taking tough decisions was always a political risk. But now it may be too late for business rescue

Government to place ailing SAA under business rescue

The move potentially draws a line under the crisis — if a rescuer can be found

​More arrests: E. Cape businessman, top former municipal official nabbed for fraud

Crackdown follows trend of top officials allegedly looting millions

More Kwane Capital contracts red-flagged in Eastern Cape

The company has contracts with various municipalities

New Caravelle sails along in comfort

No comfort is spared — what you can to expect from a R900 000-plus vehicle

Gordhan announces an executive chairperson for crisis-hit SAA

‘Unique’ situation effectively gives airline two CEOs

Military’s R500-million plane contract — for no planes

Even though no planes were ever supplied, a company wants hundreds of millions of rands from the military for a contract to supply two aircraft

SAA strike is a lose-lose situation

The industrial action will cost the airline R52m a day. But the unions are angry about more than money

SAA to shed 944 jobs but pilots get pay rise totalling R100m

Three unions in the middle of negotiating wage increases say the airline had not told them of its decision to retrench staff

Denel’s secret R6.3bn export deal

The state defence company is fired up about the large contract but is keeping mum on the details

Bid for justice over R1.2bn tender

Government officials have been accused of interferring in the process of selecting and awarding a contract for security services at courts

Ties that bind: The Poya and Mantashe family link

The department of mineral resources and energy did not explain why the former Railway Safety Regulator CEO, Nkululeko Poya, was appointed to the CEF

What did Gordhan’s Eskom plan really mean?

The new Eskom plan still lacks too much detail to give any real insight into how the utility survives

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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

FNB dragged into bribery claims

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

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

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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