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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Public Protector is being used by a ‘rogue intelligence unit’, says the SACP

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane must face an inquiry over her fitness to hold office, SACP second deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila says

Impatient left could align with Ace

Alliance partners Cosatu and the SACP are in a tricky situation: they don’t want Magashule hawking their ideas, but they do want their ideas heard

It’s not right for SA’s left to reject elections

Elections can be used to build a movement that advances a democratic socialist alternative

There are reasons to reject identity politics

It is not empirically useful as an approach to understanding social reality

Cyril aligns cogs in his Cabinet

The negotiations started before the elections and continued until the very last moment.

Sobukwe was no apartheid sellout, as Mapaila claims

The regime regarded the PAC leader as the only political prisoner. The others, including Nelson Mandela, were ‘ordinary’ prisoners

Quo vadis? End of the ANC as we know it

The party must decide if politicised uncertainty and institutionalised ambiguity will be its end

Raymond Suttner’s long walk to graduation

The self-effacing struggle stalwart talks about finally receiving the degree he was denied during apartheid

JZ schmoozes voters before his court date

Zuma was campaigning ahead of the ANC’s annual January 8 statement, which will be delivered in Durban by President Cyril Ramaphosa on January 12

SACP suspends former mayor linked to VBS bank scandal

The party's provincial spokesperson, Machike Thobejane, confirmed the suspension

VBS Scandal: Capricorn mayor explains R60m investment

The council only became aware of the VBS saga when a trade union wrote a letter expressing its concern following a notice to suspend the deputy CFO

Obituary for the late Mandla Makupula, MEC of Education in the Eastern Cape

A true soldier of the struggle, till the very end

Timol: New case against security cop

The NPA has, until now, failed to prosecute perpetrators who didn’t get amnesty from the TRC

Freedom fighter and trade unionist Eric Mtshali dies

This remarkable veteran helped to build the trade union movement even while in exile

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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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Touching lives through innovation

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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