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Willie’s shock gambit ups the stakes at NPA

The deputy NPA head is squaring off against his boss and fellow deputy with a damning affidavit.

She’s the boss: Jiba’s stunning comeback

Shaun Abrahams has the title of NPA director, but his controversial deputy has the power after he brazenly ignored the serious challenges against her.

Sars set for ‘rogue unit’ showdown

Efforts to forge a political settlement appear to have been scuppered by a controversial report.

SAA blasts boss’s ‘clingwrap’ deal

Airline says Kalawe’s claims of whistle-blowing do not qualify as protected disclosures under the Act

Spy tapes: Can Hofmeyr keep Zuma off the hook?

The deputy prosecutions chief points an accusing finger at Thabo Mbeki. But his version may have more clout at Luthuli House than in court.

JZ ignores damning NPA report

Recommendations against the key actors in the Richard Mdluli fraud case have gone unheeded.

Suzman Foundation challenges Dramat’s suspension in court

The Helen Suzman Foundation has asked the High Court in Pretoria to overturn the suspension of embattled Hawks boss Anwa Dramat.

Tax boss’s actions under scrutiny

Documents raise major questions about the suspension of two top Sars officials

Nkandla: Architect of Zuma’s downfall?

By going after President Jacob Zuma's architect, the Special Investigating Unit could break the conspiracy of silence.

Spy tapes: Explosive and under wraps

The continued cover-up reveals the precariousness of the National Prosecuting Authority's Jacob Zuma ruling.

NPA accuses Kumba lawyer of fabrication

Fur continued to fly in dramatic fashion at the disciplinary hearing of suspended prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach.

All the president’s willing benefactors

Here are the people the auditors’ report identifies as having paid more than R7-million to benefit Jacob Zuma between 1995 and 2006.

South Africans have a right to know

EDITOR'S COMMENT: ANC delegates must make their choice with the fullest possible knowledge of each candidate’s suitability for high office.

Auditors’ secret report reveals how millions flowed to President Zuma

Exposed: An auditors' report lays bare how a range of benefactors funded a reckless president's lifestyle by more than R7-million.

Zuma tapes: A timeline

We look back at the 10 years since the M&G first revealed that the Scorpions were investigating then-deputy president Jacob Zuma.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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