Sam Sole

Government’s thinking on surveillance law is regressive

The law that regulates the interception of communications is being challenged on the basis it can be abused by rogue elements in intelligence

Christo Wiese, Tullow Oil and ENS’s tax dodging services

Tax advisers at ENSafrica sold tycoon Wiese a lemon — one that now implicates him in what Sars has described as an elaborate "tax evasion" scheme.

Media professionals respond to ‘Stratcom’ allegations

Media professionals have come out defending themselves on allegations labelling them "Stratcom" agents

Tegeta threatens Eskom coal supply

Tegeta threatens to shut down coal supply to Hendrina power station just as Eskom discovers thousands of tons of coal have gone ‘missing’.

SCA dismisses Mac Maharaj gagging appeal, endorses transparency

Criminal charges were laid against three M&G staffers by presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj in November 2011.

AmaBhungane journo ‘lucky we don’t fight black people’ – BLF after alleged assault

This comes just days after Sanef won a court interdict against BLF and its leader, Andile Mngxitama

Koeberg documents show odd decisions

Eskom’s own court papers could bolster aggrieved bidder Westinghouse’s case

National Prosecuting Authority charges Lawrence Mrwebi

The man responsible for the withdrawal of corruption charges against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli is officially facing prosecution.

Jacob Zuma, Khulubuse and the missing millions

A meeting with the president appears to have persuaded an international firm to hand millions to Aurora – which others promptly ‘misappropriated’.

Question is, can the 1time bid fly?

The firm bidding to take over the failed airline has brought to light several unexplained connections.

Mac Maharaj: This is why M&G must be charged

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj says the key part of his case against the Mail & Guardian is that the newspaper broke the law.

M&G journalists warned of criminal charges

M&G editor-in-chief Nic Dawes and investigative reporters Sam Sole and Stefaans Brummer have been told they are suspects in a criminal investigation.

Latest

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences