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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.

M&G faces charges over Mac Maharaj

Editor and reporters have been warned that they are suspected of stealing confidential records in a case brought forward by Mac Maharaj.

The real fight has just begun for democracy

It is now official. The <i>M&G</i> and two of its journalists are under investigation by the Organised Crime Unit.

Hawks formally launch probe into the Mail & Guardian

The Hawks have begun investigating the <i>M&G</i> in connection with charges laid by Mac Maharaj, denying the probe is an abuse of state resources.

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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

​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

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

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