Schabir Shaik

Maharaj’s lawyer Rudi Krause responds

Mac Maharaj's lawyer, Rudi Krause responds to questions by the Mail & Guardian.

Shaik millions ‘for Zuma’s children’

Fraudster and President Jacob Zuma's former financial adviser Schabir Shaik claims the money did not buy him any commercial benefits.

Zuma: The ‘kept politician’

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

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.

The kept politician: Zuma’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.

Did arms firm Thales pay Maharaj’s bill?

The French defence company that paid bribes to Schabir Shaik, allegedly funded Maharaj's bid to stop Scorpions from getting his wife's bank records.

Selebi paroled on medical grounds

The reaction to the parole ruling of Jackie Selebi has shown the shadow of Schabir Shaik is still haunting South Africa's medical parole procedure.

Remission of prison sentences a ‘red herring’

A prison expert warns that linking the remission of sentences to overcrowding in prisons is a red herring that detracts from the real problem.

Jacob Zuma is confident of his innocence

Floyd Shivambu's call for charges to be reinstated against Jacob Zuma smacks of opportunism, says the Young Communist League's <b>Buti Manamela</b>.

Payback time: Shaik wants R2m from Zuma

Convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik is demanding a presidential pardon and the repayment of a claimed R2-million loan to President Jacob Zuma.

Thabo’s boys vs Vula’s boys — the sequel

The rows over Mac Maharaj and Willem Heath are a new phase in an old war between the acolytes of Thabo Mbeki and the minds behind Operation Vula.

The Schabir Shaik guide to healthy living

What keeps Schabir Shaik so healthy 1 001 days after his release from prison on medical parole? We give you a peek into his guide to healthy living.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories