Schabir Shaik

Presidency confirms Shaik pardon application

After many mixed messages, the presidency has confirmed receiving an application for a presidential pardon from convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik.

DA seeks answers on Shaik, De Kock pardons

The DA has insisted on an answer from the Presidency on whether Schabir Shaik and Eugene de Kock are being considered for presidential pardons.

‘People should stop stressing’ about pardons

President Jacob Zuma has not denied that Schabir Shaik has applied for a presidential pardon, but has not yet seen the application.

Presidency quashes talk of pardons

The Presidency on Sunday denied considering any applications for presidential pardons amid an outcry from political parties and the media.

Shaik ‘got permission’ for lodge visit

Schabir Shaik received permission from his parole officer to recuperate in a luxury lodge following his release from prison last year.

Schabir Shaik’s parole paradise

Schabir Shaik stayed at the Zululand game lodge Thanda Private Game Reserve for three nights in June, shortly after he was released from prison.

DA says Shaik, De Kock have not repaid debt to society

Possible pardons for fraud convict Schabir Shaik or former Vlakplaas death-squad leader Eugene de Kock would be unwarranted, the DA said on Tuesday.

Take2: Let Schabir drive his BMW

So fraud convict Schabir Shaik was spotted driving around Durban with his black BMW. So what?

Busi bling

Bringing you the must-have gossip in the run-up to the ballot.

One law for the poor, another for the politically connected?

It is worrying that correctional services is refusing to adhere to the principle of accountability in the case of Schabir Shaik's parole.

Death key to truth

It is simply not good enough for Ngconde Balfour to bluster that he has applied his mind, and show us all his familiar middle finger.

‘I’ve lost faith in the ANC’

Nosimilo Ndlovu and Thembelihle Tshabalala asked ordinary South Africans to share their views on the possibility of a new political party.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

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

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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