Special Investigations Unit

SIU report a ploy to ’embarrass Gauteng ANC’ — Hlongwa

Hlongwa says a report by the SIU linking him to corruption ​amounting to R1.2-billion, was nothing new and a ploy "to embarrass the Gauteng ANC"

Cape Town investigation unit reinstated following shut down by De Lille

On Wednesday, the National Council of Provinces accepted a motion to see that the Special Investigation Unit gets back on its feet

Zuma vows government will continue supporting embattled SAA

Former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni and six board members were sacked from the board last month.

Eight years on, the Nkandla scapegoats dwindle to one (and no, it’s not Zuma)

Come 2018, architect Minenhle Makhanya will stand alone on Nkandla, the last person who can be made to pay.

DA blocks ANC presentation on De Lille’s security upgrades

The DA has stopped an ANC councillor from sharing information with a portfolio committee on Mayor Patricia de Lille's security upgrades to her house

Mothotlung: Much more wrong than one broken water pipe

In Mothotlung, where three people died this week during a stand-off with police at a service delivery protest, municipal failures are the norm.

Zuma’s leadership an empty shell

South Africans are crying out for real leadership because they are not getting it from President Jacob Zuma, writes Nickolaus Bauer.

Zuma unleashes SIU on fraud, corruption at Eskom

President Zuma has given the Special Investigating Unit the go ahead to investigate Eskom for evidence of corruption, fraud and maladministration.

Zuma appoints new SIU acting head

President Jacob Zuma has appointed deputy national director of public prosecutions, advocate Nomvula Mokhatla as the new acting head of the SIU.

ANC: Heath resignation ‘regrettable’

There was mixed reaction from parties over the resignation of newly-appointed SIU head Willem Heath, with the ANC saying it was "regrettable".

Heath rant ‘devoid of all truth’, says Mbeki

Thabo Mbeki has demanded evidence of allegations that newly appointed SIU head Willem Heath had initiated two criminal cases against Jacob Zuma.


Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it