state capture

 
How to bleed a whistle-blower dry
How to bleed a whistle-blower dry
A Gupta-linked company has unleashed an arsenal of legal challenges against the woman who exposed the hidden hand in the firing of former finance...
Michael Hulley, Sassa and all the other dodgy deals
Michael Hulley, Sassa and all the other dodgy deals
Michael Hulley has had to manoeuvre craftily through controversy ever since he was appointed as Jacob Zuma's legal adviser, having defended the...
How fake news works as political machinery to tarnish the integrity of journalists
How fake news works as political machinery to tarnish the integrity of journalists
The master signifier in fake news is power and politics. That’s fixed, everything else floats. Alas, journalism is now on the back foot because...
Mkhwebane: no decision to oppose Zuma review on State of Capture report yet
Mkhwebane: no decision to oppose Zuma review on State of Capture report yet
Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is still waiting for a legal opinion on whether the public protector’s office should oppose President Jacob...
Gupta-linked Trillian trying to 'intimidate' whistleblower
Gupta-linked Trillian trying to 'intimidate' whistleblower
Trillian Financial Advisory, a Gupta-linked company at the centre of staggering state capture allegations, has demanded that a whistleblower...
South Africa has work to do to make government more accountable
South Africa has work to do to make government more accountable
The South African government completed its term as lead-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in December 2016. The partnership is an...
​Zumandla — The Year of the Meme
​Zumandla — The Year of the Meme
A sensation of living inside an endless series of memes is the surreal experience that South Africans shared in 2016. It’s a crowded bubble of...
​How to capture a state and escape
​How to capture a state and escape
‘We are accused of having undue in­fluence and of having perpetrated state capture. But the facts speak for themselves: if this is state...
Editorial: 9/12 - The day Zuma betrayed a nation
Editorial: 9/12 - The day Zuma betrayed a nation
Exactly one year ago, on December 9 2015, we had just one question: Who the hell was David Douglas Des van Rooyen?
Economic exclusion feeds the politics of patronage in South Africa
Economic exclusion feeds the politics of patronage in South Africa
The politics of South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) may be hogging today’s headlines, but they are a symptom of the...

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