State Capture

Water theft: Thirty years of looting

New research details how the department was broken, profiting a select few and leaving a third of South Africa’s population without clean water

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Will Cyril’s Sona promises ever be fulfilled?

Four Sonas on, he is still to enforce his will upon the governing party and the state

Zondo argues for more time for state capture commission

But Casac says this should be the final extension granted

Editorial: Capture virus hits again

State Security Agency still cannot produce the security clearance certificate required for the incumbent, Baptiste Dungu, to occupy the top post at the Onderstepoort Biological Products

South Africa could use a communist party

The SACP is not building socialism, or even social democracy. Sadly, it has become just another party advancing the politics of patronage

Failure to investigate TRC cases during the Mandela era delayed justice, Aggett inquest hears

Counsel for late trade unionist Neil Aggett’s family decries the slow pace of instituting an inquest into his death

Zondo asks court for more time

The deputy chief justice says the inquiry’s terms of reference are too broad and it would take six years to look into state capture in such detail

Women lawyers: ‘We are not respected’

A letter signed by 40 senior women lawyers called the absence of female silks from the state capture prosecutions team 'astonishing'

Duduzane Zuma fields questions about Saxonwold meeting

The former president’s son was asked why a private meeting with Mcebisi Jonas was moved from a hotel in Rosebank to the Gupta residence

We need a legitimate and capable state

Political parties must reform themselves, but the responsibility for change belongs to every citizen

Zondo commission: There is a culture of fear in the Free State govt

While giving evidence on the Vrede Dairy saga, Roy Jankielsohn said officials who speak out against malfeasance could end up dead

Latest

Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income