The Daily Maverick

The hypocrisies of the EFF and the twists of our prejudice

It is important to acknowledge that journalism does not happen in a vacuum, prejudices seep into the tone and focus of our work

How foreign aid fuels African media’s payola problem

In many African countries, a dirty secret of journalism is that reporters earn most of their income from payments by their sources

Uncaptured: How it all began

Part 1: Journalists helped pull SA back from a precipice by exposing the depth of state capture. But they are now staring into an abyss of their own

Zondo commission to hear arguments on admission of electronic data

The commission’s legal team is expected to continue presenting its arguments on why the complete #GuptaLeaks emails should be admitted as evidence

State Capture commission in possession of original #GuptaLeaks hard drive

The hard drive consists of tens of thousands of Gupta-linked emails that detail the extent of the family’s role in state capture

Mthembu dodges tough questions on #GuptaLeaks, media tribunal

Jackson Mthembu was put on the spot when asked if he had taken steps to discipline any members in his caucus implicated in the so-called #GuptaLeaks

Daily Maverick’s iMaverick unveiled

Independent newspaper the <i>Daily Maverick</i> has unveiled <i>iMaverick</i>, SA's first daily newspaper specifically designed for the iPad.

SA gets first iPad-only newspaper

Independent news website <i>Daily Maverick</i> plans to launch South Africa's first daily newspaper designed specifically for an Apple iPad.

The site your mom warned you about

The <i>Daily Maverick</i> is taking on big media in a big way -- and its fans love it. But its future still rests on support from advertisers.

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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 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

No legal sales in new cannabis Bill

Draft regulations do not allow for commercial cultivation or sale, but policy could change this

Press Releases

Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

South Africa to be almost R 14-billion wealthier when SAB Zenzele BB-BBEE scheme winds down in April 2020

It’s the biggest BB-BEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history, with a new scheme to be launched

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.

Explaining the distribution of pension funds

Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act puts the ultimate decision-making responsibility in trustees' hands, says Fedgroup.