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The cost of breaking your silence is high

Those who have been violated are called on to solve the problem of gender-based violence

Parliament reaches settlement with whistleblower

Former head of security Zelda Holtzman is relieved that her “name is cleared”

Editorial: Who will guard whistle-blowers?

Whistle-blowers get crushed by big companies who prosecute them forever. They need protection.

WikiLeaks, Snowden lawyers back Trillian whistle-blower

Gupta-linked Trillian tries to keep their ‘state capture’ dealings under wraps but a major corruption buster has stepped in to help.

​New law makes whistle-blowing riskier

Research shows that the number of whistle-blowers is declining in South Africa.

Mexico media courts anonymous tip-offs

An alliance of media outlets and civil society groups is courting potential whistle-blowers with a new digital platform that promises anonymity.

Calling all whistleblowers: AfriLeaks offers a secure platform

Whistleblowers can now send us tip-offs via afriLeaks, a secure and anonymous method of leaking information to the M&G.

Hawks whistle-blower slain

Mystery surrounds the killing of a shop steward who alleged illegal dealings at a water parastatal

US soldier Manning found guilty on most charges

US soldier Bradley Manning has been found not guilty of aiding the enemy, but guilty of most of the other 20 criminal counts against him.

US vs them: A new brand of patriot acts

Whistle-blowers have become the ultimate patriots in the age after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, writes Gary Younge.

Hackers steal SAPS whistle-blower info

Whistle-blowers' information on crime has been downloaded when the official South African Police Service website was hacked into, says Sita.

Lessons from the private sector

Private sector shows the public sector how its done

Blow the whistle at your peril

The question of whether a witness decides to take the brave step of raising a concern depends on society's attitude to whistle-blowers.

Lifting the lid on the ‘toxic gruel’

If passed, the Secrecy Bill will help to mask the corrupt activities of those in government. The fight to stop the Bill just got harder.

Whistle-blowers ‘being targeted’

The fallout from the dirty war being fought in South Africa's R85-billion-a-year health insurance industry grew this week.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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