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French presidents ‘tried to torpedo SA arms deal probe’

An arms deal insider has quit the People's Tribunal on Economic Crimes after claiming French leaders tried to quash the probe into Thales and Thint.

Landlords have to pay for housing for evicted people and other myths

We dispel some of these myths using what we already know when it comes to evictions and temporary alternative accommodation.

Mbeki launches veiled attack on Zuma for disregarding the Constitution

Thabo Mbeki believes the responsibility for SA's failure to achieve its constitutional ideals lies firmly at the feet of its leaders.

ANC veterans tell President Zuma to step down

ANC veterans and civil society members met at the steps of the Concourt on Wednesday and demanded that President Jacob Zuma resign.

JZ ignores damning NPA report

Recommendations against the key actors in the Richard Mdluli fraud case have gone unheeded.

NPA: Nxasana fights back against JZ

The man Jacob Zuma appointed as head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Mxolisi Nxasana, has won a meeting with No 1 to discuss his suspension.

Yacoob: I did not say I would have found Zuma guilty of rape

Former justice Zak Yacoob says reports on his comments missed his point: that the sexual history of witnesses in rape trials are irrelevant.

Women in ConCourt row won’t go away

With criticism about an all-male candidates list ringing in its ears, the Judicial Service Commission will interview candidates in Johan­nesburg.

Yacoob hopes for more women in Constitutional Court

Former Constitutional Court Justice Zak Yacoob hopes President Jacob Zuma will reject an all-male list of candidates to replace him.

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Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

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Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

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MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

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Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

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