Zarina Maharaj

Unearthing a buried trail of lies of Mac Maharaj’s relationship with Shaik

​Documents seen by the M&G have reopened questions on a Scorpion investigation regarding a series of payments to the presidential spokesperson.

SCA dismisses Mac Maharaj gagging appeal, endorses transparency

Criminal charges were laid against three M&G staffers by presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj in November 2011.

Maharaj denies M&G reports of kickbacks

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj and his wife Zarina have denied allegations that they took bribes for a 1990s tender for new drivers' licences.

Mac Maharaj: The ‘foul secret’ that has torn sister from sister

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj's sister-in-law has spoken to the M&G about her knowledge of a secret Swiss account.

Shirene Carim on Zarina Maharaj: In her own words

In an interview with the M&G, Shirene Carim, Zarina Maharaj's sister, expands on her reasons for coming forward now.

Maharaj and the ANC’s secrets

Reports have revealed that Mac Maharaj and his wife Zarina were willing to disclose sensitive ANC activities to avoid criminal investigations.

The evidence that damns Mac

A trail of evidence seen by the <i>M&G</i> shows Mac Maharaj as transport minister took payment after payment from contract bidder Schabir Shaik.

Mac’s catch 22: Where to now?

Mac Maharaj faces a predicament on how to respond to the serious allegations levelled against him in media reports on his section 28 testimony.

More Maharaj revelations come to light

President Jacob Zuma's spokesperson Mac Maharaj stands accused of receiving millions in bribes from French arms maker Thales.


LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences