Gwede loses political sex appeal
/ 7 October 2022

Gwede loses political sex appeal

There are doubts the ‘tiger’ will triumph at the ANC’s December conference. So, is it the end for Mzansi’s hottest politician?

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No retreat, but no rush, for Ramaphosa faction on Zondo report
/ 29 July 2022

No retreat, but no rush, for Ramaphosa faction on Zondo report

The resolution to heed state capture recommendations will survive ANC conference because the president can proclaim commitment to renewal while scandal corners him into compromise

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Can the state deliver the slippery Guptas?
/ 15 July 2022

Can the state deliver the slippery Guptas?

The capacity of the state in the criminal prosecution of the Gupta brothers is in question, risking a delay in the crucial state capture trial on which their extradition hinges, while the formal request for their surrender to SA is still in the draft stage

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Zondo faults Ramaphosa’s frustrating long game
/ 24 June 2022

Zondo faults Ramaphosa’s frustrating long game

The president’s response to the chief justice’s findings suggest he will continue to bide his time before the ANC conference in December

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Zondo: Hawks must resume probe into Fraser and his spy network
/ 22 June 2022

Zondo: Hawks must resume probe into Fraser and his spy network

The final chapter of the state capture report found that investigation was interrupted at Zuma’s urging to protect Fraser

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Parliament’s speaker evasive on Zondo findings
/ 6 May 2022

Parliament’s speaker evasive on Zondo findings

Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula let slip that she has received legal opinion on how parliament should proceed on the findings of the state capture inquiry and now finds herself accused of stalling

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‘Procurement purgatory’: A legal framework in urgent need of reform
/ 7 April 2022

‘Procurement purgatory’: A legal framework in urgent need of reform

The treasury and parliament must urgently revise and table the draft public procurement bill, as a crucial step in tackling South Africa’s procurement crisis

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Zondo report softened resistance to private funding for NPA
/ 10 March 2022

Zondo report softened resistance to private funding for NPA

The National Prosecuting Authority risks reputational damage if it fails to act and donor money is part of the answer — as long as there was transparency

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Zondo report: Ruling party ‘slept on the job’ while state capture flourished
/ 7 January 2022

Zondo report: Ruling party ‘slept on the job’ while state capture flourished

The ruling party was not only asleep on the job while former president Jacob Zuma colluded with state capture agents, but also lined its coffers with the proceeds of crime, the acting chief justice finds

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