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​SA left will have to stand up to an unscrupulous ruling class to resurrect...

Benjamin Fogel’s claim that there is really no South African left is close to being true. What remains of the organised left —...

#FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe eligible for immediate parole

Kanya Cekeshe, the only #FeesMustFall activist behind bars, for his role in the 2016 student protests, is now eligible for an early parole...

Can Southern Africa’s liberation movements really rid the region of corruption?

Southern Africa’s national liberation movements have survived ‘end of decade’ elections across the region. Combatting corruption has been at the heart of many...

SIU heeds the ‘more orange overalls’ call

In an interview with the Mail & Guardian Data Desk, the head of the country’s premier forensic investigation division — the Special Investigating...

Editorial: Jozi deserves a better mayor

When Democratic Alliance-led coalitions dislodged the ANC from the Johannesburg, Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan councils after the 2016 local government elections,...

Mkhwebane sticks to her guns on Zuma’s tax records

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has insisted in court papers that she does have the legal power to subpoena taxpayer information, and has an...

Government to place ailing SAA under business rescue

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is set to announce tonight that the South African Airways (SAA) board has resolved to place the ailing...

​Is the public protector’s time running out?

NEWS ANALYSISChanges will soon sweep through the public protector’s office. This week Parliament’s justice committee announced that it had selected advocate Kholeka Gcaleka...

Zuma argues another court could think differently in permanent stay application

Another court could think differently about the National Prosecuting Authority’s “violations” of the Constitution and grant Jacob Zuma a permanent stay of prosecution,...

Cabinet reshuffle on the cards

NEWS ANALYSISPresident Cyril Ramaphosa’s “New Dawn” has faltered, with internal divisions in the ANC and the ruling alliance stopping tough decisions being made...

Former minister Bongani Bongo arrested on corruption charges

In the most high-profile arrest into allegations of state capture yet, former state security minister Bongani Bongo appeared in court on Thursday on...

DA, EFF lack the muscle to keep the ANC in check

Politics is a tough business. Not long after his recent resignation as Democratic Alliance leader, Mmusi Maimane took an economy class seat on...

Military

The department of defence might have to pay hundreds of millions of rands to a company that won a controversial VVIP air travel...

Clash of the Titans: Sars vs Busi

NEWS ANALYSISThere is a line in Edward Kieswetter’s court affidavit that reveals what lies at the heart of this week’s stand-off between the...

Why do people keep voting for the ANC?

This is an edited extract from Jan-Jan Joubert’s book, Will South Africa Be Okay? (Tafelberg)After the 2016 municipal election, it seemed as if...
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Senator Dino Melaye no send anybody, I swear. He’s always in the mood for...

Senator Dino Melaye no send anybody, I swear. He’s always in the mood for praise and worship. – #from...