Corruption

Max Du Preez: On Fighting Against Apartheid As Media

From the late 70s to the early 90s, South Africa saw some truly turbulent times. Journalist and social commentator Max Du Preez was at...

“Zuma Is Like Jesus To Us”

Thousands marched to the Durban High Court on Friday, 6 April in support of the former president Jacob Zuma. At the court,...

The many problems with the SABC and its troubled board

Last week, the ad hoc committee’s report into the investigation of the SABC board’s fitness to function was leaked to the media. Whoops. This,...

28 Media companies Are Accused Of Advertising Price Fixing

On Tuesday, the Competition Commission announced that it has referred 28 media companies to the Competition Tribunal for prosecution on charges of price fixing...

Illicit Financial Flows Have Direct Impact On Ordinary People

Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs), base erosion, profit shifting (BEPS) and wage evasion is a growing problem that is causing huge capital resource leakages in...

The Politics Of ‘Expropriation Of Land Without Compensation’ In South Africa

In a speech presented at the Urbanization: Impact of land availability - focus on land occupation Indaba organised by MEC for human...

Is Capitec another Steinhoff? Not quite.

The South African market was shook on Tuesday when Viceroy Research released a damning report that claimed that Capitec bank “is a wolf in...

From Andries Zwane to Andries Tatane – Repression, Austerity, and A...

Amidst the last few months of turbulent parliamentary politics and fierce leadership battles within the ruling ANC, bitter struggles on the forgotten streets, classrooms...

5 Talking Points From The Gigaba Budget

  Finance minister Malusi Gigaba tabled the budget for the 2018 year, announcing a new tax regime, including an increase in value-added tax (VAT) since...

‘Five Fingers For Marseilles’ Is A Haunting Meditation On Failure

"Why did you come back? Once you turned the world upside down and ran. Now you are here and it starts again." What happens after...

Africans Want Political Choice, New Book Argues

Democracy Works is a book that attempts to show that the best way to economic development is through a democratic governance system. The book...

The top five issues Kenyan youth want addressed now

Acording to statistics from thinktank youthpolicy.org, 75% of the Kenyan population is below 30 years old. They are considered the future of the country,...

Cyril Ramaphosa Should Listen To Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe

As Ramaphosa navigates the racial, social, and economic traps that South Africa finds itself in after the disaster of the Zuma years,...

ADF: Home Affairs’ Comments On Asylum Seekers Are Xenophobic

The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) read with shock and dismay the quotes attributed to the Home Affairs Director of asylum seeker management, Mandla Madumisa...

UKZN students protest medical school corruption and training policies

On Monday, nearly one hundred students embarked on a peaceful picket at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, shutting down...

The Steep Price Of Being Family To Abahlali’s Most Famous Activist

AS TOLD TO S'bu Zikode, the founding president of the radical shack dwellers movement Abahlali baseMjondolo has had to be in hiding numerous times after...

Young people say #ZumaVote should be a wake-up call for South...

Last week, Parliament held a vote of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma by secret ballot. He survived by 21 votes. Although this meant...

‘Radical economic transformation has been hijacked by a corrupt faction’

On Tuesday, Zwelinzima Vavi, General Secretary of the South African Federation of Trade Unions, spoke at 'A Decent Standard of Living' conference organised by the...

Here’s Why The Saudi Government Is Cracking Down On Activists

On May 15, the Saudi Arabian government arrested a large number of women's right activists, featuring many of the prominent activists who had advocated...

The ANC Gets Weird In Elections Videos

A video circulating on social media showing model Rethabile Lethoko campaigning for the African National Congress (ANC) has raised many questions. Social media users...
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