Corruption

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...

Here’s what you need to know about the Cosatu national strike

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) are readying for a national strike on Wednesday to...

The President’s Keepers and state capture: black intellectualism needs to focus,...

It is astonishing that a book revealing deep-rooted and widespread corruption and state capture in government should instead prompt a pointless debate about Jacques...

#ThePresidentsKeepers: “If this the best way to let people know the...

Jacques Pauw's hard-hitting book, The President's Keepers, which makes claims about President Jacob Zuma being involved in corruption, is the centre of a court...

Marievale Evictions: The SANDF Is Still Barring Residents From Their Homes

Marievale residents have yet again been barred from returning to their homes despite a court ruling by the High Court in Johannesburg stating they...

“Conspiracy Of Silence” Happening Around The Rohingya Muslims

After last year's condemnation around the violence which was being committed against the Rohingya Muslims, the world seems to have gone silent...

How Economic Crimes Occur In South Africa

The People’s Tribunal on Economic Crime in South Africa took place at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg this past week. Social activist and lecturer Khaya...

What you need to know about the candidates for ANC president

The ANC’s official nomination and campaigning season only officially begins at the end of September but, with just a few months until its December...

#CosatuStrike: ‘Zuma must step down because he is clearly captured’

South Africans have not given up on the struggle against corruption and state capture. Thousands of members of the Congress of South African Trade...

Attacks on citizen rights in SA: Five trends and countrywide threats

From the large city centres to the rural townships, South Africans are witnessing a nationwide crackdown on their civic rights. Citizens’ ability to speak...

Life Esidimeni Families To Receive R1.2 Million In Compensation

Family members of the Life Esidimeni victims will receive R1.2 million in equitable financial compensation, the Arbitration led by former deputy chief justice Dikgang...

Saftu still awaiting permission for a November general strike

Cosatu embarked on a national strike on Wednesday to protest corruption and state capture. The recently formed South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu)...

The ANC Recalls Zuma: What Happens Next?

The African National Congress’ (ANC) secretary-general Ace Magashule held a press briefing on Tuesday at the party headquarters Luthuli House to inform the media...

“In The Infrastructure And The Law, There Is Apartheid Towards The...

The year 2018 marks 70 years since the declaration of the state of Israel and the horrendous acts it committed to cement its territorial...

What does Zuma’s corruption charge concession mean?

On 14 September, the Supreme Court of Appeal finally heard an appeal which will decide whether the corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma will...

Nuclear, security, fees and the ties that bind

In 2017 South Africa has faced rising electricity costs, near drought conditions in the Western Cape, a corruption crisis with the state social grant...

Budget Speech: Will It Be Ramaphosa Or Zuma Flavoured?

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba will almost certainly deliver the 2018 budget speech on Wednesday afternoon. This, despite mounting rumours of a cabinet reshuffle where...

The President’s Keepers: State capture, white vindication

The Johannesburg launch of Jacques Pauw’s controversial book, “The President’s Keepers”, was a noteworthy event. For some, the launch represented a rallying point against...

A university starving for land: Why one professor is on hunger...

In Delhi, India, students and one professor are fighting for an important educational resource - land. Since its inception in 2007, GB Pant Government Engineering...

Oxfam’s Admission of Sexual Abuse In Haiti Points To Deeply Entrenched...

The international NGO sector is a multibillion dollar industry and one vital to the survival, stabilisation and reconstruction of communities globally, but what happens...
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