Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini admitted paying for her interview on an SABC show. Picture: Sunday Times
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini admitted paying for her interview on an SABC show. Picture: Sunday Times

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What exactly is Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane saying now? Parliament has effectively asked her to shut up.

The knowledge we now have about police captain Morris "KGB" Tshabalala could well be due to Jacques Pauw’s political bestseller, which untangles the patronage and security network around Jacob Zuma.

In my opinion

Matters of debate

Anton Harber says Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini’s admission to paying for her interview on an SABC show encourages an official form of the "brown-envelope journalism" that has been the scourge of African journalism.

If the World Economic Forum meeting is to have real value, it will demonstrate to SA’s leaders the need for real urgency in confronting powerful trends.

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Media24 changes printers and saves R200m.

Cell C looks to other markets, such as insurance, for growth.

Oh, very twitty

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