Nonhle Mbuthuma of Amadiba Crisis Committee shows the red sand at Kwanyana Beach near Xolobeni in the Wild Coast that is at the centre of the dune mining dispute. Picture: DAILY DISPATCH/LOYISO MPALANTSHANE
Nonhle Mbuthuma of Amadiba Crisis Committee shows the red sand at Kwanyana Beach near Xolobeni in the Wild Coast that is at the centre of the dune mining dispute. Picture: DAILY DISPATCH/LOYISO MPALANTSHANE

Stories of Note

Bytes from the digital world

The National Prosecuting Authority appears to have botched its case against former president Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane

They axed me like you cut off cancer on your finger,” advocate Chris Macadam, special deputy director in the priority crimes litigation unit, told the inquiry looking into the fitness of Lawrence Mrwebi and deputy national director Nomgcobo Jiba to hold office.


In My Opinion

Matters of debate

Objecting to the licensing of mining in Xolobeni should not be seen as disruptive, ignorant and antidevelopment. Clearly, there are many communities where mining activities have brought nothing but devastation,” writes Eddie Rakabe.

SA should start the conversation on how to revitalise the World Bank, writes one of its former economists, Ismail Lagardien.


Finding Alpha

The long and the short of the markets

Eskom was high on the agenda at the ANC lekgotla on Saturday.

The Massmart share price crashed 21% on Tuesday after it joined the queue of retailers reporting poor Christmas sales.


Oh, Very Twitty

The lighter side of the web