SA came to the brink last week — but the seeds were sown months before, as the authorities ignored a series of attacks on trucks and construction sites. ...
Because the pro-Zuma, radical economic transformation faction has lost power within the ANC, the battleground has moved outside the party
Already fragile sentiment towards retail brick-and-mortar investments has been dealt another blow by last week’s civil unrest
SA’s medical sector — particularly in KwaZulu-Natal — was hit hard by last week’s unrest. But teamwork and behind-the-scenes planning are paying off
Retailers are picking up the pieces amid clean-up operations after a week of looting, arson and unrest in which many lost everything they had worked for
Last week’s mayhem was a violent end to the monopoly that the ANC has held over SA’s politics. It’s time for something new
The arms deal ghost will haunt SA for years to come, for this was the point where politics properly muddied the criminal justice system
It was to be the prosecuting body’s hallmark state capture case — instead, a few months later, it all fell apart
Budget cuts, lack of experienced staff, delaying tactics, and even lack of will have seen prosecutions severely hamstrung, with a corresponding growth in ...
The criminal-investigation process has been glacial. Markus Jooste hasn’t so much as received a ‘please call me’ from the Hawks
In Porritt’s case, he’s been languishing in the Joburg Correctional Centre, known ironically as ‘Sun City’, for nearly four years, even though his trial isn’t ...
‘Backyarders’ and people living in informal settlements have borne the brunt of job and livelihood losses as a result of the pandemic, and have found it ...
As many as 750,000 pupils in SA have not returned to the classroom this year. That’s about 500,000 more than in prepandemic years
Women suffered a large and disproportionate effect in the labour market as a result of the hard lockdown, but they’ve also been slower to recover
The fact that SA is an estimated 1.3-million vaccine doses behind schedule — simply because it doesn’t vaccinate on weekends — only prolongs the devastation
Despite the pandemic, new hotels are opening in SA — and without the benefit of 12J money, at that
This week, the section 12J tax break expired. However, as the FM’s analysis of the benefits created by the scheme illustrates, there’s a good reason why many ...