KARYN MAUGHAN: Investec CEO in landmark case on racism

Is the k-word still racist when it is used by a black person? This question is at the heart of a crimen injuria case being brought by Investec CEO Fani Titi

SHANTHINI NAIDOO: Why some polonies are more equal than others

'It is a multi-billion rand industry and it has failed babies, children and the majority of the South African public'

Shaun Abrahams explains why he can't do anything about the Guptas

'Abrahams said the arrest warrants could not be issued because there was “no prima facie evidence” to charge them with the alleged fraud and money-laundering'

How investigators found the link between Tiger Brands and listeriosis

'Of 300 samples taken from the Enterprise plant, 26 had listeria that was genetically identically to what made most patients sick'

QAANITAH HUNTER: How the Guptas flew the coop

'When we finalised the matter in November, they sat on the case until February'

ANC, EFF join forces on land seizure without compensation

Parliament’s Constitutional Review Committee will report back to lawmakers on changes to section 25 of the Constitution by Aug. 30

Land appropriation resolution hits parliament today

The ANC was by Monday afternoon still unclear over whether it would support the EFF’s motion

LIVE BLOG: Malusi Gigaba delivers Ramaphosa's first budget

Follow Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's budget speech delivered less than a week after Cyril Ramaphosa become SA's new president

LIVE BLOG: Jacob Zuma's final day as president as it happened

President Jacob Zuma has resigned. This is how his final day unfolded

Dawn raids on Gupta homes, businesses as pressure mounts on Zuma

'We are not playing around. We take this investigation very seriously'

Ramaphosa explains talks with Zuma over ‘speedy’ departure

'Both President Zuma and myself are aware that our people want and deserve closure'

WILLIAM SAUNDERSON-MEYER: Cape Town and the politics of water

'Many ANC politicians would love to see the liberal ruling Democratic Alliance tarnished by failure in the Cape, perhaps opening the way to the ANC recapturing ...

TOM EATON: It's Day Zero for Mmusi Maimane too, you know

The village is starting to get tired of hearing a little boy running out of the forest, shouting, “ANC! ANC!”

Ramaphosa: 'Cleaning up is going to be a mammoth task'

'We have to start somewhere. Our people are clamoring for a clean government, and that is what we are going to give them'

KYLE COWAN: Inside the great Gupta dairy robbery

Of the R220-million given to Estina for the project‚ only R2-million was actually spent on the farm

Zille takes charge as Cape Town approaches 'Day Zero' water disaster

'While we must still do everything possible to prevent this ghastly eventuality‚ my focus has shifted to overseeing plans for the day the taps run dry – and ...

Five premium writers on the state of SA after Ramaphosa’s victory

Carol Paton, Peter Bruce, Barney Mthombothi, Justice Malala and Ranjeni Munusamy examine Ramaphosa’s first moves since winning the ANC presidency in December

E-learning will not erode African knowledge

The technology allows knowledge from and about the West to come to Africa and the continent’s own knowledge to reach much further, writes James Njenga

How ancient maths could help brand-new tech

A recent massive prime number discovery, along with other collaborative computing networks, are advancing the science of cryptography, which is essential to ...

Crying elephants and giggling rats — animals have feelings, too

Studies have shown that sheep are able to recognise the faces of their sheep friends even after being separated for two years

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