WATCH: A brief history of the Brian Molefe affair

From crying crocodile tears to becoming a member of Parliament, here is a timeline dating Eskom CEO Brian Molefe’s activity since the state of capture report ...

'We are becoming more brutal than animals,' warns Thuli Madonsela

'How many young girls have been killed in the last few days? How many have been kidnapped?'

Joburg admits to sending out 97,000 incorrect statements of account

Mayor Herman Mashaba said in a statement this failure in the customer service delivery system resulted in 412‚000 accounts not being issued

Inside Gauteng's hospital horror: R1bn paid out for negligence

Gauteng’s health department has paid just over R1-billion in medical negligence claims in the past two-and-a-half years‚ mostly for babies born with brain ...

12 000 'dead people' doing business with SA government, says Treasury

It has also identified about 14,000 state employees who are listed as directors of companies that have been awarded state contracts in violation of regulations

Brian Molefe: Parliament hauls Brown and Ngubane over the coals

'You must not try to take us for a ride. There were interviews conducted for the appointment of Eskom CEO. Why? Because there was a vacancy that was created'

Has Brian Molefe just told the biggest lie in post-apartheid South Africa?

He announced his resignation, his post was advertised, he became an MP, but now he wants us to believe that his employment at Eskom 'did not come to an end'

Disaster declared as Western Cape fights 'Day Zero' for water

The province’s immediate interventions will include “drilling of boreholes at hospitals‚ starting in the metro‚ to be followed by schools in high-risk ...

Minister caught in sex text exchange with 29-year-old staffer

On March 5 last year, the minister sent her a text message saying "take one down!". This appears to have been a request for a photo of her private parts

'Vibrant force for good', Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer has died

'Jennifer was a vibrant force for good and as a former chairperson of the De Beers Fund‚ she inspired us and touched the lives of thousands of people'

What SA’s top writers are saying about South Africa’s unfolding drama

Here is a taste of what the best writers from Business Day and Financial Mail are saying about the country’s big stories

After one last desperate kick, Hlaudi Motsoeneng must finally face the music

Motsoeneng is facing charges of bringing the SABC into disrepute when he spoke at a lengthy and bizarre press conference he convened last month

McBride and police commissioner Phahlane go toe-to-toe in Parliament

McBride said Phahlane should be placed on suspension to allow IPID to conclude their investigation‚ but Phahlane said there was no need for him to be sitting ...

Cape Town officials 'desperate' as water disaster looms

'It is getting down to the point where we have to make emergency decisions. Daily we are making decisions'

Zuma's son, Duduzane, tried to get me to meet Guptas, says Ramatlhodi

'One thing‚ since I became minister of mineral resources‚ the Guptas tried to have meetings with me. I refused those meetings. I simply told them to bug off'

Shock at hijacking of six business people on way to airport as driver is executed

'Preliminary reports indicate that the driver of the Hyundai H1 was transporting a group of six businesspeople from Johannesburg to the airport when a vehicle ...

EXPOSED: How corrupt officials issued SA passports to terror group

'All of the recovered passports are legitimate. They contain the images of several South Africans on international terror watch lists'

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South Africa's media now rated 'partly free' as it drops in freedom rankings

The Freedom of the Press Report lists South Africa as being among the countries with one of the biggest declines in press freedom, dropping four places. It is ...

State recommends ‘coup plotter’ undergo mental evaluation

The office of the district public prosecutor has recommended that Elvis Ramosebudi‚ the man accused of plotting a coup by mass assassination‚ undergo mental ...