It is possible that cooking oil prevented more looting in SA in the last week than the president, the ANC, the intelligence community, the army and the police combined, quips Howard Feldman of Synthesis...
Howard Feldman 22 Jul 2021
The commission of inquiry into state capture says former president Jacob Zuma has no basis for claiming that he was sent to prison without trial...
Valencia Talane 13 Jul 2021
Former president Jacob Zuma is to present himself to either the Nkandla or the Johannesburg central police stations by this weekend...
Valencia Talane 30 Jun 2021
MyImprint, a tech startup that provides easy access to criminal record and identity verifications, is the first of its kind to innovate a digital consent verification system in South Africa...
Evan-Lee Courie 12 Nov 2018
Tender fraud and corruption are probably endemic throughout the world but a case has recently been unearthed in Malta that is so diabolically clever, so deviously contrived that it makes the various SAA, SABC, SANRAL and other cadre-deployment shenanigans seem blunt and clunky in comparison...
Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster 24 Aug 2018
The basic principle of VAT is that a vendor must account to the South African Revenue Service (SARS) for output tax on taxable supplies made after deducting any input tax incurred by him...
Graeme Palmer 9 Mar 2015
Minister of Higher Education and Communist Party chief Blade Nzimande is right to be concerned about hate speech and racism on the internet - but what is to be done about it?
Anton Harber 8 Jan 2015
As business environments improve, Africa's urbanisation and middle class are growing rapidly. Over the past decade, six out of the 10 fastest-growing economies worldwide were in sub-Saharan Africa.
Lucy Signorelli 3 Nov 2014
Consider again the extraordinary achievements of Thamsanqa Dyantyi, the world's worst sign-language interpreter.
Françoise Henderson 11 Apr 2014
My university and I were lambasted by a colleague for stooping so low as to engage in the Oscar Pistorius trial media frenzy...
Anton Harber 14 Mar 2014
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela released her report on the SABC yesterday. The report - 'When Governance and Ethics Fail' - paints a damning picture of abuse of power, mismanagement, waste and corruption, and outright dishonesty at the public broadcaster.
Rod Baker 18 Feb 2014
The Dangerous Weapons Act 15 of 2013 ("the Act") was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma in July last year and came into force earlier this month. The Act prohibits the carrying of dangerous weapons such as pangas, metal pipes, kieries, rocks and spears at public protests and strikes.
Nadia Mather 30 Jan 2014