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The Sunday Times, South Africa’s largest weekend newspaper, was used to spread disinformation. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP via Getty Images.
Journalism makes blunders but still feeds democracy: An insider's viewArticle

Politics editor Thabo Leshilo asked the Anton Harber, the veteran South African journalist, editor and journalism professor at the University of the Witwatersrand to provide the highlights of his new book: For the Record: Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture...

Anton Harber 18 Sep 2020

Xoli Mngambi joins Newzroom Afrika to anchor morning show
Xoli Mngambi joins Newzroom Afrika to anchor morning showArticle

Award-winning television journalist and news anchor Xoli Mngambi will be joining Newzroom Afrika from 1 October 2020 as the host of Newsfeed AM between 9am and midday, from Mondays to Thursdays...

Issued by Newzroom Afrika 15 Sep 2020

More doccies added to 2020 Encounters Fest lineup
More doccies added to 2020 Encounters Fest lineupArticle

More documentaries have been added to the 2020 Encounters Documentary Film Festival lineup. This year's festival programme will make almost all films on the programme free-of-charge to view on virtual platforms from 20 to 30 August 2020...

24 Jul 2020

South Africa can’t afford new nuclear infrastructure with state funds in these times of budget shortfalls and ballooning debt. GettyImages
Interpreting the South African government's mixed messages on nuclear powerArticle

On 14 June the South African Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy issued a controversial statement initiating a process that could lead to the construction of new nuclear power station...

Hartmut Winkler 2 Jul 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 1]
The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has accelerated 4IR [Part 1]Article

Looking around our country and at the lives of our people during this crisis, no one can deny the overwhelming importance of internet access...

Alan Knott-Craig 1 Jun 2020

A must-watch this Freedom Day: Zupta documentary How To Steal A Country
A must-watch this Freedom Day: Zupta documentary How To Steal A CountryArticle

The Guptagate documentary How To Steal A Country is now streaming first on Showmax, just in time for the Freedom Day long weekend, with early reviews calling it "An excellent documentary, one of the best ever made in our country"...

Issued by Showmax 24 Apr 2020

The first two of 24 new solar and wind farms under construction were completed in February but there’s still a long way to go to boost electricity supply. GettyImages
Power shortages will remain a big challenge in a post-Covid-19 South AfricaArticle

The decline in economic activity precipitated by the spread of Covid-19 and ensuing lockdown in South Africa is also affecting the country's electricity supply dynamics...

Hartmut Winkler 24 Apr 2020

Ian Matthews, head: business development, Bravura
Could the IMF steady South Africa's trembling boots?Article

These are strange and unpredictable times. For the first time ever and as a result of the economic stranglehold that the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has on markets, the United States has been downgraded...

Ian Matthews 30 Mar 2020

Cyril Ramaphosa popular amongst South Africans, but political parties questionable
Cyril Ramaphosa popular amongst South Africans, but political parties questionableArticle

Some of the most important findings from a Pulse of the People survey conducted by Ipsos towards the end of 2019...

Issued by Ipsos 12 Feb 2020

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7 Feb 2020

Checks and balances to avoid non-compliance
Checks and balances to avoid non-complianceArticle

How do you know what governance, risk and compliance system is best for your business?...

Issued by LexisNexis 21 Jan 2020

What's making news in SA?InBrief

6 Dec 2019

Zuma's appeal application dismissed
Zuma's appeal application dismissedArticle

The Pietermaritzburg High Court has dismissed former President Jacob Zuma's appeal application with cost...

29 Nov 2019

South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivers the mid-term budget statement at parliament, Cape Town, South Africa, 24 October 2018. EPA/Nic Bothma
Tough times - and bad advice - are holding back South Africa's economyArticle

Over the past decade South Africa's public finances have come under more and more strain...

Seán Mfundza Muller 30 Oct 2019

South Africa's future energy mix: wind, solar and coal, but no nuclearArticle

South Africa has a new energy plan which covers 2019 to 2030. It follows cabinet's recent adoption of a new Integrated Resource Plan for electricity generation...

Hartmut Winkler 30 Oct 2019

Reshaping the forces - Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula
Reshaping the forces - Nosiviwe Mapisa-NqakulaArticle

South Africa's Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Noluthando Mapisa-Nqakula remembers the day she walked into a conference of defence ministers, confident and ready for deliberations, and realised that her counterparts, mostly men, thought she was just an aide to a defence minister...

Kingsley Ighobor 23 Oct 2019

Zuma's trial postponed to February 2020
Zuma's trial postponed to February 2020Article

The trial of former President Jacob Zuma has been postponed to 4 February next year...

15 Oct 2019

What's news in SA?InBrief

11 Oct 2019

How different is Big Tech from State Capture?
How different is Big Tech from State Capture?Article

If advertising is about enabling choice, why is Business SA out of ideas? Approximately 90% of every rand spent on digital advertising finds its way into the tubes that keep Silicon Valley's lights on, by way of an Irish holiday...

Derek Abdinor 8 Oct 2019

Why South Africa needs to fix its troubled public broadcaster
Why South Africa needs to fix its troubled public broadcasterArticle

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), the country's legislated public broadcasting service, has been in the news for all the wrong reasons in recent times...

Musawenkosi Ndlovu 30 Sep 2019

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In cricket and reputation crisis, pork pies and greased piglets demand a stony heartArticle

An innings for the ages holds lessons for communicators about when and how to react in a crisis, writes William Smook...

William Smook 12 Sep 2019

No reason to establish new commission of inquiry - President
No reason to establish new commission of inquiry - PresidentArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa says there is no reason to establish a new inquiry to investigate allegations of corruption levelled against Bosasa...

23 Aug 2019

Gwede Mantashe, minister of energy and mineral resources, Image credit: GovernmentZA
Nuclear still a possibility in SA energy planArticle

The government is considering further implementing nuclear power in the country's long-term energy strategy, said Gwede Mantashe, minister of mineral resources and energy, at a round table engagement in Johannesburg...

22 Aug 2019

Award-winning Thuli Madonsela doc arrives on Showmax just in time for Women's Month
Award-winning Thuli Madonsela doc arrives on Showmax just in time for Women's MonthArticle

Whispering Truth To Power, Shameela Seedat's documentary about Thuli Madonsela's last year as South Africa's public protector, is now streaming first on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 12 Aug 2019

Under President Jacob Zuma the economy didn’t recover as much as it should have from the global financial crisis. Shutterstock
South Africa's finances are in bad shape. It's running out of time to fix themArticle

South Africa's public finances are in a perilous state. There are four main reasons for this...

Seán Mfundza Muller 6 Aug 2019

7 groundbreaking African films now on Showmax
7 groundbreaking African films now on ShowmaxArticle

The African film industry is booming - with a range of films from animation to documentary, the continent is not short of telling diverse stories...

2 Aug 2019

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Business can transform SA and thriveArticle

Strive to own a small part of something extraordinary and not a large part of something ordinary, writes Mike Abel...

Mike Abel 29 Jul 2019

Storm around South Africa's public protector shows robustness, not a crisis
Storm around South Africa's public protector shows robustness, not a crisisArticle

Seemingly effective constitutional institutions can be quickly undermined by the actions of the people who serve in them. If we didn't know that already, the South African Constitutional Court's recent decision in the Reserve Bank case makes the point crystal clear...

Theunis Roux 29 Jul 2019

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Understanding body language as a cluster of actionsArticle

It is not so much what they say, but all the other stuff that envelopes it...

Howard Feldman 24 Jul 2019

This week's top storiesInBrief

19 Jul 2019

Environmental activists celebrate court ruling against a proposed nuclear deal for South Africa. EPA/Nic Bothma
South Africa's nuclear research facility - Pelindaba - needs to be repurposedArticle

Located 33km west of South Africa's capital city Pretoria, the Pelindaba precinct has been home to South Africa's nuclear research corporation since the 1960s...

David Fig 17 Jul 2019

Part of the current mineral sands extraction by the Tormin mine on the West Coast. Photo: John Yeld
State approves Tormin's massive West Coast mining expansionArticle

Government has given Australian-owned Tormin mine the go-ahead to vastly expand its current extraction of mineral sands on 10 additional West Coast beaches and on an inland strip of old beach adjoining the existing mine near Lutzville...

John Yeld 15 Jul 2019

Former South African President Jacob Zuma. GCIS
South African probe into corruption awaits a star witness - Jacob ZumaArticle

It's been almost a year since the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture in South Africa began to hear testimony...

Mark Swilling 12 Jul 2019

Debate about SA Reserve Bank’s mandate must be done in a more considered manner, informed by evidence. Shutterstock
Evolution of ANC economic policy sheds light on squabble over the central bankArticle

The recent squabble over the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank has very little to do with real economic policies...

Imraan Valodia, Robert van Niekerk, Vishnu Padayachee & Derek Schrier 3 Jul 2019

This week's biggest storiesInBrief

28 Jun 2019

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa delivering his third state of the nation address. EPA-EFE/Roger Bosch / Pool
Ramaphosa shows that he's in control. But does he have what it takes to win?Article

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's third State of the Nation Address was longer on statecraft and strategy than his first of the year in February, even if it disappointed some critics with the lack of implementation detail...

Richard Calland 25 Jun 2019

Qaanitah Hunter receives the 2019 Nat Nakasa Award for Courageous Journalism - image: Sanef.
Qaanitah Hunter wins Nat Nakasa Award for brave and courageous journalismArticle

Sunday Times journalist Qaanitah Hunter has won the prestigious Nat Nakasa Award for brave and courageous journalism...

25 Jun 2019

South Africa has seen a steady rise in the number of protests Shutterstock
Ramaphosa's critical choices to get South Africa back on trackArticle

South Africa's economy is in dire straits. Unemployment has reached a 15-year high of 27.6%. And in the first quarter of this year GDP growth dropped by 3.2%. That's the biggest quarterly drop in a decade...

Sean Gossel 14 Jun 2019

#STGenNext19: ALL THE WINNERS!Article

For the fifth consecutive year Nike was once again awarded as the Uber Cool overall winner at the 15th Sunday Times Generation Next Awards. The global manufacturer was also awarded as the Coolest Clothing Brand, the Coolest Footwear Brand and continues to hold the Coolest Brand Slogan...

13 Jun 2019

Minister promises to finalise District Six restitution plan in August
Minister promises to finalise District Six restitution plan in AugustArticle

The minister of rural development and land reform has promised, once again, to deliver a finalised District Six redevelopment plan in three months...

Kristine Liao 20 May 2019

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