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amaBhungane: The Smuggler, The Spook and The Grabber

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Photo of President Zuma by Greg Nicolson.

Open Letter to President Jacob Zuma by Senior Academic Economists

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
Photo: Then South African and ruling African National Congress (ANC) President Thabo Mbeki (L) and ANC deputy president Jacob Zuma (R) arrive for the opening address of the 52nd ANC National Conference at the University of Limpopo in Polokwane, South Africa, 16 December 2007.  EPA/JON HRUSA

Master of his own demise: How Zuma turned Gordhan into the political victim he once was

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: Former SARS deputy commissioner, Ivan Pillay (R) arrives at the head offices of the Hawks police unit after South African Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, failed to appear before the South African Police Forces offices in Pretoria, South Africa, 25 August 2016. The former South African Revenue Services head, Pravin Gordhan, current finance minister, rejects allegations against him during his time as revenue services head. The police unit Hawks are investigating an alleged rogue spy unit set up within SARS while Gordhan was its head. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Hawks vs Gordhan, Pillay & van Loggerenberg: The Day of the Warning

By Greg Nicolson

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Photo: The Hawks' acting head General Berning Ntlemeza (Lucky Nxumalo for Netwerk24)

Daily Maverick’s 28 questions for the Hawks

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: A file photograph dated 06 August 2015 shows South African president Jacob Zuma reacts while answering questions from opposition parties in parliament, Cape Town, 06 August 2015. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Op-Ed: Jacob Zuma – feckless leader or embodiment of the national democratic revolution?

By Paul Hoffman
Photo: A file picture dated 04 April 2011 shows two joggers run along the beach in front of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in San Onofre, California, USA. The troubled nuclear power plant in southern California is to be shut down permanently, its owner, Southern California Edison (SCE), announced 07 June 2013. The plant, some 100km south of Los Angeles, supplied power to about 1.4 million homes, but has been out of service since early 2012 when a fault was discovered in tubes leading to newly installed steam generators. EPA/MIKE NELSON

Africa Check: Is nuclear energy really the ‘cheapest source of electricity’?

Main photo: Human rights lawyer Chaumtoli Huq was arrested in 2014 on ‘broken windows’ grounds. Photo by Charles Meacham.

Op-Ed: The colour line between black and blue in New York

By Ruth Hopkins
Photo: Spanish policemen guard the surroundings of the residence of a man who was arrested as part of an operation against jihadist terrorism in Ceuta, Spanish enclave in northern Africa, 07 February 2016. EPA/REDUAN

Analysis: Violence is only the tip of the Islamic State iceberg

By Jasmine Opperman

Photo: Caster Semenya of South Africa celebrates winning the women’s 800m Final race of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletics, Track and Field events at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 August 2016. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

Op-Ed: Fair play and regulation – the experience of Caster Semenya

By Valeria Vázquez Guevara
Photo: Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane (YouTube via TechCentral)

And then there was one: The woman likely to be the next Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane

By Marianne Merten
Photo: President Jacob Zuma (Reuters)

President Zuma: I do not have powers to stop investigations

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
Photo: Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan (Sapa)

Gordhan: 'Stop the bloody nonsense'

By Greg Nicolson
Photo of Pravin Gordhan by Greg Nicolson.

Hawks vs Gordhan: The pushback begins as civil society rallies support for finance minister

By Marianne Thamm

Photo: Parks Tau, Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, speaks during the workshop ‘Learning from Leading Cities’ at the Annual Meeting 2014 of the World Economic Forum at the congress centre in Davos, January 23, 2014. (WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM/ Jolanda Flubacher)

ANC: Divided. Confused. No plan. (Except in Gauteng)

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks to President Jacob Zuma (R) during closing remarks during the 5th BRICS Summit in Durban, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

An open letter to the President from the members of Business Leadership South Africa

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter

Hawks vs Gordhan: Statement by Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
Photo: Jesse Owens (Wikimedia Commons)

Post Rio 2016: The Olympic game-changers

Photo by Moyan Brenn via Flickr.

Analysis: Sugar tax – sweet deal or sour consequences?

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi addresses a media briefing at ahead of her department’s budget vote, 15 July 2014. (Photo: GCIS)

Op-Ed: Faith Muthambi goes to Parliament

By Marelise van der Merwe
A Canadair plane fights a forest fire in Andreus, Abrantes municipality, Portugal, 23 August 2016. 288 firemen, 82 land vehicles and 5 planes are working to extinguish this fire. EPA/PAULO CUNHA

While you were sleeping: 25 August 2016

By John Stupart
Photo: South Africa's President Jacob Zuma (L), who is also the president of the ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), gestures next to his Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa during the party's 104th anniversary celebrations in Rustenburg January 9, 2016. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Hazard ahead: ANC wounded, Zuma unpredictable, Gordhan targeted

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: Forgive us, Judge Dredd.

TRAINSPOTTER: Judge Dredd — will Jacob Zuma, the ANC and Siraj Desai unprotect the public?

By Richard Poplak
Photo: Simone Biles of the USA competes on the Floor in the women’s Individual All-Round final of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Artistic Gymnastics events at the Rio Olympic Arena in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 11 August 2016. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG

Rio 2016: Women who made their mark on the Games’ history

By Antoinette Muller

Podcast: First Person, Ep. 04 – Backyard Addiction

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Supporters of Edgar Lungu, leader of the Patriotic Front party (PF), celebrate after Lungu narrowly won re-election on Monday, in a vote his main rival Hakainde Hichilema rejected on claims of alleged rigging by the electoral commission, in the capital, Lusaka, Zambia, August 15, 2016. REUTERS/Jean Serge Mandela

Op-Ed: Is Democracy a Crumbling Edifice? A Zambian perspective

By Makasa Chinyanta
Main photo: Caster Semenya is congratulated by swimmers Cameron van der Burgh and Chad le Clos. On the far left is 24-year-old Henri Schoeman from Durban who claimed bronze in the men’s triathlon.

GroundUp: In photos – Fans greet South African Olympians

By GroundUp
Photo: Supporters arrive to listen to the leader of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party, President Jacob Zuma, addressing the party’s final pre-election rally in Johannesburg, South Africa, 31 July 2016. EPA/CORNELL TUKIRI

LGE2016 debate: Problem, WHAT problem? The numbers look good to us, ANC tells Parliament

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan, the Hawks head Lieutenant-General Mthandazo Ntlemeza. (SAPA)

BREAKING: SARS Wars Endgame – Hawks order Pravin Gordhan and others to “present” themselves

By Marianne Thamm
A handout picture provided by the Bundesregierung on 22 August 2016 shows Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (C), French President Francois Hollande (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) during a press conference at the end of their meeting on the Italian military ship 'Garibaldi' near Ventotene Island, Tirreno sea, Italy, 22 August 2016. The leaders of Italy, France and Germany went to one of the birthplaces of European unity in a symbolic bid to relaunch the European project following Britain's decision to leave the EU. EPA/Guido Bergmann / Bundesregierung / Handout HANDOUT EDITORIAL

While you were sleeping: 23 August 2016

By John Stupart
Photo of Raymond Suttner by Ivor Markman.

Op-Ed: Does the ANC face defeat in 2019?

By Raymond Suttner
Photo: Wayde van Niekerk (C) of South Africa on his way to win the men’s 400m final of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletics, Track and Field events at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 14 August 2016. Van Niekerk set a new World Record time of 43.03 seconds. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Analysis: Olympics success shows SA could be an Olympic powerhouse. Over to you, Sascoc.

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: The King of Kingdom of Swaziland, Mswati III arrives at the fourth EU-Africa Summit of Heads of States at the European council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, 02 April 2014. EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ

Op-Ed: Swaziland hosts a lavish party while people starve

By Sibusiso Nhlabatsi & Bill Snaddon
Photo by Jan Klívar via Flickr.

Cricket: The poor sods just can’t catch a break

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: President Jacob Zuma jokes with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the National Conference of the  African National Congress (ANC) in Bloemfontein December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Zuma takes charge of state-owned entities – but where does this leave Ramaphosa?

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Ira Birch, of Richmond, Virginia, holds two pictures of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton with money in their mouths in Cleveland Public Square during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 20 July 2016. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

US 2016: Presidential campaign truth telling and the creation of scripted reality

By J Brooks Spector
Photo: Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia celebrates while crossing the finish line to take the second place in the men’s marathon race of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletics, Track and Field events at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 21 August 2016. EPA/Diego Azubel

Rio 2016: Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa gets a silver for running – and a gold for bravery

By Simon Allison
Photo: Caster Semenya of South Africa on her way to win the women's 800m Final race of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletics, Track and Field events at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 August 2016. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Sport and gender: Can of worms, open

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo by Petur-t via Flickr

ArcelorMittal to pay R1.5bn price fix fine

By News24
Photo: Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema (L) and DA Parliamentary Leader Mmusi Maimane are seen during a debate in Parliament on President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address, Wednesday, 18 June 2014. Picture: GCIS/SAPA

Young Blood vs Dead Wood: Where are the ANC’s Maimanes and Malemas?

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: The ANC’s Parks Tau, DA’s Herman Mashaba and EFF’s Floyd Shivambu at Daily Maverick’s The Gathering, 11 June 2016, VodaWorld, Midrand. (Greg Nicolson)

Battleground Metros: Joburg’s D-Day dawns

By Greg Nicolson
Photo of LGE2016 by Greg Nicolson/Daily Maverick.

Video: Between the Lines – what do the election results mean?

By John Matisonn
Photo: ANC WC secretary-general Faiez Jacobs. Photo by Denvor de Wee, Netwerk24.

J’Oppose: Welcome to the club – opposition lessons from the ANC Western Cape

By Marianne Thamm
Main photo of Salé by Adam Jones via Wikimedia Commons.

Morocco’s urban transformation: When Hurry met Salé

By Greg Mills & Dickie Davis
Photo: A file picture dated 30 January 2013 shows Joyce Banda, President of Malawi, speaking during the press conference of the Global Development Summit in the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. EPA/JEON HEON-KYUN

amaBhungane: Joyce Banda allegedly implicated in mystery payment related to oil, gas concessions

Photo: Trapped in Shadows, by Helen Harrop, via Flickr

Health-E News: Mission impossible? Replacing abuse with empathy

Photo: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (C) flanked by his wife Grace (R) attends the 'One Million Men March', as thousands supporters of Zimbabwe Zanu PF party gather at an open space to show their support, in Harare, Zimbabwe, 25 May 2016. EPA/AARON UFUMELI

GroundUp: Zimbabwe is desperate – an eyewitness account

By GroundUp
Photo: Athletes of South Africa walk into the Maracana Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 05 August 2016. EPA/SERGEY ILNITSKY

South Africa’s Olympians offer hope and inspiration

By Antoinette Muller

Video: Evita's Free Speech, Ep.52 – Evita shows her gold, pin number and password!

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
Photo: Leader of South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party, Mmusi  Maimane, addressing some of the thousands of people who attended the parties final pre election rally in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, 30 July 2016.  EPA/KEVIN SUTHERLAND

Analysis: Jesus comes to Gauteng. The DA will need him.

By Stephen Grootes
In case you missed it
A handout picture provided by the pro-opposition activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC) on 18 August 2016 shows an injured child, reported to be Omar Daqneesh, a five-years old Syrian boy, sitting in an ambulance after an alleged airstrike hit a house in Aleppo, Syria, 17 August 2016. According to pro-opposition activists and medical staff, at least eight people were killed, including five children, and several injured in an alleged airstrike in the rebel-controlled Aleppo neighborhood Qaterji. EPA/ALEPPO MEDIA CENTER

While you were sleeping: 19 August 2016

By John Stupart
Photo: President Jacob Zuma at the ANC Youth League National Conference 26 November 2013 (Greg Nicolson)

Dispatches from Alternate Reality: Zuma and ANCYL lead the way to ANC 2017 conference

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: Johannesburg current executive mayor Parks Tau and his likely successor, Herman Mashaba, debated at Daily Maverick’s The Gathering, 11 June 2016. (Greg Nicolson)

Battleground Metros: Wave of DA mayors set to include Herman Mashaba in Johannesburg

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Judge Siraj Desai (Photo: BDLive)

Public Protector stakes: And then there were Five – will ANC favourite Judge Siraj Desai storm to a win?

By Marianne Merten
Photo: The UN soldiers in Juba, South Sudan. (UN photo)

ISS Today: The UN’s disturbing failure in Juba will affect aid workers everywhere

By Simon Allison
Photo: IFP Leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi arrives on the red carpet for the 50th anniversary screening of the film 'Zulu' in Leicester Square, Central London, Britain, 10 June 2014.  EPA/WILL OLIVER

KwaZulu-Natal: Opposition Big Three get ready to stand up to the ANC

Photo: President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, addresses Parliament in Khartoum, Sudan, 19 October 2015. EPA/MORWAN ALI

Explainer: The collapsed Sudan peace talks

By Nuba Reports
Main photo: EFF’s Julius Malema, Godrich Gardee and Floyd Shivambu brief the media on the outcome of coalition negotiations resulting from the 2016 local government elections in Alexandra. (Greg Nicolson)

Battleground Metros: The day the EFF punished the ANC

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: (From left to right) Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigators Matthews Sesoko and Innocent Khuba and head Robert McBride in court on Wednesday 16 March 2016. Picture: Barry Bateman/EWN.

House of Cards: IPID head of investigations summarily dismissed

By Marianne Thamm
Original photo: Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema (L) and DA Parliamentary Leader Mmusi Maimane are seen during a debate in Parliament on President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address, Wednesday, 18 June 2014. Picture: GCIS/SAPA

Battleground Metros: Broad DA-led coalition – supported by EFF – poised to take over from ANC

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Demonstrators march to the Durban International Conference Centre, in Durban, South Africa, 18 July 2016 The protest on the opening day of the 2016 International AIDS Conference, is over essential treatments for HIV/AIDS. EPA/KEVIN SUTHERLAND

Analysis: Tackling the deadly duo of TB and HIV/Aids in South Africa

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo of Thoko Didiza by Greg Nicolson.

Parliamentary Diary: What about Thoko Didiza?

By Marianne Merten
Photo of Raymond Suttner by Ivor Markman.

Op-Ed: The Zuma rape trial and its bearing on the post-Zuma era

By Raymond Suttner
Photo: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump waits to speak at a rally at Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, Virginia, USA, 02 August 2016. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

US 2016: Is the Trumpster heading for the electoral dumpster?

By J Brooks Spector
Main photo: An informal mine in Mpumalanga.

GroundUp: The lethal toll of informal gold mining

By GroundUp
Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas crosses the finish line to win the women's 400m final of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletics, Track and Field events at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 15 August 2016. EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL

While you were sleeping: 17 August 2016

By John Stupart
Photo: Caster Semenya of South Africa celebrates after winning the women 800 metres race at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea athletics meeting as part of the IAAF Diamond League at the Olympic stadium in Rome, Italy, 02 June 2016. EPA/ETTORE FERRARI

Rio 2016, day 12 as it happened: All the South African action from the Olympics on Wednesday

By Daily Maverick Team
Photo: A handout photo provided by the Office of the President of Taiwan on 12 July 2016 shows an aerial photograph of Taiping Island, also known as Itu Aba Island in the South China Sea, 23 March 2016.  EPA/OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT TAIWAN / HANDOUT

United We Stand, Divided We Fall: ASEAN skirts around the South China Sea ruling

By Mandira Bagwandeen
Photo: Julius Malema, leader of the opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), addresses supporters at the launch of the party’s local election manifesto in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa, 30 April 2016. EPA/CORNELL TUKIRI.

LGE2016: Hung municipalities destined for minority councils as EFF opts to abstain

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: A settlement known simply as RDP, near Lonmin’s K4 shaft, Mariakana. Photo Greg Marinovich

Report: The SA Platinum Belt’s silent struggle with sexual assault

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo by Pim Stouten via Flickr.

Long-awaited ‘Border Bill’ finds resistance in Parliament

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Boarding a bus in Luanda (S Martin via Flickr)

Angola to silence social media with new regulatory body

Photo: Swatziland’s King Mswati III seeks investment from Taiwan as he meets with Taiwan business leaders at a forum in Taipei, Taiwan, 21 May 2015. EPA/DAVID CHANG

Op-Ed: Absolute monarchy assumes chairmanship of SADC

By Peter Kenworthy
Photo: Zambian president elect, Edgar C Lungu, at his presidential inauguration in the capital Lusaka, Zambia, 25 January 2015. EPA/NOEL MACKSON

Free, but not fair: Zambia’s flawed elections

By Simon Allison
Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the World Olympians Forum in Moscow, Russia, 21 October 2015. EPA/ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO

Doping and Imperialism: The Modern Relationship between Sport and War

By Daniel Gallan
Anaso Jobodwana of South Africa celebrates after placing third in the men's 200m final during the Beijing 2015 IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium, also known as Bird's Nest, in Beijing, China, 27 August 2015. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

Rio 2016 day 11 as it happened: All the South African action from the Olympics on Tuesday

By Daily Maverick Team
Peshmerga forces shoot as they take part in an operation to liberate several villages currently under the control of the Islamic State southeast of Mosul, north Iraq, 14 August 2016. The operation aims to recapture 11 villages, according to sources thus far six were successfully retaken with the help of US-led air support. The liberation of the villages from Islamic State forces serves as a buffer zone to protect Kurdish held-cities from IS attacks and is a stepping stone to eventually recapture the city of Mosul itself. EPA/ANDREA DICENZO

While you were sleeping: 16 August 2016

By John Stupart
Photo: Passive smoker, Wan Mohd via Flickr.

SARS Wars: Massive data leak alleges British American Tobacco SA's role in bribery and corruption

By Marianne Thamm
Photo by Greg Marinovich.

Marikana and the #FeesMustFall Generation: Behind the drama lies SA’s challenge

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: The 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida, US, 10 August 2016. EPA/CRISTOBAL HERRERA

US 2016: Trump vows ‘Cold War’ terror fight, immigrant controls

Photo: Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande (GCIS)

Nzimande: I don’t decide fee increases, universities do

By News24
Photo: South Sudan President Salva Kiir (R) and former rebel leader and First Vice-President Riek Machar (L) attend a ceremony after a new unity government was sworn-in, Juba, South Sudan, 29 April 2016. EPA/PHILLIP DHIL

Op-Ed: South Sudan needs new ideas and can learn from South Africa

By John Harker
Photo: Former South African President and head of African Union High-Level Implementation Panel Thabo Mbeki (C) speaks at a press conference following his meeting with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (not pictured), Khartoum, Sudan, September 10, 2014. EPA/STR

Sudan needs a hero – but is Thabo Mbeki really it?

By Simon Allison
Photo: Kalk Bay fishers. Photo: Daily Maverick

GroundUp: Kalk Bay’s fishers battle for permits

By GroundUp
Photo: President Jacob Zuma, DA’s Mmusi Maimane, EFF’s Julius Malema (All photos EPA)

Analysis: Political Waters from Here to 2019 – Uncharted, Full of Dragons

By Stephen Grootes
Gold medalist Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa is flanked on the podium by silver medalist Kirani James (L) of Grenada and bronze winner Lashawn Merritt of the USA during the medal ceremony for the men's 400m of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletics, Track and Field events at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 15 August 2016. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Rio 2016, day ten, as it happened: All the South African action from Rio on Monday

By Daily Maverick Team
Luvo Manyonga of South Africa celebrates after placing second in the men's Long Jump final of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletics, Track and Field events at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 13 August 2016. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

While you were sleeping: 15 August 2016

By John Stupart
Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa at the start of the men's 400m final of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletics, Track and Field events at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 14 August 2016. Van Niekerk won the race in new World Record time. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

Wayde van Niekerk: The son of our soil whose story has come full circle

By Antoinette Muller

Video: Evita's Free Speech, Ep.51 – Evita celebrates collision politics, square pegs and round holes

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
Photo: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) greets supporters after casting his vote at a polling station in Istanbul, Turkey, 01 November 2015. EPA/TOLGA BOZOGLU

A Turkmen in SA: Heartbreak of a foreign journalist in exile

Photo of Denis Goldberg by Ric Lander via Wikimedia Commons.

Between the Lines – Denis Goldberg: DA captured ANC’s nonracialism

By John Matisonn
Photo: President Jacob Zuma, DA Leader Mmusi Maimane (Both photos Greg Nicolson)

Analysis: DA vs ANC – shattering myths, creating new perceptions

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: People stand in a queue to cast their vote during the municipal elections in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, South Africa, 03 August 2016. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Op-Ed: Coalition Politics – using a Band-Aid to dress a cancerous wound

Photo: Police search vendor stalls as part of Operation Fiela at Cape Town station last year. Photo courtesy of SAPS

GroundUp: When can the police search your home? ConCourt has the answer

By GroundUp
Original photos by Reuters (President Jacob Zuma) and Greg Nicolson (Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan)

ANC NEC: No #Zexit, pressure moves to Treasury

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo of ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe by Greg Nicolson.

After a weekend of reflection, the ANC is talkin’ about the ‘collective’ in the mirror

By Greg Nicolson
Photo of President Jacob Zuma by Greg Nicolson.

Analysis: Light questions and tough decisions – the search for a new Public Protector

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Table Mountain looms over Cape Town’s Waterfront district, September 30, 2010. REUTERS/Steve James.

Letter to the Editor: Who lost the Western Cape Elections?

By Daily Maverick
I Love you, You’re Perfect, Now Change runs at Montecasino Theatre until 4 September. Tickets from Computicket.

Theatre review: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

By Lesley Stones
Photo by Simon Cocks via Flickr.

Health-E News: A weighty and taxing issue – the deadline for responding to plans for a sugar tax is around the corner