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25 May 2016 03:20 (South Africa)
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On the chopping block: Why a slashed ANC suits Zuma and the premier league

Photo: Mangaung, Free State, South Africa, 18 December, 2012. Delegates at the ANC's national elective conference celebrate the re-election of President Jacob Zuma, over Kgalema Motlanthe (centre). Photo Greg Nicolson/NewsFire
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Photo: Prof Kevin Naidoo. (Michael Hammond)

Cancer care meets big data: SA’s latest treatment breakthrough

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo of Zambian rose by Coanri/Rita via Flickr.

Wake up, Zambia, smell the roses

By Greg Mills & Dickie Davis

The Gathering 2016 - #MustWatch

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
Main photo: Uncollected rubbish next to a playground in East London. Glass, tins and condoms were among the garbage. (Photo: Rebecca Hodes)

Trashocracy: What rubbish reveals about our nation

By Rebecca Hodes
Main photo: Mourides, members of Senegal’s most prominent Sufi order. (Mark Weston)

On the Frontier of Islam: The Maverick Mystics of Senegal

By Mark Weston
Photo: New Zealand players perform the Haka at the beginning of the Rugby World Cup quarter final match played between New Zealand and France at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Great Britain, Saturday 17 October 2015. EPA/GEOFF CADDICK

Rugby World Cup 2015 success shows economic potential for host nations

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa, 22 June 2010. EPA/HELMUT FOHRINGER

GroundUp Op-Ed: Does the Social Justice Coalition understand Cape Town’s budget?

By GroundUp
Photo: President Jacob Zuma, NPA head Shaun Abrahams, NPA deputy head Nomgcobo Jiba. (Reuters, GCIS, EWN)

Zuma, Jiba, Abrahams – a day of delaying the delayed delay

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams (R) walks past his deputy Adv Nomgcobo Jiba as he leaves at the end of a media briefing in Pretoria, South Africa, May 23, 2016. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Op-Ed: Shaun Abrahams’ Moment of Truth

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Louisa Wynand accused Marius Fransman of sexually assaulting her on January 6. 2016.

Marius Fransman bounces back, accuser considers other legal options

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng (Photo by Stephen Lang)

Hlaudi Motsoeneng: Another court defeat, but still fighting

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: NPA head Shaun Abrahams (GCIS)

NPA to appeal the Spy Tapes ruling

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Widow of the late Thulani Mashaba, Nobuhle Mashaba with President Jacob Zuma, Mrs Thobeka Madiba Zuma and KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu during a memorial service at Empangeni in KwaZulu-Natal, 15 July 2015. (Photo: GCIS)

Change at the top in KwaZulu-Natal: Senzo Mchunu’s slow-mo axing

Photo: Anti-riot police officers disperse protesters throwing rocks during a demonstration against Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, 23 May 2016. Opposition supporters staged a protest four weeks in a row against the country's electoral body in an attempt to push for the reforms ahead of the next year's general elections. EPA/DANIEL IRUNGU

Kenya: Pre-election violence turns fatal

By Njeri Kimani
Photo: A photograph made available 25 April 2015 shows the then president elect Muhammadu Buhari (L) meeting president Goodluck Jonathan (R) in Abuja, Nigeria 24 April 2015. EPA/STR

Nigeria’s Goodluck, bad luck story: Can President Buhari risk arresting his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan?

By Simon Allison
Photo: Equal Education Deputy Secretary Ntuthuzo Ndzomo, members Ziyanda Gaxa and Zukhanye Gibe, and Head of Equal Education Eastern Cape Luya Sidimba during a press briefing at Qonce High last week. Photo: Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik.

GroundUp: Eastern Cape students challenge Motshekga in court

By GroundUp
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II visits the Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain, 23 May 2016. This year's theme focuses on health and happiness in the garden. EPA/STR UK OUT

While you were sleeping: 24 May 2016

By John Stupart
Photo: The Free State Department of Health has failed to hire nurses to whom it awarded bursaries, leaving them unemployed. Photo from Facebook.

GroundUp: In Free State, no jobs for newly qualified nurses

By GroundUp
Photo: Pieter-Steph du Toit (C) of the Stormers in action against Tusi Pisi (L) and Liaki Moli (R) of the Sunwolves during the Super Rugby match between the Sunwolves and the Stormers at the National Stadium in Singapore, 14 May 2016. EPA/WALLACE WOON

Super Rugby’s incoming identity crisis

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: President Jacob Zuma accompanied by the Minister of Arts and Culture, Paul Mashatile, Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Lindiwe Sisulu, Premier of Gauteng Nomvula Mokonyane, Tshwane Mayor, Kgosientso Ramokgopa and other dignitaries attended Freedom Day celebrations held at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on 27 April 2011. (GCIS)

Analysis: Watch the Gauteng ANC – its fate could determine ruling party’s national future

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Attorney Charles Abrahams, one of the lead attorneys representing mineworkers in their class action suit against gold mining companies for damages regarding silicosis and tuberculosis. (Greg Nicolson)

Charles Abrahams, silicosis attorney: ‘Someone has to bat for the underdogs’

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: President Jacob Zuma and ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe (L) toast the 102nd birthday of the ANC during the launch of the party's election manifesto at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga on Saturday, 11 January 2014. Picture: SAPA stringer

Piercing Zuma’s bubble: Mantashe and Gordhan’s grim tasks on State Capture and Nkandla

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Lotus-shaped illuminated lanterns float on Beira Lake during Vesak celebrations in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 22 May 2016. Vesak is a holiday for Buddhists. The day marks the birth, enlightenment and demise of Buddha and is celebrated in Sri Lanka with illuminated pandals, lanterns and 'dansals' or free offers of food, drinks and refreshment to the wayfarers. This year, most of these dansals were absent following devastating monsoonal floods and landslides in some areas. EPA/M.A.PUSHPA KUMARA

While you were sleeping: 23 May 2016

By John Stupart

Video: Evita's Free Speech, Ep.39 – Evita OD's on her Sunday media

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
Photo: Bongani Madondo by Tseliso Monaheng (@nemesisinc)

Op-Ed: You Will Never Eat Lunch in this Town Again

By Bongani Madondo
Photo: A packed to capacity taxi drives along a road during a bus drivers strike in Cape Town, South Africa 23 April 2013. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

GroundUp: Taxi app’s decision to allow cash payments an Uber mistake?

By GroundUp
Photo: Seabelo Senatla of South Africa dives to score a try against New Zealand during the gold medal match of the Rugby Sevens at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Four World Series talking points as Blitzboks stumble at the final hurdle in London Sevens

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Washington Redskins player Will Blackmon (C) celebrates after intercepting a pass at the goal line against Dallas Cowboys player Cole Beasley in the second half of their game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, USA, 03 January 2016. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH

Analysis: Sports, Race and Identity

By J Brooks Spector

Comrade Crusher: How the ANC continues to eat its own

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photos: Christiaan Kotze

Theatre review: Joseph meets the Panto

By Lesley Stones
Photo: Somaliland President Ahmed Silanyo arrives at Lancaster House for the Somalia Conference in London, Britain, 23 February 2012. EPA/ANDY RAIN

Op-Ed: Somaliland at 25 – time for the world community to support peace in the Horn of Africa

By Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo
Photo: South African women walk up a road in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa, 14 April 2009. EPA/NIC BOTHMA.

Health-E News: Small cost for women’s freedom to choose

Photo: Pastor Ewan Mawarire (Twitter)

The simple genius of Zimbabwe’s #ThisFlag protest, and the man who started it

By Simon Allison

Video: Evita's Free Speech, Ep.38 – Evita presses SEND and holds her breath

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
The longest pizza ever made: a two kilometers margherita (16 inch wide) pizza stretches along the city waterfront, Naples, Italy, 18 May 2016. EPA/CIRO FUSCO

Weekly wrap: 21 May

A dog surveys the landslide debris at Aranayake, Kegalla, Sri Lanka, 19 May 2016. The monsoon has lashed the entire island for the past week, causing floods, landslides and rockfalls. According to figures released by the state-run Disaster Management Centre, 37 deaths have been reported and 21 people are missing. Over 352,374 have been affected, among them 223,687 have been displaced. Rescue operations have been suspended due to further downpours on 19 May. EPA/M.A.PUSHPA KUMARA

While you were sleeping: 20 May 2016

By John Stupart

With GDP growth revised downward, SA markets brace for downgrade

Photo: President Jacob Zuma accompanied by Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Jeff Radebe (not in the picture) and International relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Marius Fransman at the Human Rights Day commemoration in Mbekweni, Paarl in the Western Cape, 21 March 2013 (Photo: GCIS)

Sexual Assault charges: Is Marius Fransman poised for a comeback?

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Collen Maine (Simphiwe Nkwali/Sunday Times)

Oros, diluted: Sound and Fury, signifying nothing

By Greg Nicolson
Photo of Raymond Suttner by Ivor Markman.

Op-Ed: ‘Imminent arrest’ of Pravin Gordhan and undermining of legality

By Raymond Suttner
Photo: Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in red fighting with parliament security personal prior to them being escorted from parliament, Cape Town, South Africa, 17 May 2016. EPA/STR

Punch and Julie Show: Parliament tries to sort out aftermath of EFF eviction

By Marianne Merten

China: A not so Happy 50th Birthday for the Cultural Revolution

By J Brooks Spector
US actress, Kristen Stewart, arrives for the screening of 'Personal Shopper' during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival, in Cannes, France, 17 May 2016. The movie is presented in the Official Competition of the festival which runs from 11 to 22 May. EPA/IAN LANGSDON

While you were sleeping: 19 May 2016

By John Stupart
Photo by GroundUp.

Right of Reply: ‘UCT is winning’: Judgment with costs leaves RMF protesters demoralized

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
Photo: Mineral Resources Minister  and then Acting Minister of Communications Mosebenzi Zwane speaks at Ga-Seleka Village Community Hall during the Imbizo focus week launch in Lephalele, 4 April 2016. (Photo: GCIS)

amaBhungane – Murder victim: ‘Minister offered me R70,000’

Photo: President elect and Democratic National Alliance candidate Maithripala Sirisena greeting officials with the traditional clasped palms while arriving to be sworn in as the 6th Executive President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka at Torrington Square in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 9 January 2015. EPA/M.A.PUSHPA KUMARA

ICG: Jump-starting the Reform Process in Sri Lanka

By International Crisis Group

Book review: Bongani Madondo, throwing daggers from the corners

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: Workers underground at Lonmin Rowland Shaft setting up for drilling and later drilling. (Greg Marinovich)

Chamber of Mines: Acknowledging atrocities in attempt to move forward

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Forgive us, Three Tenors.

Analysis: Alliance? What Alliance?

By Stephen Grootes
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Bertine Strauss - an out of the ordinary golf story

By Caroline Edey van Wyk - Investec
Photo: Special security police who will be on duty inside the National Assembly arrive for the opening of parliament ceremony and the president's State Of the Nation Address in Cape Town, South Africa, 12 February 2015. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

‘Chamber Support Officers’: Zuma’s securocracy, protected by the bouncers

By Marianne Merten
Photo:  President Jacob Zuma and Communications Minister Faith Muthambi, together with the SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoaneng celebrate the launch of the SABC 24 hour News channel expansion at Gallagher Convention Centre. (Photo: GCIS)

Analysis: Is president taking public opinion seriously?

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma looks on before delivering an address in Polokwane, South Africa, December 20, 2007. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

Stop ‘subversion of democracy’: Gordhan’s warning as Zumocracy picks up pace

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Main photo: Monganeli Thabana, who moved to Grabouw from the Eastern Cape, saves a part of his home while the Anti-Land Invasion Unit tears apart another behind him. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: ‘We are sitting here, lost’ – Siyanyanzela residents face uncertain future

By GroundUp
Main photo: Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi speaks during the Stop TB Conference in Cape Town, 31 January 2014. (Photo: GCIS)

GroundUp: Treatment for everyone with HIV will mean fewer new infections

By GroundUp
Photo: Judge President John Hlophe during his hearing by the Judiciary Service Commission ( JSC) in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 30 July 2009 Photo: Oupa Nkosi (Sapa)

Judge Hlophe misconduct charges: ConCourt breakthrough ruling allows judges to be held accountable

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Party leader Julius Malema and members of his Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) clash with Parliamentary security as they are evicted from the chamber in Cape Town, South Africa, May 17, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Parliamentary Trenches: Hard hats and hardened attitudes

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Party leader Julius Malema and members of his Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) clash with Parliamentary security as they are evicted from the chamber in Cape Town, South Africa, May 17, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

EFF: Out of Parliament (again) and into the communities

By Greg Nicolson
Photos by Marianne Merten.

Violence, Inc: Parliament in Chaos as ‘bouncers’ act against EFF MPs

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Robert McBride, Ivan Pillay and Anwa Dramat

Independent state institutions should be supported in fighting corruption

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
Photo: Robert McBride is seen at the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg on Thursday, 30 September 2010 during an appeal by the Citizen newspaper against an award of damages and defamation granted to him. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

House of Cards: Daggers at dawn as Ipid boss Robert McBride heads for ConCourt

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: South African boys play with a toy car made from a milk carton in Happy Valley, Cape Town, South Africa, 05 May 2016. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Suffer the children: SA’s inequality strikes hardest where it hurts the most

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo of burnt UJ’s Sanlam Auditorium by Anne-Marie Beukes via Facebook.

UJ arson: University gets interdict while no aggrieved parties claim responsibility

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: President Jacob Zuma is seen during a meeting with members of the SA Editors' Forum at the presidential guesthouse in Pretoria on Friday, 20 February 2015. In the background is presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj. Zuma assured editors that the jamming of cellphone networks in Parliament will not happen again. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

TRAINSPOTTER: Judge Cred – Two court cases you didn’t know about that have set South Africa free

By Richard Poplak
Photo: Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana (Parliament of South Africa via Flickr)

‘Fiscal Dumping’: Calls multiply for top Parliament administrator’s suspension over bad trip

By Marianne Merten
Photo: From Thom Pierce’s The Price of Gold: Patrick Sitwayi lives in Upper Mcambalala with his wife, five children and three grand children. He is 57 years old and has silicosis from working underground in the gold mines for 22 years. He did not receive any compensation for his illness and is unable to support his family without a job. He has to walk with crutches because his toes became infected and were amputated. He says that this is because of the primitive safety equipment and hot working conditions on the mines, causing excess sweating that collected in his plastic gumboots.

GroundUp: Understanding the silicosis judgment

By GroundUp
Photo: South Africans evicted from their land two weeks ago, warm themselves around a fire as they gather at a site to discuss their options after their homes were destroyed in Lwandle, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 June 2014. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Budgeting in time for elections: DA ‘redistributes’ the ANC’s budget

By Marianne Merten
Photo of BLF launch by Bheki C Simelane

Black First Land First: The Black Agenda is upon us

Main photo: The President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe attends the opening of the 'Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries' in Vienna, Austria, 03 November 2014.  EPA/ROLAND SCHLAGER

Op-Ed: Reckoning nears for Mugabe’s Heirs

By Stuart Doran
Photo of Siyayanzela protest by Leila Dee Dougan/Chronicle

‘We’re not going anywhere, this is ours’, say Siyayanzela residents

By Leila Dee Dougan
Photo: Eugene de Kock at the TRC hearing in Johannesburg. Picture taken December 1997. (Reuters)

Eugene de Kock at the Franschhoek Literary Festival: Of screwed courage and a screwed country

Photo: President Jacob Zuma (GCIS)

Gordhan 'arrest': Whispers in the deep, days of dangerous rumours, threat and innuendo

By Marianne Thamm

Parliamentary Diary: The budget vote cometh, one self-serving speech at a time

By Marianne Merten
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

Gupta hidden hand behind Gordhan ‘arrest’ and how Zuma could be co-accused on SARS ‘rogue unit’ case

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: South Africa's Seabelo Senatla scores a try against Samoa during their men's rugby sevens medal semi-final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Senatla shines in a weekend of ups and downs for Blitzboks

By Antoinette Muller
The sun rises behind wind turbines in Berlin, Germany, 11 May 2016. EPA/PAUL ZINKEN

Weekly Wrap-up: 14 May

Koala Oobi-Oobie sits with a eucalyptus branch in his mouth in a tree in the new Koala House at the zoo in Leipzig, Germany, 12 May 2016. The Koala House was set up in the heritage-protected former primate house for 1.5 million euros. Leipzig is the third zoo in Germany with the Australian marsupials. Zoo Director Junhold is aiming to breed koalas in Leipzig. EPA/JAN WOITAS

While you were sleeping: 13 May 2016

By John Stupart
Supporters of the expelled UCT students protest on UCT plaza. By SUMEYA GASA

‘UCT is winning’: Judgment with costs leaves RMF protesters demoralised

By Daily Maverick Chronicle
Main photo: Elvira R. Karaeva

Elvira Karaeva: The story of the Russian Spy That Wasn’t

By Jasmine Opperman
Photo of Gwede Mantashe by Greg Nicolson / Daily Maverick.

Chasing butterflies and bogeymen: Mantashe beats ‘regime change’ drum

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez (C), flanked by ELN (National Liberation Army) Peace Negotiation Team members Pablo Beltran (L) and Maria Elena Velazco (2-R), speaks during a press conference, at the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry facilities, in Caracas, Venezuela, 30 March 2016.  EPA/MANAURE QUINTERO

ICG: National Liberation Army joins Colombia’s search for peace

By International Crisis Group
Photo: President Jacob Zuma and CEO Brian Molefe address the media during his monitoring visit to the state owned power utility, 6 May 2016. (Photo: GCIS)

Future’s so bright, we gotta wear shades: Outages may be a thing of the past, says Eskom’s Brian Molefe

By Marianne Merten
Photo: A picture made available on 12 May 2016 shows Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte speaking to supporters during a rally in Manila, Philippines, 07 May 2016. EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO

Analysis: The real Mad Men of world politics

By J Brooks Spector
Photo of Raymond Suttner by Ivor Markman.

Op-Ed: Democracy beyond electoralism

By Raymond Suttner
Photo: Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete reacts during a debate in parliament Cape Town, South Africa, 05 April 2016. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Speaker Mbete: ‘Nothing untoward about Mgidlana’s overseas tour’

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Former gold miners listen to speakers at a registration meeting in Bizana in South Africa's impoverished Eastern Cape province March 7, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Analysis: Judgment day for silicosis class action application

By Greg Nicolson
Jury member Rudolf G. P. M. Van Nunen of Turkey tastes a dish during the European Final of Bocuse d’Or cuisine contest in Budapest, Hungary, 11 May 2016. The best chefs of twenty European countries compete to become members of the eleven-member group to advance to the 2017 World Final in Lyion, France. The two main dishes the contentants must prepare are made of Hungarian sterlet, its caviar and Hungarian red deer fawn. EPA/TAMAS KOVACS HUNGARY OUT

While you were sleeping: 12 May 2016

By John Stupart
Photo: President Jacob Zuma is seen during a visit to the Kwanyamazane township with the ANC’s 102nd birthday celebrations in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, Wednesday, 8 January 2014. Picture: SAPA stringer

Sunday in the Park with Jake: A Fantasy about the day of miracle and wonder

By Tony Jackman
The 2015 vaccine schedule below has been provided courtesy of Amayeza Info Services. You can download it from their website as a PDF. Also see this useful spreadsheet prepared by a doctor for GroundUp. While the doctor has tried his utmost to be accurate neither he nor GroundUp can take any responsibility for any errors in it.

GroundUp: SA vaccination programme in trouble, says the man who ran it until December

By GroundUp
Photo: Acting national police commissioner General Khomotso Phahlane (Netwerk24)

AmaBhungane: Forensic supply firm wins R30m SAPS contract despite contravening tax law

Photo: Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda speaks during a panel session the first day of the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 20 January 2016. EPA/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT

Reporter’s WEF Africa notebook: We need to talk about Kagame

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Mineral processing, Richards Bay Minerals (RBM photo)

Richards Bay: Investment millions at risk as community’s ire endangers Rio Tinto’s operations

Photo: Iqbal Surve, Executive Chairman, Sekunjalo Investments, South Africa is captured during the session 'Sustainability Champions' at the Annual Meeting 2012 of the World Economic Forum at the congress center in Davos, Switzerland, January 28, 2012. Copyright by World Economic Forum; swiss-image.ch/Photo by Monika Flueckiger

Cape Times Settlement: Dasnois takes paper to Press Ombud after legal breach

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Paul O’Sullivan (Sally Shorkend for Maverick magazine)

House of Cards: In the murkiness surrounding O’Sullivan arrest, Hawks reveal new hand

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Free State MEC Dr Benny Malakoane

Op-Ed: State Capture vs Justice, The Free State Health edition

Photo by Section 27.

Report: A Journey through the Vuwani schools’ ashes

By Section 27
Photos supplied by the The Oaks Cricket Club.

Rural Limpopo cricket club does its bit for transformation

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Atul Gupta and President Jacob Zuma and the First Lady MaNtuli Zuma at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium for the T20 match between South Africa and India. South Africa. 30/03/2012. (GCIS)

Venture with Gupta-linked company is above board, Denel insists

By Marianne Merten
Visitors pass a giant robot during the opening of the Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX) arms fair, in Amman, Jordan, 10 May 2016. The event demonstrates high-tech military industry equipment as well as innovations, training and organisational techniques related to security agencies and peacekeeping forces. EPA/JAMAL NASRALLAH

While you were sleeping: 11 May 2016

By John Stupart