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29 August 2016 14:54 (South Africa)
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ArcelorMittal to pay R1.5bn price fix fine

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Photo: Cars drive below a road toll in Johannesburg October 7, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Sanral unfazed by foreign firm collecting e-toll fees

By News24
Main photo: Rabat Technopolis (Wikimedia Commons)

Countries as Companies: Morocco’s use of technology for development

By Greg Mills & Dickie Davis
Image of Polihali Dam, by Sunday Express, Lesotho.

amaBhungane: Nomvula Mokonyane’s alleged interference in Lesotho water project cited as causing delays

By AMABHUNGANE
Photo: Alide Dasnois (http://thebookery.org.za)

Independent Media misled public on Alide Dasnois, says Press Ombudsman

By Marianne Merten
Photo: A picture made available on 21 June 2016 and taken with wide angle lens shows two cooling towers of the nuclear power plant Grafenrheinfeld, Germany, 31 May 2016.  EPA/DANIEL KARMANN

Analysis: How much will new nuclear electricity cost South Africa?

By Chris Yelland
Photo: Protesters at the AIDS2016 Conference in Durban highlighted Gilead Science’s pricing of its hepatitis C drug Sofosbuvir. Photo: Liz McGregor

GroundUp: Anger at huge price tag for life-saving medicine

By GroundUp
Photo by Gavin Fordham.

Op-Ed: Eskom has us over a barrel. Time for a different approach.

By Dirk de Vos
Photo: James and the sluice. (Greg Mills)

Take a Chance: Welcome to the golden underground world of Zama-Zamas

By Greg Mills
Photo: A general view of the fastest computer in Africa named Lengau at the Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) in Cape Town, South Africa 08 June 2016. Lengau meaning Cheetah in Setswana language named after Africa's fastest animal was officially launched this week and is the fastest supercomputer in Africa. The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)'s Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) hosts the latest Dell machine which is in the top 100 supercomputing list worldwide. The new petaflop system is the first of its kind on the continent and is aimed at enhancing services for researchers and scientists working on a wide range of subjects from the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope to weather modeling, climate change and mining. EPA/NIC BOTHMA.

amaBhungane: CSIR’s supercomputer tender and the theatre of the absurd that followed it

By AMABHUNGANE
Photo of Raymond Suttner by Ivor Markman.

Op-Ed: ‘Show of strength’ by a declining ANC

By Raymond Suttner
Photo: A file photo dated 27 August 2012 shows Isabel dos Santos posing and making the V sign in Lobito, Angola, 29 January 2013. Isabel dos Santos, the oldest daughter of the Angolian President, is a business woman and investor, and, according to Forbes Magazine's recent calculations, she is Africa's first female billionaire. On top of her interests in oil and diamonds, she has significant shares in telecommunications, media, retail, finance and the energy industry.

Angola: Africa’s richest woman's assets were paid by state money and public funds

By Rafael Marques
Main photo: Facing a row because of ties to the South African Gupta family, Denel resurfaced in India as an exhibitor at DefExpo 2016 after years of blacklisting. (Photo: StratPost – South Asian Defence and Strategic Affairs)

amaBhungane: How Denel was hijacked

By AMABHUNGANE
Photo: Uber drivers wait at Airport Industria for their next ride. (Photo: Kimon de Greef)

GroundUp: Uber and Out in Cape Town

By GroundUp
Photo: South African motorists wait in line at a petrol station on the eve of a 41 cents per litre price hike for petrol in Cape Town, South Africa, 01 March 2011. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

DA calls for criminal inquiry after R5 billion sale of SA's strategic fuel reserves

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Beach goers walk in front of the Koeberg power facility in Cape Town, South Africa 21 January 2011. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Analysis: Awaiting ConCourt's decision on Eskom's R5bn nuclear contract

By AIMEE CLARKE
Main photo: LISCR's office on 5th Street Sinkor District Monrovia, where mail for the more than 40,000 companies registered to 80 Broad Street is delivered. (Photo by George Turner)

amaBhungane: Liberia, America’s outpost of financial secrecy

By AMABHUNGANE
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With GDP growth revised downward, SA markets brace for downgrade

By ANDREA TEAGLE
Main photo: Attorney Charles Abrahams, who has worked with mineworkers suffering from silicosis for 10 years, addresses media after a class action for miners suffering from silicosis and tuberculosis was given approval to proceed. (Greg Nicolson)

Silicosis: Court backs class action

By Greg Nicolson
All photos by Dr Mills.

Zambezi Protocol: African mining’s downward spiral can be reversed

By Greg Mills & Dickie Davis
Photo: SunEdison website front page.

Analysis: SA’s Department of Energy in a quandary as SunEdison files for bankruptcy protection

By CHRIS YELLAND & PIERRE POTGIETER
Photo of the Mulungushi station by the authors.

Decline and Regeneration: Zambia’s ghosts of development past

By Greg Mills & Dickie Davis
Photo: Tina Joemat-Petterssen. (GCIS)

Analysis: South Africa's 20-year nuclear family with Russia, courtesy of Tina Joemat-Petterssen

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: A picture made available on 22 April 2015 of a football goal at a beach in front of the skyline of Doha, Qatar, 21 April 2015. Qatar will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. EPA/KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND

Qatar World Cup 2022: The painful price of scoring a job on a stadium site

By Greg Nicolson
Main photo: Ho Chi Min City by Gavindeas, via Flickr.

Lessons from Nam: Learning from Vietnam’s manufacturing experience

By Greg Mills
Photo by ungthuvu.org.

Health-E: Unwarranted patents could block life-saving breast cancer treatment for almost 20 years

By HEALTH-E NEWS
Eddie Keizan, 1975 SAGP, Lotus 72 (www.motoprint.co.za)

The New Kyalami: Impresarios with passion

By Greg Mills
Main photo: Bandung by Ikhlasul Amal via Flickr

A new Bandung Consensus? What Africa and Indonesia can learn from each other

By Greg Mills
Photo by Toni Blay via Flickr.

Health-E: The Blame Game

By HEALTH-E NEWS
Photo: Nanabezi Mgoduswa at his home in Bizana, Eastern Cape. Mgoduswa worked on the mines for 14 years and has silicosis and drug-resistant tuberculosis. He has received no compensation. Photograph by Thom Pierce.

Silicosis compensation: A triumph for justice — but now for the bigger fight

By Greg Nicolson