For people who didn't join the struggle to be stupid
23 September 2017 00:28 (South Africa)
Top Story

KPMG: Auditor ditched by medical aid of legislators and judges, Gigaba calls for review of firm’s government work

metern-KPMG.jpg
Opinionistas
Headline Features
Photo: African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Gwede Mantashe briefs the media at the end of the party's National Executive Committee (NEC) three-day meeting in Pretoria, South Africa March 20, 2016. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

ANC NEC: Future of KwaZulu-Natal leadership to be decided in three days

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: SARS commissioner Tom Moyane (left), Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. (GCIS)

SARS Wars: Vlok Symington loses bid to interdict taxman from disciplining him

By Marianne Thamm
fin24-optCoal.jpg

Fin24: Gupta coal mine to pay salaries late after court bid fails

By Fin24

Get overnight news and latest Daily Maverick articles






Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with South African President Jacob Zuma during their bilateral meeting of the BRICS summit in Xiamen, China, 04 September 2017.    Photo:    EPA-EFE/MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/SPUTNIK/KREMLIN POOL / POOL MANDATORY CREDIT/SPUTNIK

Scorpio: PetroSA board duo loses court bid after ‘Rosgeo fall-out’

By JESSICA BEZUIDENHOUT
Photo: Makhosi Khoza (GCIS)

Analysis: What next for Makhosi Khoza?

By Carien du Plessis
Photo: Activist Ahmed Timol was killed in detention on 22 October 1971.

History, suppressed: What didn’t get revealed at the Timol inquest

By Kevin Bloom
Becs-baroda_guptas.jpg

Bank of Baroda: What next for the soon-to-be unbanked Guptas?

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan adjusts his glasses at a news conference during the annual IMF-World Bank meeting at the IMF headquarters building in Washington October 7, 2010. Photo: REUTERS/Yuri Gripas.

Scorpio: Gordhan, Jonas in hush-hush tête-à-tête with KPMG’s international chief

By PAULI VAN WYK

Photo: Onlookers watch as residents from Ocean View block Kommetjie Road during a protest on Thursday. All photos: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: In photos – Ocean View residents and police clash over failure to reduce crime

By GroundUp
Photo: Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, delivers his speech at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 16 May 2017. EPA/PATRICK SEEGER

ISS Today: Turning point for the AU-UN peacekeeping partnership?

By ISS TODAY
Photo: Residents of Ocean View protesting against the lack of policing set up barricades along Kommetjie Rd. Photo: SHAUN SWINGLER

Police and protesters clash in Ocean View, Kommetjie (Video)

By Shaun Swingler
Photo: Tord Sollie (Flickr)

GroundUp: Understanding the court judgment on polygynous Muslim marriages

By GroundUp
Photo: ANC MP Makhosi Khoza addressed a gathering at The Conference for The Future of South Africa at the Rhema Bible Church in Randburg on Tuesday, 19 July 2017. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

Reporter's Parliamentary Notebook: Dlamini-Zuma is in, Makhosi Khoza is out of ANC benches

By Marianne Merten

Photo: Andrew Yardley/(Unsplash)

‘People’s Tribunal’ set up to hear evidence on arms trade corruption

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Masixole Feni’s collection of photos titled A Drain on Our Dignity is travelling across South Africa. All photos: Masixole Feni

GroundUp: Bearing Witness – Why it is worth seeing Masixole Feni’s photography

By GroundUp
Photo: President Jacob Zuma participating in The New Age SABC Business Briefing held on Friday in Cape Town which is aimed at unpacking some of the key messages and actions from the Stae of the Nation Address 10/02/2017 Kopano Tlape (GCIS)

TRAINSPOTTER: The End of Law, The End of Democracy

By Richard Poplak
Photo: Kliptown Informal Settlement is home to hundreds of residents who feel forgotten by the government. Tired of waiting for any sort of services from the government they have turned to electricity thieves to supply them with power. Photo: Bafana Mvambi

Electricity Theft: Kliptown ‘hero’ brings light to forgotten community

By BHEKI C. SIMELANE
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma during the G20 leaders retreat as part of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, 07 July 2017. EPA/FRIEDEMANN VOGEL/POOL

Analysis: South Africans must defend PIC till the bitter end – failure could cost us the country

By Dirk de Vos
Photo: Sonny Bill Williams addresses the players huddle Bledisloe Cup Rugby Championship match, Australia Wallabies vs New Zealand All Blacks, Sydney, Australia. Saturday 19 August 2017. Photo: Paul Seiser / www.photosport.co.nz

Analysis: What the Springboks can learn from the All Blacks about inclusion

By Antoinette Muller
Rebecca-taintedCAs.jpg

Analysis: Unchartered territory – KPMG, Zuptas and the tainting of chartered accountancy in SA

By Rebecca Davis
By PA-EFE/FRANCK ROBICHON
Young women wearing costumes pose in front of an exhibition booth during the Tokyo Game Show 2017 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, east of Tokyo, Japan, 21 September 2017. Asia's largest gaming event opened with 609 companies and organisations from 36 countries and regions exhibiting at the show.

While you were sleeping: 22 September 2017

By John Stupart
Photo: Angola-born Antonio Monteiro, a member of the United Nations Secretary General Referendum Panel, speaks to local election observers at the Referendum Centre at the Wau Central Prison, Southern Sudan as voting in the independence referendum continues 11 January 2011 Photo: EPA/Paul Banks/UNMISS HANDOUT

ISS Today: Local election observers are the ones who count

By ISS TODAY
Photo: A man makes his mark in a voting booth during South Africa's general elections, in Soweto, South Africa, 07 May 2014. Photo: EPA/IHSAAN HAFFEJEE

By-Elections: Comebacks, wins and losses across the board

By Wayne Sussman
By EPA-EFE/Edgar Cabalceta
A handout picture provided by the citizen Edgar Cabalceta shows a general view of Mexico City following a magnitude 7.1 earthquake, in Mexico City, Mexico, 19 September 2017. 

While you were sleeping: 21 September 2017

By John Stupart
Photo: Residents walk through shacks in Cape Town’s crime-ridden Khayelitsha township in this picture taken July 9, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Khayelitsha – Where’s the weakest link?

By Marelise van der Merwe
Graphic illustration: The image shows Dr Pierre Durand, project leader of the Evolution of Complexity Laboratory in the Evolutionary Studies Institute at Wits University.  A simple RNA molecule such as the one depicted here is an example of what may have been responsible for the evolution of complex life as we know it. Photo sources: Wits University and Unsplash

Explainer: New study finds out how complex life was formed billions of years ago

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: Commercial near-shore fisherman Sherman Pharos echoes the sentiments of many in the Hawston community who believe reducing the Total Allowable Catch for crayfish and abalone merely turns fishers into poachers. Photo: Steve Kretzmann/WCN

GroundUp: Fishing communities battle the law and a depleted ocean

By GroundUp
Photo: President  Jacob Zuma (R) greets the crowd at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday, 10 January 2015 during the ANC's 103rd anniversary celebrations. Zuma is accompanied by ANC stalwart Cyril Ramaphosa (L). Picture: Department of Communications (DoC)/SAPA

Analysis: The ANC and its muddle-through tendencies

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Anjan58 (flickr)

Op-Ed: Charity begets charity – Time to enforce the human rights model on disability

By Sally Nyakanyanga
Photo: Nick Miller/(Unsplash)

Op-Ed: Child murders – South Africa’s preventable tragedy

By SHANAAZ MATHEWS and LORNA MARTIN
Photo: Youth Day is a public holiday in South Africa honouring the youth that were ambushed by apartheid police on 16 June 1976. Here, children from disadvantaged communities warm up ahead of a beach cleanup organised by Waves For Change organisation in honour of the Youth in Cape Town on 16 June 2017. Photo: Nic Bothma/(EPA)

Op-Ed: The bold spirit of the youth can drive Africa forward

By JODI WILLIAMS
Photo: In this file photo on 15 July, 2015, Nobuhle Mashaba, the widow of the late deputy mayor of  the late UThungulu District Municipality mayor Thulani Mashaba, is flanked by President Jacob Zuma, his wife Thobeka and then KZN Premier Senzo Mchunu during a memorial service for the deputy mayor, who was killed in a car accident. Photo Elmond Jiyane/(GCIS).

Moerane Commission: Senzo Mchunu lays bare his version of why KZN politicians are being assassinated

By Carien du Plessis
Photo: US President Donald J. Trump addresses the audience during the opening of the General Debate of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at at UN headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 19 September 2017. The annual gathering of world leaders formally opens 19 September 2017, with the theme, ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet.’ EPA-EFE/PETER FOLEY

US: Elton Don* goes to the UN. Attacks enemies. Tweets.

By J Brooks Spector
Photo: Nhlamulo Dlomo

KPMG SA: CEO Nhlamulo Dlomu – pulling a jumbo out of a nosedive

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Zimbabwean police conduct a roadblock. Photo: bulawayo24.com

ISS Today: Zimbabwe’s shady police roadblocks reflect its failing governance

By ISS TODAY
Photo: Informal miners at work in “digveld” near Komaggas. Archive photo: Shaun Swingler

GroundUp: Ekapa Minerals abandons part of its case against Zama Zama miners

By GroundUp
By EPA-EFE/ANDREW GOMBERT
US President Donald J. Trump walks away from the podium after speaking during the opening session of the General Debate of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 19 September 2017. The annual gathering of world leaders formally opens 19 September 2017, with the theme, ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet.'

While you were sleeping: 20 September 2017

By AFP
Main photo: The Santo Mersch, a 14-metre chokka vessel, out on the open sea. All photos: Navar Claasen

GroundUp: Chokka fishers struggle to survive in lean fishing times

By GroundUp
Photo: A general view at dawn of the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm in South Africa, 08 July 2016. Located on the outskirts of Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape, the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm is a wind energy resource spanning 3,700 hectares due to its optimal wind conditions, relatively flat topography, minimal environmental constraints and its close proximity to the 132kV Eskom grid line. Photo: EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Op-Ed: Engineering study dispels myths on limits to renewable energy in the South African grid

By Chris Yelland
File photo: Daan Stevens/(Unsplash)

Euthanasia back in the courts as doctor fights for the right to die

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: Ona Dubula with his mother, Pinkie, and the Hangberg residents who took him home from hospital on Tuesday morning. Photo: Kimon de Greef

GroundUp: Hangberg community reaches out to Ona Dubula as he returns home

By GroundUp
Photo: Schooling at Klipspruit West Secondary School in Eldorado Park has been disrupted due to community protests. Photos: Bheki C Simelane.

Klipspruit West Secondary, where education comes second best

By BHEKI C. SIMELANE
Photo: Dulcie September (Source unknown)

Declassified: Apartheid Profits – Who killed Dulcie September?

By Open Secrets
Photo: SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane (Original photo: GCIS)

Analysis: Moyane is desperate about the KPMG 'Rogue Unit' report, and he has good reason to be

By PAULI VAN WYK
Photo: The Belgian daily newspapers, show 'America on Fire' on their front pages, Wednesday 12 September 2001 following deadly terrorist attacks on the United States. Photo: EPA Photo-Belga Photo Herwig Vergult

ISS Today: Is the media giving a voice to terrorists?

By ISS TODAY
Photo: Former Hawks boss Lieutenant-General Mthandazo Ntlemeza has officially now retired. File Photo courtesy: EWN

Ntlemeza: Saga over Hawks head's unlawful appointment ends – at a cost to the general

By Marianne Merten
EFS_Sep-17.jpg

Evita's Free Speech: Ep.108 – Evita on local affairs to remember (Video)

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
Photo: http://www.solvencyiiwire.com/ (Flickr)

Op-Ed: KPMG – Too big to fail?

By IRAJ ABEDIAN and SIMON MANTELL
By EPA-EFE/WILL OLIVER
A police officer and a cat stand by a barrier cordon outside an address in Sunbury-upon-Thames, London, Britain, 18 September 2017, as part of the investigation the 15 September 'Parsons Green' bomb attack. Detectives are continuing to search a number of properties in relation to the explosive device left on a tube train at 'Parsons Green' station.

While you were sleeping: 19 September 2017

By John Stupart
Wired World

Uber loses licence to operate in London

By AFP

Markram to make Test debut for South Africa

By AFP

Mugabe at UN stands up to 'Giant Gold Goliath' Trump

By AFP

Hope fading for survivors as Mexico search enters third day

By AFP

Kim hits back at Trump as US ramps up N. Korea sanctions

By AFP

Puerto Rico faces more floods after Maria 'obliteration'

By AFP

Another bank blow for Guptas as court bid fails

By News24

Google likely to buy stake in Taiwan smartphone maker HTC: report

By AFP

Volunteers rush to rescue in aftermath of Mexico quake

By AFP

Grace Mugabe 'plotting' VP Mnangagwa 'final push' – report

By News24
In case you missed it
Photo: Scopa chairperson Themba Godi. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks.

Parliament: Moyane’s political move pulls the House into KPMG controversy

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Two contrasting figures in current politics, Faith Muthambi and Mcebisi Jonas, both shared a platform hosted by Public Servants' Association on Monday. Original photos by: Katlholo Maifadi and Mike Hutchtings/(Reuters)

Muthambi v Jonas: Which model will public servants follow?

By Rebecca Davis
Illustrative photo by Molly Belle/(Unsplash)

There’s nothing wrong with girls being on top – sans innuendo

By SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE COALITION
Main photo: A bus was burnt out along the N2. Photo: Yann Macharez

GroundUp: Cape taxi strike suspended after day of protest action marred by violence

By GroundUp
Opposition Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi speaks at a final election rally at the township of Thokoza on the outskirts of Johannesburg, April 18, 2009. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Letter to the Editor: Busani Ngcaweni should read more so that his writing will reflect the truth

By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Raymond-Suttner-new(1).jpg

Op-Ed: Zuma and allies under pressure – what is the way forward?

By Raymond Suttner
Photo: SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane (Photo by Financial Mail)

SARS Wars: Tom Moyane on the offensive says ‘rogue unit’ report is solid, KPMG says it's flawed

By Greg Nicolson
A crumbling wall photo by John Schneider via Flickr.

Analysis: The crumbling edifice, brought to you by President Jacob Zuma

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Then Transnet CEO Brian Molefe and then public enterprises minister Malusi Gigaba attended the crane delivery ceremony on 14 May 2013, together with Karl Socikwa, Transnet Port Terminals CEO. (Photo: Puri Devjee, Independent Newspapers)

amaBhungane & Scorpio #GuptaLeaks: A third Gupta-Transnet ‘kickback’ contract unearthed

By amaBhungane & Scorpio
Photo: Then Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma attends a meeting with Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino at Farnesina Palace in Rome 26 June 2013. Photo: Fabio Campana/(EPA)

Op-Ed: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is not the woman other women need

By SARAH GON
Photo: Former KwaZulu-Natal ANC chairperson and premier Senzo Mchunu (Photo: eNCA)

ANC Leadership Race: KwaZulu-Natal is Ground Zero

By Carien du Plessis
Illustrative photo: Martin Dorsch/(Unsplash)

Op-Ed: Is Ebongweni C-Max prison living up to its promises?

By Gwen Dereymaeker
Photo: Hillbrow and Braamfontein, by Paul Saad, via Fickr.

Gunning for Mashaba: ANC takes Joburg no confidence vote to court

By Greg Nicolson
Original photo by Wesley Nitsckie via Flickr.

Health-e News: Young, pregnant and abandoned by the system

By HEALTH-E NEWS
Photo: In a show of unity, (from left to right), Free State ANC leader Ace Magashule, Gauteng ANC leader Paul Mashatile, North West ANC leader Supra Mahumapelo, KwaZulu-Natal deputy ANC leader Willies Mchunu and Mpumalanga ANC leader David Mabuza. Photo: ANC Twitter

Analysis: A provincial turn-off on the ANC’s long and winding road to unity

By Stephen Grootes
SaveSA-KPMGletter-1.jpg

Op-Ed: Many lessons for KPMG – and other state capture collaborators

By SAVE SOUTH AFRICA
kpmg.jpg

KPMG: ‘Weak’ apology suggests company saw no evil, heard no evil – therefore did no evil

By PAULI VAN WYK
Photo: Treasurer General of the ANC Zweli Mkhize addresses a breakfast hosted by the Progressive Business Forum at the ANC policy conference at the Nasrec Expo Centre. (Picture: Ihsaan Haffejee)

Analysis: Could Zweli Mkhize take the Number One spot? And if he did... then what?

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: President Zuma and Executive Chairman of Independent News and Media South Africa Dr Iqbal Surve on arrival at the CTICC for the official launch of Independent News and Media South Africa at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. South Africa. 27/02/2014. GCIS.

Op-Ed: Did Iqbal Survé’s personal agenda influence newspaper’s coverage of UCT?

By Ricky Stoch
Photo: Police officers remember their own at the South African Police Service Commemoration Day at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, September 6, 2015. (Photo: GCIS)

Notes from the House: Police services dragging their heels in skills development

By MOIRA LEVY
Photo: Police Minister Fikile Mbalula during the South African Police Service (SAPS) National Day of Commemoration ceremony held at SAPS Memorial Site, Union Buildings, Pretoria, on September 3, 2017. (Photo: GCIS)

Mbalula’s Six-Point Plan: Much talk but little action as cops on the ground clueless about it

By PUSELETSO NTHATE
Main photo: View of Woodstock from Taliep Petersen Bridge. Many of the sites are situated in the vicinity. All Photos Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp photo essay: Cape Town’s 13 affordable housing sites

By GroundUp
Photo: Students hold a protest meeting on the University of Cape Town under the banner #FeesMustFall, on 20 September 2016. Photo: Nic Bothma/(EPA)

Reporter’s Campus Notebook: Varsity protests – Negotiation vs Perspective

By Marelise van der Merwe
Bloom-book.jpg

Book Review: The anti-psychotic case for a post-GDP growth world

By Kevin Bloom
Photo: ANC Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize listens to the opening speech of Jacob Zuma at the party’s policy conference earlier in 2017. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

Analysis: Mkhize steps up his charm offensive but the clock’s ticking – 90 days and counting

By Carien du Plessis
President Jacob Zuma welcomed by the acting CEO of SAA, Mr Musa Zwane and the Chairman of the SAA Board, Ms Dudu Myeni at Airways Park in Kempton.06/05/2016 Kopano Tlape GCIS

Reporter’s Parliamentary Notebook: Tooth extraction pulls SAA’s Dudu Myeni out the House, while bailouts could bite the national purse

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane’s mining charter threw the industry into turmoil. File Photo dated 2016: GCIS

Mining Charter: Zwane granted a delay on review hearing

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: President Jacob Zuma greets supporters during a rally following the launch of a social housing project in Pietermaritzburg in April this year. Photo Rogan Ward/(Reuters)

Zuma may yet get his day in court – but don’t underestimate the chess master

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: Q(h)ubeka Trust has paid out more than R66 million to former mineworkers, Sophia Kisting, the chair of the trust, told the board meeting. Photo: Pete Lewis

GroundUp: R66-million paid out to former miners with silicosis

By GroundUp
Photo: Hangberg residents and police clashed during a protest over fishing quotas in Hout Bay. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: IPID to investigate shooting of teenage boy

By GroundUp
Photo: Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan (Greg Nicolson/Daily Maverick), SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane (GCIS).

Analysis: SARS Wars – Moyane's word vs evidence on Gordhan witch hunt, who's fooling who?

By Marianne Thamm
By EPA-EFE/ERIK S. LESSER
Mike Gilbert (L) hugs his daughter Brooke (R) while looking at a destroyed three-story condominium building after Hurricane Irma struck the Florida Keys in Islamorada, Florida, USA, 12 September 2017. The Gilbert family owns a unit in the building. Many areas that sustained damage during the storm remain under a dawn to dusk curfew.

While you were sleeping: 14 September 2017

By John Stupart
letter-seriZille.jpg

Letter to the Editor: Helen Zille's facts are wrong on Marikana housing issue

By The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa
Photo: This view shows how low Theewaterskloof, one of Cape Town’s major water suppliers, was in May 2017. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

Op-Ed: Cape Town’s inadequate drought tariffs

By Jessica Wilson & Taryn Pereira
Photo 1: A police officer points his rifle at people hiding behind a table in Hangberg on Tuesday. One of the people hiding was Ona Dubula. Photo: Justin Sullivans

GroundUp: A history of violence – police action in Hout Bay

By GroundUp
Photo: Courtgoers snap away as former deputy higher education and training minister Mduduzi Manana appears in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court.  Photo: Greg Nicolson

Mduduzi Manana found guilty on three assault charges, but will he face jail time mañana – or ever?

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: People hold a banner with picture of Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on, during a protest against violence in Myanmar, in Peshawar, Pakistan,  on 7 September 2017. At least 123,000 Rohingyas have crossed the border into Bangladesh fleeing violence in northeastern Myanmar, a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees spokesperson said on 5 September. International organisations have reported claims of human rights violations and summary executions allegedly carried out by the Myanmar army. Photo Bilawal Arbab/(EPA)

Explainer: What’s happening to the Rohingya Muslims?

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: Arnot Power Station (Eskom photo)

Scorpio & amaBhungane: How McKinsey and Trillian ripped R1.6bn from Eskom – and planned to take R7.8bn more

By amaBhungane & Scorpio
Photo: ANC KZN provincial chairperson Sihle Zikalala (Photo by Satour)

ANC KwaZulu-Natal: One day after court’s shattering ruling, party looks to avoid paralysis

By Carien du Plessis
Photo: Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba briefs Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa ahead of his visit to the USA for the IMF World Bank Spring meeting and his meetings with the rating agencies at the Deputy President's official residence OR Tambo House in Pretoria. South Africa. 18/04/2017. Siyabulela Duda

Parliament: Time squeeze for Gigaba’s SAA rescue plan highlights Cabinet muddle and political fractures

By Marianne Merten
Photo: President Jacob Zuma reacts during a question and answer session in parliament, Cape Town, South Africa, 31 August 2017.  Photo: EPA-EFE/NIC BOTHMA

ISS Today: SA’s parliamentary watchdogs must up their guard

By ISS TODAY
Photo: Parliament's security personnel manhandle the EFF's Mbuyiseni Ndlozi during the opening of parliament in February 2017. Photo: EPA

GroundUp: Parliament in court over its high-paid bouncers

By GroundUp
Photo: Pravin Gordhan

GroundUp: Gordhan urges South Africans to be informed about Eskom

By GroundUp
Photo: Photo: Sihle Zikalala (Photo: Khaya Magenu/News24)

GroundUp: Court invalidates ANC conference and election

By GroundUp
Photo: Protesters throw petrol bombs at riot police

GroundUp: In photos – Hangberg erupts over fishing rights

By GroundUp
Photo: Clashes between police and Hangberg residents carried on into the evening on Tuesday. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: Tracking down the teenager shot in the mouth by police

By GroundUp
By EPA-EFE/CARSTEN KOAL
Referee Bibiana Steinhaus (R) talks to Bremen's Florian Kainz (L) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC and Werder Bremen at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany, 10 September 2017. Steinhaus became the first female referee to officiate a Bundesliga match.

While you were sleeping: 13 September 2017

By John Stupart
Photo of Jacques Chirac by INRA DIST Jean Weber via Flickr

Declassified: Apartheid Profits – Pretoria’s beehive in Paris

By Open Secrets
Photo: Robert Wood, US Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament, informs to the media during a briefing about the US objectives for the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) PrepCom, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, 28 April, 2017. Photo: EPA/SALVATORE DI NOLFI

Nuclear Ban: Treaty will make the world more dangerous, not safer –US

By PETER FABRICIUS
Photo: Former Public protector Thuli Madonsela set a one-month deadline to initiate an inquiry into state capture. It is now almost a year later. File photo: Werner Beukes/(SAPA)

State Capture inquiry: Zuma’s ‘unconstitutional’ delay the focus of court action

By Greg Nicolson