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Photo: Protesters from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) dance and sing in support of South African president Jacob Zuma outside Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 08 August 2017. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

TRAINSPOTTER: A bout time – the ANC’s fight to the death is finally upon us

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Photo: Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma greets President Jacob Zuma at the ANC's Policy Conference in June 2017. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

#ANCdecides2017: Court judgments put a spanner in the works of elective conference

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Photo: President Jacob Zuma (EPA) and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane (EPA)

Declassified: Apartheid Profits – A President, a Billionaire and The Bounty Hunters

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Photo: Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown addressing members of the media at Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrustucture Development Cluster media briefing at media centre in Cape Town. 24/02/2015. Photo: Ntswe Mokoena (GCIS)

Koko cleared while Brown warns new board it will be regarded with suspicion and mistrust

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Photo: MK National Council secretary general Thabang Makwetla addresses journalists ahead of the ANC elective conference. Photo: Leila Dougan Daily Maverick

#ANCdecides2017: MK vets appeal for ‘sick’ ANC’s conference to proceed calmly

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Photo: Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans’ Association members listen while Gwede Mantashe urges ANC supporters not to react to the protesters. (Greg Nicolson)

Analysis: When ‘democracy’ becomes ‘regime change’

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Photo: Minister Lindiwe Sisulu (left) and Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza (right)

#ANCdecides2017: Lindiwe Sisulu and David Mabuza to face off for No 2 position

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Photo: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in Rustenburg, 27 March 2017. (Richard Poplak)

#ANCdecides2017: Hamas is in the house

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File Photo: ANC Free State leader Ace Magashule in Mangaung, 18 December 2012. (Greg Nicolson / Daily Maverick)

ANC Leadership Race: Cliffhanger as Free State branch delegate judgment due on Friday

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State Capture: Helen Suzman Foundation and Magda Wierzycka sue President Zuma and 74 others

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#ANCdecides2017: The Great Chakalaka Conundrum

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Photo: Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma greets President Jacob Zuma as he makes his entrance onto the main stage before the start of the ANC’s 5th National Policy Conference at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg. Picture: IHSAAN HAFFEJEE

ANC Leadership Race: What happens if Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma wins?

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Photo: ANC delegates at the party’s policy conference in June. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

ANC Leadership Race: Delegates ready and eager for ‘cleansing’ conference

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Photo: Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu during a Social Protection, Community and Human Development Cluster media briefing, 2015. (Photo: DoC)

Right of Reply: I stand for restoring the dignity of the ANC – Sisulu

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File Photo: Ousted South African deputy president Jacob Zuma addresses a press conference in Cape Town June 14, 2005 after being fired by President Thabo Mbeki. Zuma accepted Mbeki’s decision to sack him but protested his innocence of graft and insisted he had been tried unfairly by the media. Zuma was implicated in a court ruling convicting his former financial adviser Schabir Shaik of corruption and fraud. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Maimane takes perjury case against Zuma to the courts

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Food Security: Nurturing a new culture of contradictions

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Dawid Malan (C) watches as Australia's Cameron Bancroft and captain Steve Smith miss the catch on Day 1 of the Third Test match between Australia and England at the WACA in Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 14 December 2017.

While you were sleeping: 15 December 2017

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Photo: The Constitutional Court had to weigh up the evidence for contested views of history in this week’s important land claim judgment. Photo: Ciaran Ryan

GroundUp: Historical Eastern Cape land battle decided in Constitutional Court

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

Analysis: President Zuma heads to ANC conference with bloodied nose amid damning court rulings

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Photo: The SABC headquarters in Johannesburg. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

SABC staff use labour power to interrupt its power to broadcast

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Photo: Laloo Chiba. Photo by Yunus Chamda

Op-Ed: Personal memories about Laloo Chiba, a lodestar for South Africa

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Photo: Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma attends the ANC's National Policy Conference in Johannesburg in June.   Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

ANC Leadership Race: Dlamini Zuma gives evangelical speech ahead of 'festival of ideas'

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Photo: Ghandi Square, Johannesburg (Francisco Azola via Flickr)

ANC Elective Conference: A spin-off, spill-over bonanza for Jozi businesses

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Photo: Delegates at the ANC Policy conference in June 2017. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

ANC Leadership Race: Seven survival tips for delegates to the conference

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Photo: Julius Malema told the audience at The Gathering: ‘I love Bob [Mugabe]. But when I love you, it doesn’t mean I can’t criticise you.’ Photo: Daniel Born

The Gathering (video, session 10): Julius Malema – The Guptas are an irritation

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Photo: Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa attends a plenary session titled - Africa's Role in the New Reality - on the opening day of the World Economic Forum on Africa 2011 in Cape Town South Africa 04 May 2011. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Op-Ed: The good, The Bad and The Very Ugly – an economic review of Zuma’s Presidency

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Photo: Protesters from ANC celebrate in support of South African president Jacob Zuma outside Parliament in Cape Town, 08 August 2017. Protesters in support and also against the call for President Zuma to step down took to the streets of Cape Town ahead of the motion of no confidence against the president. Heavy police presence kept the two groups apart. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Op-Ed: ANC Death Knell? The five stages of a party in its death throes

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Letter to the Editor: The ANC is in a state of organisational emergency – Veterans

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Photo: African immigrants, displaced by anti-foreigner violence in Johannesburg, warm their hands around a small fire outside the Jeppe police station in the city, May 27, 2008. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings (SOUTH AFRICA)

Op-Ed: Looking back to look forward – the next 21 years of the Constitution

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Photo: ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks at the closing proceedings of the ANC’s national conference in Mangaung on Thursday, 20 December 2012. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

ANC Leadership Race: Cyril Ramaphosa – five years after his return, the prodigal son might finally get to be king

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Photo: Chris Hani, Oliver Tambo (Reuters)

Analysis: Morogoro conference – memorandums, wedge drivers and the saving of the ANC’s soul

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Image: Three-dimensional images of HIV superimposed on electron micrographs of the virus. Constructed by Stephen Fuller, Centre for Human Genomics, Oxford University and taken from front cover of Equal Treatment March 2006.

GroundUp: South Africa’s HIV treatment programme – a phoenix rising from the ashes?

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Photo: After earning $6 daily as a bus tout, this man has had to move to a rural area where he earns $1.50 a day. He sleeps in this van. Photo: Zimbabwean Reporter

GroundUp: Zimbabwean army’s crackdown on touts leaves many desperate

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File Photo: The new Welsh Secretary Peter Hain departs 10 Downing Street following a cabinet meeting in London, 09 June 2009. EPA/ANDY RAIN.

State Capture: Lord Hain cautions British banks not to threaten SA whistleblowers

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Photo: South Africa's President Jacob Zuma reacts during the opening ceremony of the 10th Boao Forum for Asian Annual Conference in Boao town, Hainan province, April 15, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee xa

Newsflash: Double trouble for Zuma as court dismisses State Capture review case and orders him to personally pay costs

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File Photo: A picture dated 23 June 2014 shows Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohammed Fahmy flashing the victory sign from behind bars during the sentencing session for al-Jazeera journalists in Cairo, Egypt. An Egyptian court on 12 February 2015 ordered the release of two Al Jazeera journalists jailed for more than a year. Fahmy was ordered to pay a bail of 250,000 Egyptian pounds (around US$32,890). His colleague Egyptian journalist Baher Mohammed was released without bail. EPA/KHALED ELFIQI

Op-Ed: Record number of journalists jailed as Turkey, China, Egypt pay scant price for repression

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Fire fighters at the scene of an explosion at a gas hub of OMV in Baumgarten, Austria, 12 December 2017. According to reports by the Red Cross, at least one person has died and 18 others have been injured in the explosion.

While you were sleeping: 13 December 2017

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Photo: President Jacob Zuma and the candidates for president of the ANC, 23 November 2017. (Presidency SA)

ANC Leadership Race: Why court cases will probably not disrupt conference – and how the party plans to settle disputes

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Photo: People hold a massive flag of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic during a demonstration called by EUCOCO Support and Solidarity with the Sahrawi People, in downtown Madrid, Spain, 14 November 2015. Morocco has refused to hold a referendum on the disputed territory’s status in the western Sahara. EPA/ANGEL DIAZ

Open letter to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa: The Sahrawi have a right to self-determination

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Photo: Journalist and commentator Stephen Grootes introduces Pravin Gordhan on stage at The Gathering. Gordhan: ‘The current leadership has failed us. Its preoccupation has been how to fill certain people’s bank accounts, local or foreign, or how to get certain people who might become difficult out of the way… The priority is not you [the public].’ Photo: Daniel Born

The Gathering (video, session 9): Pravin Gordhan tackles the failures of leadership

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Original photo: A woman walks past a giant ruling party poster on the eve of the 53rd ANC conference that began in Mangaung on 16 December, 2012. Photo: EPA/Kim Ludbrook

ANC Leadership Race: Policy Explainer 1 – Factional proxy battles play out in proposals

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Photo: Veteran investigative journalist and author Jacques Pauw on stage at Daily Maverick’s The Gathering, in Johannesburg last month. Photo: Daniel Born

Analysis: Why are South Africa’s securocrats so jumpy over Jacques Pauw & Ronnie Kasrils?

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Photo: ANC Secretery-General Gwede Mantashe addresses the media at a briefing following calls for President Zuma to step down, in Johannesburg, South Africa, 05 April 2017. EPA/STR

Analysis: In the centre of the ANC’s gravity field – Gwede Mantashe

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Photo: Alexander Bay, Northern Cape, South Africa. March 2, 2012. (Greg Marinovich)

amaBhungane and Scorpio #GuptaLeaks: A tale of two captures – Alexkor, Gupta Inc and ‘WMC’

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Op-Ed: Hunter-gatherers – the original affluent society

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Photo: Then Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba and President Jacob Zuma unveil E-Home Affairs at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa. 07/04/2016. Siyabulela Duda

ANC Leadership Race: Policy Explainer 2 – Forget the bling, viva serving the people, viva!

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Photo: Police forces shoot at protestors during a violent service delivery protest in Ennerdale, Johannesburg, South Africa, 09 May 2017. The local community took to the streets blocking major roads in a second day of demonstrations as they protested a lack of housing and land for their community. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Land Reform: ‘Expropriation without compensation is a red herring’

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Photo: Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources heard a report back on plans to set up a trust for mineworkers suffering from silicosis. Archive photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: Silicosis – Department of Mineral Resources slams 'lawyers who loot'

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NDZ loses out on KZN PEC votes

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Zuma's voting process proposal shot down

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Advertising authority slams DStv for labelling repeats as new

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Artificial intelligence finds solar system with 8 planets like ours

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Four children dead as train collides with bus in southern France

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Questions and answers on 'net neutrality'

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Delta orders 100 Airbus planes in blow to Boeing

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Ramaphosa must 'go down on one knee' and ask me to be his deputy - Sisulu

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'They won't see Nasrec. We will show them' - striking SABC workers

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While you were sleeping: 14 December 2017

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Op-Ed: Will continuing crises of 2017 persist?

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Photo: Then Minister of State Security, David Mahlobo, chairing the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) cluster on  05/03/2017. By Ntswe Mokoena (GCIS).

Op-Ed: Irrational IRP madness grips the energy sector in South Africa

By Chris Yelland
Photo: A woman walks past a poster in Mangaung on 15 December 2012, ahead of the 53nd ANC National Conference in Mangaung. EPA/KIM

ANC Leadership Race: What goes on behind the scenes – breathalyser tests and confiscated cellphones

By Carien du Plessis
Original photo: Jacob Zuma, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa at the ANC policy conference in June. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

Explainer: ANC Leadership Race – exact sequence unclear, but it’s likely that the opening session will happen first

By Carien du Plessis
Photo: Journalist Sam Mkokeli gets contrasting views on the biggest threats facing South Africa from Iraj Abedian, Mzwanele Manyi and Jacques Pauw at The Gathering in Johannesburg. Photo: Daniel Born.

The Gathering (video, session 8): Pauw, Abedian and Manyi face off over threats to SA

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Illustrative photo by Ruel Calitis on Unsplash

Op-Ed: The ‘Choice on the Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill’ and its moral shortcomings

By Tanya De Villiers-Botha
Photo: ANC Free State chairperson Ace Magashule in Mangaung, 18 December 2012 (Greg Nicolson)

ANC Leadership Race: Free State branches rally against provincial and national conference delegates

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Photo: Grants disbursement in Gugulethu (GroundUp)

SassaGate Reloaded: Three steps towards payments for social grants revealed by Post Office and Sassa

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Mncedisi Dlisani, left, worked at Western Areas drilling holes for dynamite. This exposed him to a large amount of dust. He has TB and spent nine months in hospital. He did not receive his monthly wage to send to his wife, Nokwakha, right.  Two years later, he spent another nine months in hospital. After 15 years’ service, he has received no compensation. Photo by Thom Pierce

GroundUp: Silicosis – we’re close to a deal with the mines, says miners’ attorney

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Photo: Demonstrators against farm murders gathered near Green Point Stadium. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

ISS Today: Accurate statistics are needed for the SA farm murder debate

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Photo: Laloo Chiba (ahmedtimol.co.za)

Laloo Chiba: An appeal to President Zuma to step down in the interests of the country, the ANC and the people

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Photo: Delegates the ANC policy conference in July 2017. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee.

ANC Leadership Race: Just one week before the show, Dlamini Zuma’s side appears to feel the pressure

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Main photo: Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Au Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma addressing the mourners at the memorial service of Ronnie Mamoepa held at Tshwane Events Centre in Pretoria. 27/07/2017  Kopano Tlape GCIS

ANC Leadership Race: Profile – With five days to go, who is Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma?

By Carien du Plessis
Photo: Shootings at Sharpeville 21 March 1960

Op-Ed: Developing a voice of resistance – the beginning of the Catholic Church’s opposition to apartheid

By ANTHONY EGAN
Photo by Claus Tom Christensen via Flickr.

Health-e News: Policing the law – when rape survivors lose faith in the system meant to protect them

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Photo: Katy Katopodis explores the big question ‘What future SA?’ with Bantu Holomisa, Nombonisa Gasa and Sipho Pityana, at The Gathering in Johannesburg: Photo: Daniel Born.

The Gathering (video, session 7): Holomisa, Pityana and Gasa get out their crystal ball

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Photo: A protester hold up a sign at a #MeToo rally in front of the Trump International Hotel at Columbus Circle in New York, New York, USA, 09 December 2017. EPA-EFE/PETER FOLEY

Op-Ed: How sexual violence and corruption have converged within our politics

By Lisa Vetten
Photo: A voter walks into a polling station set up by the Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) to cast his vote in Alexandra, Johannesburg, 07 May 2014. EPA/CORNELL TUKIRI

By-Election: Polls in various wards give ANC pause for thought

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Photo: Then Minister of Communications Yunus Carrim speaks at the launch of the Digitising of the Military Veterans Heritage in April 2014. (Photo: GCIS)

MultiChoice scandal: Yunus Carrim – when did I ever voice my support for e.tv?

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Evita's Free Speech: Ep.120 – Evita recreates the silly season (Video)

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Photo: Laloo Chiba (Youtube)

Hamba Kahle Laloo Chiba (1930 – 2017): A principled activist, humble revolutionary and selfless leader

By BHEKI C. SIMELANE
Photo: Laloo Chiba. Photo: Yunus Chamda

Remembering Laloo Chiba: Brave, unyielding and principled to the end

By SHAREEN SINGH
Original photos: NPA head Shaun Abrahams (GCIS) and SA President Jacob Zuma. (EPA)

NPA Judgment: President to appeal ruling that found Zuma 'reckless' and sets asides Shaun Abraham's appointment as NPA boss

By PAULI VAN WYK
Photo: Students from Wits University demonstrate on campus during a fourth week of clashes with police forces during protests against the cost of higher education in Johannesburg, 10 October 2016. Photo: Kim Ludbrook/(EPA).

University Fees: HETN targets university reserves to fund students

By ORATENG LEPODISE
Photo: Metrorail carriages are frequently overcrowded, making it dangerous for commuters trying to get to work. Archive photo: Tariro Washinyira

GroundUp Op-Ed: The terrible price of Prasa’s negligence and corruption

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Photo: NPA Head Shaun Abrahams (GCIS), President Jacob Zuma (WEF)

Newsflash: Shaun Abrahams to vacate his position, deputy president to appoint new prosecutions boss, court rules

By PAULI VAN WYK
Photo: Earlier in the week suspended Gauteng health head Dr Tiego ‘Barney’ Selebano consoled a crying Bertha Molefe, whose daughter Sophie died after she was released from Life Esidimeni. Molefe has said Selebano promised her help in the past. Photo: Greg Nicolson

Life Esidimeni: Tears as former Gauteng Health head Dr Selebano asks for forgiveness

By Greg Nicolson
BY EPA-EFE/MOHAMED MESSARA
Tunisians take part in a protest against US President Donald J. Trump decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in Tunis, Tunisia, 07 December 2017. US president Donald J. Trump on 06 December announced he is recognising Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and will relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

While you were sleeping: 8 December 2017

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Photo:  Andrew Feinstein at The Gathering: ‘The current nuclear deal will make the Arms Deal seem like small change, both in the scale of its corruption and its corrosive impact on our democracy … The last two people on the planet one would want negotiating such a deal are Messrs Vladimir Putin and Jacob Zuma.’ Photo: Daniel Born.

The Gathering (Video, Session 6): Andrew Feinstein unravels the web of global corruption

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Photo: Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Mike Masutha, addresses the National Human Rights Day Commemoration in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, on 21 March, 2015. (Photo: GCIS)

‘SA should not withdraw from ICC, needs to project itself as a leader in anti-impunity efforts’ – NGOs

By PETER FABRICIUS
Photo: ANC supporters celebrate during victory celebrations at Nasrec in Johannesburg, April 24, 2009. Photo: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Letter to the Editor: Reclaiming the ANC’s history in the year of OR Tambo

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Photo: An official hangs the official picture of Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on a wall during a swearing-in ceremony of newly appointed 22 cabinet ministers at the State House in Harare, Zimbabwe, 04 December 2017. EPA-EFE/AARON UFUMELI

Op-Ed: Zimbabwe offers South Africa a lesson on change and outcomes

By David Reiersgord
Photo: A Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas grenade during clashes at Huwwara checkpoint, near the West Bank City of Nablus, 07 December 2017; 34 Palestinians were wounded, including one in critical condition during the clashes following Palestinians protests after an announcement of a general strike and a rage day to protest against US President Donald J. Trump declaration recognising Jerusalem as the capital of the Israel. EPA-EFE/ALAA BADARNEH

Op-Ed: Recognition of Jerusalem by the US is reckless and must be sanctioned

By Shenilla Mohamed
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Op-Ed: In the ‘New Zimbabwe’, will the looting continue?

By David Moore
Photo: Dr Tiego ‘Barney’ Selebano at the Life Esidimeni hearings. Photo by Joyrene Kramer/Section27

Life Esidimeni: Dr Selebano and the system of death

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Ahmed Rizkhaan/(Unsplash)

Op-Ed: The Glebelands killing fields: Dead – 100, Convicted – 1. And no end in sight for hostel violence

By Vanessa Burger
Photo: Palestinians refugees attend a protest against the US President decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in Jabaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, 07 December 2017. US president Donald J. Trump on 06 December announced he is recognising Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and will relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. EPA-EFE/MOHAMMED SABER

US: 12/06/2017 – The day Jerusalem gained a US embassy, and Donald Trump threw away US leverage

By J Brooks Spector
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Paul O’Sullivan vs The State: Forensic investigator demands R199-million for unlawful arrest

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: SARS No2 (again) Jonas Makwakwa.

Scorpio: The Makwakwa Dossier, Part 3 – Why SARS No 2’s erratic spending pattern raised red flags with Financial Intelligence

By PAULI VAN WYK
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Op-Ed: A personal glimpse at how MultiChoice cuts, amends and abandons deals

By André-Pierre du Plessis
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GroundUp: ConCourt victory for women in polygamous marriages

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GroundUp: Cape Town’s sluggish judges

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Photo by  Peter Hershey  on  Unsplash

ISS Today: Libya’s slave trade shocks AU-EU leaders into action

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Photo: A photo provided by the South African Government Information Service shows South Africa's President Jacob Zuma (L) speaking to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (R) attending a session of the 24th African Union Summit of the NEPAD Heads of State/Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC) at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 29 January 2011. EPA/Ntswe Mokoena

South Africa confirms withdrawal from ICC

By PETER FABRICIUS
Photo: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at the start of the trading day in New York, New York, USA, 07 January 2016.  Photo: EPA/ANDREW GOMBERT

Collateral damage: Who owns Steinhoff?

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Photo: Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste will have to answer to accusations of accounting shenanigans. Photo: Moneyweb

Steinhoff: Skeletons emerge as allegations of accounting fraud and other financial irregularities come to light

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BY EPA-EFE/JOHN CETRINO
A Los Angeles County Fire helicopter flies over during the 'Skirball Fire' which began in the early morning in Bel-Air, California, USA, 06 December 2017.

While you were sleeping: 7 December 2017

By John Stupart
Photo: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa with Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and José Graziano da Silva Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, 7 September 2015. (Photo: GCIS)

ANC Leadership Race: As the final contest nears, two top candidates with two opposite approaches to final days

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Nedbank has responded to criticisms that appeared in GroundUp of its home repossession policies. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: Repossession of homes – Nedbank responds to criticism

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