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ANC’s Leadership Race: The Dirtiest Options

Photo: ANC President Jacob Zuma, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the ANC’s Policy Conference, 5 July 2017 (Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee)
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Photo: A woman looks on as a police Nyala patrols a village during tense local municipal elections in Vuwani, South Africa's northern Limpopo province, August 3, 2016. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Vuwani: Unhappy community on the march, again

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada looks on during the ANC's centenary celebration in Bloemfontein, South Africa, January 8, 2012. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Op-Ed: Kathrada spoke – and acted – out of concern for the state of the movement and the needs of the country

By Cyril Ramaphosa
Main image: The pack of riders in action beneath the glass dome roof of the Grand Palais during the 21st and final stage of the Tour de France 2017 cycling race over 103Km between Montgeron and Paris Champs-Elysees, France, 23 July 2017. EPA/IAN LANGSDON

Tour de France 2017 in pictures: Chris Froome seals fourth win

By Antoinette Muller

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Photo: The South African Broadcasting Corporation headquarters in Johannesburg, 2008 Photo: Mike Powell (Wikimedia Commons)

Op-Ed: SABC programming post-Hlaudi – any green shoots?

Photo: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa during a funeral service of Prudence Nobantu Mabele at Rhema Bible Church in Randburg, Johannesburg, July 19, 2017 Photo: GCIS

Health-e News: Pills, prevention and politicking – the unfinished business of HIV

Photo: A man stands with his dog as police evict hundreds of people from their houses on a farm in the rural town of Skeerport, South Africa Wednesday 6 April 2005. Land evictions have seen thousands of people move from illegally occupied land since the fall of the apartheid system. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Op-Ed: Resisting evictions from farms

Photo: Prudence Mabele: 21 July 1971 to 10 July 2017. Photo from her Facebook page

GroundUp: Prudence Mabele was a radical who led the struggle for openness about HIV

By GroundUp
Photo: Tanzania’s then President elect John Pombe Magufuli addresses members of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi Party (CCM) at the party's sub-head office on Lumumba road in Dar es Salaam, October 30, 2015. Photo: REUTERS/Sadi Said.

The SADC Wrap: Tanzania crackdown continues, Malawi jails former minister


Photo: Voters wait patiently to cast their vote at a voting station in Harare, Zimbabwe, 27 June 2008.  EPA/STR

Op-Ed: Is the future of electoral democracy assured in Africa?

By Claude Kabemba
Original photo: A file picture dated 23 November 2015 shows the new home of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, The Netherlands. EPA/MARTIJN BEEKMAN

Op-Ed: ICC muddies waters with failure to refer SA for non-compliance

By Angela Mudukuti
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma replies to the debate about his State Of The Nation Address (SONA) in the parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 16 February 2017. The president responded to the debate in parliament following the 09 February 2017 SONA. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Makhosi Khoza: Fear and loathing in the parliamentary precinct

By Carien du Plessis

gupta-leaks.com: Everything you ever need to know about #GuptaLeaks in one place

By Daily Maverick
Photo: SASCOC CEO Tubby Reddy and Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula during the Paralympics send off at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg.

Sascoc’s war in the Boardroom: Phone bugging allegations surface 


Photo: Cosatu Head Office, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 February 2013. (Photo: Greg Nicolson/Daily Maverick)

amaBhungane: How Gupta associates ‘fleeced’ Cosatu in HQ deal

Photo: Sipho Pityana (right) with (from left)Nelson MandelaBay Mayor Athol Trollip and city council speaker James Lawack at a protest in Port Elizabeth in April. Photo: Joseph Chirume

GroundUp: Pityana asks MPs to vote according to conscience

By GroundUp
Photo: Hundreds of DA supporters gathered outside National Treasury in Pretoria on 20 July to protest against its ‘capture’. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

State Capture: Maimane takes the Gupta fight to the UAE

By Ihsaan Haffejee

Life Esidimeni: Justice at last? Dikgang Moseneke enters the tragedy

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Vytije Mentor and her self-published book. (Source: Twitter)

Lone Ranger: Vytjie Mentor on the groper president and the ANC’s lost soul

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Girls from the all girls school, Parktown Girls High, protest outside their school to highlights women's rights in Johannesburg, South Africa, 01 June 2017. Photo: EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

ISS Today: Making Africa’s schools safe for pupils and teachers


Upgrading Informal Settlements: A burning need for houses sparks protests on the streets of Atteridgeville

Main photo: Members of the City of Cape Town’s Anti-Land Invasion Unit demolish homes in Imizamo Yethu. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: Violence erupts in Hout Bay as City attempts to reblock

By GroundUp
Photo: US President Donald J. Trump holds a Channellock tool during a meeting with US company representatives and featuring products made in the United States, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 19 July 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS.

When the leadership skills are missing in action: Exhibit Trump

By J Brooks Spector
Photo: Masixole Feni

GroundUp: Lost trial record hampers prisoner’s appeal

By GroundUp
Photo: Congolese President Joseph Kabila welcomes President Jacob Zuma at the National Palace in Kinshasa in 2013 (Photo: GCIS)

ISS Today: SA should first sort out its own backyard

A fireman works to extinguish embers the day after a large fire swept through the pine forest of Castelfusano in Ostia near Rome, Italy, 18 July 2017. Homes in Rome have been evacuated after famed beauty spots went up in smoke outside the Italian capital and in the southern Italian port amid a continuing spate of alleged arson related wildfires across Italy.

While you were sleeping: 20 July 2017

By John Stupart
Photo: A family, extended and direct, harvest a bumper crop of sweet potatoes in Sigidi Village. Photo: Supplied

Op-Ed: ‘Resistance is fertile’ – Amadiba agriculture challenges elite mining agenda

By Andrew Bennie
Main photo: Mathias_Voelzke – When We Were Exhaling Images at Friedrichsplatz

Documenta 14 Kassel: Art with purpose, beyond neoliberal culture


Book Review: foodSTUFF – a touching memoir with food as the centrepiece

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: African National Congress President Jacob Zuma (R) speaks with his lawyer Michael Hulley ahead of a press conference after appearing at the Durban High Court, South Africa, April 7, 2009. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Nothing to see here: KZN Law Society refuses to investigate Zuma’s lawyer Michael Hulley

By Marianne Thamm
Main photo: Red Ant security guards remove belongings from Fattis Mansions on Harrison Street on Wednesday morning. All photos: Steve Kretzmann.

GroundUp: Red Ants turf residents out of Johannesburg building

By GroundUp
Photo: Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies addresses the media on the upcoming South Africa- European Union Summit, Tshedimosetso House in Pretoria. (Photo: GCIS)

Brexit: Southern African Customs Union trade with UK not to be disrupted

Photo: Zethembe Khoza (iafrica.com)

Eskom’s Bleak Powerhouse: Results offer too many questions, too few answers

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Agents from the 10111 South African Police Service call centre protest on Jan Smuts Drive, Maitland. Photo: Vincent Lali

GroundUp: 10111 agents down phones

By GroundUp
Photo: Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini at a media briefing by Interministerial Committee on Immigration held at Tshedimosetso House in Hatfield, Pretoria. 28\04\2015 Photo: Kopano Tlape GCIS

Sassa: Dlamini appoints Pearl Bhengu acting CEO of grants agency

By News24
Photo: James Aguma, SABC's Chief Financial Officer and acting Chief Executive Officer. (Ugandan Diaspora)

SABC: Acting CEO Aguma resigns from public broadcaster, disciplinary charges withdrawn

By News24
Photo: Laura Wolvaardt of South Africa bats during the 2017 Cricket World Cup semi final between the Proteas and England. Photo:ICC Cricket

Reporter's Notebook: The Proteas captured and broke our hearts, but they'll be the golden generation

By Antoinette Muller
By EPA/Balazs Czagany
Goalie Jessica Milcich of New Zealand prepares to save a shot during the New Zealand vs South Africa women's water polo Group B second round match at the 17th FINA Swimming World Championships in Hajos Alfred National Swimming Pool in Budapest, Hungary, 18 July 2017.

While you were sleeping: 19 July 2017

By John Stupart
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler.

amaBhungane & Scorpio #GuptaLeaks: The Captured Presidency

By amaBhungane & Scorpio
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, January 27, 2011. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler.

TRAINSPOTTER #GuptaFreaks: Fool’s Mates – How the Presidency was captured, one pawn at a time

By Richard Poplak

GroundUp Op-Ed: Takedown of Black Opinion website exposes poor SA internet law

By GroundUp
Photo: Policemen open fire as protesting miners and residents burn tyres near Impala Platinum’s Rustenburg mine, February 16, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

After 59 deaths allegedly at the hands of SAPS in Gauteng, no officer has faced justice

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Activists hold candles and a placard reading ‘Burundi bleeds’ during a candlelight vigil held for Burundi in Nairobi, Kenya, 13 December 2015. Photo: EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

Op-Ed: The collateral damage of the FIDH Report on Burundi

By Patrick Hajayandi
Photo: General Berning Ntlemeza (Lucky Nxumalo for  Netwerk24)

ISS Today: It’s time for the right Top Cops in South Africa

Photo: Michael Matthews (2-L) of Australia, Edvald Boasson Hagen (R) of Norway and John Degenkolb (L) of Germany sprint for the win during the 16th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 165 km between Le Puy-en-Velay and Romans-sur-Isere, France, 18 July 2017. Matthews won ahead of second placed Boasson Hagen and third placed Degenkolb. EPA/ROBERT GHEMENT

Tour de France for Dummies Stage 16: No Mandela Day fairy tale for Team DD

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Nelson Mandela Lecture, held at the University of Pretoria, Mamelodi Campus, South Africa. 17 July 2016. EPA/CORNELL TUKIRI

Mandela Day: Honouring his legacy in anger and pain as the country weeps

By Daily Maverick
Photo: Hundreds of security guards marched to the Tshwane mayor, Solly Msimanga's office on Monday to demand an end to outsourcing by the metro. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

Outsourcing: Protesting guards demand job security in Tshwane

By Ihsaan Haffejee
Photo: Talk to the hand – MKVA's Kebby Maphatsoe (Greg Nicolson)

Scorpio & amaBhungane #GuptaLeaks: How Guptas picked up ANC military vets’ conference tab

By amaBhungane & Scorpio
Photo: Brent Meersman

GroundUp: Asylum seekers entitled to UIF

By GroundUp
Photo: Pupils study at a small school in Matondoni village on Lamu island, Kenya, 18 June 2014.  EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

ISS Today: Kenya’s education focus should be on quality, not quantity

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Linkin Park singer died on birthday of friend Cornell


Clashes after Israel restricts Jerusalem Old City prayers


EFF threatens Mbete with court action if she rejects secret ballot

By News24

Graca Machel threatens to sue Mandela's doctor over book on his 'last years'

By News24

US to ban travel to North Korea after Warmbier death


Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide


Neil Armstrong moon bag sells for $1.8mn in New York


US, European police say 'dark web' markets shut down


OJ Simpson granted parole, could be freed in October


Organisations present stats on lack of policing in Khayelitsha

By News24
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Photo: Prisoners attend a cult meeting presided over by Evangelical pastor Marcos Pereira da Silva, at the 52nd Police Station jail in Nova Iguacu, near Rio de Janeiro, October 29, 2009. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

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Photo: (Left) Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza (Photo: SIMPHIWE NKWALI / TimesLIVE) (Right) Minister Bathabile Dlamini (GCIS photo)

SassaGate Reloaded: CEO Magwaza fired as Dlamini sets Sassa on course for another crisis

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Photo: SACP’s Solly Mapaila (Photo by EWN)

Removal of Pravin Gordhan: SACP deputy Mapaila’s affidavit could reveal intelligence report’s role in reshuffle

By Greg Nicolson
Photo of Raymond Suttner by Ivor Markman.

Op-Ed: Remembering Luthuli on the 50th anniversary of his death

By Raymond Suttner
Photo: Participants of Monday’s Daily Thetha show on SABC.

BLF faces charges for intimidating amaBhungane journalist

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: Excelsior wine farm in Robertson. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: We can fix the rural housing shortage in Langeberg municipality

By GroundUp
Photo: The Labour Appeal Court has overturned a judgment by the Labour Court affecting workers hired via labour brokers. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: Court victory for workers hired via labour brokers

By GroundUp
Roger Federer of Switzerland kisses the championship trophy following his victory over Marin Cilic of Croatia in the men's final of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 16 July 2017.

While you were sleeping: 17 July 2017

By John Stupart

Evita's Free Speech: Ep.99 – Evita counts up to 67 (Video)

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
Photo: Children write notes from a makeshift blackboard at a school in Mwezeni village in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province in this picture taken June 5, 2012. REUTERS/Ryan Gray

Op-Ed: Lost in the system – a young girl’s right to education

By Sheniece Linderboom
Photo: Then Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba hands over birth certificates to newly born children at Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto during the Early Birth Registration campaign in partnership with Procter and Gamble. 02/12/2016 Kopano Tlape GCIS

Op-Ed: Gigaba’s economic action plan a major letdown

By Fatima Vawda
Photo: (L-R) Daniel Martin of Ireland, Romain Bardet of France, Pierre Roger Latour of France, Fabio Aru of Italy, Alberto Contador of Spain, in action during the 15th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 189.5km between Laissac-Severac L’eglise and Le Puy en Velay, France, 16 July 2017. EPA/BERNARD PAPON/POOL

Tour de France for Dummies, Weekend Wrap: Froome still in yellow, despite mechanical glitch

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Ajay and Atul Gupta, Duduzane Zuma and Jagdish Parekh (standing) speak to the City Press from the New Age Newspaper's offices in Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa on 4 March 2011. (Photo by Gallo Images/City Press/Muntu Vilakazi)

amaBhungane & Scorpio #GuptaLeaks: More multinationals ensnared in Transnet kickback web

By amaBhungane & Scorpio
Photo: People shout slogans holding Turkish flags during a rally for the first anniversary of the failed coup attempt on Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey, 15 July 2017. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blamed US-based Turkish cleric Fetullah Gulen and his movement for masterminding the failed coup and Turkey remains under a state of emergency as a result. Photo: EPA/TOLGA BOZOGLU

One year after the attempted coup, Turkey warns SA of ‘dangers’ of exiled Gülenists

Photo: Sister Tresia Nontshinga and Dr Marcia Vermeulen at Delft Community Centre Photo: Health-e

Health-e News: A lifetime of swallowing pills

Photo: President Jacob Zuma welcomed by Eskom CEO Brian Molefe at Eskom Headquarters in Megawatts, Sunninghill on his monitoring visit to the state owned power utility, with Chairman Ben Ngubane watching. 06/05/2016 (Kopano Tlape/GCIS)

SCORPIO: The pension like no other – the truth of Brian Molefe’s R30m Eskom ‘golden handshake’ exposed

Photo: Republican Donald Trump talks with son Donald Trump Jr.(L) at the end of the second Presidential Debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 09 October 2016. EPA/SAUL LOEB

‘Lawyer Up’ Time: Trump Administration lumbers deeper into the swamp

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Photo: Makhosi Khoza (Wikimedia Commons)

Threats to Khoza come from cell number registered to BLF

Original photo: South African President Jacob Zuma attends the China - South Africa Economy Forum at a hotel in Beijing, China, 05 December 2014. President Zuma is on a four-day state visit to China, focusing primarily on boosting economic ties.  EPA/DIEGO AZUBEL

TRAINSPOTTER: The A-bomb – R2-billion amnesty package for Zuma?

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Video: #GuptaLeaks Ep.2 – Bell Pottinger's PR campaign unpacked

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Photo: Miriam Gova faces eviction from the farm where she was born. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: ‘Where must we go?’ ask sisters facing eviction from wine farm

By GroundUp
Photo: Residents sit with their belongings after being evicted by the Red Ants. Photo: Andrew Bennie

GroundUp: Red Ants accused of firing rubber bullets

By GroundUp
Photo: (Left) Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza (Photo: SIMPHIWE NKWALI / TimesLIVE) (Right) Minister Bathabile Dlamini (GCIS photo)

SassaGate: Agency’s CEO Thokozani Magwaza faces death threats and plot to oust him

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Men sit in front of a wall with messages of peace painted during the 2007-08 general elections that saw post-election violence which killed some 1,300 people, in Kibera slum, one of the opposition leader Raila Odinga’s strongholds in the capital Nairobi, Kenya, 03 July 2017.  EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

Op-Ed: Uncertainty over Kenya polls – violence & fears of war

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Photo: The Dagga Couple, Jules Stobbs and Myrtle Clarke, at home in Lanseria, Johannesburg. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

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Photo: Astana Pro Team rider Fabio Aru (R) of Italy in action during the 12th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 214.5km between Pau and Peyragudes, France, 13 July 2017. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Tour de France for Dummies, Stage 12: Aru takes the yellow from Froome

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Photo: Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba addresses a breakfast briefing at the ANC's 5th National Policy Conference, Johannesburg 2017. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

SA INC: Gigaba releases grand plan for SA economy

Photo: The leader of Kenya's opposition coalition the National Super Alliance party (NASA) and its presidential candidate Raila Odinga delivers a speech during a rally held in Nairobi, Kenya, 07 July 2017. Photo: EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

ISS Today: Is it Raila Odinga’s turn to eat?

Photo: Reclaim the City supporters hold a picket against evictions at the Searle Street bridge in Cape Town. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: Court orders city to provide accommodation report for Woodstock families

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Photo: Ajay and Atul Gupta

#GuptaLeaks: SAP execs suspended as probe launched into Gupta kickbacks

By Jillian Green
A fire service helicopter drops flame retardant on the 'Whittier' wildfire in Santa Barbara County, California, USA, 11 July 2017. High temperatures in the western US and Canada have wildfires burning in several states and provinces.

While you were sleeping: 13 July 2017

By John Stupart
Photo: Ray Phiri performs at the Guy Butler Theatre in Grahamstown on 10 June 2015 at the 2015 National Arts Festival. Phiri has received many awards. (Photo by Kate Janse van Rensburg)

Last stop for Stimela: Ray Phiri succumbs to lung cancer

Photo: South African boys play football on Africa Day in the densely populated township of Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa, 25 May 2017. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

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