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Betrayal of the Promise: The Anatomy of State Capture

Then Photo: Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba and President Jacob Zuma unveil E- Home Affairs at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Gaouteng Province. South Africa. 07/04/2016. Siyabulela Duda
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Photo: President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Freedom Day celebrations held in Manguzi, uMhlabuyalingana in KwaZulu-Natal under the theme "The year of OR Tambo: Together deepening democracy and building safer and crime free communities, 27 April 2017. (Photo: GCIS)

Open Letter from the Stalwarts: For the sake of our future, take a stand and defend our revolution

By Daily Maverick
Photo: A Swedish air force Saab Gripen multi task fighter plane performs over the Waterkloof airforce base in South Africa in this November 1, 1998 file photo. REUTERS/Peter Andrews

Arms Deal: Now Quaker Peace Centre lodges claim for return of R35bn

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: 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

Analysis: By-election results in Nquthu and Beaufort West another wake-up call for the ANC

By Wayne Sussman

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Photo: Zambia’s opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, President Edgar Lungu and South Africa's opposition leader Mmusi Maimane. (All photos by EPA)

South Africa to give Zambia its démarche over barring Maimane’s entry

By PETER FABRICIUS
Photo: Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo delivering her budget vote at the National Assembly Building, Parliament, Cape Town on May 26, 2017. Photo: GCIS

Parliament: High data costs in Dlodlo's crosshairs but questions remain over GCIS

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Ministers Bathabile Dlamini and Lynne Brown (GCIS)

Parliament: Two controversies. Two ministers, Dlamini and Brown. One approach: Deflection

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Johannesburg Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba in his office. (Greg Nicolson)

Johannesburg: Mashaba’s administration starts to assert itself

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Electricity pylons carry power from Cape Town's Koeberg nuclear power plant. Photo: Mike Hutchings / Reuters

Power Struggles: The answers on Eskom debt – but not from Eskom

By Chris Yelland

The original photo of Piet Byleveld by Simone Kley, Netwerk24.

South Africa’s Super Cop: The top cases Piet Byleveld helped crack

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: An armoured vehicle of the Saudi-led coalition searches for the wreckage of a UAE fighter jet that went missing in the southern port city of Aden, Yemen, 14 March 2016.  EPA/STRINGER

ISS Today: Could Emirati activism in the Horn make the situation worse?

By ISS TODAY
Photo: (Left) Conservative lobbyist and consultant Roger Stone speaks with the press in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, NY, USA, 06 December 2016. EPA/ALBIN LOHR-JONES. (Centre) A file picture dated 29 January 2008 of former US Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Jack Kemp on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA. EPA/MATTHEW CAVANAUGH (Right) A file photo dated 03 May 2016 showing Paul Manafort (C), campaign advisor for US presidential candidate Donald Trump in New York, during 2016 campaign. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

Book Extract: Buying the US presidency – the apartheid connection

By HENNIE VAN VUUREN
Photo: Ethiopian politician Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, newly elected director general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), answers questions of the journalists about his election at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, 24 May 20 Photo: EPA/Martial Trezzini

WHO DG: New head ‘Dr Tedros’ has his work cut out for him

By KRISTEN VAN SCHIE
Photo: The President of the New Development Bank (NDB), Kundapur Vaman Kamath, of India, delivers a speech at a opening ceremony of the NDB in Shanghai, China 21 July 2015. The NDB was created by the five BRICS nations Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. EPA/XING ZHE CHINA OUT

ISS Today: Why no lift-off for Africa’s branch of the BRICS bank?

By ISS TODAY

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Letter to the Editor: Nuclear power plant construction is not a heavily veiled mega-project

By Daily Maverick
The original photo: Sidney Frankel.

Sidney Frankel: The true legacy of an alleged paedophile philanthropist

By Kevin Bloom
Photo: Zimbabwe's President Mugabe attends the swearing-in ceremony  of his Mozambican counterpart Guebuza for a second term in office in the capital Maputo Photo: © Reuters Photographer / Reuters

Robert Mugabe – a history of violence

By Stuart Doran
Photo: Mandisa Mokwena (Masi Losi/Pretoria News)

Analysis: SARS official on trial for corruption was State Security spy. The question is, WHY?

By Marianne Thamm
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President Jacob Zuma, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Ministers and Deputy Ministers in support of Africa Day 2017 celebration which will take place today, 25 May 2017.

While you were sleeping: 25 May 2017

By John Stupart
Photo: SA Parliament, by GCIS.

Reporter’s Parliamentary Notebook: Something’s brewing at committee level

By Marianne Merten
The original photo of President Jacob Zuma by Greg Nicolson/Daily Maverick.

Analysis: The maths is complicated ahead of a crucial NEC meeting

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women Susan Shabangu briefs the media on the state of readiness for the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Women’s March to the Union Buildings, Pretoria, 8 August 2016. (Photo: GCIS)

Gender-based violence: Government steps up, but Department of Women limps along

By Rebecca Davis
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ISS Today: Can former liberators lead Africa into the future?

By ISS TODAY
Photo: Pravin Gordhan in 2010 by EPA/NIC BOTHMA and Sipho Pityana by JAKOB POLACSEK.

Op-Ed: Leading in SA, stuck between moral courage and moral hazard

By Marius Oosthuizen
Photo: A motorcyclist passes a General Motors Chevrolet car parked on the roadside in Vasai on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, 20 May 2017. According to reports, General Motors, one of the biggest auto makers in the world, announced to exit from India’s domestic sales market, pulling its Chevrolet brand out of India by the end of this year. Photo: EPA/DIVYAKANT SOLANKI

Analysis: South Africa is stuck in a failing second industrial revolution – Let’s move beyond it

By Dirk de Vos
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Letter to the editor: Good men can be violent too

By Daily Maverick
Photo: The cranium of Malapa hominid 1 (MH1) from South Africa, named ‘Karabo’. The combined fossil remains of this juvenile male is designated as the holotype for Australopithecus sediba. Photo by Brett Eloff. Courtesy Profberger and Wits University who release it under the terms below. – Own work

Explainer: Has Africa lost its claim to the earliest human ancestors?

By Marelise van der Merwe
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A woman sits in the street in a blanket near the Manchester Arena as police guard the area following reports of an explosion, in Manchester, Britain, 23 May 2017. According to a statement released by the Greater Manchester Police on 23 May 2017, police responded to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena on 22 May 2017 evening. At least 19 people have been confirmed dead and others 50 were injured, authorities said. The happening is currently treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise. According to reports quoting witnesses, a mass evacuation was prompted after explosions were heard at the end of US singer Ariana Grande's concert in the arena.

While you were sleeping: 24 May 2017

By John Stupart
Photo: Residents in Town Two protest during an illegal land occupation in Khayelitsha. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: ‘We are fed up with promises, we have to take action’

By GroundUp
Photo: The New Age Board Chairman Atul Gupta and President Jacob Zuma and the First Lady MaNtuli Zuma at the T20  match between  South Africa and India. South Africa. 30/03/2012. (GCIS)

Anti-Corruption Task Team at Scopa: Under the shadow of invisible State Capture elephant

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: President Zuma and then CEO Brian Molefe address the media and Eskom staff at Eskom Headquarters in Megawatt Park, Sunninghill, on his monitoring visit to the state-owned power utility.  06/05/2016 Kopano Tlape (GCIS)

Resigned to his fate? Brian Molefe to face parliamentary inquiry

By Marianne Merten
Photo: A file picture dated 16 December 2012 shows South African President Jacob Zuma during the 53rd ANC National Conference held in Mangaung, South Africa.  EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

ANC’s moment of reckoning as state capture crisis escalates

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: EFF Johannesburg chairman Musa Novela, pictured on the screen in the Joburg city council’s new R360-million chambers, questions City Speaker Vasco da Gama over an allegedly irregular R500,000 salary hike given to chief of staff at the mayor’s office, Micheal Beaumont, before Mayoral Committee Member for Finance Rabelani Dagada tabled his inaugural budget speech. Photo: Steve Kretzmann/WCN

GroundUp: Joburg’s new budget claims to benefit the poor

By GroundUp
Photo: Police Minister Fikile Mbalula addresses the media at Hawks headquarters in Pretoria, 24 April 2017. (Greg Nicolson)

Fikile Mbalula’s vow on reporting rape: ‘No woman will be turned away from a police station’

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Jack Bloom, by Greg Nicolson.

TRAINSPOTTER: A Blooming shame – the healthcare screw-ups that have cost Gauteng a billion

By Richard Poplak
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Book Extract: Spy – Uncovering Craig Williamson

By Jonathan Ancer
Photos: Audiences watch a demonstration of the digital possibilities of the new Iziko Planetarium. (SkyScan)

To infinity and beyond: New Iziko Planetarium brings space to Earth

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: South Africa's President Jacob Zuma reacts during a discussion titled 'The Future of Africa's Democracies' at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 07 May 2010, on the last day of the 3-day meeting. EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

Op-Ed: The descent of Jacob Zuma in 31 steps and counting

By KAVISHA PILLAY and MARK HEYWOOD
BY EPA/RONEN ZVULUN
U.S. President Donald Trump touches the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City, 22 May 2017. Trump arrived for a 28-hour visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority areas on his first foreign trip since taking office in January.

While you were sleeping: 23 May 2017

By John Stupart
Photo: Sacked former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan listens to speakers during the memorial serice for Ahmed Kathrada in Cape Town, South Africa, 06 April 2017. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Gordhan: Glorification of globalisation has masked its considerable downsides

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Afghan Army soldier uses his weapon among smoke and rubble after an attack by IS militants in Chapahar district of Nangarhar district, Afghanistan, 21 May 2017.  EPA/GHULAMULLAH HABIBI

Analysis: The changing face of the Islamic State in South Africa

By Jasmine Opperman
Photo of Raymond Suttner by Ivor Markman

Op-Ed: The question of ‘judicial overreach’

By Raymond Suttner
Photo: The Facebook icon is displayed in Taipei, Taiwan, 28 April 2017 (re-issued 16 May 2017). EPA/RITCHIE B. TONGO

Op-Ed: Facebook’s puzzling content policies

By WILLIAM BIRD & THANDI SMITH
Photo by Craig Sunter via Flickr.

Editorial: Write your comments below, but keep it civil please

By Daily Maverick
Photo: Members of the Iraqi Special Operations Forces take up position at al-Shuhada district in western Mosul, Iraq, 19 May 2017. Nearly 90 percent of west Mosul has been recaptured by Iraqi forces, and the Islamic State group in the city are on the brink of total defeat, Brigadier General Yahya Rasool, spokesman for Iraq's Joint Operations Command said. Iraqi forces launched the massive operation to retake Mosul from IS nearly seven months ago, the fighting forced around 560 thousands of people to flee from the city. EPA/AHMED JALIL

ISS Today: Are Islamic State returnees a risk for South Africa?

By ISS TODAY
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Letter to the Editor: The paradox of a secret vote of no confidence in the President

By Daily Maverick
Photo: Then Justice Minister Jeff Radebe speaks at a briefing in Pretoria on Friday, 21 September 2012 about the probe into the Marikana shootings. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

Op-Ed: Would the alleged Radebe sexts endanger his career? Unlikely.

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: Jean-Paul Duminy celebrates with team mates after running out Santner. One Day International Cricket. New Zealand Black Caps v South Africa Proteas. Eden Park, Auckland. New Zealand. Saturday 4 March 2017 © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Cricket: England vs South Africa ODI preview – talking points, head-to-head and more

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma gestures during the ANC’s 104th anniversary celebrations in Rustenburg January 9, 2016. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Analysis: Politics in the Age of Lies

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: The then Cosatu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is seen with the trade union federation's president Sidumo Dlamini (R) at a news conference in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 29 May 2013. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

Cosatu’s Dlamini under fire as Vavi looks to capitalise

By Greg Nicolson
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Djokovic, Nadal on French Open semi-final collision course

By AFP

Trump: North Korea 'will be solved'

By AFP

ANC stalwarts, veterans call on NEC to wake country from ‘nightmare’

By News24

Maimane was in Zambia to undermine judiciary - High Commissioner

By News24

Zambia bars S.Africa opposition leader at airport: party

By AFP

Successful launch puts New Zealand in space race

By AFP

Lynne Brown: I have not lied to Parliament

By News24

Cape Town water supplies will last until August - city official

By News24

Philippine troops bomb Islamist militants in city

By AFP

Cannabis extract cuts seizures for epilepsy patients: study

By AFP
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Photo: Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane speaks at a news conference at Parliament on Friday, 14 November 2014 following raucous behaviour in the House which culminated in fisticuffs and scuffles. Picture: Nardus Engelbrecht/SAPA

Snapshot: DA’s moment in the maelstrom

By Stephen Grootes
The Original Photo: Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana (GCIS)

Securocracy, Parliament edition: Where the ceilings have eyes

By Marianne Merten
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Letter to the Editor: Tokyo Sexwale should answer for delays blamed for more soccer on stolen land

By Daily Maverick
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

Succession Chronicles: Who wants to be the next Gwede?

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa celebrates after winning the men’s 400m final of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletics, Track and Field events at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 14 August 2016. Van Niekerk set a new World Record time of 43.03 seconds. EPA/ANTONIO LACERDA

Sascoc’s looming lottery funding crisis: A nightmare or a gravy train running out of steam?

By Antoinette Muller
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Evita's Free Speech: Ep.91 – Evita serves a full English Brexit! (Video)

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
Photo: Dr David Nabarro speaks with  Maria Sibanyoni, a Programme Manager for the Women at Risk programme of the Wits Reproductive Health Institute(RHI) during a recent visit to Johannesburg.

Search for WHO DG: Trust is key, says 'hands-on' candidate Nabarro

By PETER FABRICIUS
Photo: Beach goers walk in front of the Koeberg power facility in Cape Town, South Africa 21 January 2011. Koeberg power station is the only nuclear power station on the African continent. Photo: EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Parliament: New energy minister deals with controversies from nuclear, strategic fuel in maiden budget vote

By Marianne Merten
Photo: A student from the Wits drama school lays out a sign on pairs of shoes to raise awareness at the issue of gender violence at Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa, 15 August 2016. TEPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Gender-Based Violence: Concerns raised over reduction in funding for sexual offences courts

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Police check in East Germany.

Remembering the DDR – No Joking Matter

By Greg Mills
Photo: Victoria Ntongana holds up a green card used to access her EasyPay Everywhere account. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: Allan Gray commits to putting pressure on Net1

By GroundUp
Photo:Protest in southern Johannesburg earlier this month. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

GroundUp: Officials, media deplore violence that their apathy makes inevitable

By GroundUp
Photo: Students are sleeping in the ResLife building at the University of the Western Cape because of a shortage of residences. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: Homeless and hungry at UWC

By GroundUp
Photo: Women anti rape and crime activists stage a mock crucifixion outside the Wynburg Court to highlight the unacceptably high numbers of women raped in the country, Johannesburg, South Africa, 16 August 2007. Photo: EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Bheki’s Ordinary People: Violence against women is sadly commonplace

By BHEKI C. SIMELANE
Photo: Jacob Zuma, Mangaung, 18 December 2012. Photo Greg Marinovich / Daily Maverick.

Unburdening, Uncapturing: SACC and SACP take leadership while ANC dithers

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: Afrikaans students take part in a demonstration defending the use of Afrikaans as the language of choose at the University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, 23 February 2016.  EPA/KIM LUDBROOK EPA/KIM LUDBROOK EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Analysis: As culture wars intensify, some white Afrikaners push back

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: Hlaudi Motsoeneng by Steven Lang

SABC: No silver lining at disciplinary hearing for Hlaudi

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Berg River dam, May 2017. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: What needs to be done about Cape Town’s water crisis

By GroundUp
Photo: President Jacob Zuma gestures as he speaks during the ANC’s final mass election rally in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, 04 May 2014.  EPA/IHSAAN HAFFEJEE

Parliament: ANC promises to end secrecy on private political funding, but wants more public funding

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa reacts during a Motion of No Confidence in President Jacob Zuma debate in the Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 10 November 2016. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Op-Ed: A lesson for Cyril Ramaphosa, from Hillary Clinton

By David Reiersgord
Photo: Maputo by Jeffrey Barbee

Op-Ed: To Cape Town, with Love

By Jeffrey Barbee
Photo: Ace Magashule at the ANC’s 53rd conference in Mangaung, 17 December 2012. Photo: Greg Marinovich / Daily Maverick.

AmaBhungane: Free State IT staff transferred in favour of politically connected company

By AMABHUNGANE
Photo: Solly Msimanga (DA)

TRAINSPOTTER – City Budget: The Great Unholy Tshwane Alliance brings us Pretoria-on-the-Rhine

By Richard Poplak
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Party Funding: Follow the Power

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Journalists surround a young man apprehended by police. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: The moral dilemmas of embedded journalism

By GroundUp
Photo: This view shows how low Theewaterskloof is, May 2017. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

Explainer: Everything you (n)ever wanted to know about the Cape’s water crisis

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: Police minister Fikile Mbalula (Greg Nicolson / Daily Maverick) and former acting head of Hawks General Berning Ntlemeza (eNCA)

House of Cards: Mbalula 2 – Ntlemeza 0 as court strikes the Bern’s application

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Atul Gupta, President Jacob Zuma.

‘Radical Economic Gupterisation’: Another ‘bullshit’ ANC proxy battle

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Main photo: Flowering fynbos, Tylecodon grandiflorus (a crassula), looking North East over False Bay from the Cape of Good Hope section of Table Mountain National Park. Photo: Otto Whitehead

GroundUp: Study finds that climate change threatens fynbos

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Photo: Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (C) looks on as he follows the proceedings of a special summit of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) assembly of heads of state and government on Somalia refugees held in Nairobi, Kenya, on 25 March 2017. Photo: EPA/DANIEL IRUNGU

ISS Today: Somalia needs more action, less lip service

By ISS TODAY
Photo: Ennerdale residents burn tyres during a protest over a lack of government provided housing in the area, May 2017. Photo: Bheki Simelane.

Op-Ed: Responses to protest must address people’s experience of powerlessness

By M LANGA & D BRUCE
Photo: Police forces shoot at protestors during a violent service delivery protest in Ennerdale, Johannesburg, South Africa, 09 May 2017. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Analysis: South Africa’s interregnum and the fight for the soul of SAPS

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: US President Donald J. Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White House to depart by Marine One, in Washington, DC, USA, 17 May 2017. Trump travels to deliver remarks at a commencement ceremony at the US Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

All the President’s Mendacity: Is Trump edging closer to a risk of impeachment?

By J Brooks Spector
Photo: President Jacob Zuma delivers the keynote address at the national commemoration of Human Rights Day in King William’s Town, Eastern Cape, 21 March 2017.. (Photo: GCIS)

What’s the urgency? Revival of decade-old proposal on human rights bodies raises questions

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: Theewaterskloof Dam provides more than half of Cape Town’s water. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: Here’s where to find data on Cape Town’s water crisis

By GroundUp
Photo: Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize (GCIS)

Reporter’s Parliamentary Notebook: The budget votes burst forth, but little new emerges

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Mcebisi Jonas (GCIS)

Op-Ed: Radical Economic Transformation – a progressive structural change in the fundamental features of SA’s political economy

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

SABC: Scopa MPs call for top SABC official's head over Hlaudi saga

By Marianne Merten
Photo: A woman rides on the back of a bicycle in Salima more than 200 km out of Blantyre, Malawi 15 May 2017. EPA/AARON UFUMELI

amaBhungane: Malawian Consumer protection authority pays for officials’ high life

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Photo: The then Minister of Public Service and Administration Ngoako Ramatlhodi addresses the Open Government Partnership Africa Regional meeting in Cape Town, 5-6 May 2016. (Photo: GCIS)

Silence, interrupted: Ngoako Ramatlhodi has a story to tell

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Photo: South African President, Jacob Zuma, speaks to the press during the first day of the World Economic Forum on Africa 2017 meeting in Durban, South Africa, 03 May 2017. EPA/STRINGER

Parliament: Ipid and SAPS in open war

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GroundUp: What’s causing Cape Town’s water crisis?

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Photo: A women carries her baby as she stands by burning tires as protestors close a major road during an early morning violent protest in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg, South Africa, 08 May 2017. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Op-Ed: Why your #NotAllMen misses the point

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Photo: Caution signs are seen on the Hanford Site, which was established near the end of WW II during the Manhattan Project to make plutonium for nuclear weapons, and is now one of the most toxic nuclear sites in the Western Hemisphere, in Hanford, Washington, USA, 28 May 2015.  EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Q&A: Exploring South Africa’s proposed nuclear new-build

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Reporter’s Parliamentary Notebook: Security budget vote cloaked in a veil of secrecy

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Into Thin Air: Thousands of SA’s most vulnerable at risk as NGOs’ subsidies subside

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Photo: Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini and the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) announce how NSFAS will assist social grant beneficiaries who pass their matric and are accepted at institutions of higher learning, 10 Jan 2017. (Photo: GCIS)

Bathabile Dlamini admits Sassa paid for private security for her children

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