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18 August 2017 05:04 (South Africa)
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Analysis: KPMG action over Gupta Inc links – too little, too late?

Photo: Atul and Ajay Gupta.
Photo: The status quo will remain the same until women say enough is enough, according to the writer. Here in this file photo, GCIS staff take part in a “Day of action Against Rape” in Pretoria in 2013. Photo GCIS

Op-Ed: Courts must play a role in the fight against gender violence, or remain part of the problem

By Section 27
Photo: An abortion services poster on an electric box in Mfuleni. Photo: Masixole Feni.

Health-e: Health workers are undermining women’s right to abortion

Photo:  Caster Semenya of South Africa celebrates after winning the women's 800m final at the London 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, Britain, 13 August 2017. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON

IAAF World Championships: Semenya strikes gold again, can the world finally show her some respect?

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Escalators out of poverty: in Comuna 13, a poor area in Medellin, Colombia, a giant 384-meter orange-roofed escalator, installed in 2011, scales the mountain in six sections. A journey that was previously all but impossible now takes just six minutes and makes it easier for residents to access economic opportunities located across the city.

Op-Ed: Don’t compensate the poor for their exclusion – focus on inclusion

Photo:  Makatleho Selibo is the Widow of Mahola Selibo who worked as a team leader at President Steyn mine in Welkom. He worked underground for 33 years. He died in 2013 and suffered from tuberculosis and silicosis. He did not receive any compensation from the mines. Photo: Thom Pierce

GroundUp: End in sight for silicosis case?

By GroundUp
KPMG, which has been embroiled in the Guptaleaks scandal, has admitted it made mistakes.

KPMG: ‘We should have stopped working for the Guptas earlier’

By Daily Maverick
Photo: In this file photo of 2010, a protester joins a silent march agains the Protection of State Information Bill, which has yet to be signed into law by the President. The threat of a statutory Medial Appeals Tribunal also hangs over the media. Photo Kim Ludbrook/(EPA)

Op-Ed: The tinkering has started against media freedom in post-apartheid SA

By Joe Thloloe
A supporter of the opposition leader Raila Odinga holds rocks behind his back during a protest after Odinga announced that he rejects the provisional result of the presidential election announced by the electoral body, in Kibera slum, one of Odinga's strongholds in Nairobi, Kenya, 09 August 2017. Provisional result of the presidential poll shows incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta leading opposition leader Raila Odinga, who rejected them saying that the official tally doesn't match their own counts. The police is beefing up security on Nairobi streets as the fear of the post-election violence looms.

While you were sleeping: 11 August 2017

By John Stupart
Original photo by Gallo Images.

Scorpio and amaBhungane #GuptaLeaks: How Ajay Gupta was trusted with crafting SA’s global image

By amaBhungane & Scorpio
Photo: Radovan Krejcir looks on during his court appearance on charges of kidnapping and attempted murder at the Palm Ridge court, December 2, 2013. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Killers for hire: Corrupted law enforcement nourishes assassins in SA

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Then South African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula addresses a media conference in Cape Town, March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Gender-based Violence: Mbalula admits SAPS neglects cases – but no special treatment for Manana

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Alex Hotz, Zola Shokane and two other protesters in animated discussion on the night paintings were burnt at UCT. In court papers Hotz said she had a conversation with other protesters ‘about the wisdom of burning the art’. Photo: Ashleigh Furlong

Right of Reply: UCT is not a closed and controlled gallery

By Jay Pather
Deputy Higher Education Minister leaves the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday. He received bail after being charged with two counts of assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm. (Greg Nicolson)

Manana: Deputy Minister slips in and out of court as claims of special treatment swirl

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Then-President Thabo Mbeki  congratulates newly-elected African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma  on the third day of the 52nd ANC National Conference at the University of Limpopo in Polokwane, South Africa, 18 December 2007.  Photo: JON HRUSA (EPA)

Analysis: Political déjà vu – Lessons from a time of ordinary problems

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Silver medalist Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa celebrates after the men’s 200m final at the London 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, Britain, 10 August 2017. Photo: IAN LANGSDON (EPA)

Wayde to go: Close, but no double for Van Niekerk this time

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: President Jacob Zuma is seen during a meeting with members of the SA Editors’ Forum at the presidential guesthouse in Pretoria on Friday, 20 February 2015. Photo: Werner Beukes/SAPA

Explainer: The upcoming bullets that President Zuma must dodge

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: The lights of Cape Town from Signal Hill. Photo: Martie Swart (flickr)

Right of Reply: Proposed three-tier tariff structure will be responsive to electricity consumption and property values

Photo: Parliament is finally investigating possible changes to the regulations governing party funding. Photo: Janet Heard

Notes From the House: It’s been a long and troubled path to party funding regulations

Photo: Former hostage Stephen McGown addresses the media for the first time after being released from captivity last week. To his left is his father, Malcolm McGown Photo: Ihsaan Haffajee

McGown: ‘I did my best to see the best in the bad situations and the difficult times’

Photo: a delegation of officials visit the scene of the bridge collapse this morning. Photo Arrive Alive

Johannesburg N3 bridge collapse: traffic flow restored, but questions remain over inspections

Photo: Former President PW Botha gestures after an appearance in the George Magistrates Court in this January 1998 file picture. (Reuters)

Declassified: Apartheid profits – the tap root of the National Party

By Open Secrets
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: The woman who blew the whistle

Photo: Leader of the DA (Democratic Alliance) Maimane Mmusi speaks prior to a motion of no confidence vote against South African President Jacob Zuma in a sitting of parliament in Cape Town, South Africa 08 August 2017.  Mark Wessels / POOL (EPA)

Elections: DA’s Mmusi Maimane files papers to demand early national poll

By Marianne Merten
Photo: The company of KING KONG – Legend of a Boxer. Andile Gumbi (centre) as King Kong. Photo: Daniel Rutland Manners

King Kong – Legend of a Boxer: 60 years later, does it stand the test of time?

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete reads out the results of the voting process during a motion of no confidence vote against South African President Jacob Zuma in the Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa 08 August 2017. Photo: MARK WESSELS / POOL (EPA)

Vote of No Confidence: What next for Baleka Mbete?

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: South African police stand behind members of Earthlife Africa and the Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute and other organisations protesting outside the Western Cape High Court ahead of the ruling against governments proposed nuclear deal in Cape Town, South Africa, 26 April 2017. Photo: NIC BOTHMA(EPA)

Op-Ed: The state of the proposed nuclear new-build programme in SA

By Chris Yelland
Photo: President Jacob Zuma and Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini during the official opening of the Disability Rights Summit held at Saint Georges Hotel in Centurion, March 2016. (Photo: GCIS)

Women’s Day: Zuma’s been tortured and persecuted – Bathabile Dlamini

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Domestic violence is annually the subject of impassioned speeches and campaigns by politicians during women's month, but there is little action.

GroundUp: All talk and no action when it comes to violence against women

By GroundUp
Despite having more women in government, it hasn't translated into ensuring basic protections for women in the home, according to the writer. In this file picture, an anti-gender violence campaign is launched at Wits University. Photo: Kim Ludbrook/(EPA).

ISS Today: Women’s security must come first