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24 May 2017 10:03 (South Africa)
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The Gathering 2.0 comes to you: Jay Naidoo speaks

  • Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
    Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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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
The original photo: Sidney Frankel.

Sidney Frankel: The true legacy of a ‘paedophile’ philanthropist

By Kevin Bloom
Photo: Jack Bloom, by Greg Nicolson.

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

By Richard Poplak

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: A view of the city of Johannesburg. Photo: Siphiwe Sibeko / Reuters

Balancing the Budget: Joburg DA shows us the money

By Greg Nicolson
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

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 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?


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
Photo: People use computers at a cyber cafe in Taipei, Taiwan, 13 May 2017. According to news reports, a 'Ransomware' cyber attack has hit computers in 99 countries with the attacker demanding 300 US dollars in Bitcoin to decrypt the files. Photo: EPA/DAVID CHANG

ISS Today: Be ready for the next global cyberattack

Visitors observe the Panorama 'Luther 1517' by Yadegar Asisi in Wittenberg, Germany, 20 May 2017. The Wittenberg city celebrates the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation and hosts the World Reformation Exhibition 'Gates of Freedom'.

While you were sleeping: 22 May 2017

By John Stupart
Photo: A screenshot shows a WannaCry ransomware demand, provided by cyber security firm Symantec, in Mountain View, California, U.S. May 15, 2017. Courtesy of Symantec/Handout

Ransomware: Prepare for more, bigger, worse – and closer to home

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: Soprano Christine Bam features in Schande! during its premiere in Cape Town. Photo provided.

Q&A: South African creatives take on violence against women and children in new operatic work

By Diana Neille
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