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22 January 2018 22:17 (South Africa)
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Jacques Pauw: SARS’ court application against writer ‘conceded the truth’ – NB Publishers

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Photo: Veteran investigative journalist and author Jacques Pauw on stage at Daily Maverick’s The Gathering, in Johannesburg, November 2017. Photo: Daniel Born
Photo: Guinea's President Alpha Conde, President-in-Office of the African Union (AU) speaks during a news conference after the closing session of the 5th African Union - European Union (AU-EU) summit in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 30 November 2017. EPA-EFE/LEGNAN KOULA

ISS Today: AU summit 30 - Clearer lines are needed when responding to a crisis

File Photo: Minister of transport, Joe Maswanganyi: Photo: GCIS

Newsflash: More than 1500 people died on SA roads over the festive season, but down on previous year

Photo:  Nomvula Nonjabe, a relative of a patient who survived the move from Life Esidimeni, joined demonstrators outside the arbitration on Monday. (Greg Nicolson)

Life Esidimeni: Qedani Mahlangu joins the blame game

By Greg Nicolson

Evita's Free Speech: Ep.126 – Evita has a hot flush! (Video)

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
File Photo: The sun sets behind the cooling towers of the Hendrina Power Station in Mpumalanga, August 29, 2011. Hendrina Power Station is currently one of the oldest operating power stations in South Africa. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Op-Ed: Foul air on the Highveld – the sour smell of environmental racism

By David Hallowes

Health-e News: Tackling rape culture in schools

Photo: News photographers capture a visual aid prior to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s press conference as the Senate continues work on ending the government shutdown in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 20 January 2018.  Photo: EPA-EFE/SHAWN THEW

US government shutdown affects embassy staff in SA

Photo: Some of the thousands of ANC supporters wait for party president, Jacob Zuma, to address them during the launch of the 2009 presidential election manifesto in East London, South Africa, 10 January 2009. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Zuma’s Exit: It’s no longer IF he goes – it’s When and How (amnesty or not)

By Carien du Plessis
Photo: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa flanked by Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe and Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, interacting with business leaders. Ramaphosa hosted the Team South Africa breakfast planning session ahead of South Africa’s participation in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos next week, 23-26 January. [Photo: GCIS]

Analysis: SA holds its breath as Ramaphosa solidifies his grip on ANC power

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: New ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa with Jacob Zuma in NASREC Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, 18 December 2017. EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK

TRAINSPOTTER: The House that Zuma built

By Richard Poplak
Photo: A resident of Cape Town collects drinking water from a mountain spring collection point in Cape Town, South Africa, 19 January 2018. EPA-EFE/NIC BOTHMA.

Op-Ed: Cape Town, a city drowning in incompetence

By Nic Spaull
File Photo: Farmworkers are seen at a farm in Eikehof outside Johannesburg, September 30, 2008. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Op-Ed: What’s wrong with our land reform programme – will a commission really help?

By Terence Corrigan
Photo: A photograph made available on 10 June 2013 shows the sun rising behind a windmill near Johannesburg, South Africa, 06 June 2013. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Op-Ed: Economics curricula need to enter 21st century too

By Michael Nassen Smith
Photo: A general view of the critically low Theewaterskloof Dam in Villiersdorp, South Africa, 25 January 2017. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Analysis: A drought of nature compounded by a drought in leadership

By Marianne Merten
Photo by EPA.

Eskom Crisis: SA Government announces new board and removes executives facing corruption charges

By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
Photo: Mayor Patricia de Lille speaks at a media briefing at a sports field in Maitland,  16 November 2017 . The mayor demonstrated the operation of the proposed water points should the city reach 'Day Zero'.

Water crisis: Curve balls and chaos at Cape Town council meeting reveal political games

By Marelise van der Merwe
Theewaterskloof dam in mid-winter, July 2017. Photo: Christiaan Sterfontein.

Council passes motion to strip Patricia De Lille of her powers over water crisis

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi.  Photo:Vanessa Burger/(Elitsha)

amaBhungane: Security firms under scrutiny over plague of violence and death at Glebelands hostel


An Airbus A380-800 aircraft of UAE carrier Emirates comes in for a safe landing at Duesseldorf International Airport in Duesseldorf, Germany, 18 January 2018. The German Meteorological Service (DWD) has issued severe weather warnings due to strong winds. DWD warns that storm ‘Friederike’ is predicted to be in full effect on 18 January bringing gale-force winds along with it.

While you were sleeping: 19 January 2018

By John Stupart
Photo: The Pretoria High Court has ordered the Ekurhuleni municipality to build homes for over 130 households that have been waiting since 2000. Archive photo: Julia Chaskalson

GroundUp: Scathing judgment against Ekurhuleni municipality for 17-year housing delay

By GroundUp
Photo: Grade 00 students partake in early childhood development activities at Khayelitsha’s first private school for girls, Molo Mhlaba, situated in Harare centre on Thursday 18 January 2018. Photo: Hlumela Dyantyi

Molo Mhlaba: The Khayelitsha school daring to be different

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: Gauteng department of health deputy director of mental health Hanna Jacobus appeared at the Life Esidimeni arbitration on Thursday, 18 January 2018. (Greg Nicolson)

Life Esidimeni: The weight of 143 bodies – yet no real remorse from those responsible

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Some protesters arrived with tyres as the demonstration outside Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging continued for a second day.

GroundUp: Police vehicle petrol-bombed in Hoërskool Overvaal protests

By GroundUp
Photo: Piyoosh Goyal, right.

amaBhungane and Scorpio #GuptaLeaks: Meet the money launderers

By amaBhungane & Scorpio
Photo: Union Minister Kapil Sibal and Congress candidate from Chandini Chowk Delhi flashes the victory sign as he arrives to file his nominations for the upcoming parliamentary elections in New Delhi, India, 20 March 2014.  EPA/STR

amaBhungane and Scorpio #GuptaLeaks: Indian politician’s deal with Gupta partner

By amaBhungane & Scorpio
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amaBhungane and Scorpio #GuptaLeaks: Liverpool company owns 49% of Indian firm implicated in kickback scheme

By amaBhungane & Scorpio
Photo: Gauteng department of health deputy director of mental health Hannah Jacobus appeared at the Life Esidimeni arbitration on Thursday. Greg Nicolson

Life Esidimeni: Official throws Dr Manamela under the bus

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille addresses a media conference on Thursday, 18 January, 2018. “The people still abusing and wasting water seem to have it in their minds that Day Zero just can’t happen... This is not the case.” Photo: Leila Dougan

De Lille announces new emergency water rations: 'We have reached a point of no return'

By Marelise van der Merwe

Former Trump Campaign Manager and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon (L) leaves the building after he testified before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on Washington, DC, USA, 16 January 2018. Bannon refused to answer questions from the committee and was served on the spot with a subpoena.

While you were sleeping: 18 January 2018

By John Stupart