Roof caves in on housing agency
Executives suspended, reinstated, suspended; the board’s chair removed; corruption; sex-for-jobs claims – and there’s that R11-million deficit



Festive spending continues to boom amid tough economic climate
South Africans are spending more on festive goods such as food and beverages rather than more expensive goods. The proof is in the pudding


ANC fudges over fired VBS mayors
Its reaction ranges from hardline dismissal to pussy-footing rehabilitation and redeployment

M&G Africa

Hunting for ghosts in Kinshasa
Even as the DRC prepares to vote on its future, it is impossible to escape its past. And once you start looking for ghosts, you see them everywhere


Water-shedding will make load-shedding seem like a jol
Supplied water is too cheap. A litre bottle of water in a supermarket is R10, whereas 1 000 litres to your house costs just R50


Stalwarts shop for education ideas
Both Naledi Pandor and Graça Machel understand the challenges of the future and want to find ways of getting there


Acting Sars boss Mark Kingon's term extended for the third time
Tito Mboweni will assist the president in 'immediately commencing the process' to appoint a new Commissioner


Wounded May seeks EU compromise to save Brexit deal
The British PM, who survived a confidence vote staged by her own party, now needs to turn a narrow victory on home turf into an unlikely away win


'I didn’t think it was necessary to use condoms because I was only 15.'
This province reported skyrocketing rates of teen pregnancy but behind the figures lies a story about sex, knowledge and data.

Arts & Culture

Mi casa es su casa with festival
In December on Poka Street in Soweto, it’s not about ‘good fences make good neighbours’


Baroka cup win gives hope to village youngsters
Football remains one of the major forms of recreation in Ga-Mphahlele

Client Media Releases

Fedgroup drives industry reform in unclaimed benefits sector
Hardworking students win big at architecture awards
VUT presents 2019 registration introduction
Vocational training: good start to great career
SA moves beyond connectivity