An arms dealer’s guide to philanthropy
Selling weapons systems to Saudi Arabia is not incompatible with charity work, argues Ivor Ichikowitz



Another multimillion-rand Johannesburg contract set aside
Threats of legal action force a contract set aside which could have seen second-hand equipment supplied to the city


JP Smith, Cape Town City safety boss faces vote of no confidence
Smith said the motion against him doesn’t have anything to do with issues playing out in the party's leadership, but over disagreements in the Cape DA

M&G Africa

After 45 years, Africa has a new tallest building
It’s taken decades to knock Jo’burg’s Carlton Centre off its perch. Why did it take so long?


‘Forgotten Five’ in need of rescuing
From pangolins to pythons, species are being threatened by poachers for lucrative markets. A Namibian tells of her bid to make a difference


No crèche or preschool for 1.1m children
Poverty means more than a million youngsters are missing out on the benefits of early learning


Two power zombies just won’t die
Despite court cases and financiers pulling out of CO2 producing coal-fuelled power stations, Thabametsi and Khanyisa could still come online


Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning
The tech giant's pulling of was blasted as bowing to China


New smoke signals: Is Big Tobacco using influencers to illegally punt new products?
Could companies’ wooing of social media influencers be just a clever ploy to get around the country’s tobacco advertising ban?

Arts & Culture

The Weekend Guide
For good vibes and an arts fix, don't miss this


Has MoPo’s gift expired?
The Argentine’s ability to inspire his players at Spurs to overachieve seems to have ended

Client Media Releases

UKZN academics receive ASSAf membership
e-SIM technology now available at MTN
Financial services businesses focus on CX
Sports psychologist captains new centre