‘I did not push for Gama at Transnet’ — Zuma
Former president disputes former public enterprises minister Barbara Hogan’s allegation that he interfered in the appointment of the entity’s CEO

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‘I did not push for Gama at Transnet’ — Zuma
Former president disputes former public enterprises minister Barbara Hogan’s allegation that he interfered in the appointment of the entity’s CEO

Politics

Ramaphosa supports Gordhan against Public Protector in ‘rogue unit’ court case
The president says any disciplinary action he takes would “necessarily have to be informed” by the court’s decision

M&G Africa

Ethiopia faces showdown over push for new region
The Sidama say they plan to unilaterally declare their own federal state this week

Environment

Industry and campaigners spar over carbon tax
The new tax, the first of its type in Africa, was cautiously introduced last month in the first of several gradual step

Education

Motshekga delivers education plans in budget vote
Minister says key focus will be on teaching children in early grades to read and do maths

Business

Allegations about dealings with SA Home Loans are malicious — Matjila
The former PIC CEO denies sinister dealings between PIC and SA Home loans

World

El Chapo awaits life in prison sentence by US judge
Guzman, the 62-year-old former leader of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel, was convicted in February of crimes spanning a quarter of a century

Bhekisisa

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

While tied to South Africa’s fortunes, Johnny Clegg’s music had a universal appeal
Developing a taste for Zulu music forms like isicathamiya, Clegg would freqeuent townships and hostels at an early age, flouting apartheid laws

Sport

The most bizarre cheats in sporting history
Doping bridge players? Cyclist gangs? Some competitors will go to any lengths to win

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