Lead Opinion

Set Madiba’s legacy straight

Carl Niehaus   “Madiba was a principled realist and pragmatist – but he was never a sell-out… “The racist regime was badly weakened by the heroic onslaught of the people against them, but the enemy was not defeated. If they were defeated we would not have had to negotiate with them.”   Two political trends […]

In The News South Africa

Fake news: mainstream news has an orchestrated agenda, says Kunene

Weekly Xposé founder Kenny Kunene was on SAFM this morning with Sakina Kamwendo unpacking the concept of fake news in the South African media landscape, and did not mince his words that “there is an orchestrated campaign by mainstream media”. South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) chairperson Mahlatse Gallens said that Sanef has continued to say […]

In The News South Africa

Abrahams directs a barb at Gordhan over FICA council

PARLIAMENT, May 18 – National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams on Thursday indirectly accused former finance minister Pravin Gordhan of hampering the fight against illicit money flows and money-laundering by failing to establish a special advisory council provided for in the previous version of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA). At a media briefing […]

Business In The News South Africa

Private sector should take control of South African economic future: Godharn

JOHANNESBURG, May 5  – Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Friday, called on business leaders in the retail motor industry to take collective ownership of the country’s economic future while speaking at a Motor industry Staff Association event (MISA). Gordhan said the motor industry needed to educate their staff on the scourge of state capture, […]

Exclusive In The News South Africa XposE´

Multi-million rand deal splits “dysfunctional” SAA board

Staff Reporter The decision by troubled South African Airways (SAA) to appoint a foreign-based company to the tune of millions of rand to review its restructuring and turn-around strategy has triggered a storm of protest. Although the national carrier is adamant that the appointment of Seabury consulting, a New York based consulting firm was above board […]