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Wednesday, May 11 2022

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

The bloated bureaucracy the ANC has built is blocking the light

Ramaphosa came up with reforms to boost power supply, but delays in implementation have kept us in the dark

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read

EDITORIAL | You’ve got what you want, Mabuyane. Now give us what we want

If only the ANC showed the same sort commitment and focus during its tenure as it does when campaigning for power

3 min read

Clean up your house: ex-Tshwane mayor sued for nearly R1m in deal gone awry

Head of investment and infrastructure in the presidency said to have reneged on agreement to sell upmarket home

Tankiso Makhetha
Investigative reporter
2 min read

Shoba robbed me of a sister, and a niece too: Tshegofatso Pule’s brother

Pholoso Pule wants Ntuthuko Shoba  to be jailed for life, as postponement of sentencing adds to family’s pain

2 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

I have cash to feed the needy, says post by hospital murder accused

Jaun-Paul Carl Malgas, who allegedly killed three people on Saturday, says he has money in Kenya and Ukraine

2 min read

KZN flood got to patient files before digital system rollout could

Provincial health department wants to expedite the introduction of its e-health system to avoid further record loss

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
3 min read

Parents step in to help ‘take back’ Eastern Cape schools

Two schools have asked parents to help keep an eye on pupils, but a former principal says its ‘risky’

Prega Govender
Journalist
3 min read
News FREE

Mkhwebane set to challenge ConCourt’s rescission order

Public protector also wants impeachment process put on hold again

By Franny Rabkin
4 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

World FREE

Eye on the world — May 11 2022

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read

Zim lending ban insane, say experts, but officials think it’s a great idea

Central bank governor says the ban on all lending by banks is a temporary measure to ensure ‘sanity’

By Ray Ndlovu and Godfrey Marawanyika
3 min read

Soaring jet-fuel prices force African airlines to fly in formation

A delegation, including SAA, has been formed to help secure better supply and prices through to June 2023

By Eric Ombok
1 min read

Anglo mines its coffers for greener pastures by 2030

By replacing its mine-haul trucks with hydrogen-fuelled ones the company will cut emissions at open-pit mines by 80%

By Antony Sguazzin
3 min read

African child cancer deaths could double 2020 levels in eight years

But solutions exist to improve care in Sub-Saharan Africa, says Lancet Oncology Commission chairperson

By Janice Kew
2 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Billionaires prefer blondes: Warhol’s Marilyn portrait sells for $195m

‘Shot Sage Blue Marilyn’ silk-screen breaks record for American art at New York auction

By Dan Whitcomb
1 min read

Eye on the news, hands on the prize: journalists honoured at Pulitzers

New York Times, Washington Post, Reuters and Ukrainian journalists bag a raft of prizes at 105-year-old event

By Daniel Trotta
3 min read

Strange journey to awards’ paradise

After a 17-month shutdown, June’s Tony Awards will celebrate Broadway’s comeback. These are some of the nominees

By Lisa Richwine
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

Sport FREE

This handbook would have rewritten Boucher’s case

Had this code of ethics been in force, CSA would not have been able to charge him on the Paul Adams issue

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read

Tightest race in years: Zwane, Jali, Shalulile chip for Player of Season

The former have been pulling strings in the heart of midfield, while Shalulile is chasing Mbesuma’s 25-goal record

Mahlatse Mphahlele
Sports reporter
4 min read

What’s up Doc? Khumalo questions why legends are overlooked at Safa

He believes SA football will not progress unless people who have ‘walked the path’ are part of the structures

Neville Khoza
Journalist
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE