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Draining Tshwane's swamp

Draining Tshwane's swamp

Mayor Solly Msimanga wants to focus on service delivery. "We knew there were things that we knew and then there were things that we knew we didn’t know. Now I am finding out that ...

Why South Africa should resist the power of Big Sugar

Why South Africa should resist the power of Big Sugar

The proposed tax on sweetened drinks will help improve public health despite overwrought opposition from industry.  The South African government’s decision to tax sugary drinks to help cut excess sugar consumption, which is contributing ...

Monstrous hatchlings

Monstrous hatchlings

The apartheid regime and their ANC successors thought they had successfully put the lid on the biggest money-laundering operation in history. They were wrong. For the past 20 years the apartheid-era operators of what is described ...

OFFSHORE MURDER MYSTERY

Simon Law was a young, talented and rich. Unfortunately he had made some of his pile helping South Africans with an offshore currency scam. When the SA Reserve Bank started poking around, Law's SA partner ...

THE CHIPS ARE DOWN

In January Business Day revealed the line for line analysis that KPMG had done of an article that had appeared in noseweek41, about a secret report by the auditors on serious misconduct at Saambou bank. ...

SARS spies, damned spies and more lies

SARS spies, damned spies and more lies

A Byzantine history of internecine strife in the national security system. By Martin Welz, with contributions by the Noseweek investigative unit. Given all the secret deals and factional spying that has most South African public ...

Glimmer at the end of the tunnel

Glimmer at the end of the tunnel

In these desperate times, when our national institutions are collapsing under the weight of corruption and incompetence, light at the end of the tunnel! I have found a glimmer, a spark in two ...

Prince of Pot

Prince of Pot

The law is supposed to be fair and reasonable – but sometimes it isn’t. Mr & Mrs Tafari’s dagga-growing tenant has been occupying – and trashing – their R2m Simon's Town home, rent-free, for the ...

Zuma is a bangbroek

31 October 2014 It was like hearing Helen Suzman, that indefatigable anti-apartheid activist who was the liberal Progressive Party’s sole MP back in the then whites-only parliament, when the relatively new Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Mmusi ...

JUDGE AND BE DAMNED part 2

In their by now infamous judgement in the appeal of General Lothar Neethling vs Vrye Weekblad and the Weekly Mail, the judges of the Appeal Court in Bloemfontein held that our Common Law does not ...

The Kebble Art Auction - There's gold in them thar oils

The Kebble Art Auction - There's gold in them thar oils

Brett Kebble, alert to self-enrichment opportunities, may have gutted the JCI art collection treasures and replaced them with low-value works. ...

Riding roughshod

Riding roughshod

The Schoss case is the last of the big bucks RAF settlements - the courts will make much more realistic awards in the future. Mystery surrounds the identity of the Road Accident Fund's London reinsurers who ...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor

SA Breweries / The KPMG connection / Rian Malan's 'stupidity' / That Venter memo / Landmark / Whine from the West / Manto's smokescreen. ...

AFRIKAANS PRESS LACKS BALLS

Deon Basson why some newspapers are reluctant to expose misconduct on the part of rugby supremo Brian van Rooyen. ...

EDITORIAL

We clear up some common misconceptions about noseweek. Number one: we may tease but we do not invent the facts in our stories. ...

TIME FOR TRUTH AT THE RESERVE BANK

The South African Reserve Bank is determined to keep its documents secret. Newspapers are threatened with jail if they dare publish anything that’s in a Reserve Bank document. Even the courts are denied ...