ANALYSIS: Zweli Mkhize and the unbearable darkness of being ANC treasurer-general
Until recently, the Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, was on the relatively short list of ANC people without serious corruption claims against them. Now, however, it appears there are questions he would rather avoid answering.
Analysis: The Downfall of The Talented Mr Molefe
Thursday’s damning court ruling against former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe is justifiably seen by many as his well-deserved comeuppance. But it is also evident that myths about Brian Molefe are rapidly becoming fact. That he was always either corrupt or incompetent (not true). That he was always one of Zuma’s minions (instead, Molefe was a passionate Mbeki acolyte). The reality is that what makes Molefe’s fall from grace more startling is that he was supposed to be one of the good guys: a man of…
GROUNDUP: Australian mining executive who wants to mine Xolobeni is in trouble with the law at home
Mark Caruso, the chief executive of an Australian-based mining company, faces criminal charges of assault and burglary in Australia. He has now stepped down as chairman of Mineral Commodities, the parent company of two South African ventures.
Scorpio - From our Archives: The Great Art Heist: ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule in ‘stolen’ Pierneef painting debacle
ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule is at the centre of a criminal investigation into the disappearance of a valuable Pierneef painting from the premier’s office in Bloemfontein.