The new book is structured around apartheid profiteers, war profiteers, state capture profiteers, welfare profiteers, failing auditors, conspiring consultants and bad lawyers.
Mandela, the first president of a democratic South Africa, made big strategic choices – not necessarily the right ones, but certainly ones that were befitting of the times.
South Africa has long been seen as deficient in dealing with terrorism financing.
In South Africa coalitions are weaponised as extensions of elections.
Parliament’s failure to live up to its constitutional mandate was noted by the State Capture Commission as having enabled former president Zuma’s regime to corrupt state behaviour with ease.
A policy intended to help the majority of South Africans improve their lives has instead been abused to benefit only a few.
To his credit, former South African president Thabo Mbeki set up anti-corruption institutions that survived his own efforts to erode them.
Almost 30 years into democracy, South Africa still hasn’t ensured the jobs of senior public servants are not tied to the tenure of government ministers.
The South African Revenue Service is on a path to rebuild itself.
Mbeki has successfully transitioned from being an old horse of South Africa’s governing ANC to a highly venerated and in-demand African elder statesman.
The commission could have made more of the evidence and been more categorical about when it thought criminality had taken place.
The ANC has been using multiple tactics to fend off the looming calamity of not having Ramaphosa as its president, and that of the country, in the clear absence of a credible candidate to replace him.
A judicial commission into state corruption found that the Gupta family influenced former President Jacob Zuma’s political decisions.
The majority of planners believe that land is captured with impunity by powerful interest groups in Zambia and South Africa.
A judicial commission has found that the Guptas orchestrated massive corruption and the capture of the South African state, with the help of their friend, former president Jacob Zuma.
There has been a clear attempt to undermine the role of the Judicial Service Commission by some who sit on it.
Reviving the capacity of the state is also crucial to shoring up support for democracy in the long term.
The census will focus everyone in on the core challenges the country faces, where they are, and who is most affected.
The rule of law embodies the rallying cry for the fair and democratic exercise of public power, buttressed by law and fundamental rights.
The politically ambitious Sisulu’s most recent campaigning grenade came in her cynical attack on the country’s constitution and judiciary.