Jacob Zuma
South Africa: The bigger pandemic is corruption

South Africa: The bigger pandemic is corruption

Few issues highlight the dilemma of policy-making more than the choices faced by African governments during the Covid-19 pandemic. For many African countries with large numbers of day workers in the informal sector,...

We’re reporters, that’s what we are

We’re reporters, that’s what we are

Profile: Mondli Makhanya Veteran newspaper editor Mondli Makhanya describes himself as an idealist who believes the mainstream media still has the power to bring about change When Mondli Makhanya says the media...

A quest for unchecked power

A quest for unchecked power

Press freedom: the fiercest battle How South African private media played a pivotal role in mobilising civil society to expose a corrupt president and his cronies What is it to be an “African journalist”? Working in...