Mutharika’s ‘abuse’ of police under fire

Police are deployed in their hundreds to guard the Malawi president’s huge motorcade – and they can stand for up to 16 hours without being fed.

Property developer rides the Jobs Fund train

Is it aid for desperate Diepsloot businesses — or a R1-billion stalking-horse for a rich developer?

Leaked recording captures ANC MEC’s rant over expedited delivery

An audio recording of a meeting between MEC Faith Mazibuko and her staff raises questions about electioneering and its influence on tender processes.

Rare Namibian hardwood trees face the chop

Efforts to curb deforestation in Namibia are facing opposition from influential politicians with vested interests in the local forestry industry.

Krejcir’s ‘dirty’ police network

SAPS Wars Part 2: It ain’t over till the fat Czech sings

Claims by Czech criminal Radovan Krejcir show how the parallel power struggle of the Western Cape police services and the province’s underworld is rooted in the unfinished business of politicised police factions at a national level.

SAPS Wars Part 1: The blurry blue line between the cops and the Cape underworld

Cape Town gangs are fighting each other. So what’s new? Cape Town police are also fighting – and the two battles are disturbingly intertwined.

ANC gambles on Twitter influencers

The party of liberation appears to have bought into the fake politics of paid Twitter, an amaBhungane investigation has found.

Comment: Sam Sole sets the record straight

AmaBhungane managing partner responds to personal attacks from Independent Newspapers boss Iqbal Survé and his Business Report editor, Adri Senekal-De Wet.