Letter to the Editor – Mr President, Here Is My Guide On Land Expropriation Without Compensation

[Daily Maverick] One of the objective outcomes of the proposed expropriation of land without compensation should be the abolishing of private land ownership in South Africa. By RAMUKUMBA KHATHU.

[Daily Maverick] One of the objective outcomes of the proposed expropriation of land without compensation should be the abolishing of private land ownership in South Africa. By RAMUKUMBA KHATHU.

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Motoring – Geneva Motor Show – Is the World’s Most Glamorous Auto Expo Losing Its Lustre?

[Daily Maverick] For decades, the Geneva International Motor Show was the one motoring expo you didn’t want to miss. More intimate than Frankfurt, more glamorous than Paris and more meaningful than Detroit, it was permanently inked into the motor indus…

[Daily Maverick] For decades, the Geneva International Motor Show was the one motoring expo you didn't want to miss. More intimate than Frankfurt, more glamorous than Paris and more meaningful than Detroit, it was permanently inked into the motor industry's must-do calendar. But things are changing. By DEON SCHOEMAN.

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Attempt Made to Steal Old SA Flag Used in Protest

[News24Wire] The activist who invited people to walk on an old South African flag outside the Woordfees in Stellenbosch, said his point was proven after someone tried to steal the flag on Thursday morning.

[News24Wire] The activist who invited people to walk on an old South African flag outside the Woordfees in Stellenbosch, said his point was proven after someone tried to steal the flag on Thursday morning.

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The Legacy of Race and Land Plague South Africa’s Modern-Day Politics

[Daily Maverick] The vote to look into the expropriation of land without compensation has been recently won in Parliament. And the Anti-Racism Network has announced its Anti-Racism Week, from 14-21 March. South Africa seems head-locked in the social il…

[Daily Maverick] The vote to look into the expropriation of land without compensation has been recently won in Parliament. And the Anti-Racism Network has announced its Anti-Racism Week, from 14-21 March. South Africa seems head-locked in the social ills of the past. By NKATEKO MABASA.

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Parliament – Somewhat Unsurprisingly, Former Eskom Chair Ben Ngubane Denies Everything

[Daily Maverick] The devastation that State Capture wreaks is illustrated by the Gupta-linked Tegeta acquisition of the Optimum coal mine. Former Eskom board chairperson Ben Ngubane claimed ignorance on Wednesday of how a coal pre-payment from the stat…

[Daily Maverick] The devastation that State Capture wreaks is illustrated by the Gupta-linked Tegeta acquisition of the Optimum coal mine. Former Eskom board chairperson Ben Ngubane claimed ignorance on Wednesday of how a coal pre-payment from the state-owned power utility's coffers was turned into a bank guarantee at the time of the mine's purchase. Upstairs from the parliamentary Eskom State Capture inquiry, the mineral resources committee was told of Optimum workers not being paid, the mine's R3-million debt to the loca

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Scorpio – Acsa Wastes R600,000 On Double Payment

[Daily Maverick] The Airports Company of South Africa is splashing out R200,000 a month on a consultant whose fees, in part, are already covered as a “full time resource” under a different contract that the parastatal has with a US consulting firm. By …

[Daily Maverick] The Airports Company of South Africa is splashing out R200,000 a month on a consultant whose fees, in part, are already covered as a "full time resource" under a different contract that the parastatal has with a US consulting firm. By JESSICA BEZUIDENHOUT for SCORPIO.

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