South Africa

Latest state capture arrests explained: who, what, why?

State capture arrests explained

Until last week, Thoshan Panday, Vincent Smith, and Edwin Sodi were probably relaxing into the end of the year, enjoying the perks of the level 1 lockdown and planning their December vacations. But this week, all of them have been named in high-profile corruption cases, and they have been arrested, in a massive corruption clean-up operation by the country’s top prosecutors and police.

Remembering Zindzi Mandela

Zindzi Mandela

The 59-year-old was one of Nelson Mandela’s six children, and one of two from his marriage to her mother Winnie Madikizela.

South Africa’s jobs crisis

What has led to South Africa having the highest sustained rate of unemployment in the world and how will Covid-19 reshape the jobs crisis?