South Africa: Review - 'No Longer Whispering to Power: the Story of Thuli Madonsela'

[Daily Maverick] South Africa's third Public Protector has not been out of office many months, but already Thuli Madonsela's absence is being felt. The loss of her authoritative and somehow reassuring place in the public domain is significant. A new book on her tenure as Public Protector reminds us...

South Africa: The Republic of Gupta - These Are the Days of Kickbacks and Plunder

[Daily Maverick] Hot off the press, investigative journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh's piecing together of the jagged pieces of the history of Atul Gupta's remarkable rise from flea market shoe seller to being listed as the seventh richest person in South Africa, and worth around R10-billion, brings...