EDITORIAL | Construction mafia is a wrecking ball for democracy and progress

Crime bosses are taking full advantage of the country’s predisposition to corruption and extortion

28 November 2023 - 22:02

Politics dominates our front pages because politicians will determine our democracy’s future. But eroding what we take for granted to be a stable system of democracy are absurdly powerful crime bosses...

There’s never been a more important time to support independent media.

From World War 1 to present-day cosmopolitan South Africa and beyond, the Sunday Times has been a pillar in covering the stories that matter to you.

For just R80 you can become a premium member (digital access) and support a publication that has played an important political and social role in South Africa for over a century of Sundays. You can cancel anytime.

Already subscribed? Sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.