South Africa is in a technical recession, unemployment figures are at record highs and the inequality gap is far from closing.
"This court should be slow to countenance such violence and threats against the media because a free and pluralist media is vital to the democratic functioning of the Republic."
Senior journalist and editor-at-large of Tiso Blackstar Peter Bruce says he won't stop writing about the Guptas despite intimidation.
The PR company’s notorious black ops may have prepared the ground for the former finance minister's axing.
The scuffle happened after Black First Land First (BFLF) head Andile Mngxitama gave a presentation on a new economic plan.
While Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s advisor Chris Malikane’s views are spooking the elite, his views were very popular at a weekend meeting.
And it all seems to be focused on protecting the Guptas, President Jacob Zuma's favourite family.