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 2021-09-21 07:22 

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Coal gets the cold shoulder as coal power fleets on course to be 56% smaller than expected...

Only Gambia has a plan that, if everyone acted the same way, would see global heating kept to below 1.5C. The post Coal gets the cold shoulder as coal power fleets on course to be 56% smaller than expected appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-21 06:55 

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Zuma reverts to attacking Constitutional Court bench after rescission denial...

The former president reiterates that he is a political prisoner as he resumes the attacks that contributed to his prison sentence for contempt The post Zuma reverts to attacking Constitutional Court bench after rescission denial appeared first on The Mail...

 2021-09-21 06:00 

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The sugar tax is working. Experts say we should double it to WHO-recommended levels...

The financial and public health cost of diabetes, as well as diabetes-related blindness and kidney failures, is being overlooked, health advocates say The post The sugar tax is working. Experts say we should double it to WHO-recommended levels appeared fi...

 2021-09-21 05:00 

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Coups are always a bad idea even the popular ones...

Why are coups happening more frequently? The most significant trend is the deepening democratic deficit across many African countries, and a corresponding decline in effective enforcement of democratic norms The post Coups are always a bad idea even the p...

 2021-09-20 18:34 

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Almost two million voters register for local elections...

Young people make use of online portal and women account for more than half of the total registered The post Almost two million voters register for local elections appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-20 17:57 

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Free State regions cry foul after dissolution by interim provincial committee...

Regional ANC leaders have asked Duarte to intervene after the interim provincial committee resolved to dissolve their branches ahead of local government elections The post Free State regions cry foul after dissolution by interim provincial committee appea...

 2021-09-20 17:27 

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ANC unlikely to replace Joburg mayor Matongo before 1 Nov...

A party source said the ANC in Johannesburg would most likely call on one of the mayoral committee members to stand in as mayor until the local elections The post ANC unlikely to replace Joburg mayor Matongo before 1 Nov appeared first on The Mail & Guard...

 2021-09-20 14:37 

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Ramaphosa hits the right notes as he urges Cosatu to continue to support the ANC...

Cosatu meets to deliberate on its support for the governing party in the upcoming local government elections The post Ramaphosa hits the right notes as he urges Cosatu to continue to support the ANC appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-20 14:04 

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DA insists IEC favoured the ANC after Constitutional Court dismisses application...

The apex court's dismissal of the Democratic Alliance's application to declare reopening candidate registration unlawful came as no surprise The post DA insists IEC favoured the ANC after Constitutional Court dismisses application appeared first o...

 2021-09-20 12:14 

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'Factional' ANC Veterans League chastised by Motlanthe...

ANC Limpopo leaders called on the election committee to change the candidate lists in favour of Ramaphosa faction days before Motlanthe's report on factions in the party The post 'Factional' ANC Veterans League chastised by Motlanthe appeared ...

 2021-09-20 10:56 

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The future of fashion in South Africa...

The Online Fashion Entrepreneurship Short Learning Programme will guide you in starting your own fashion brand The post The future of fashion in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-20 09:14 

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Meghna Singh and Simon Wood's five creative inspirations behind 'Container'...

The creative partners behind the short virtual reality film 'Container' share their sources of inspiration The post Meghna Singh and Simon Wood's five creative inspirations behind 'Container' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-20 06:00 

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ESG continues to redefine the role of companies in society...

Liberty Two Degrees' ESG proposition, titled IMPACT, is supported by an effective board oversight The post ESG continues to redefine the role of companies in society appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-20 05:00 

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Sasria's Goods-in-Transit cover...

Businesses can cover the potential financial disaster of loss, theft or damage to goods while they are being moved The post Sasria's Goods-in-Transit cover appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-20 05:00 

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Sasria's Material Damage cover what every business needs...

With Sasria's Material Damage cover, businesses that were looted can get back on their feet and resume activities The post Sasria's Material Damage cover what every business needs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-19 13:00 

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Farmers squeezed by big retailers...

It may be beneficial for consumers when supermarkets push to get the lowest price from suppliers, but it can harm the farmers The post Farmers squeezed by big retailers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-19 11:48 

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Constitutional triumph on matrimonial property rights...

Access to land ownership and property rights is inextricably linked to self-determination. The post Constitutional triumph on matrimonial property rights appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-19 10:00 

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Sisters pave the way with ecobricks...

The durable bricks are made from 30% recycled plastic, some of which they collect from a network of 50 waste pickers The post Sisters pave the way with ecobricks appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-19 05:00 

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If the inflation-driving supply strain in the US lasts, it could put SA in a chokehold...

In South Africa, a strong trade surplus, buoyed by robust commodity prices, will cushion our economy against pressure arising from US policy The post If the inflation-driving supply strain in the US lasts, it could put SA in a chokehold appeared first on ...

 2021-09-19 03:00 

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Basic web lessons for South Africa: Government hacks point to systematic security issues...

Recent cyberattacks at the department of justice and the space agency highlight the extent of our navet The post Basic web lessons for South Africa: Government hacks point to systematic security issues appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-18 19:00 

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Afghan women face threat of a new age of darkness...

The Taliban must respect women's rights if it is serious about fostering economic development The post Afghan women face threat of a new age of darkness appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-18 19:00 

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Action can dignify this tribute to Babita Deokaran, and whistleblowers everywhere...

The president himself should halt the national malady of covering up corruption, whose origins can be traced to a key moment for the ANC in 1996 The post Action can dignify this tribute to Babita Deokaran, and whistleblowers everywhere appeared first on T...

 2021-09-18 16:00 

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Covid-19: No vaccine booster shots needed yet...

Scientists agree it is important to get most of the population vaccinated before giving booster jabs The post Covid-19: No vaccine booster shots needed yet appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-18 15:00 

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The Children's Amendment Bill still leaves many children behind...

In its current form, the Bill fails to address issues that early childhood development practitioners have long been grappling with The post The Children's Amendment Bill still leaves many children behind appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-18 12:57 

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Photos capture Africa's mighty as they fall...

Alpha Cond is not the first president to have his humiliation captured on camera. The post Photos capture Africa's mighty as they fall appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-18 10:00 

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Corruption-accused caterer appointed to KZN economic development tender panel...

KZN cooking the tender panel books? The post Corruption-accused caterer appointed to KZN economic development tender panel appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-18 09:00 

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The convenient myth of an Africa spared from Covid-19...

There are few, if any, studies to support Pfizer chief executive's assertion that the global south would be more vaccine-hesitant than the north The post The convenient myth of an Africa spared from Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-18 04:00 

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'The children cannot cope any more': Suicide in Calvinia places spotlight on lack of support systems...

The singer Dana Winner's words echo off the mountains in the Hantam region of the Northern Cape. "Let the children have a world. Where there is no pain or sorrow. Where they all can live tomorrow. And they share a brighter day." A thin layer o...

 2021-09-17 19:00 

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Council wants Hawks, SIU probe into BAT's Zimbabwe scandal...

The cigarette maker has been accused of giving up to $500 000 in bribes and spying on competitors The post Council wants Hawks, SIU probe into BAT's Zimbabwe scandal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 19:00 

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Encoding and decoding social unrest: A semiotic analysis of the 'Zuma protests'...

Labelling the protestors as looters denies the political consciousness of those living in precarity, it unconscionably encodes a criminal stereotype over the poor and erases any justice claims that motivate their actions The post Encoding and decoding soc...

 2021-09-17 17:30 

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Geostrategic fault lines show up at the annual Brics summit...

While the summit leaders solemnly swear that they are singing off the same struggle song sheet towards progressive development, the bloc's leaders' solidarity is mostly skin-deep The post Geostrategic fault lines show up at the annual Brics summit...

 2021-09-17 17:00 

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How Alpha Conde overthrew Alpha Conde...

Since the coup d'etat, Guinea's head of state has been in the custody of the military officers. But it was the president who was the primary architect of his own downfall The post How Alpha Conde overthrew Alpha Conde appeared first on The Mail & ...

 2021-09-17 16:30 

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Capitec Bank flies high above Viceroy's arrow...

The bank took a knock after being labelled a loan shark by the short seller, but this has not stymied its growth The post Capitec Bank flies high above Viceroy's arrow appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 15:50 

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Screen Grab: An eastern western, way down South...

In the acclaimed 'Minari', now streaming on Showmax, a Korean family start farming and fuming in the Ozarks The post Screen Grab: An eastern western, way down South appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 15:46 

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The ghosts of Memphis: The good, the bad, the rock 'n soul...

The city where Martin Luther King Jr took his last breath remains haunted by urban blight, blues and soul The post The ghosts of Memphis: The good, the bad, the rock 'n soul appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 15:38 

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'The Making of Mount Edgecombe': A view of history from below...

Indian indentured labourers' lives are celebrated in a new book, Sugar Mill Barracks: The Making of Mount Edgecombe The post 'The Making of Mount Edgecombe': A view of history from below appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 14:37 

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Case of men arrested with 19 rhino horns is postponed...

Alleged rhino kingpin and a Mpumalanga businessman appeared in court on charges of the illegal possession and selling of rhino horns The post Case of men arrested with 19 rhino horns is postponed appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 14:08 

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Zuma's rescission application dismissed with costs...

Former president Jacob Zuma fails to meet requirements in his application to set aside his contempt order and prison sentence The post Zuma's rescission application dismissed with costs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 10:51 

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The Mediterranean sea of plastic...

The quantity of rubbish in the sea is driving a growing alarm among countries whose economies rely on tourism The post The Mediterranean sea of plastic appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 09:49 

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Special AVBOB fund assists with restoration of SMMEs and NGOs...

A lifeline has been thrown to SMMEs and NGOs through the establishment of a Special Disaster Relief Fund The post Special AVBOB fund assists with restoration of SMMEs and NGOs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 09:19 

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Into outer space with a synthesiser:How Berlin's free spaces nurtured avant-garde music...

The cultural shifts in post-war Germany led to truly distinct forms of pop music, particularly in Berlin The post Into outer space with a synthesiser:How Berlin's free spaces nurtured avant-garde music appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 09:12 

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Samsung launches super-fast, ultra-powerful Galaxy A52s with innovations for all South Africans...

Samsung is putting the power of revolutionary 5G-enabled technology in Mzansi's hands The post Samsung launches super-fast, ultra-powerful Galaxy A52s with innovations for all South Africans appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 09:08 

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The Portfolio: 'neuf-3' — a public art project in Saint-Denis, Paris...

The 'neuf-3' art project, curated by Riason Naidoo, aims to pay tribute to the African communities of Saint-Denis — and of Paris The post The Portfolio: 'neuf-3' — a public art project in Saint-Denis, Paris appeared first on Th...

 2021-09-17 09:02 

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What is COP and why is COP26 so important?...

This year's UN climate conference will be the first in-person meeting since COP25 in 2019, when developing countries walked away, outraged by the poor outcome The post What is COP and why is COP26 so important? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 08:57 

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Plastic pollution in 2019 cost South Africa staggering R885bn...

Yet plans are underway to import more plastic waste into the country and it has not signed global plastics treaty The post Plastic pollution in 2019 cost South Africa staggering R885bn appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 08:08 

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A just transition to a climate resilient economy and ecologically sustainable society...

A key component of developing the PCC framework for this transition is holding policy dialogues to engage with stakeholder communities The post A just transition to a climate resilient economy and ecologically sustainable society appeared first on The Mai...

 2021-09-17 06:20 

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Cryptic Crossword 298 September 14...

25D Hotel? Well, it's a cage (3) The post Cryptic Crossword 298 September 14 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-17 05:00 

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Estate planning: What to consider...

Failing to make plans for your estate can lead to unintended complications for your descendants The post Estate planning: What to consider appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-16 22:05 

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17 September 2021...

The Digital Edition is an exclusive product available to our subscribers The post 17 September 2021 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-09-16 19:10 

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Zondo may miss chief justice cut...

The deputy chief justice is said to top Ramaphosa's list but his position as head of the state capture commission is seen as too politically fraught The post Zondo may miss chief justice cut appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

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