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 2021-12-01 17:18 

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Zondo dismisses Fraser's application to cross-examine witnesses...

The former head of the State Security Agency and Zuma ally did not come close to complying with the state capture inquiry's rules for cross-examination, Zondo said The post Zondo dismisses Fraser's application to cross-examine witnesses appeared f...

 2021-12-01 16:33 

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Hawks head testifies before SAHRC: Intelligence would have been 'ideal'...

No members of the police, defence force or state security have been implicated 'at this stage' in ongoing investigations into the July unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng The post Hawks head testifies before SAHRC: Intelligence would have been ...

 2021-12-01 16:00 

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The quiet violence of inaction — we need to do better on gender-based violence...

The only long-term solution to ending violence against women and children lies in funded, broadscale, multi-tier and multi-dimensional social education and reform efforts The post The quiet violence of inaction — we need to do better on gender-based...

 2021-12-01 14:18 

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A to Z guide on HIV: The top 10 things to know from prevention to a possible cure...

The HIV pandemic isn't going anywhere until a cure is found. In the meantime, HIV clinicians say South Africa should protect its victories The post A to Z guide on HIV: The top 10 things to know from prevention to a possible cure appeared first on The...

 2021-12-01 14:04 

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Notice of funding opportunity...

The purpose of this Request For Applications is to award up to three grants The post Notice of funding opportunity appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-12-01 14:00 

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Shell's 'corporate social responsibility' in its intent to mine the Wild Coast is worse than greenwashing...

Shell says it endorses environmental impact assessments, public participation, international standards and human rights, but these played no role in its decision to do seismic surveys The post Shell's 'corporate social responsibility' in its i...

 2021-12-01 12:20 

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PODCAST: How South Africa fits into the global economy, pt 2...

Michael Power chats to the M&G editor-in-chief and business journalists about South Africa and its place in the global economy The post PODCAST: How South Africa fits into the global economy, pt 2 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-12-01 11:00 

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Zambian president's first 100 days...

Hakainde Hichilema came to power on a wave of optimism. Has he delivered? The post Zambian president's first 100 days appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-12-01 10:00 

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Omicron variant of Covid the dominant strain in South Africa...

It's time to get vaccinated because the Covid viral firestorm is spreading fast The post Omicron variant of Covid the dominant strain in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-12-01 09:28 

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WATCH: How safe are vaccinated people from the Omicron?...

Leading vaccinologist, Professor Shabir Madhi explains how South Africa is lagging behind in vaccinations and how this could affect the newest variant The post WATCH: How safe are vaccinated people from the Omicron? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-12-01 08:58 

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Tribute: David Lacey, the greatest football correspondent ever to write in English...

David Lacey, who died earlier this month at age 83, leaves an imposing legacy: his writing is the standard by which every football journalist will forever be judged The post Tribute: David Lacey, the greatest football correspondent ever to write in Englis...

 2021-12-01 08:42 

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Small businesses need more climate financing...

Small businesses are integral to climate-change mitigation, adaptation and resilience. But they need to be given the funds and support to succeed The post Small businesses need more climate financing appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-12-01 08:23 

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What the Omicron variant and Mashaba's election ticket have in common...

Stigmatising the marginalised is driven by vested interests, both in the case of African foreign nationals subject to xenophobia and South Africans facing economic doom The post What the Omicron variant and Mashaba's election ticket have in common app...

 2021-12-01 08:14 

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DRC investigates Kabila for corruption...

Last week, journalists exposed corruption linked to Joseph Kabila. Now a judicial inquiry is looking into the former president's link with a major bank The post DRC investigates Kabila for corruption appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-12-01 07:59 

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Ingonyama Trust to get permanent board...

Staff members suspended five years ago are now being reinstated The post Ingonyama Trust to get permanent board appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-12-01 07:30 

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Xiaomi 11T Pro vs iPhone 13...

The Xiaomi 11T Pro gives you plenty of bang for your buck The post Xiaomi 11T Pro vs iPhone 13 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-12-01 07:30 

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Xiaomi 11T Pro vs iPhone 13 mini...

The Xiaomi 11T Pro gives you plenty of bang for your buck The post Xiaomi 11T Pro vs iPhone 13 mini appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-12-01 07:29 

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Shaping the narrative...

Fashion stylists shape the visual zeitgeist, and you might be more familiar with their work than you think The post Shaping the narrative appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-30 19:22 

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Police were left dangling during July unrest, KZN top cop tells SAHRC...

Whoever organised the unrest in response to the pending arrest of Jacob Zuma was responsible for the lethal violence that followed, the KZN police commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi said. The post Police were left dangling during July unrest, KZN top cop tel...

 2021-11-30 17:11 

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Urgent interdict filed to block Shell's Wild Coast seismic survey...

Shell's 3D seismic survey is set to begin on Wednesday. But a high court application brought by rights groups to block it will be heard as an urgent matter on Tuesday The post Urgent interdict filed to block Shell's Wild Coast seismic survey appea...

 2021-11-30 13:59 

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Police intelligence surprised by July unrest 'modus operandi'...

Minister of police only receives information from national commissioner that relates to him, commission hears The post Police intelligence surprised by July unrest 'modus operandi' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-30 13:12 

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Revenue Service appeals to ConCourt to keep Zuma's tax secrets...

The high court ruled banning the release of tax information was unconstitutional. Sars disagrees, saying is not only wrong but makes an exception of the former president The post Revenue Service appeals to ConCourt to keep Zuma's tax secrets appeared ...

 2021-11-30 11:19 

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ANC halts mayoral elections in Limpopo...

The party's provincial secretary says the appointment of new mayors will wait until dispute investigations are completed The post ANC halts mayoral elections in Limpopo appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-30 10:39 

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Bra Herbie's instinctive time travels...

Jazz is the winner as Herbie Tsoaeli updates his explorations of time in his new album The post Bra Herbie's instinctive time travels appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-30 10:35 

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Unemployment hits another record high as unrest takes its toll...

The official unemployment rate rose to 34.9% in the third quarter of 2021 — the highest since 2008 The post Unemployment hits another record high as unrest takes its toll appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-30 08:09 

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Shabir Madhi: SA scientists were responsible when announcing Omicron...

But the virologist urges caution before scientists make blanket public announcements that can lead to 'hasty' international decisions The post Shabir Madhi: SA scientists were responsible when announcing Omicron appeared first on The Mail & Guardi...

 2021-11-30 07:37 

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Petrol jumps over R20 a litre inland...

Ahead of travel season, Wednesday's fuel price hike will push the price of petrol around R19.50 a litre to above R20 in Gauteng and other inland provinces The post Petrol jumps over R20 a litre inland appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-30 07:21 

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The bold journey of a new tech start-up that faced impossible odds...

The company achieved 500% growth during the Covid-19 pandemic The post The bold journey of a new tech start-up that faced impossible odds appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-29 17:50 

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The Covid-19 Omicron variant: What is known so far...

As scientists scramble to learn more about it, infectious disease expert Professor Salim Abdool Karim says current vaccines are effective against the new variant The post The Covid-19 Omicron variant: What is known so far appeared first on The Mail & Guar...

 2021-11-29 17:07 

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Meet De Mthuda, the landlord of amapiano...

Amapiano super producer De Mthuda is shaping the soundtrack of summer, but prefers to speak through his music, not to journalists, except in this case ... The post Meet De Mthuda, the landlord of amapiano appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-29 16:59 

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Black Friday better than 2020's but consumer spending remains subdued...

The momentous retail spending event, Black Friday, remains relevant in South Africa as total online spend year-on-year increased by 6% The post Black Friday better than 2020's but consumer spending remains subdued appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2021-11-29 16:52 

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Extract from 'Bantu Knots': The time of budding breasts...

Lebohang Mazibuko's debut novel, 'Bantu Knots' is both poignant and relevant — and speaks to teenagers and adults alike The post Extract from 'Bantu Knots': The time of budding breasts appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-29 16:46 

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Children of Sugarcane: Where nothing sweet endures...

With a rich plot full of surprises, Joanne Joseph's debbut novel is bound together by a poetic turn of phrase The post Children of Sugarcane: Where nothing sweet endures appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-29 16:41 

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Minister shakes up state housing entities in bid to improve delivery...

Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane appoints new boards because the structures were 'wracked with infighting, rapid and frequent leadership changes, poor governance, corruption and loss of technical capacity' The post Minister shakes up state housing entitie...

 2021-11-29 16:07 

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New variant's discovery affects tourism sector...

The resilience of domestic tourism is key to the recovery of South Africa's tourism sector The post New variant's discovery affects tourism sector appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-29 14:47 

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High court allows Freedom Under Law to oppose Hlophe's review bid...

The court found that the organisation's past history in ensuring the misconduct inquiry against the Western Cape judge president was reopened refuted, rather than supported, Hlophe's objections The post High court allows Freedom Under Law to oppos...

 2021-11-29 14:40 

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Exclusive: Join expert vaccinologist Prof Shabir Madhi as he unpacks Omicron...

In a world exhausted from almost two years of a covid-19, over the past week we got news of yet another worrying turn in the pandemic The post Exclusive: Join expert vaccinologist Prof Shabir Madhi as he unpacks Omicron appeared first on The Mail & Guardi...

 2021-11-29 14:13 

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State of capture DDP Webinar summary...

Enough of talking, let's see some convictions The post State of capture DDP Webinar summary appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-29 14:12 

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Covid-19 vaccines still protect against severe illness from the Omicron variant...

The vast majority of hospital admissions in Gauteng are of unvaccinated people, data from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases shows The post Covid-19 vaccines still protect against severe illness from the Omicron variant appeared first on The...

 2021-11-29 13:23 

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It is right that audititing is under scrutiny, says Deloitte Africa CEO-elect...

Deloitte has learned a lot about the importance of professional scepticism from its corporate mishaps, says incoming chief executive Ruwayda Readfearn The post It is right that audititing is under scrutiny, says Deloitte Africa CEO-elect appeared first on...

 2021-11-29 10:45 

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Impala Platinum re-enters Royal Bafokeng Platinum buyout bid...

The announcement comes just weeks after competitor Northam inked a deal to acquire up to 33.3% of Royal Bafokeng Platinum The post Impala Platinum re-enters Royal Bafokeng Platinum buyout bid appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-29 09:16 

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Gijima named Huawei IT Partner of the Year...

Gijima recently took home the prestigious Huawei IT Partner of the Year award for 2021 The post Gijima named Huawei IT Partner of the Year appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-29 07:00 

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Brakes put on foreign truck drivers...

New legislation aims to protect local jobs in the transport sector amid questions as to whether SA has enough willing and skilled drivers The post Brakes put on foreign truck drivers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-29 03:00 

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SANParks shifts to solar and spekboom...

Solar-generated pumps are pumping larger volumes of water for wildlife than diesel used to, and spekboom is helping offset carbon emissions The post SANParks shifts to solar and spekboom appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-28 20:21 

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Mandatory vaccination on cards as Ramaphosa keeps South Africa on level one lockdown...

Ramaphosa calls out world leaders for irrational travel bans as scientists gather evidence on new Omicron variant The post Mandatory vaccination on cards as Ramaphosa keeps South Africa on level one lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-28 19:00 

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South Africa's just energy transition: A balancing act...

South Africa's transition to renewables will depend on its ability to attract sustained energy investments The post South Africa's just energy transition: A balancing act appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-28 13:00 

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Western Union suspends services in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado...

It is now considerably more difficult for Mozambicans in the conflict-hit province to use financial services The post Western Union suspends services in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-28 13:00 

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South Africa at the start of a Covid-19 vaccine the world has never seen...

The World Health Organisation has enlisted a team of South African researchers to produce a new mRNA Covid-19 vaccine, but with no recipe to follow, it's not an easy task The post South Africa at the start of a Covid-19 vaccine the world has never see...

 2021-11-28 10:00 

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A journey of colour through dolls...

Yolanda Y'awa was bullied because of her dark skin now she makes dolls in a range of tones The post A journey of colour through dolls appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-11-28 08:00 

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Magashule wants court to throw out state's case against him...

Former Free State premier asks the court to declare that the state's case against him contains no evidence that would lead to a successful conviction The post Magashule wants court to throw out state's case against him appeared first on The Mail &...

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