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 2021-10-12 17:46 

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Zondo pays tribute to former chief justice Mogoeng...

During his watch the judiciary proved itself the proud guardian of the constitution, Zondo said, as Mogoeng slipped into retirement after a tumultuous decade The post Zondo pays tribute to former chief justice Mogoeng appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2021-10-12 17:24 

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Nathaniel Julies trial: New evidence against senior in command, 'Scorpion'...

State witness Mandla Sithole's testimony has again unveiled the scant regard for protocol or the rule of law by police officers The post Nathaniel Julies trial: New evidence against senior in command, 'Scorpion' appeared first on The Mail & Gu...

 2021-10-12 14:20 

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Samsung boss goes on trial on drugs charges...

Two months ago Lee Jae-yong was released early from a two and a half year prison term for bribery, embezzlement and other offences in connection with a corruption scandal The post Samsung boss goes on trial on drugs charges appeared first on The Mail & Gu...

 2021-10-12 13:58 

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SAA staff on strike three weeks after flights resume...

SAA emerged from a 17-month business rescue this year with hundreds of jobs slashed and a fleet slimmed from 46 to six planes. The post SAA staff on strike three weeks after flights resume appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-12 13:47 

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Beirut blast investigator forced to pause probe a second time...

The 4 August 2020 explosion at Beirut port killed more than 200 people, wounded thousands more and destroyed swathes of the capital. The post Beirut blast investigator forced to pause probe a second time appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-12 12:45 

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UK govt botched initial Covid response: MPs' probe...

Britain has suffered one of the highest tolls in Europe with nearly 138 000 Covid-19 deaths since March last year, raising questions about why it has fared worse than comparable nations. The post UK govt botched initial Covid response: MPs' probe appe...

 2021-10-12 12:28 

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Macron announces 30bn plan to re-industrialise France...

French officials believe that France needs to act rapidly to close the gap and not surrender more ground to emerging powers, notably China. The post Macron announces 30bn plan to re-industrialise France appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-12 12:17 

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Communications Associate wanted for USAID SATIH...

The Communications Associate will work within the Communications Team to support impactful communications campaigns The post Communications Associate wanted for USAID SATIH appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-12 12:16 

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International payments go digital...

Standrad Bank provides convenience and give clients control over their International Payments The post International payments go digital appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-12 12:16 

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Why following the money is a winning crypto investment strategy...

Historical analysis shows that a Bitcoin rally is followed by a logical flow of money The post Why following the money is a winning crypto investment strategy appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-12 10:00 

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JSC lets politics trump conscience and excellence...

The sense that the commissioners who nominated five candidates for appointment to the Constitutional Court voted for their constituencies, rather than with their conscience, is difficult to shake off. The post JSC lets politics trump conscience and excell...

 2021-10-12 09:40 

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An African vision for our food systems...

Young people, of which the continent has many, could be key to innovating intelligent technology solutions that help farmers produce food efficiently The post An African vision for our food systems appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-12 07:43 

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Mabuyane, Madikizela to appear before ANC provincial integrity committee...

The ANC in the Eastern Cape wants Premier Oscar Mabuyane and MEC Babalo Madikizela to submit themselves to the provincial integrity committee after a scathing report by the public protector. The post Mabuyane, Madikizela to appear before ANC provincial in...

 2021-10-12 06:58 

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IFP forced to remove images of Zulu king from its manifesto and posters...

Days after the DA had to take down 'racist' posters, the IFP has its own 'royal' drama over the use of the Zulu monarch's picture The post IFP forced to remove images of Zulu king from its manifesto and posters appeared first on The Ma...

 2021-10-11 17:00 

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CASAC demands record of deliberations on ConCourt candidates...

The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution again has reservations about how the JSC selected the five names forwarded to the president, after it forced a repeat of interviews first held in April The post CASAC demands record of deli...

 2021-10-11 14:22 

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Human rights must be at the heart of global biodiversity framework...

The UN special rapporteur on human rights and environment says conservation doesn't mean 'pristine wilderness', free from human inhabitants The post Human rights must be at the heart of global biodiversity framework appeared first on The Mail ...

 2021-10-11 14:22 

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Human rights must be at the heart of global biodiversity framework...

The UN special rapporteur on human rights and environment says conservation doesn't mean 'pristine wilderness', free from human inhabitants The post Human rights must be at the heart of global biodiversity framework appeared first on The Mail ...

 2021-10-11 14:17 

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ANC reprimands Mabuza for speaking about his next term...

ANC head of elections Fikile Mbalula suggested deputy president David Mabuza's announcement that he was in the running for another term was premature The post ANC reprimands Mabuza for speaking about his next term appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2021-10-11 13:35 

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South Africans are trapped in a 'Squid Game'...

'Squid Game' is an explicit critique of the current mode of capitalism. But far too much popular discourse has overlooked or neglected its sociopolitical messages. The post South Africans are trapped in a 'Squid Game' appeared first on The...

 2021-10-11 13:27 

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Teenage pregnancy which is often child rape should enrage us...

Fixing the system starts at home, where parents and guardians who shield the perpetrators of sexual assault must be held accountable for their complicity The post Teenage pregnancy which is often child rape should enrage us appeared first on The Mail & Gu...

 2021-10-11 11:57 

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Advocates for ivermectin use severely flawed data...

If ivermectin had dramatic results in combating Covid-19, it should perform well in any well-conducted, unbiased scientific study, but this is not the case The post Advocates for ivermectin use severely flawed data appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-11 10:54 

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Umgeni Water acting chief executive resigns...

Nomalungelo Mkhize was appointed to the role only a year ago. Sandile Dube will step into her shoes in an acting capacity The post Umgeni Water acting chief executive resigns appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-11 09:38 

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World Mental Health Day: Poverty should not determine quality of care...

The Life Esidimeni tragedy is a stark illustration of how people's socioeconomic standing affects the mental health services they are able to access The post World Mental Health Day: Poverty should not determine quality of care appeared first on The M...

 2021-10-11 09:29 

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Eswatini army brutalises students boycotting exams...

Soldiers assaulted students of William Pitcher College in Manzini city who were protesting not being refunded fees paid for hostel facilities that were not used during lockdown The post Eswatini army brutalises students boycotting exams appeared first on ...

 2021-10-11 09:21 

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Eastern Cape preschool affected by toxic environment...

A dumping site near the school is hazardous to pupils, who are forced into hot, crowded classrooms often targeted by criminals. The municipality says it cannot help The post Eastern Cape preschool affected by toxic environment appeared first on The Mail &...

 2021-10-11 03:00 

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Post-riot township economy is uncertain, but established investors won't leave easily...

July's violence and looting dealt a blow to business confidence The post Post-riot township economy is uncertain, but established investors won't leave easily appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-10 19:00 

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Four lessons from youth work initiative...

There is a terrific opportunity to leverage interventions such as public works programmes in a cohesive youth employment strategy The post Four lessons from youth work initiative appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-10 19:00 

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Learners and parents: How to beat end-of-year exam stress...

A student wellness consultant gives advice on how to cope with and overcome examination anxiety The post Learners and parents: How to beat end-of-year exam stress appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-10 15:00 

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Car review: Audi A3 — Pushing the envelope to beat out the competition...

The enduring 'Naomi Campbell' Audi A3. This decade the legendary hatch has more rivals than ever before but remains unfazed The post Car review: Audi A3 — Pushing the envelope to beat out the competition appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2021-10-10 13:53 

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Car review: Midnight Train a dream in darkness...

The bespoke Range Rover Sport SVR offers vehicles designed to the customer's taste The post Car review: Midnight Train a dream in darkness appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-10 13:00 

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Zambia's women protest against gender-based violence...

Zambia has a longstanding reputation for being a safe, peaceful country — except if you're a woman The post Zambia's women protest against gender-based violence appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-10 12:30 

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Dogs are racists only if their owners are...

man in Nigeria, was attacked and eaten by his hungry dog, boerboels terrify people in Johannesburg, and in Canada some folk take their canine companions to daycare. The post Dogs are racists only if their owners are appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-10 10:40 

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Searching for South Africa's 'lost sharks' to save them from extinction...

Many may be vanishing before our eyes without anyone paying significant attention The post Searching for South Africa's 'lost sharks' to save them from extinction appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-10 10:00 

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South Africa needs to breed 'unicorns'...

A start-up Act that changes exchange control, tax and labour laws will help innovation-driven tech start-ups thrive The post South Africa needs to breed 'unicorns' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-10 04:00 

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R85m Umgeni Water tender back in court...

New claims of irregular awards have surfaced over a R85-million a year contract The post R85m Umgeni Water tender back in court appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-09 17:00 

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Ramaphosa's unbalanced assessment of Zweli Mkhize 'an insult'...

Desperate to claw back the public's trust, the president missteped and betrayed his own weak understanding of ethics and the meaning of leadership The post Ramaphosa's unbalanced assessment of Zweli Mkhize 'an insult' appeared first on The...

 2021-10-09 15:00 

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Sewage, chemical spills undermine environmental groups' KZN marine clean-up...

Sewage spillages are often result of no maintenance and the UPL chemical factory did not have environmental authorisation The post Sewage, chemical spills undermine environmental groups' KZN marine clean-up appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-09 13:04 

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Schooling children during global crises is as important as ever...

Covid-19 has meant that 128-million children are out of school disproportionately girls, who may never return to school The post Schooling children during global crises is as important as ever appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-09 13:00 

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Aid workers abuse 50 DRC women...

The women were promised jobs or threatened with losing their jobs during the Ebola outbreak The post Aid workers abuse 50 DRC women appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-09 12:20 

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Income grant: Big bang for a few rand...

Corporate South Africa is rolling out the big guns to spike momentum towards a universal basic income grant that threatens to expose their sick graveyard economy The post Income grant: Big bang for a few rand appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-09 11:29 

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Having fun while saving the oceans...

Activists have pointed out interesting ways that people can learn something new and have an adventure while doing their bit to save the ocean. The post Having fun while saving the oceans appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-09 10:00 

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Zondo villains: Amnesiac, paranoid, unhinged...

South Africans listened to the weird testimony of people who denied they looted the country's coffers — except Zuma, who refused to respond The post Zondo villains: Amnesiac, paranoid, unhinged appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-09 08:00 

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Meet Uganda's first transgender citizen...

Cleopatra Kambugu is the first Ugandan whose transition has been recognised by the state The post Meet Uganda's first transgender citizen appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-09 04:00 

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Chief Justice Mogoeng, an end to an erratic era...

The chief justice we didn't know we needed protected the independence of the judiciary through dark days but leaves an ambivalent legacy The post Chief Justice Mogoeng, an end to an erratic era appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-08 16:10 

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Survey shows public trust in police is at record low...

Afrobarometer reports that confidence in the police has halved over the last 10 years, with 73% of respondents saying they have little to no trust in the police The post Survey shows public trust in police is at record low appeared first on The Mail & Gua...

 2021-10-08 16:00 

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Covid may collapse climate talks...

When crises strike then selfishness prevails, as Britain has done with its vaccine 'red' travel list The post Covid may collapse climate talks appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-08 15:54 

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State refuses to fund Hlophe's high court bid to avert impeachment...

The solicitor-general said state legal assistance for the embattled Western Cape judge president ended when the JSC confirmed that he was guilty of misconduct for trying to compromise Concourt judges The post State refuses to fund Hlophe's high court ...

 2021-10-08 15:28 

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Gauteng Provincial Legislature 2021 Elections Critical Thinking Webinar 3...

The importance of student participation in local government elections was discussed by EWC students The post Gauteng Provincial Legislature 2021 Elections Critical Thinking Webinar 3 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-08 14:51 

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Mabuyane renovated home with portion of R3.3-million Winnie Madikizela-Mandela money...

Public protector finds that money that was meant to celebrate the struggle icon was used to benefit senior politicians The post Mabuyane renovated home with portion of R3.3-million Winnie Madikizela-Mandela money appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-10-08 13:15 

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How Facebook's quest for profits is paved on hate and lies...

New revelations by a whistleblower prove that the social media platform clearly understands its negative impact on society, but that profits are a greater lure than preserving democracy The post How Facebook's quest for profits is paved on hate and li...

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