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 2021-01-22 13:32 

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No way out for Thales in arms deal case, court rules...

The arms manufacturer has argued that there was no evidence to show that it was aware of hundreds of indirect payments to Jacob Zuma, but the court was not convinced. The post No way out for Thales in arms deal case, court rules appeared first on The Mail...

 2021-01-22 13:11 

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Why Cameroon is obsessed with hosting the Afcon...

The African nation is hoping to use the tournament to paper over the divisions of the Anglophone crisis and the cracks made by a dictator who has ruled for almost four decades. Will it work? The post Why Cameroon is obsessed with hosting the Afcon appeare...

 2021-01-22 13:03 

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How the pandemic is accelerating the online art market: Consumers are increasingly happy to view and buy art digitally, from home...

These artworks would sell well online, but lesser-known artists might struggle. Photos: Courtesy Sanlam Art Collection The post How the pandemic is accelerating the online art market: Consumers are increasingly happy to view and buy art digitally, from ho...

 2021-01-22 12:51 

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The Portfolio: Tshepiso Mazibuko...

Photographer Tshepiso Mazibuko says she is an artist at heart, and lets her imagination take control The post The Portfolio: Tshepiso Mazibuko appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-22 10:15 

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ACFTA should help cross-border traders...

Enlarged regional markets offer local informal enterprises supply and value chain linkages into other markets The post ACFTA should help cross-border traders appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-22 10:06 

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Changing corporate purpose is set to transform M&A decision-making in South Africa...

Today's organisations must demonstrate a sincere commitment to the wellbeing of employees customers and surrounding communities The post Changing corporate purpose is set to transform M&A decision-making in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Gu...

 2021-01-22 01:50 

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22 January 2021...

The Digital Edition is an exclusive product available to our subscribers The post 22 January 2021 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-21 22:00 

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Inside George Mukhari hospital's second wave...

The Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism and James Oatway visited George Mukhari academic hospital to document the second-wave realities experienced by doctors and nurses The post Inside George Mukhari hospital's second wave appeared first on The Ma...

 2021-01-21 19:00 

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Power shift at Luthuli House...

Ace Magashule's move to distance himself from Carl Niehaus signals a rebalancing of influence and authority at the top of the ANC The post Power shift at Luthuli House appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-21 19:00 

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The US once again has something Africa wants: competent leaders...

Africa must use its best minds to negotiate a mutually beneficial economic relationship The post The US once again has something Africa wants: competent leaders appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-21 19:00 

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Trump slinks off world stage, leaving others to put out the fires he started...

What his supporters and assorted right-wingers will do now in a climate that is less friendly to them is anyone's guess The post Trump slinks off world stage, leaving others to put out the fires he started appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-21 19:00 

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Pandemic cripples learners' futures...

South African schools have yet to open for the 2021 academic year and experts are sounding the alarm over lost learning time, especially in the crucial grades one and 12 The post Pandemic cripples learners' futures appeared first on The Mail & Guardia...

 2021-01-21 19:00 

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The US once again has something Africa wants: competent leaders...

Africa must use its best minds to negotiate a mutually beneficial economic relationship The post The US once again has something Africa wants: competent leaders appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-21 19:00 

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Pandemic hobbles learners' futures...

South African schools have yet to open for the 2021 academic year and experts are sounding the alarm over lost learning time, especially in the crucial grades one and 12 The post Pandemic hobbles learners' futures appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2021-01-21 18:45 

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Editorial: Enough. We need the vaccine...

South Africans have been waiting too long and it is time for the government to deliver on its vaccine plan The post Editorial: Enough. We need the vaccine appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-21 15:40 

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Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu's death...

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus The post Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu's death appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-21 15:32 

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Repo rate remains unchanged at 3.5%...

The South African Reserve Bank's MPC has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged, at 3.5%, to let the actions it took last year trickle down into the economy The post Repo rate remains unchanged at 3.5% appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-21 14:32 

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SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER POLICY sought...

The AAS seeks to recruit a highly motivated professional who will craft relevant policy documents for diverse audiences The post SENIOR PROGRAMME OFFICER POLICY sought appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-21 13:40 

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Lala Ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu...

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister 'a life-long champion of freedom and democracy' The post Lala Ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-21 11:38 

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Asked and answered: Six things you need to know about the new Covid-19 variant in South Africa...

In December 2020, scientists announced that a new variant of the Covid-19 — called 501Y.V2 — had been identified in South Africa. Here's a look at what we've learnt in the past month about the new variant that is driving the country...

 2021-01-21 10:01 

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Secret meetings with Zuma could sink Mkhwebane...

An alleged string of lies about Mkhwebane's meeting the former president in her contentious R3.2-billion Absa report has the public protector in a legal wrangle The post Secret meetings with Zuma could sink Mkhwebane appeared first on The Mail & Guard...

 2021-01-21 08:49 

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Covid claims Zimbabwe's foreign minister amid surge in cases...

Sibusiso Moyo, the third Zimbabwean minister to die from the virus, was a potential successor to the president The post Covid claims Zimbabwe's foreign minister amid surge in cases appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-20 17:08 

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No one should be as rich as Elon Musk...

The reactions to Elon Musk's billionaire status are evidence that far too many South Africans have not fully grasped the destructive consequences of inequality. Entrepreneur Musk was recently crowned the richest man in the world. The founder and chief...

 2021-01-20 13:13 

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Department of basic education edges closer releasing matric results...

The basic education department has said that it is almost done with the marking process and that the capturing of marks is in progress. The post Department of basic education edges closer releasing matric results appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-20 13:13 

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The rare fairytale of Percy Tau...

Through much hard work and a bit of good fortune, the South African attacker has converted a potential horror story into magic The post The rare fairytale of Percy Tau appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-20 08:52 

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Somali troops may have been drawn into Ethiopia's civil war...

The Mail & Guardian spoke to Somalis about their relatives who disappeared after signing up for military training and fear they may have been killed The post Somali troops may have been drawn into Ethiopia's civil war appeared first on The Mail & Guar...

 2021-01-20 08:44 

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US-Africa policy can be reset under Biden...

A lack of nuanced, in-depth analysis has in the past led to policy blunders with disastrous consequences The post US-Africa policy can be reset under Biden appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-20 08:14 

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New tool finds best places to build wind farms to protect birds of prey...

Researchers say the computer model is a 'win-win' for eagles and wind farm developers The post New tool finds best places to build wind farms to protect birds of prey appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-20 08:02 

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A bowl of warmth in a time of need...

Soup for the Sick is nourishing hundreds of people too ill to cook for themselve The post A bowl of warmth in a time of need appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-19 19:13 

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Racial bias against black medical practitioners 'reflects fissures of an unresolved past'...

The testimonials of black doctors have given credence to allegations of racial profiling. Of those listed on a Gems blacklist, 94% of general practitioners were black The post Racial bias against black medical practitioners 'reflects fissures of an un...

 2021-01-19 19:00 

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Q&A Sessions: George Euvrard, the brains behind our cryptic crossword...

George Euvrard spoke to Athandiwe Saba about his passion for education, clues on how to solve his crosswords and the importance of celebrating South Africa. The post Q&A Sessions: George Euvrard, the brains behind our cryptic crossword appeared first on T...

 2021-01-19 18:45 

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Government panel blames killer whales for the depleted population of great white sharks, but experts say overfishing is the big culprit that is not being addressed The post appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-19 18:45 

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Why great white sharks are disappearing from South Africa's coastline...

Government panel blames killer whales for the depleted population of great white sharks, but experts say overfishing is the big culprit that is not being addressed The post Why great white sharks are disappearing from South Africa's coastline appeared...

 2021-01-19 18:24 

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R100-billion needed to staunch KZN's water woes...

Municipalities have failed to maintain their existing infrastructure for providing residents with water The post R100-billion needed to staunch KZN's water woes appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-19 12:48 

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How Zimbabwe's footballers turned to 'money games' for survival...

The unsanctioned, illegal matches provide much-needed cash after the cancellation of the regular season due to coronavirus The post How Zimbabwe's footballers turned to 'money games' for survival appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-19 10:30 

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Tens of thousands skip India's Covid vaccination drive...

Government confirms two post-vaccination deaths, denies link to jab in one case while post-mortem report is awaited in another The post Tens of thousands skip India's Covid vaccination drive appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-19 10:20 

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Tunisia President Saied urges protester restraint on fourth day...

Tunisian leader tells protesters in Tunis suburb to not let looters exploit their "poverty and misery" The post Tunisia President Saied urges protester restraint on fourth day appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-19 10:13 

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Alexey Navalny timeline: From poisoning to prison...

The Kremlin's most prominent critic has returned to Russia, five months after collapsing on a plane The post Alexey Navalny timeline: From poisoning to prison appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-19 09:59 

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Niehaus has 48 hours to state why he should not be axed...

The MKMVA spokesperson has been asked to give reasons why he should not be fired from his position at Luthuli House after attacking Jesse Duarte last week The post Niehaus has 48 hours to state why he should not be axed appeared first on The Mail & Guardi...

 2021-01-19 09:53 

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Starvation crisis looms as aid groups seek urgent Tigray access...

Humanitarians sound alarm for millions of people in need of emergency assistance in Ethiopia's conflict-hit northern region The post Starvation crisis looms as aid groups seek urgent Tigray access appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-19 09:50 

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Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout...

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally The post Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout appeared first on The...

 2021-01-19 09:41 

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Students to receive NSFAS laptops by March...

Nearly a year after Nzimande announced that NSFAS beneficiaries would receive laptops as part of the interventions for Covid-19 at higher education institutions, the devices are yet to be delivered The post Students to receive NSFAS laptops by March appea...

 2021-01-19 09:03 

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Can you get reinfected with Covid-19? SA has '4 000 potential reinfections'...

Although the new strain 501Y.V2 of the virus has spread 50% more rapidly, current evidence shows that it is not more severe than the one experienced in the first wave The post Can you get reinfected with Covid-19? SA has '4 000 potential reinfections&...

 2021-01-18 19:00 

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Covid will decide if home refurb boom continues...

If herd immunity is reached and life returns to 'normal', people may switch spending to things they gave up and the desire to DIY may subside The post Covid will decide if home refurb boom continues appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-18 19:00 

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False hope of 'miracle' remedies...

Some people believe a drug used to treat parasites is a Covid cure. But science, not social media, is the only way to determine its efficacy The post False hope of 'miracle' remedies appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-18 15:27 

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Luxor Paints loses CCMA case, must pay workers R40-m in back pay...

Some of the 181 workers were dismissed for carrying sticks during a strike, others were dismissed even though they weren't at the picket, but were deemed guilty by association The post Luxor Paints loses CCMA case, must pay workers R40-m in back pay a...

 2021-01-18 07:19 

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Cryptic crossword 263 January 18...

Pit your wits against South Africa's original cryptic crossword The post Cryptic crossword 263 January 18 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-17 19:00 

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Bitcoin rules take edge off crypto-nite...

New regulations for cryptocurrency exchanges could boost investor confidence in such assets The post Bitcoin rules take edge off crypto-nite appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-17 19:00 

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An experiment in what school could be...

Two Limpopo principals will be helping to create radically reimagined communities of learning: schools as living systems The post An experiment in what school could be appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2021-01-17 19:00 

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Covid-19 vaccine will not be a magic bullet for the ailing healthcare system...

The pandemic is happening in the context of a healthcare system we have allowed to decay The post Covid-19 vaccine will not be a magic bullet for the ailing healthcare system appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

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