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 2020-07-11 19:00 

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Reinstated Ingonyama Trust managers hit with retrenchment notices...

The effect of Covid-19 and the land reform department's freeze of R23-million because the ITB didn't comply with budget submissions are cited as some of the reasons for the staff cuts The post Reinstated Ingonyama Trust managers hit with retrenchm...

 2020-07-11 19:00 

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Rid the infrastructure spend of patronage in the post-Covid-19 reconstruction...

This can be done by making the project's 30% of the budget for local broad-based black economic empowerment a separate budget to break the feedback loop that greases the wheels of patronage. The post Rid the infrastructure spend of patronage in the po...

 2020-07-11 19:00 

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Cooper, the grocery assistant with AI, gives concierge service...

The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated that there is not a part of our lives that will not be affected by the technologies of the fourth industrial revolution. The post Cooper, the grocery assistant with AI, gives concierge service appeared first on Th...

 2020-07-10 19:54 

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When the President met the Imam with Mali's future hanging in the balance...

President Keita faces no shortage of challenges to his authority. Can he hold on to power? The post When the President met the Imam with Mali's future hanging in the balance appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-10 19:00 

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India and China border conflict intensifies...

A frontier dispute between the two Asian giants turned deadly for the first time in 45 years. Observers argue the skirmish was exacerbated by Delhi's annexation of Kashmir and Ladakh The post India and China border conflict intensifies appeared first ...

 2020-07-10 19:00 

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Black Lives Matter: The South African economy's unfinished business...

Tshegofatso Mathe spoke to people in the South African business world about structural racism in our economy, and what must be done to overcome it The post Black Lives Matter: The South African economy's unfinished business appeared first on The Mail ...

 2020-07-10 16:21 

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Malawi's new president defends controversial cabinet...

Lazarus Chakwera's post-election honeymoon did not last long The post Malawi's new president defends controversial cabinet appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-10 16:02 

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ANC wants pension funds to finance infrastructure build...

The party released its plan for the reconstruction of the country's post-coronavirus economy on Friday. This would involve changes to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act The post ANC wants pension funds to finance infrastructure build appeared firs...

 2020-07-10 12:47 

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Court must declare Cape Town's 'inhuman' demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre...

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions The post Court must declare Cape Town's 'inhuman' demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-10 08:58 

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Cryptic Crossword 240 July 10...

The original multi-lingual, 100% local, cryptic puzzle. Brought to you every week by M&G. The post Cryptic Crossword 240 July 10 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 22:06 

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10 July 2020...

The Digital Edition is an exclusive product available to our subscribers The post 10 July 2020 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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The case against Floyd Shivambu...

The flow of money from VBS Bank would seem to suggest that the EFF's second-in-command was an ultimate beneficiary of proceeds of a crime The post The case against Floyd Shivambu appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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The case against Floyd Shivambu...

The flow of money from VBS Bank would seem to suggest that the EFF's second-in-command was an ultimate beneficiary of proceeds of a crime The post The case against Floyd Shivambu appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Covid-19: The straw that breaks Yemen's back?...

The pandemic may be the final blow to a nation on the brink The post Covid-19: The straw that breaks Yemen's back? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Book extract: Media critique is not a crime...

Journalists need to value criticism of their work to the same degree they value press freedom, argues Julie Reid in this extract from 'Tell Our Story: Multiplying Voices in the News Media' The post Book extract: Media critique is not a crime appea...

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Cabinet reshuffle rumours: Unlikely to happen any time soon, but......

Persistent rumours of a cabinet reshuffle may be jumping the gun, but they do reflect the political realignment taking place within the ANC The post Cabinet reshuffle rumours: Unlikely to happen any time soon, but... appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ...

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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On language, power and privilege in tertiary education...

Advocates of retaining Afrikaans as a language of instruction are blind to their own prejudices The post On language, power and privilege in tertiary education appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Covid-19 deepens Kenya's educational divide...

Children are expected to keep learning at home during the coronavirus lockdown, but a lack of resources makes this a tricky prospect for some of them The post Covid-19 deepens Kenya's educational divide appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Lockdown, day 105: When the chips are really down...

Coronavirus statistics are now people we know. The pandemic affects us all and it's hard to see light at the end of the tunnel The post Lockdown, day 105: When the chips are really down appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Ebrahim Patel MIA as the South African National Accreditation System battles its board...

Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has failed to intervene at the South African National Accreditation System since being made aware of alleged board inteference last November The post Ebrahim Patel MIA as the South African National Accreditation S...

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Editorial: Combating Covid-19: 'It is now in your hands'...

Despite the destructive system created by politicians and corporations, we can show the power of community and humanity The post Editorial: Combating Covid-19: 'It is now in your hands' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Battle over R6bn workers' retirement fund...

Allegations from both sides tumble out in court papers The post Battle over R6bn workers' retirement fund appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Back in time to meals on wheels...

Cape Town's oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller The post Back in time to meals on wheels appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Jury's out on green recovery...

Public-private partnerships and big infrastructure builds have been suggested as ways to boost South Africa's flagging economy. Another option to consider is green bonds, which would also help achieve climate crisis goals The post Jury's out on gr...

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Taxis: The illegitimate children of Mzansi's transport industry...

It is clear that the democratic government has failed the taxi industry, not only now during the Covid-19 pandemic, but for decades. The post Taxis: The illegitimate children of Mzansi's transport industry appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Most Gauteng, Western Cape schools in hotspots...

Out of more than 25000 schools in the country, 8047 were in hotspots and 6995 of these were public schools. And most of Gauteng's and the Western Cape's schools are in hotspots The post Most Gauteng, Western Cape schools in hotspots appeared first...

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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People's behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic...

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a 'concerning' relaxation of basic health protocols The post People's behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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People's behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic...

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a 'concerning' relaxation of basic health protocols The post People's behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 19:00 

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Toxic dust from an abandoned mine coupled with Covid-19 is a tinderbox...

Covid-19 is not the first health crisis to plague Snake Park. For decades the residents have lived with the mine, which they say blows clouds of dust into their homes The post Toxic dust from an abandoned mine coupled with Covid-19 is a tinderbox appeared...

 2020-07-09 14:11 

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EXCLUSIVE: 'The choice we are faced with is to submit or fight'...

'The choice we are faced with is to submit or fight' The post EXCLUSIVE: 'The choice we are faced with is to submit or fight' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 14:11 

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EXCLUSIVE: OR Tambo's forgotten speech at Chatham House...

'The choice we are faced with is to submit or fight' The post EXCLUSIVE: OR Tambo's forgotten speech at Chatham House appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 10:56 

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Gauteng responds to grave concern...

The news of Gauteng's grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province The post Gauteng responds to grave concern appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 10:52 

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Bobi Wine presents his presidential credentials...

The Ugandan opposition leader believes he is best-placed to lead an opposition coalition The post Bobi Wine presents his presidential credentials appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 08:07 

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Nigeria's anti-corruption boss arrested for corruption...

Ibrahim Magu's arrest by the secret police was a surprise — but also not surprising The post Nigeria's anti-corruption boss arrested for corruption appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-09 07:00 

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An open letter to Burundi's new president, variste Ndayishimiye...

It's time to deliver justice, Mr President The post An open letter to Burundi's new president, variste Ndayishimiye appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-08 22:00 

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Nine years later, South Sudan is still a nation in waiting...

July 9 marks nine years since South Sudan became independent. But the promise of that independence has yet to be realised The post Nine years later, South Sudan is still a nation in waiting appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-08 20:07 

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George Hallett: Nomad, raconteur and photographer who 'became the camera'...

The renowned South African photographer understood how to look for the tucked-away spaces that were the sources of both light and dark The post George Hallett: Nomad, raconteur and photographer who 'became the camera' appeared first on The Mail & ...

 2020-07-08 16:27 

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Unfollow the leader: The Twitter campaign against Zimbabwe's president...

Campaigners urge Zimbabweans to unfollow the president on Twitter The post Unfollow the leader: The Twitter campaign against Zimbabwe's president appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-08 14:34 

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Covid-19 in classrooms: When a cough causes chaos...

Despite the department of basic education's announcement that teachers and learners were given orientation about the coronavirus, anecdotal evidence doesn't bear this out The post Covid-19 in classrooms: When a cough causes chaos appeared first on...

 2020-07-08 14:01 

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Municipality won't remove former mayor, despite home affairs demands...

The department is fighting with a small Free State town, which it accuses of continuing to employ an illegal immigrant The post Municipality won't remove former mayor, despite home affairs demands appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-08 13:30 

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Western Cape Premier Alan Winde tests positive for coronavirus...

Alan Winde admits he is in a vulnerable group when it comes to contracting the virus, considering he is 55 years old, and a diabetic The post Western Cape Premier Alan Winde tests positive for coronavirus appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-08 12:00 

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES...

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow The post Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-08 11:55 

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Eusebius McKaiser: A witness to Covid-19 stigma...

Let us please not repeat the devastating Aids story where people died of shame rather than admit being infected by the virus The post Eusebius McKaiser: A witness to Covid-19 stigma appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-08 11:36 

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The fight for equality in domestic relationships goes to the courts...

What could be a landmark case seeking recognition for a woman's right to inheritance and maintenance in the event of her partner's death, is currently being adjudicated The post The fight for equality in domestic relationships goes to the courts a...

 2020-07-08 11:07 

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A place called home: Jazz and the new normal at the National Arts Festival...

Several jazz offerings at the virtual festival focus on journeys and identity The post A place called home: Jazz and the new normal at the National Arts Festival appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-08 08:38 

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa's first green home loan...

Balwin Properties' Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date The post Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa's first green home loan appeared firs...

 2020-07-08 07:45 

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA...

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations The post Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-07-07 19:44 

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New August 31 deadline for the last learners to return to school...

In an amendment published in the Government Gazette on Tuesday, the basic education minister has made further changes to the school return dates for different grades The post New August 31 deadline for the last learners to return to school appeared first ...

 2020-07-07 19:00 

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Inclusive cabinets don't improve governance or reduce conflict...

Research on 3 916 ministers in 23 African countries shows that cabinets are representative and that leaders select members to reduce internal threats from challengers The post Inclusive cabinets don't improve governance or reduce conflict appeared fir...

 2020-07-07 18:42 

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Empire and environmentalism: The legacy of a brilliant maverick, Richard Grove...

The prolific interdisciplinary scholar who worked on the periphery and challenged Eurocentrism also drew attention to the El Nio phenomenon and global warming concerns in Victorian times The post Empire and environmentalism: The legacy of a brilliant mave...

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