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 2020-05-27 08:15 

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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa...

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members The post SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ...

 2020-05-27 07:28 

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Some African countries are choosing livelihoods over lockdowns...

The methods that work in Western nations rarely translate into African contexts The post Some African countries are choosing livelihoods over lockdowns appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-26 15:07 

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Miriam Makeba: 9 passports, no pass...

In this poetic commentary on Dathini Mzayiya's video portrait of Miriam Makeba, Lindokuhle Nkosi inscribes moments of death, spiritual calling, sorrow and exile born by Makeba, during her singular and passionate life The post Miriam Makeba: 9 passport...

 2020-05-26 13:55 

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Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India...

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now The post Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-26 13:54 

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What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic...

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future The post What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-26 13:41 

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Priorities of the Russian BRICS chairship in 2020...

BRICS events planned for earlier this year were cancelled, but some will be conducted in the new format of video conference The post Priorities of the Russian BRICS chairship in 2020 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-26 13:40 

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Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective...

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector's recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year The post Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-26 13:40 

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Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective...

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector's recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year The post Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-26 13:10 

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Two dead in new ANC KwaZulu-Natal killings...

A Mtubatuba councillor and a Hammarsdale ANC Youth League leader were shot yesterday near their homes The post Two dead in new ANC KwaZulu-Natal killings appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-26 13:10 

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Two dead in new ANC KwaZulu-Natal killings...

A Mtubatuba councillor and a Hammarsdale ANC Youth League leader were shot yesterday near their homes The post Two dead in new ANC KwaZulu-Natal killings appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-26 11:24 

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The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean...

About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections The post The inevitable rise in Covid-19 cases and deaths: What the numbers mean ...

 2020-05-26 08:40 

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Workers with noncompliant bosses can now access Covid-19 relief scheme...

Last week the department of labour announced that more than R14-billion had been paid to workers, but some are still struggling to access the fund The post Workers with noncompliant bosses can now access Covid-19 relief scheme appeared first on The Mail &...

 2020-05-26 06:37 

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"I was just running along with police as they dragged her"...

Sumy Sadurni describes the photo she captured of Stella Nyanzi being arrested by police in Kampala The post "I was just running along with police as they dragged her" appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-26 05:00 

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Armed militants wage war on Burkina Faso's schools...

A survivor tells of how Islamists carrying AK-47s arrived on motorbikes, forced fleeing children to lie on the ground and beat teachers before setting a building on fire The post Armed militants wage war on Burkina Faso's schools appeared first on The...

 2020-05-25 19:00 

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End the pandemic of violence against women activists...

In countries such as Uganda, Zimbabwe and Egypt female champions are beaten up, sexually abused, jailed and even 'disappeared'; The post End the pandemic of violence against women activists appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-25 19:00 

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World Cup review, Part III: The moguls who battled doubt...

We talk to the organisers whose every waking moment was consumed by the duty of hosting a successful tournament The post World Cup review, Part III: The moguls who battled doubt appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-25 16:39 

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Work and school from home is a complete F**kApp!...

The problem with high-tech is that there is just way too much to choose from The post Work and school from home is a complete F**kApp! appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-25 16:08 

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Mamphela Ramphele: Africa Day — a celebration of resilience...

We have an abundance of land, sun, wind, and rivers to power up an ecologically sound development process for the 21st century The post Mamphela Ramphele: Africa Day — a celebration of resilience appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-25 14:48 

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Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar...

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine The post Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-25 13:49 

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The myths that swirl around modern-day South Africa should be dispelled...

Without an accurate understanding of the dilemmas which overwhelm us, our efforts to produce effective and far-reaching strategies or solutions for change will fail The post The myths that swirl around modern-day South Africa should be dispelled appeared ...

 2020-05-25 13:27 

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Coronavirus and the virtual sports revolution...

In a country with more than 35 000 Covid-19-related deaths at the time of writing and an economy staring into an uncertain abyss, the fate of an incomplete football season really shouldn't matter. But this is England and of all the things that don'...

 2020-05-25 13:27 

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Coronavirus and the virtual sports revolution...

In a country with more than 35 000 Covid-19-related deaths at the time of writing and an economy staring into an uncertain abyss, the fate of an incomplete football season really shouldn't matter. But this is England and of all the things that don'...

 2020-05-25 10:29 

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Inside Facebook's big bet on Africa...

New undersea cables will massively increase bandwidth to the continent The post Inside Facebook's big bet on Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-25 10:18 

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Bumbling, irrational, deadly: The Tanzanian president is getting the Covid-19 response all wrong...

Discerning leadership is critical in the time of Covid-19 and John Magufuli's decisions — or lack thereof — have put Tanzanians at greater risk The post Bumbling, irrational, deadly: The Tanzanian president is getting the Covid-19 response...

 2020-05-25 10:04 

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No back to school for teachers just yet...

Last week the basic education minister was adamant that teachers will return to school on May 25, but some provinces say not all Covid-19 measures are in place to prevent its spread The post No back to school for teachers just yet appeared first on The Ma...

 2020-05-25 09:51 

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Rwanda: Capturing a financier of a genocide...

A Kenyan investigative journalist reflects on the capture of a genocidaire in Paris after 26 years on the run and its significance to the families of the victims left in his wake The post Rwanda: Capturing a financier of a genocide appeared first on The M...

 2020-05-24 19:00 

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Tawane Kupe: It takes a continent to raise the Africa we want...

Collaborating with other universities will assist in dealing with diseases and other social issues that know no borders The post Tawane Kupe: It takes a continent to raise the Africa we want appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-24 19:00 

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Tawana Kupe: It takes a continent to raise the Africa we want...

Collaborating with other universities will assist in dealing with diseases and other social issues that know no borders The post Tawana Kupe: It takes a continent to raise the Africa we want appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-24 19:00 

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Tawane Kupe: It takes a continent to raise the Africa we want...

Collaborating with other universities will assist in dealing with diseases and other social issues that know no borders The post Tawane Kupe: It takes a continent to raise the Africa we want appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-24 18:06 

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1...

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation The post Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-24 18:06 

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1...

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation The post Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-24 13:40 

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COMING UP: President Ramaphosa address the nation on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus The post COMING UP: President Ramaphosa address the nation on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy appea...

 2020-05-24 13:40 

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LIVE: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus The post LIVE: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy appeared first on ...

 2020-05-23 19:00 

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Youth mythbusters needed to curb the viral threat to public health communications...

Because most fake news is spread on social media where young people feel comfortable, the government should ask for their help The post Youth mythbusters needed to curb the viral threat to public health communications appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2020-05-23 19:00 

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The great untethering and the airlines' flat spin...

If record vinyls and iTunes can co-exist in the Technological Age, Wi-Fi will allow ocean liners a slice of the airlines' global travel monopoly The post The great untethering and the airlines' flat spin appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-23 19:00 

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Municipalities need to be reminded of their role in the country...

It is usually the most vulnerable in society who are most dependent on local authorities, yet they are the ones stealing from the poor The post Municipalities need to be reminded of their role in the country appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-23 14:00 

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The past can guide the present...

The government has consulted widely on measures to restrict the spread of Covid-19, but rule by selective committees such as the National Coronavirus Command Council requires vigilance The post The past can guide the present appeared first on The Mail & G...

 2020-05-23 12:20 

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk...

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with The post PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-23 12:20 

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers...

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It's not just a marathon, it's a relay'. The post Covid-19 and Frontline Workers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-23 03:49 

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The realities of politics, testing and mitigation in Africa...

Covid-19 has a much different effect on the continent than it does elsewhere The post The realities of politics, testing and mitigation in Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-23 03:37 

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Cases of torture in Zimbabwe: Six years after the Torture Docket case What is the current status of the investigation?...

International crimes must be prosecuted and domestic jurisdictions are well placed to do this. Domestic prosecutions based on universal jurisdiction are on the rise The post Cases of torture in Zimbabwe: Six years after the Torture Docket case What is the...

 2020-05-22 19:00 

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Are surrogate and IVF babies 'essential' in a pandemic?...

Now is the time to examine how reproductive health in South Africa is riddled by inequities based on race and class The post Are surrogate and IVF babies 'essential' in a pandemic? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-22 11:24 

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Civil unrest turns deadly in Guinea...

Guinea's response to the coronavirus has exacerbated the country's existing fault lines The post Civil unrest turns deadly in Guinea appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-22 09:48 

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Cartoon: Carlos on kids returning to school...

Catching Covid-19 or OCD? The post Cartoon: Carlos on kids returning to school appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-22 09:48 

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Cartoon: Carlos on kids returning to school...

ABC, OCD The post Cartoon: Carlos on kids returning to school appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-22 09:09 

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk...

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with The post PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-22 08:18 

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Cryptic Crossword 233 22 May...

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 2020-05-22 07:00 

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Lifting the arms embargo on South Sudan would be a disgrace...

Later this month, the UN Security Council will vote on whether to lift the arms embargo on South Sudan. Doing so would be a terrible mistake The post Lifting the arms embargo on South Sudan would be a disgrace appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-21 23:10 

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22 May 2020...

The Digital Edition is an exclusive product available to our subscribers The post 22 May 2020 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-21 19:00 

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The Portfolio: Manyaku Mashilo...

"Black womxn professionals are at the bottom of this food chain. For me, my position has really helped me to take myself seriously in a world in which few people do." The post The Portfolio: Manyaku Mashilo appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

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