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 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 ....

 2020-05-21 19:00 

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Inmates fear Covid-19 contagion...

A group of men wearing masks can be seen in cellphone images — but they are not physically distancing because of overcrowding in their cell The post Inmates fear Covid-19 contagion appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-21 19:00 

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Lockdown relief scheme payouts to employees tops R14-billion...

Now employers and employees can apply to the Unemployment Insurance Fund for relief scheme payments The post Lockdown relief scheme payouts to employees tops R14-billion appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-21 19:00 

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Education: A state of unreadiness...

Evidence shows schools are not ready as the department pushes them to reopen in 10 days The post Education: A state of unreadiness appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-21 19:00 

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Fear and loathing in the fertile valley of Ceres...

Workers in the agricultural and agri-business heartland and Covid-19 hotspot fear catching the disease but need the income; stigma stalks the sick; and younger people ignore the virus The post Fear and loathing in the fertile valley of Ceres appeared firs...

 2020-05-21 19:00 

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Schools reopening terrifies me...

It's not just me who's worried. Teachers unions are concerned about the capacity of schools to operate safely — and rightly so The post Schools reopening terrifies me appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-21 19:00 

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De Lille hastens IDT closure...

The Independent Development Trust's board and the department of public works and infrastructure have agreed to devise an exit plan, which will see the entity closed by early next year The post De Lille hastens IDT closure appeared first on The Mail & ...

 2020-05-21 19:00 

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Disaster vs separation of powers...

The Democratic Alliance's court case is about much more than an esoteric question of constitutional law The post Disaster vs separation of powers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-21 19:00 

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Editorial: Enforce the law lawfully...

"Until the law itself makes it nigh impossible for tragedies like Tatane, Marikana and Khosa to occur without real consequence, our fractured relationship with authority will persist." The post Editorial: Enforce the law lawfully appeared first on...

 2020-05-21 19:00 

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DA goes virtual as congress to elect leader moves online...

The postponement of the policy conference and elective congress would result in slight delays in preparations for the 2021 poll. The post DA goes virtual as congress to elect leader moves online appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-21 16:33 

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director...

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it The post Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-21 16:02 

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Sell assets or create a new airline? Tussle over SAA future intensifies...

The department of public enterprises is concerned that the proposed sale of assets threatens its plans to engineer SAA 2.0 The post Sell assets or create a new airline? Tussle over SAA future intensifies appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-21 15:35 

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Reserve Bank cuts repo rate by 50 basis points...

The Monetary Policy Committee has cut the repurchase rate by a further 50 basis points, after a two consecutive cuts of 100 basis points earlier this year The post Reserve Bank cuts repo rate by 50 basis points appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-21 15:05 

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Police release guidelines for the use of force during lockdown...

The guidelines follow a court order in the case of Collins Khosa, who died after an alleged assault by members of the army and the Johannesburg metro police The post Police release guidelines for the use of force during lockdown appeared first on The Mail...

 2020-05-21 12:17 

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DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution...

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations The post DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution appeared first on The Mail & Guardia...

 2020-05-21 09:54 

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Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella...

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668 The post Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-21 09:43 

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Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector...

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles The post Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector appeared first ...

 2020-05-21 09:28 

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Review: Dancing awkwardly around Michael Jordan's legacy...

The Last Dance, a Netflix documentary series about basketball player Michael Jordan, is a romantic reframing of his halcyon period that fails to engage with the politics of race in America The post Review: Dancing awkwardly around Michael Jordan's leg...

 2020-05-20 19:00 

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Pandemic responses must ensure human rights are protected...

Blanket measures such as lockdowns contribute to the needs and realities of people at the margins of society being overlooked The post Pandemic responses must ensure human rights are protected appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-20 18:31 

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Former SAA executive denies spying allegations...

Vuyo Tuku says he was never accused of spying even when SAA sent charges to him The post Former SAA executive denies spying allegations appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-20 13:08 

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After disastrous Zuma years, Ramaphosa must provide foreign policy clarity...

For a country that is guided by ubuntu, South Africa has a record of embarrassing international blunders The post After disastrous Zuma years, Ramaphosa must provide foreign policy clarity appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-20 12:31 

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Are you trying to ban our legal cigarettes forever?...

We have lost access to legitimate products at the right price in the market, and instead been handed over to the illegal market like sheep to a pack of wolves The post Are you trying to ban our legal cigarettes forever? appeared first on The Mail & Guardi...

 2020-05-20 11:57 

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Lessons from South Korea for Africa's development...

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions' The post Lessons from South Korea for Africa's development appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-20 11:45 

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Appeal to Khosa judgment imminent as family rejects police minister's deal...

The family of Collins Khosa is threatening to seek a personal costs order against Police Minister Bheki Cele The post Appeal to Khosa judgment imminent as family rejects police minister's deal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-20 11:39 

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Eusebius McKaiser: I'm afraid of Covid-19 and that's okay...

We are humans, not just numbers, and we need to tell people's stories and acknowledge our fears The post Eusebius McKaiser: I'm afraid of Covid-19 and that's okay appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-20 10:52 

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Singapore slammed for 'cruel' Zoom death sentence...

Zoom has become popular during virus lockdowns worldwide for everything from virtual school classes to business meetings — but Human Rights Watch criticised its use to mete out capital punishment The post Singapore slammed for 'cruel' Zoom d...

 2020-05-20 10:48 

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Rose says Premier League players treated like 'lab rats'...

The Premier League conducted 748 tests on players and staff on Sunday and Monday as part of their bid to restart matches in June The post Rose says Premier League players treated like 'lab rats' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-20 10:03 

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Covid-19 brings South Africa's daily carbon emissions down by 20%...

With the nearly two-month grinding the economy to a halt as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, carbon emissions globally have dropped to 2006 levels The post Covid-19 brings South Africa's daily carbon emissions down by 20% appeared first on The Mail ...

 2020-05-20 09:18 

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South Africa could see 40 000 Covid-19 deaths by November...

South Africa won't have enough hospital beds, intensive care or otherwise, to treat Covid-19 patients, official predictions reveal. But there's still time to act, say experts The post South Africa could see 40 000 Covid-19 deaths by November appea...

 2020-05-20 08:19 

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The controversial Strandfontein shelter shows the importance of monitoring womxn's rights during a crisis...

Our government's Covid-19 response and regulations must be subject to stringent monitoring to ensure womxn's safety and security. This is why the Women's Legal Centre will be an amicus curae in the case between the City of Cape Town and the SA...

 2020-05-19 19:43 

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Schools to reopen on June 1 — Motshekga...

Education minister says schools will reopen for Grades 7 and 12 on June 1, and she cannot guarantee that "no one will die" The post Schools to reopen on June 1 — Motshekga appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-19 19:12 

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E-tracking marine predators to protect Southern Ocean's rich feeding grounds...

Scientists from a number of institutions collaborated to collect data on 17 marine birds and mammals such as penguins, albatrosses, seals and whales in the ocean around Antarctica The post E-tracking marine predators to protect Southern Ocean's rich f...

 2020-05-19 18:43 

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Why does the media repeat information that has already been corrected?...

The Strandfontein temporary shelter for Cape Town's homeless erected at the start of the lockdown level five, has come under sustained attack The post Why does the media repeat information that has already been corrected? appeared first on The Mail & ...

 2020-05-19 18:43 

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Why does the media repeat information that has already been corrected?...

The Strandfontein temporary shelter for Cape Town's homeless erected at the start of the lockdown level five, has come under sustained attack The post Why does the media repeat information that has already been corrected? appeared first on The Mail & ...

 2020-05-19 17:47 

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SA's right-wing Covid-19 lunacy must be challenged...

The Democratic Alliance and their allies are prioritising the unequal and racist capitalist system over people's lives The post SA's right-wing Covid-19 lunacy must be challenged appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

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