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 2020-05-19 17:34 

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UCT plans to open residences to students...

University to open residences for students who struggle to study remotely, and those who need labs on campus to finish their 2020 studies The post UCT plans to open residences to students appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-19 17:34 

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UCT plans to open residences to students...

University to open residences for students who struggle to study remotely, and those who need labs on campus to finish their 2020 studies The post UCT plans to open residences to students appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-19 16:03 

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Legalising the cannabis economy takes a Covid-19 hit...

The lockdown has prevented public consultations and parliamentary committee meetings on the commercial use of marijuana and hemp The post Legalising the cannabis economy takes a Covid-19 hit appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-19 10:23 

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Of drumming, Tony Allen, Charles Mungoshi and my cousin...

Drummers have the power to allow Zimbabweans to commune with their ancestors, and none more so than those with elevated talent on the skins. The post Of drumming, Tony Allen, Charles Mungoshi and my cousin appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-19 10:10 

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Profit vs pandemic: British American Tobacco's Covid-19 stunt...

The tyranny of the markets is evident, with the cigarette company exemplifying this through its bid to weaken the government's measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus The post Profit vs pandemic: British American Tobacco's Covid-19 stunt ap...

 2020-05-19 10:10 

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Profit vs pandemic: British American Tobacco's Covid-19 stunt...

The tyranny of the markets is evident, with the cigarette company exemplifying this through its bid to weaken the government's measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus The post Profit vs pandemic: British American Tobacco's Covid-19 stunt ap...

 2020-05-19 09:58 

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Election preview: Burundi braces for divisive vote...

The poll is going ahead with virtually no precautions besides prayer to protect citizens against the spread of Covid-19 The post Election preview: Burundi braces for divisive vote appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 19:00 

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Covid-19 restrictions give rise to political tensions in Sierra Leone...

The country has experienced violent incidents of unrest in recent weeks The post Covid-19 restrictions give rise to political tensions in Sierra Leone appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 17:59 

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It has no place...

Covid-19 exposes the continued inability of white South Africa to critically reflect on their positionality or engage in meaningful, self-reflective, and constructive debate The post It has no place appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 17:59 

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It has no place...

Covid-19 exposes the continued inability of white South Africa to critically reflect on their positionality or engage in meaningful, self-reflective, and constructive debate The post It has no place appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 17:35 

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'Adaptation': New short fiction from Phumlani Pikoli...

Phumlani Pikoli's latest piece is a metafiction based on what could happen if spike jonze and Ira Glass met The post 'Adaptation': New short fiction from Phumlani Pikoli appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 17:07 

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Battle for control of the City of Tshwane is back on...

The DA has won a high court victory, but the ANC is taking its campaign for power to the Constitutional Court. All the while, residents are left leaderless and without services The post Battle for control of the City of Tshwane is back on appeared first o...

 2020-05-18 17:07 

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Battle for control of the City of Tshwane is back on...

The DA has won a high court victory, but the ANC is taking its campaign for power to the Constitutional Court. All the while, residents are left leaderless and without services The post Battle for control of the City of Tshwane is back on appeared first o...

 2020-05-18 15:45 

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The most powerful man in Nigeria...

The legacy of Buhari's Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, who died from Covid-19, helps us understand how powerful and yet constrained Nigeria's presidency is The post The most powerful man in Nigeria appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 15:16 

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Old Mutual announces digital AGM...

An ambitious plan to create Africa's biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent's biggest challenges — access to education The post Old Mutual announces digital AGM appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 14:10 

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After seven years, displaced Zambian villagers might get land...

A high court ruling in Zambia could mean redistributed land and compensation for communities who were evicted for commercial farming The post After seven years, displaced Zambian villagers might get land appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 13:52 

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Not all of Jo'burg's street traders can sell their wares under lockdown...

Street traders are central to food security in Johannesburg. But since being declared an essential service under lockdown, street trade in South Africa's biggest city has returned to uneven ground The post Not all of Jo'burg's street traders c...

 2020-05-18 13:50 

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Lessons for our future...

Tech-enabled education is more than just replicating classrooms online, and Africa needs to embrace the power of tech urgently The post Lessons for our future appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 13:47 

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Lessons for our future...

Tech-enabled education is more than just replicating classrooms online, and Africa needs to embrace the power of tech urgently The post Lessons for our future appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 13:43 

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The tobacco sales ban is a giant stimulus package for organised crime...

We should learn from history that prohibitions tend not to work, even if the intention is good The post The tobacco sales ban is a giant stimulus package for organised crime appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 13:12 

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A marriage of inconvenience: Kenya's president turns on his deputy...

With elections around the corner, the uneasy alliance between Kenya's president and his powerful deputy is hanging by a thread The post A marriage of inconvenience: Kenya's president turns on his deputy appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 12:07 

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Midwives are the backbone of maternal health systems...

Let's unite for and with midwives to prioritise and protect women's sexual and reproductive health and rights, even in these difficult times The post Midwives are the backbone of maternal health systems appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 12:02 

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Raila Odinga: The United States and Europe cannot abandon their leadership roles...

Today, the whole world stands where Europe was in 1945. Europe recovered then thanks to massive international assistance. That same attitude of cooperation and solidarity is needed now more than ever The post Raila Odinga: The United States and Europe can...

 2020-05-18 11:11 

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World Cup review, part 2: The trials of group A and Bafana's lasting legacy...

With a world-class gauntlet laid out in front of them, could South Africa make an expectant nation proud? The post World Cup review, part 2: The trials of group A and Bafana's lasting legacy appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 11:00 

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Macron, Merkel to present joint EU recovery initiative...

Europe is just beginning to emerge from the lockdowns to halt the outbreak, which has taken a huge bite out of national economies The post Macron, Merkel to present joint EU recovery initiative appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 09:49 

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Alcohol, tobacco and substance use during Covid-19...

The second Dr Reddy's webinar explored how the virus and lockdown has left many feeling overwhelmed and how banning tobacco and alcohol hasn't helped The post Alcohol, tobacco and substance use during Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2020-05-18 08:24 

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Fluxmans Attorneys Webinar...

Employers must be up-to-date with health and safety regulations concerning Covid-19 and be very careful with restructuring and retrenchments The post Fluxmans Attorneys Webinar appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-18 06:48 

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Be accountable: a podcast with Gareth Cliff and SAICA...

Gareth Cliff explores the progressive pathway to accounting excellence, and discusses the merits of hiring an accountant who belongs to the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants The post Be accountable: a podcast with Gareth Cliff and SAICA app...

 2020-05-18 05:24 

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Three months in, Covid-19 poses triple threats in Africa...

Health, debt and hunger are huge threats to the continent's stability The post Three months in, Covid-19 poses triple threats in Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-17 19:00 

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Sense-making: Why it matters in mitigating Covid-19...

We need it to help us act responsibly when the world as we knew it seems to have shifted. It gives us something to hold on to and free us from fear's grip The post Sense-making: Why it matters in mitigating Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardi...

 2020-05-17 16:59 

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Engineer our way out of policies that cause corruption and inefficiency...

The bidding process and black economic empowerment has backfired, resulting in deficient construction projects The post Engineer our way out of policies that cause corruption and inefficiency appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-17 12:58 

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This time, the IMF is not to be feared...

The International Monetary Fund's emergency funding is cheaper than other options and is low risk. The Reserve Bank creating money to finance government debt is a better option The post This time, the IMF is not to be feared appeared first on The Mail...

 2020-05-16 19:00 

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Who is an Africanist, really?...

Pan-Africanism is an ever-evolving ideology, without a set rubric, and is dependent on one's interpretation The post Who is an Africanist, really? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-16 19:00 

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Confronting inequality during the school closures...

Using a variety of methods and interactions, teachers and students have had to adapt to a new idea of the classroom The post Confronting inequality during the school closures appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-16 19:00 

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Family literacy: The glue that binds us...

The lockdown is an ideal time to reintroduce storytelling at home and in the process promote a love of reading The post Family literacy: The glue that binds us appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-16 19:00 

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Kicking coal can improve our water supply to all...

South Africa's dependence on the fossil fuel and burning it in power stations uses 5% of water and pollutes even more The post Kicking coal can improve our water supply to all appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-16 12:36 

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Open letter: Mr Biden, America must lead the next global catastrophe...

Trump's handling of the coronavirus crisis was a textbook example of what not to do, you will have to do it all differently The post Open letter: Mr Biden, America must lead the next global catastrophe appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-16 10:39 

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Victory for Khosa family as judge makes orders to prevent further state brutality...

In its ruling the high court sought to restore the 'social contract' between citizens and government after the assault and death of Collins Khosa The post Victory for Khosa family as judge makes orders to prevent further state brutality appeared f...

 2020-05-16 09:55 

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Goliath's secret recording of Hlophe raises questions of ethics and legality...

In an extraordinary move for a judge, the deputy judge president says she secretly recorded a meeting that proves she was insulted by Judge President John Hlophe The post Goliath's secret recording of Hlophe raises questions of ethics and legality app...

 2020-05-16 09:55 

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Goliath's secret recording of Hlophe raises questions of ethics...

In an extraordinary move for a judge, the deputy judge president says she secretly recorded a meeting that proves she was insulted by Judge President John Hlophe The post Goliath's secret recording of Hlophe raises questions of ethics appeared first o...

 2020-05-15 19:00 

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World Bank report on Covid-19's effect on education is disappointing...

Especially in a country like South Africa with its huge inequalities, a digital divide and teacher unions The post World Bank report on Covid-19's effect on education is disappointing appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-15 19:00 

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Why calling the police is not an option for me...

Brutality at the hands of those meant to protect us is just too common in our society and is mostly targeted at poor, black people The post Why calling the police is not an option for me appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-15 19:00 

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Our lockdown was different and coming out of it will feel strange...

South Africa's lockdown is not an 'elimination lockdown', nor a 'flatten the curve lockdown'. Instead, our 'delay lockdown' has its own set of implications The post Our lockdown was different and coming out of it will feel stra...

 2020-05-15 19:00 

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'Those who zol': Dangerous discourses in a time of crisis...

Smoking out social tobacco users as unique spreaders of the coronavirus sends out the wrong messages The post 'Those who zol': Dangerous discourses in a time of crisis appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-15 14:39 

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The pandemic creates ideal conditions for the rise of populism...

The state of politics and geopolitics has been exacerbated, rather than stabilised, by the coronavirus crisis The post The pandemic creates ideal conditions for the rise of populism appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-15 11:47 

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READ IT: Khosa high court judgment...

Allegations of abuse and excessive use of force by the security forces have been a feature during the Covid-19 pandemic The post READ IT: Khosa high court judgment appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-15 05:45 

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Cryptic Crossword 232 15 May...

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 2020-05-15 02:39 

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15 May 2020...

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 2020-05-14 22:00 

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Blindness: How the Strandfontein camp was set up to fail...

Rather than preventing the spread of Covid-19, the facility was about quarantining the most vulnerable The post Blindness: How the Strandfontein camp was set up to fail appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-14 19:00 

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Uncertain future for domestic airlines...

The uncertainty of a post-Covid-19 airspace makes it even more difficult for the airline industry to forecast its recovery The post Uncertain future for domestic airlines appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

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