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 2020-05-11 16:24 

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How protecting nature can protect us...

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the tourism industry hard, making it evident that the protection of biodiversity requires other forms of protection such as stewardship The post How protecting nature can protect us appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-11 15:45 

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Question marks surround Madagascar's Covid-19 'miracle cure'...

Despite Malagasy President Andry Rajoelina's claims of a cure for Covid-19, experts say 'there is absolutely no evidence' that is true The post Question marks surround Madagascar's Covid-19 'miracle cure' appeared first on The Mail...

 2020-05-11 13:40 

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10 years on: The legacy of the 2010 World Cup...

In the first part of our new series, we take a look at the goal that has played on loop in our heads and on TV channels for the last decade The post 10 years on: The legacy of the 2010 World Cup appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-11 11:31 

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Covid-19 pandemic offers municipalities rare opportunity to restore trust...

Local government and councillors have largely failed to deliver services and on their mandate because of a lack of will to do their jobs, corruption and a shortage of people with skills The post Covid-19 pandemic offers municipalities rare opportunity to ...

 2020-05-11 09:23 

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Censorship, the unexpected side-effect of Covid-19...

If the coronavirus outbreak has taught us anything beyond the necessity of washing our hands, it is that its victim has been leadership The post Censorship, the unexpected side-effect of Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-10 19:00 

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Justice department suspends CFO, supply chain director over R1.2bn security tender...

An internal forensic probe has found that the duo had manipulated tender processes The post Justice department suspends CFO, supply chain director over R1.2bn security tender appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-10 13:43 

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Government's Covid-19 science mask is slipping...

The government's professed reliance on science to justify its response to the pandemic reveals both its overconfidence and its insecurities about getting citizens to cooperate The post Government's Covid-19 science mask is slipping appeared first ...

 2020-05-10 12:39 

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What I miss most about home: my mom's cassava leaves...

A journalist from Sierra Leone has to teach himself to cook during lockdown in Johannesburg The post What I miss most about home: my mom's cassava leaves appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-10 02:24 

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Some reflections on the recent access-to-masjid case...

This pandemic must pose an opportunity for serious introspection by all actors involved in taking the case to court, including religious legal fraternities The post Some reflections on the recent access-to-masjid case appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2020-05-10 02:15 

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South Africa's fumbling response to Covid-19 poses questions...

A strict lockdown is not only unenforceable, but the question must be asked: is it necessary at all? The examples of South Korea, Taiwan and Sweden suggest perhaps not The post South Africa's fumbling response to Covid-19 poses questions appeared firs...

 2020-05-09 19:22 

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In the era of Covid-19 healthcare should be universal and free...

Universal and free healthcare will help us all in combating the virus, but this policy will also have benefits in the longer term The post In the era of Covid-19 healthcare should be universal and free appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-09 18:58 

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The Chinese chameleon reimagined in the age of Covid-19...

The West's perceptions of China hold up a mirror to its own preoccupations. More nuanced analysis is much-needed The post The Chinese chameleon reimagined in the age of Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-09 18:58 

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The Chinese chameleon reimagined in the age of Covid-19...

The West's perceptions of China hold up a mirror to its own preoccupations. More nuanced analysis is much-needed The post The Chinese chameleon reimagined in the age of Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-09 18:58 

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The Chinese chameleon reimagined in the age of Covid-19...

The West's perceptions of China hold up a mirror to its own preoccupations. More nuanced analysis is much-needed The post The Chinese chameleon reimagined in the age of Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-09 18:46 

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In the era of Covid-19 healthcare should be universal and free...

Universal and free healthcare will help us all in combating the virus, but this policy will also have benefits in the longer term The post In the era of Covid-19 healthcare should be universal and free appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-09 18:46 

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In the era of Covid-19 healthcare should be universal and free...

Universal and free healthcare will help us all in combating the virus, but this policy will also have benefits in the longer term The post In the era of Covid-19 healthcare should be universal and free appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-09 18:20 

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Three ways to finance the Covid-19 policy response...

The government will have to consider the pros and cons of direct taxation, de facto taxation and debt as it negotiates the coronavirus economic crisis The post Three ways to finance the Covid-19 policy response appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-09 16:30 

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Cryptic Crossword 231 May 8...

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 2020-05-08 19:00 

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What is this place?: The visual simulacrum of South Africa in the Covid-19 lockdown...

Why is the visual depiction of this country in centre-left international online news publications so unrecognisable? The post What is this place?: The visual simulacrum of South Africa in the Covid-19 lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-08 19:00 

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Listen to the voice of Generation C — they have answers for Africa's future...

Many young people already know how to deal with the problems the Covid-19 pandemic has wrought — they have been living with them all along The post Listen to the voice of Generation C — they have answers for Africa's future appeared first ...

 2020-05-08 19:00 

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Covid-19: an opportunity for universities to regain public trust...

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the role of universities in nurturing scientific inquiry and evidence-based policy-making to the fore The post Covid-19: an opportunity for universities to regain public trust appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-08 19:00 

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A full life, well lived...

Denis Goldberg was a forthcoming, funny, angry, brutally honest and impressive man who never stopped fighting for what he believed in The post A full life, well lived appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-08 16:00 

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Malawi's Supreme Court affirms nullification of presidential election...

The Supreme Court in Malawi has affirmed the decision of the country's Constitutional Court to nullify the country's presidential elections — paving the way for fresh presidential elections which are due to be held later this year. Embattled...

 2020-05-08 11:15 

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Cartoon: Carlos on the knocking wolves...

South Africa has the virus and hunger to worry about The post Cartoon: Carlos on the knocking wolves appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-08 11:15 

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Cartoon: Carlos on the wolves at the door...

Knock, knock: it's Hunger The post Cartoon: Carlos on the wolves at the door appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-08 09:05 

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Young people need a bailout: Cancel student debt held by national banks...

A more equitable and fair society, able to conquer the effects of pandemics, starts with debt-free education and skills development The post Young people need a bailout: Cancel student debt held by national banks appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-08 09:05 

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Young people need a bailout: Cancel student debt held by national banks...

A more equitable and fair society, able to conquer the effects of pandemics, starts with debt-free education and skills development The post Young people need a bailout: Cancel student debt held by national banks appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-08 08:55 

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Southern Africa's cannabis industry offers opportunity for open-minded investors...

The stigma around the plant needs to be addressed and citizens involved in new policies and processes in order for the market to change The post Southern Africa's cannabis industry offers opportunity for open-minded investors appeared first on The Mai...

 2020-05-08 08:45 

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Khadija Patel resigns as M&G editor...

In her time at the Mail & Guardian, Patel was responsible for bringing stability to the newsroom and in the process assembled one of the best newsrooms in South Africa. The post Khadija Patel resigns as M&G editor appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 23:13 

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08 May 2020...

The Digital Edition is an exclusive product available to our subscribers The post 08 May 2020 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Parly corona-style is perfect...

I now go to meetings barefoot and in my shorts. And it cuts what we pay for MPs to travel. We should keep it this way post-Covid The post Parly corona-style is perfect appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Lockdown hampers Edcon business rescue analysts...

Independent retail analyst Syd Vianello says going under business rescue does not mean Edcon will be saved, "it simply gives business rescue practitioners a chance to work out how they can save the company" The post Lockdown hampers Edcon business...

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Editorial: The hard truths of lockdown...

"Each day of this lockdown highlights our broken, and uneven society. What we cannot do is retreat into our silos and see the world solely from our view of it. " The post Editorial: The hard truths of lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Covid-19 is a grave threat in prisons...

Inspectorate finds serious overcrowding at 'Sun City' centre, putting inmates at risk of Covid-19 The post Covid-19 is a grave threat in prisons appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Universities rally to fight pandemic...

These institutions are a crucial part of the research and development process that underpins South Africa's life-and-death fight against the Covid-19 outbreak The post Universities rally to fight pandemic appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Case lays bare Ingonyama's dealings...

Staff members claim they are fall guys for the failure of the Ingonyama Trust Board, which manages large swathes of KwaZulu-Natal The post Case lays bare Ingonyama's dealings appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Churches are struggling in lockdown...

'You give us the word, we give you the money.' Without tithes from congregations, churches find it difficult to pay salaries and do community work The post Churches are struggling in lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Using codewords to protect against domestic violence...

A Cape Town women's group is using coded text messages to help victims of gender-based violence and abuse get out of harm's way The post Using codewords to protect against domestic violence appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Racist mayor extends his leave...

The Free State ANC blames lockdown for no disciplinary action against Nkosinjani Speelman The post Racist mayor extends his leave appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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They protested for food the police fired rubber bullets...

Talking to people who live in the Booysens informal settlement, it is hard to tell what has been more brutalising; the metro police's rubber bullets — whose lesions still mark the faces, backs and legs of residents — or the fact that they ...

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Parly corona-style is perfect...

I now go to meetings barefoot and in my shorts. And it cuts what we pay for MPs to travel. We should keep it this way post-Covid The post Parly corona-style is perfect appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Lockdown hampers Edcon business rescue analysts...

Independent retail analyst Syd Vianello says going under business rescue does not mean Edcon will be saved, "it simply gives business rescue practitioners a chance to work out how they can save the company" The post Lockdown hampers Edcon business...

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Universities rally to fight pandemic...

These institutions are a crucial part of the research and development process that underpins South Africa's life-and-death fight against the Covid-19 outbreak The post Universities rally to fight pandemic appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Using codewords to protect against domestic violence...

A Cape Town women's group is using coded text messages to help victims of gender-based violence and abuse get out of harm's way The post Using codewords to protect against domestic violence appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Editorial: The hard truths of lockdown...

"Each day of this lockdown highlights our broken, and uneven society. What we cannot do is retreat into our silos and see the world solely from our view of it. " The post Editorial: The hard truths of lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2020-05-07 19:00 

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Covid-19 is a grave threat in prisons...

Inspectorate finds serious overcrowding at 'Sun City' centre, putting inmates at risk of Covid-19 The post Covid-19 is a grave threat in prisons appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 16:00 

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Department warns schools about reopening prematurely...

Despite the government saying it could be June before schools begin reopening, some have already called teachers in and held parents' meetings in preparation for opening sooner The post Department warns schools about reopening prematurely appeared fir...

 2020-05-07 13:42 

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Denis Goldberg: Man of integrity, freedom fighter and true mensch...

One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised. — Chinua Achebe The post Denis Goldberg: Man of integrity, freedom fighter and true mensch appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 13:41 

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Denis Goldberg: Man of integrity, freedom fighter and true mensch...

One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised. — Chinua Achebe The post Denis Goldberg: Man of integrity, freedom fighter and true mensch appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 13:18 

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The Portfolio: Thembinkosi Hlatshwayo...

Photographer Thembinkosi Hlatshawyo's latest project, Slaghuis, is a recounting of the trauma he experienced growing up in his family's tavern business The post The Portfolio: Thembinkosi Hlatshwayo appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

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