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 2020-05-07 11:21 

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Leaked memorandum threatens Lindiwe Sisulu's presidential bid...

A document leaked to journalists says the minister was aware of illegal fundraising for her presidential bid by her own task team ... and 'kept quiet' about it The post Leaked memorandum threatens Lindiwe Sisulu's presidential bid appeared fir...

 2020-05-07 11:18 

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Domestic workers are hit hard by lockdown...

According to UIF data, only 15 888 domestic workers, of a possible 673 940, have been paid from the Covid-19 Temporary employer-employee relief scheme The post Domestic workers are hit hard by lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 11:18 

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Domestic workers are hit hard by lockdown...

According to UIF data, only 15 888 domestic workers, of a possible 673 940, have been paid from the Covid-19 Temporary employer-employee relief scheme The post Domestic workers are hit hard by lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 10:00 

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Macroeconomic policy options beyond Covid-19 depression...

Measures need to lay the foundations of a new economy and society post the pandemic The post Macroeconomic policy options beyond Covid-19 depression appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-07 09:50 

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Covid-19 is yet another burden on the shoulders of women...

COMMENT This year, Freedom Day on April 27 came and went without celebration for women in townships and on farms in South Africa. It was just another day of struggle, with women having to walk at least two kilometres to fetch water, sometimes from empty J...

 2020-05-06 19:00 

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What it's like to lead the Covid-19 response in Africa's most populous country...

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the director general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, is up for the challenge The post What it's like to lead the Covid-19 response in Africa's most populous country appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 19:00 

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What it's like to lead the Covid-19 response in Africa's most populous country...

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the director general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, is up for the challenge The post What it's like to lead the Covid-19 response in Africa's most populous country appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 16:11 

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Dear Doctor Dlamini-Zuma...

There has been a constant narrative that aims to reduce you to an ex-wife of a former head of state. This is factual, but in mainstream media there seems to be no other description of you The post Dear Doctor Dlamini-Zuma appeared first on The Mail & Guar...

 2020-05-06 16:08 

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Eusebius McKaiser: A few critics are smoking some strong stuff...

Blame and praise can't be apportioned to individual leaders of a collective Cabinet The post Eusebius McKaiser: A few critics are smoking some strong stuff appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 16:08 

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Eusebius McKaiser: A few critics are smoking some strong stuff...

Blame and praise can't be apportioned to individual leaders of a collective Cabinet The post Eusebius McKaiser: A few critics are smoking some strong stuff appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 15:33 

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Chiwoniso Maraire's ancient voice silenced too soon...

The Zimbabwean mbira player and chanteuse died tragically young at 37, before she had fulfilled her vast potential. Her legacy, however, lives on The post Chiwoniso Maraire's ancient voice silenced too soon appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 15:28 

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To the teachers of South Africa: We salute you...

Teachers are probably some of the most undervalued people in society and often criticised for being ineffective or being chastised for this, that and the other. The post To the teachers of South Africa: We salute you appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ...

 2020-05-06 15:28 

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To the teachers of South Africa: We salute you...

Teachers are probably some of the most undervalued people in society and often criticised for being ineffective or being chastised for this, that and the other. The post To the teachers of South Africa: We salute you appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ...

 2020-05-06 15:28 

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To the teachers of South Africa: We salute you...

Teachers are probably some of the most undervalued people in society and often criticised for being ineffective or being chastised for this, that and the other. The post To the teachers of South Africa: We salute you appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ...

 2020-05-06 13:35 

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South African women live with the burden of 'constant vigilance'...

Fear of being attacked restricts the movement of most women in everyday life The post South African women live with the burden of 'constant vigilance' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 11:50 

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Cape Town icon mothballed by extended Covid lockdown...

With no tourists or boats coming in, Hout Bay's famous wharf is unable to stay afloat The post Cape Town icon mothballed by extended Covid lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 11:13 

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Virus exposes inequalities at universities...

Students at the former homeland universities battle with conditions created by poverty The post Virus exposes inequalities at universities appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 11:13 

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Virus exposes inequalities at universities...

Students at the former homeland universities battle with conditions created by poverty The post Virus exposes inequalities at universities appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 11:13 

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Virus exposes inequalities at universities...

Students at the former homeland universities battle with conditions created by poverty The post Virus exposes inequalities at universities appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 11:11 

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A caress rather a beating...

Drumming legend Tony Allen, born in Nigerian in 1940, died on April 30 in Paris. His quiet beat made the music sing and people dance The post A caress rather a beating appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 10:54 

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Flooding cuts power in Uganda...

Government threatens forced removals in response The post Flooding cuts power in Uganda appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 10:54 

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Flooding cuts power in Uganda...

Government threatens forced removals in response The post Flooding cuts power in Uganda appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 10:53 

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Billy Monama: stringing together South African guitar history...

The guitarist's book, Introduction to South African Guitar Style: Volume One is due to be published at the end of the year The post Billy Monama: stringing together South African guitar history appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 10:00 

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SOS: Covid-19 leaves stranded Africans distressed and abandoned...

Many African governments have paid little more than lip service to their citizens stranded all over the world The post SOS: Covid-19 leaves stranded Africans distressed and abandoned appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 10:00 

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Battle for the truth about UFOs...

The United States Navy has confirmed that three videos of unidentified aerial phenomena were taken by Navy pilots in 2004 and 2015 The post Battle for the truth about UFOs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 10:00 

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Battle for the truth about UFOs...

The United States Navy has confirmed that three videos of unidentified aerial phenomena were taken by Navy pilots in 2004 and 2015 The post Battle for the truth about UFOs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 09:41 

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The judge who defied Malawi's government to stop the lockdown...

Standing up to abuses of power runs in Justice Kenyatta Nyirenda's blood The post The judge who defied Malawi's government to stop the lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 09:41 

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The judge who defied Malawi's government to stop the lockdown...

Standing up to abuses of power runs in Justice Kenyatta Nyirenda's blood The post The judge who defied Malawi's government to stop the lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-06 07:04 

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The biographies of Robert McBride and Dimitri Tsafendas share a curious resonance...

Although the two men were from different generations, their lives both lay bare the atrocities of the apartheid state The post The biographies of Robert McBride and Dimitri Tsafendas share a curious resonance appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-05 14:56 

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Government lays the foundation for illicit tobacco sales to flourish...

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has banned tobacco sales to support her draconian ideas, and without any scientific basis, says Japan Tobacco International The post Government lays the foundation for illicit tobacco sales to flourish appeared first on The Mail & G...

 2020-05-05 14:56 

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How coronavirus is affecting Kenya's hearing impaired citizens...

A deaf man in Kenya spread the message of Covid-19 when he realised a million hearing impaired people were left out of the conversation The post How coronavirus is affecting Kenya's hearing impaired citizens appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-05 14:56 

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How coronavirus is affecting Kenya's hearing impaired citizens...

A deaf man in Kenya spread the message of Covid-19 when he realised a million hearing impaired people were left out of the conversation The post How coronavirus is affecting Kenya's hearing impaired citizens appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-05 14:29 

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The Ugandan good Samaritan sanitising hospitals and police stations...

Compelled to make a difference during the Covid-19 pandemic, an IT consultant is now helping to keep essential services workers healthy The post The Ugandan good Samaritan sanitising hospitals and police stations appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-05 09:22 

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Achieving a healthy nation requires more than universal free healthcare...

Having access to care is not a promise of health The post Achieving a healthy nation requires more than universal free healthcare appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-05 09:22 

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Achieving a healthy nation requires more than universal free healthcare...

Having access to care is not a promise of health The post Achieving a healthy nation requires more than universal free healthcare appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-05 09:10 

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As the economy inches open, South Africa's startups prepare for a post-Covid world...

The pandemic offers opportunities for online businesses that deliver services ranging from education and communication with clients to delivering groceries, but it doesn't come without difficulties The post As the economy inches open, South Africa'...

 2020-05-05 09:10 

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As the economy inches open, South Africa's startups prepare for a post-Covid world...

The pandemic offers opportunities for online businesses that deliver services ranging from education and communication with clients to delivering groceries, but it doesn't come without difficulties The post As the economy inches open, South Africa'...

 2020-05-04 19:00 

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Covid-19 and African children: The untold story...

Children are less likely to contract the coronavirus than adults, but the way in which the pandemic affects them goes beyond ill health The post Covid-19 and African children: The untold story appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-04 19:00 

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The democratic process of voting was wearing thin before lockdown...

The number of adults who didn't vote in the 2019 elections reflects citizens' disenchantment with their representatives. Perhaps Covid-19 presents government with the chance to change this The post The democratic process of voting was wearing thin...

 2020-05-04 18:10 

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Covid-19 set to increase the scourge of child marriage...

Millions of girls are currently out of school, families are struggling with spiralling economic hardship, and programmes to end child marriage face significant disruptions The post Covid-19 set to increase the scourge of child marriage appeared first on T...

 2020-05-04 17:46 

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Making sense of Mozambique's brutal insurgency...

The violence in Cabo Delgado province by al-Shabaab (the youth) can be linked to jihadist influence, the continued marginalisation of Muslim people, and the lure of income from trafficking natural resources The post Making sense of Mozambique's brutal...

 2020-05-04 13:37 

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Government lays the foundation for illicit tobacco sales to flourish...

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has banned tobacco sales to support her draconian ideas, and without any scientific basis, says Japan Tobacco International The post Government lays the foundation for illicit tobacco sales to flourish appeared first on The Mail & G...

 2020-05-04 12:15 

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Why is Jake White such a polarising figure?...

The World Cup-winning coach has an impeccable CV, with an illustrious coaching career that has taken him all over the globe. But he has a reputation problem The post Why is Jake White such a polarising figure? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-04 11:56 

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I buried my father on Zoom. Was I laying my culture to rest?...

The Covid-19 pandemic prevented me from leaving London to be at my father's funeral in Uganda and perform the rites. Instead, I attended it online The post I buried my father on Zoom. Was I laying my culture to rest? appeared first on The Mail & Guard...

 2020-05-04 10:50 

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Sisulu disbands her own national rapid-response task team...

The human settlements minister has axed her controversial rapid-response team after corruption charges. Some team members were alleged to be running her 2022 ANC election campaign The post Sisulu disbands her own national rapid-response task team appeared...

 2020-05-04 08:38 

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LIVESTREAM: Mthethwa briefing on Covid-19 relief fund for sport and arts and culture...

The minister will update the nation on funding for the sector as well as present the challenges the department faces The post LIVESTREAM: Mthethwa briefing on Covid-19 relief fund for sport and arts and culture appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-05-04 08:19 

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On the frontline: The junior doctor at Mogadishu's Covid call centre...

In less than a week, 16 000 Somalis called into the government's new coronavirus hotline. Dr Jihan Ali works there, advising callers and collecting and providing data to colleagues The post On the frontline: The junior doctor at Mogadishu's Covid ...

 2020-05-04 08:09 

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Introducing South Africa's mechanism for the prevention of torture and degrading treatment or punishment...

After ratifying the optional protocol of the relevant UN convention, South Africa is now in the process establishing a national preventive mechanism for the prevention of torture The post Introducing South Africa's mechanism for the prevention of tort...

 2020-05-04 05:33 

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Professional body membership: a progressive way to propel your career to new heights...

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants constantly strives to maintain and strengthen the overall status of the accountancy profession The post Professional body membership: a progressive way to propel your career to new heights appeared firs...

 2020-05-03 11:36 

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Khosa family: Crucial witnesses not interviewed by defence force and police unit...

In court papers, the family says the investigations into the death of Collins Khosa are neither impartial nor effective The post Khosa family: Crucial witnesses not interviewed by defence force and police unit appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

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