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 2020-06-06 19:00 

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An emergency budget needs bold decisions, including a bigger public sector...

Choosing this path would create work for many while also building the infrastructure that the country needs The post An emergency budget needs bold decisions, including a bigger public sector appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 19:00 

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Understanding the violent protests across America...

The protests are rooted not in the pandemic, but in centuries of discrimination The post Understanding the violent protests across America appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 15:29 

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Automotive Industry and Covid-19...

Many rental fleets are no longer operational and their usually well-maintained cars are entering the market in big numbers The post Automotive Industry and Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 14:11 

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Mapisa-Nqakula 'regrets confusion' after contradictory statements on Khosa case...

The minister's media statement follows a letter from Khosa's attorneys that they were considering a perjury charge or a complaint with the Public Protector The post Mapisa-Nqakula 'regrets confusion' after contradictory statements on Khosa...

 2020-06-05 13:48 

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Ramaphosa issues instruction on Western Cape Covid-19 numbers...

President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued an instruction to the Western Cape government to recruit more staff to stem the Covid-19 tide The post Ramaphosa issues instruction on Western Cape Covid-19 numbers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 12:24 

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The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ...

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible The post The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 10:46 

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Cartoon: Carlos on #BlackLivesMatter...

Justice is yet to be served in the US The post Cartoon: Carlos on #BlackLivesMatter appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 10:36 

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PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty...

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies The post PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 10:34 

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International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19...

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships The post International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-05 07:34 

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Cryptic Crossword 235 5 June 2020...

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 2020-06-04 23:47 

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Academics' health suffers under Covid-19...

More than ever, higher education institutions need to look after employees' mental wellbeing The post Academics' health suffers under Covid-19 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 23:40 

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Schools: Confusion rather than clarity and confidence reign...

The way in which Angie Motshekga has handled the reopening of schools has caused many people to lose confidence in her The post Schools: Confusion rather than clarity and confidence reign appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 23:31 

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Right of Reply: M&G chose 'good story' over truth — Buthelezi...

Mangosuthu Buthelezi says the Ingonyama Trust was not created in a secret deal to ensure his participation in the 1994 election The post Right of Reply: M&G chose 'good story' over truth — Buthelezi appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 23:21 

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Women farmworkers call for labour centres to be opened...

Many womxn who live and work on farms have suffered immensely during the Covid-19 lockdown The post Women farmworkers call for labour centres to be opened appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 23:09 

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Don't take the bait, Dr Killjoy...

I'm going fishing on Friday. Watch the sun rise, smoke a spliff, tangle a line in the sea. Unless NDZ is tempted to do a level U-turn The post Don't take the bait, Dr Killjoy appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 23:02 

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Editorial: Journalism as urgent as ever...

Journalism's immune system has long been compromised. From declining advertising revenue to the rise of disinformation campaigns and thoughtless social media companies, the industry has borne the brunt of multiple blows over the years The post Editori...

 2020-06-04 22:54 

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Ayo report: CFO acted in the PIC's interests...

A disciplinary inquiry has cleared Matshepo More of all charges, but she remains suspended The post Ayo report: CFO acted in the PIC's interests appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 22:41 

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Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council...

Unhappy members of the National Bargaining Council for the Private Security Sector say corporate governance standards are being flouted The post Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 22:24 

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The quiet rise of spy states...

Few Southern African countries have laws protecting people's privacy, a report reveals The post The quiet rise of spy states appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 22:09 

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05 June 2020...

The Digital Edition is an exclusive product available to our subscribers The post 05 June 2020 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 22:07 

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Images of black death satisfy disturbing desires and purposes...

The protests sweeping the United States after the latest police killing of a black man again speak to the ability of images to evoke powerful emotional responses The post Images of black death satisfy disturbing desires and purposes appeared first on The ...

 2020-06-04 22:00 

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A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini...

eThekwini plans to retain permanent and safe open spaces for people with nowhere to sleep The post A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 22:00 

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Teachers test Covid-19 positive...

Many schools are still not coronavirus ready for learners and teachers to return The post Teachers test Covid-19 positive appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 22:00 

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Cigarette sales ban battle looms...

Tobacco companies are fighting to lift the ban on cigarette sales, but research shows people are still smoking — and this is feeding the black market The post Cigarette sales ban battle looms appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 19:00 

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It's time for a Green New Eskom...

A better future for all South Africans is possible if we pursue a swift path to renewable energy The post It's time for a Green New Eskom appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 19:00 

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Sex workers abandoned as Covid-19 crackdowns undo Africa's HIV efforts...

Controlling Covid-19 may worsen Africa's HIV epidemic by stopping state and civil society health services built up over 35 years The post Sex workers abandoned as Covid-19 crackdowns undo Africa's HIV efforts appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ...

 2020-06-04 19:00 

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Remembering the original Super Eagles...

Nigeria's Super Eagles move to the international fields started in 1949 with a tour of amateur English clubs The post Remembering the original Super Eagles appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 19:00 

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The List: Things to do, watch and learn...

We round up the best online entertainment and activities to keep you busy this weekend The post The List: Things to do, watch and learn appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 19:00 

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Didiza must investigate 'paralysed' Ingonyama Trust Board Parliament...

Labour disputes and withheld funding for noncompliance have rocked the board, which is supposed to administer about three million hectare on behalf of King Goodwill Zwelithini The post Didiza must investigate 'paralysed' Ingonyama Trust Board Parl...

 2020-06-04 19:00 

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Talia Ramkilawan's tapestries: When making is its own medicine...

Talia Ramkilawan uses rug hooking to create her portraits, which aim to subvert trauma The post Talia Ramkilawan's tapestries: When making is its own medicine appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 19:00 

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Measures of Power: Our interest in violent, public justice...

How the theatre of execution contributes to national mythmaking in Nigeria The post Measures of Power: Our interest in violent, public justice appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 18:16 

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Zimbabwean journalist 'fears for his life' after being singled out by Zanu-PF...

Hopewell Chin'ono recently published a series of Facebook posts that outline alleged connections between President Emmerson Mnangagwa's son and a company that was awarded tender to supply equipment to prevent the spread of Covid-19 The post Zimbab...

 2020-06-04 16:29 

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Second SANDF report-back to court is silent on Khosa investigation...

Despite a court-ordered deadline for the completion of the internal investigation, no explanation is given for Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula's contradictory positions The post Second SANDF report-back to court is silent on Khosa investigati...

 2020-06-04 16:10 

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Virus spreads like fire in the Cape...

The Western province, which has 65% of all positive Covid-19 cases, is preparing additional health facilities for a July peak The post Virus spreads like fire in the Cape appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 16:10 

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Virus spreads like fire in the Cape...

The Western province, which has 65% of all positive Covid-19 cases, is preparing additional health facilities for a July peak The post Virus spreads like fire in the Cape appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 15:08 

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Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information...

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits The post Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 12:27 

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Historic tobacconist decides to quit...

The Cape Town institution, which has traded from the same location for 200 years, has been forced from its premises because of being unable to sell tobacco during the lockdown The post Historic tobacconist decides to quit appeared first on The Mail & Guar...

 2020-06-04 11:01 

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Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA...

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that The post Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 11:00 

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SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations...

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder The post SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations ...

 2020-06-04 09:00 

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Satanists say 'hell no' to gatherings during level three...

Because of Covid-19, the newly formed South Africa Satanic Church will not emerge from the shadows under new lockdown rules The post Satanists say 'hell no' to gatherings during level three appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-04 08:10 

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The Portfolio: Neo Matloga...

The artists shares how his practice has evolved: initially he was an oil painter, but now he works in mixed media, marrying painting with collage The post The Portfolio: Neo Matloga appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-03 21:29 

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Judge trashes entire lockdown regime as constitutionally flawed...

The high court ruling will delight gatvol South Africans but is unlikely to stand the test of time The post Judge trashes entire lockdown regime as constitutionally flawed appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-03 19:00 

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The backlogs, denials and future of testing Covid-19...

The National Health Laboratory Services finally admitted to a bottleneck last week, after denying there were any issues since April. According to the service, the backlog of 80 000 tests started in the first week of May The post The backlogs, denials and ...

 2020-06-03 19:00 

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It's time for a Great Reset of capitalism...

The Covid-19 pandemic provides a chance to reflect on, reimagine and reset the global economic system The post It's time for a Great Reset of capitalism appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-03 19:00 

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Africa watches as South Africa falls off the wagon...

The sale of alcohol was banned during levels 5 and 4 of the lockdown but other African governments have struggled to enforce this restrictions The post Africa watches as South Africa falls off the wagon appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-03 18:42 

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Johnson defends under-fire virus 'test and trace' scheme...

The scheme uses an army of 25 000 tracers to contact people who may have been exposed to the virus The post Johnson defends under-fire virus 'test and trace' scheme appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-03 18:36 

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US suspends flights by Chinese airlines in spat with Beijing...

The latest spat between Washington and Beijing centers partially on the Civil Aviation Authority of China deciding to determine its limit on foreign airlines based on their activity on March 12. The post US suspends flights by Chinese airlines in spat wit...

 2020-06-03 12:59 

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Eusebius McKaiser: Two important lessons to learn about racists...

The racially intolerant act to keep black people in "their place", some even while claiming they're allies The post Eusebius McKaiser: Two important lessons to learn about racists appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-03 12:38 

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Eastern Cape university goes all in to assist provincial health-care efforts...

A special steering committee seeks to fill urgent gaps in the system in order to fight the coronavirus The post Eastern Cape university goes all in to assist provincial health-care efforts appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2020-06-03 12:38 

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Eastern Cape university goes all in to assist provincial health-care efforts...

A special steering committee seeks to fill urgent gaps in the system in order to fight the coronavirus The post Eastern Cape university goes all in to assist provincial health-care efforts appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

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