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 2022-08-17 07:00 

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London's changed including the climate...

The local shops have been replaced by chain stores, the skyline has new features, the digital age stops communication and the green parks are dry and brown The post London's changed including the climate appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-17 05:00 

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Angola's elections a close contest between Unita and ruling MPLA...

In its poll, Angobarometro put Unita's leader, Adalberto Costa Jnior, far ahead of MPLA leader Joo Loureno while Afrobarometer put MPLA slightly ahead of Unita. The post Angola's elections a close contest between Unita and ruling MPLA appeared fir...

 2022-08-17 05:00 

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To fix Man United, Ten Hag must brainwash his stars...

Top coaches are either psychologists or cult leaders; Maguire & company need the latter, writes Carlos Amato The post To fix Man United, Ten Hag must brainwash his stars appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-17 03:00 

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Four ways to help South Africa's young people find jobs right now...

We need to move away from imposing 'solutions' on young people to seeing them as active partners The post Four ways to help South Africa's young people find jobs right now appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 16:38 

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'Justice for Marikana will only be served if we see Ramaphosa behind bars' Amcu president...

The mineworker union's Joseph Mathunjwa spoke at the ten-year anniversary of the massacre The post 'Justice for Marikana will only be served if we see Ramaphosa behind bars' Amcu president appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 15:00 

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US conduct regarding Taiwan evinces a dangerous and ignorant strain of orientalism...

It underestimates the role of face-saving, which is central to Chinese culture, and the country's priorities, such as attaining the Chinese Dream The post US conduct regarding Taiwan evinces a dangerous and ignorant strain of orientalism appeared firs...

 2022-08-16 13:46 

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Eskom: Stage two load-shedding tonight...

Continued blackouts highly likely on Wednesday and Thursday, the energy entity added The post Eskom: Stage two load-shedding tonight appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 13:37 

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MPs dismiss Mkhwebane's call to subpoena Ramaphosa...

The president's evidence is not necessary to determine whether she is guilty of misconduct, the section 194 committee concludes The post MPs dismiss Mkhwebane's call to subpoena Ramaphosa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 13:23 

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Marikana: There should have been disciplinary proceeding, says Ian Farlam...

The chair of the commission of inquiry says a personal apology from Cyril Ramaphosa would help families of the dead to heal The post Marikana: There should have been disciplinary proceeding, says Ian Farlam appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 11:54 

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Sasol gas price hike 'will hurt South African businesses, consumers'...

Jump in price of gas to be challenged in court as controversy roils The post Sasol gas price hike 'will hurt South African businesses, consumers' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 11:00 

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The Mail & Guardian's first documentary is on Marikana. This is why...

Fathers talk about their regret for sending their sons to the mines, wives speak about coming to terms with the death of their husbands The post The Mail & Guardian's first documentary is on Marikana. This is why appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ...

 2022-08-16 11:00 

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Marikana stains the tapestry of South Africa's democracy...

Ten years on, the massacre at the mine remains a metaphor for the ills of our society The post Marikana stains the tapestry of South Africa's democracy appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 10:38 

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Remembering Magesh, a kwaito star who was ahead of his time...

This week South African music lost a legend - TKZee member Tokollo 'Magesh' Tshabalala The post Remembering Magesh, a kwaito star who was ahead of his time appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 10:00 

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The major economic and political questions of Marikana remain...

Why do representative bodies like the union, the party and the so-called left seem to fail their constituents during struggles like Marikana? The post The major economic and political questions of Marikana remain appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 10:00 

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Africa, Caribbean have 'moral high ground' on climate change UN climate change global ambassador...

Both regions boast innovative, homegrown solutions but these rarely 'get airtime' The post Africa, Caribbean have 'moral high ground' on climate change UN climate change global ambassador appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 10:00 

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Slate politics reflects the decline of the ANC...

The competing factions in the party put power before national interests The post Slate politics reflects the decline of the ANC appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 09:44 

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Betting is gaining popularity in Africa...

The rise of the online gambling industry is closely tied to the wave of constant developments in Africa The post Betting is gaining popularity in Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 09:22 

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Samsung flexes with the flip and fold...

The folding tablet and flip phone look very similar to last year's models, but feature a redesigned, slimmer hinge mechanism and other incremental updates The post Samsung flexes with the flip and fold appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 07:00 

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Confronting the power of the police...

Accountability, insofar as it ever existed in the South African Police Service, has been reduced to a theoretical concept. It is time this changed. The post Confronting the power of the police appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-16 05:01 

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Fraser broke the law because Zuma is not terminally ill, SCA hears...

Legal teams argued that the only remedy was for Zuma to return to prison, but his advocate countered that at this late stage, it would amount to a fresh sentence The post Fraser broke the law because Zuma is not terminally ill, SCA hears appeared first on...

 2022-08-16 05:01 

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Fraser broke the law because Zuma is not terminally ill, SCA hears...

Legal teams argued that the only remedy was for Zuma to return to prison, but his advocate countered that at this late stage, it would amount to a fresh sentence The post Fraser broke the law because Zuma is not terminally ill, SCA hears appeared first on...

 2022-08-15 17:00 

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The Opera Virgin attends 'The Marriage of Figaro'...

Opening one's mind to new artistic disciplines could provide enlightenment to glorious new pursuits. The post The Opera Virgin attends 'The Marriage of Figaro' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-15 16:23 

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What's behind the vulture poisonings in Kruger and Chobe parks?...

People poison vultures for various reasons, including a belief that they can see into the future and to stop authorities from being alerted to poaching The post What's behind the vulture poisonings in Kruger and Chobe parks? appeared first on The Mail...

 2022-08-15 16:08 

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Kenya's Ruto declared president-elect amid results chaos...

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati said Ruto had won almost 7.18 million votes (50.49%) in the August 9 vote, against 6.94 million (48.85%t) for his rival Raila Odinga. The post Kenya's Ruto declared presi...

 2022-08-15 15:22 

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Kenya vote chief declares Ruto president-elect...

The deputy president has been declared the winner of the close-fought election, despite several commissioners rejecting the results The post Kenya vote chief declares Ruto president-elect appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-15 15:08 

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Kenya vote results rejected by four top election officials...

The announcement of the long-awaited outcome of Kenya's presidential vote was thrown into chaos on Monday The post Kenya vote results rejected by four top election officials appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-15 13:15 

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Fraser argues he could overrule parole board on 'terminally ill' Zuma...

The supreme court of appeal asked how it could accept this when the medical reports had been redacted The post Fraser argues he could overrule parole board on 'terminally ill' Zuma appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-15 11:58 

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Encouraging equality and development with Standard Bank and the women's Pro-Am series...

The development programme is promotes the growth and support of women in sport, particularly golf The post Encouraging equality and development with Standard Bank and the women's Pro-Am series appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-15 10:00 

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Why is turning the tide on SA unemployment so tough?...

South Africa's jobless rate is one of the highest in the world — and bringing it down significantly could take years The post Why is turning the tide on SA unemployment so tough? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-15 08:49 

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Iran 'categorically' denies link with Rushdie's attacker...

Rushdie, 75, was left on a ventilator with multiple stab wounds after he was attacked at a literary event Friday in western New York state The post Iran 'categorically' denies link with Rushdie's attacker appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ...

 2022-08-15 08:17 

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Defence minister Thandi Modise in Moscow for security conference...

Discussions about Russia's invasion of Ukraine are absent from the official programme The post Defence minister Thandi Modise in Moscow for security conference appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-15 07:32 

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Ugandan student develops mosquito repellant from sour milk...

The death of Jovia Kisaakye's brother from malaria and the family's struggle to sell fresh milk led to the new product The post Ugandan student develops mosquito repellant from sour milk appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-15 07:13 

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Delving into the South African media landscape with the Africa Media Barometer...

We need bold media leadership with a clear and collective vision for the working conditions of journalists The post Delving into the South African media landscape with the Africa Media Barometer appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-15 05:00 

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Seriti Mine accused of exhuming graves without consent of families...

Families of the dead said they did not agree to the exhumations and now want the remains returned so that they can be reburied The post Seriti Mine accused of exhuming graves without consent of families appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-15 05:00 

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How the digital age has changed the existence of big record labels...

The evolution of technology has changed how music is produced, removing the need to have a contract with a record label to do it. With more musicians choosing to be independent, are big recording companies becoming obsolete? The post How the digital age h...

 2022-08-15 05:00 

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It is time to topple the false gods of capitalism...

The market is the pillar of capitalist ideology, yet it is just another human institution invented and reinvented periodically across human history The post It is time to topple the false gods of capitalism appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-14 05:00 

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Three 'gringos' brave heat, mosquitos, illegal gold miners and pirates in the Amazon...

A Wits University accounting professor has returned from his Amazon expedition he undertook to fight climate change The post Three 'gringos' brave heat, mosquitos, illegal gold miners and pirates in the Amazon appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2022-08-14 05:00 

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Noxy Goyi's story of survival is one of a woman's resilience and self-reliance...

The breadwinner lost her job and, desperate not to sit at home, she started selling food on the street on a table made of bread crates. Now she employs two people The post Noxy Goyi's story of survival is one of a woman's resilience and self-relia...

 2022-08-14 03:00 

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Fintech firms ramp up investments in Kenya's microfinance space...

Kenya's microfinance banks are the target of fintech firms from abroad seeking to sidestep stringent regulatory perimeters for digital lenders The post Fintech firms ramp up investments in Kenya's microfinance space appeared first on The Mail & Gu...

 2022-08-13 17:00 

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Harbour views at 9th Avenue Waterside...

The award-winning eatery, which offers fine wines and food, is on stilts at Durban's harbour The post Harbour views at 9th Avenue Waterside appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-13 15:00 

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Zimbabwe hospital workers plot stillbirth burials...

The policy is to cremate deceased infants but Bulawayo Hospital's incinerators are not working The post Zimbabwe hospital workers plot stillbirth burials appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-13 11:58 

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Salman Rushdie on ventilator, likely to lose an eye after stabbing...

The British author of "The Satanic Verses" had to be airlifted to hospital for emergency surgery following the attack The post Salman Rushdie on ventilator, likely to lose an eye after stabbing appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-13 10:00 

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Can technology help to promote students' mental health?...

New apps and online therapy show promise, but more research is needed to help understand who will benefit from digital interventions The post Can technology help to promote students' mental health? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-13 10:00 

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Covid-19 has led to an increase in depression, mental illness and heart attack risk in South Africa...

There has been an unprecedented structural shift in disease patterns, which has highlighted unequal access to healthcare The post Covid-19 has led to an increase in depression, mental illness and heart attack risk in South Africa appeared first on The Mai...

 2022-08-13 09:00 

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The Battle for the Benin Bronzes reaches melting point...

Benin City's looted bronzes are coming home but the British Museum hasn't received the memo, writes Carlos Amato The post The Battle for the Benin Bronzes reaches melting point appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-13 07:00 

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Shongweni is to get a green city...

The build will include solar power, grey water recycling, rainwater harvesting and a waste-to-energy facility The post Shongweni is to get a green city appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-13 07:00 

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A tale of a bru like no other...

Sihle Magubane talks about his journey from being a gardener and a barista to owning a coffee roastery The post A tale of a bru like no other appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-13 07:00 

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White liberals use the word 'colonialism' in a way that is dangerous and naive...

To identify contemporary forms of oppression with the use of a dated metaphor perpetuates current forms of oppression The post White liberals use the word 'colonialism'; in a way that is dangerous and naive appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-12 17:00 

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One Movie, Two Takes: The Man from Toronto...

Kevin Hart is not everyone's cuppa and his latest role proves that The post One Movie, Two Takes: The Man from Toronto appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-08-12 16:14 

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Best new cryptocurrency to buy in South Africa in 2022...

Battle Infinity is currently one of the hottest crypto gaming platforms in the industry and it's entirely NFT and Metaverse-based The post Best new cryptocurrency to buy in South Africa in 2022 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

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