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 2022-09-22 10:29 

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Five places to get student discounts in South Africa...

South African students feeling the pressures of financial strain can find relief in these top five places offering exclusive discounts and deals The post Five places to get student discounts in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-22 10:00 

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Role of indigenous people as stewards of nature under threat...

While their important contribution has been recognised, issues such as a lack of support and legal rights undermine their potential. The post Role of indigenous people as stewards of nature under threat appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-22 09:22 

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Cannabis activists head to court as Ramaphosa's green dawn stalls...

Four years after cannabis was decriminalised, there is still no legal framework for trading in the plant The post Cannabis activists head to court as Ramaphosa's green dawn stalls appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-22 09:10 

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President's Eskom promises like his others are mere platitudes...

Ramaphosa's Eskom promises are meaningless, because our weakened state institutions are unable to respond to entrenched corruption, no matter how often our leader rushes home to 'deal with' a crisis The post President's Eskom promises like...

 2022-09-22 05:00 

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SA must close gender pay gap...

While our situation is complicated by multiple historical inequalities, it is imperative that women participate meaningfully in all economic sectors The post SA must close gender pay gap appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-21 17:00 

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Space-themed AfrikaBurn returns to full capacity in 2023...

Tickets sales and camp registrations now open for the distinctive, participant-driven festival in the remote Tankwa Karoo The post Space-themed AfrikaBurn returns to full capacity in 2023 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-21 16:56 

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Downer says Zuma must put down R1-million for private prosecution...

NPA prosecutor says the sum is needed as security for legal defence costs in a matter seen as another bid by Zuma to delay his arms deal trial The post Downer says Zuma must put down R1-million for private prosecution appeared first on The Mail & Guardian...

 2022-09-21 14:23 

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Q&A: Collaboration needed as water treatment plants reach capacity...

UCT's Kevin Winter explains the dangers of poor management and how wastewater can be better utilised The post Q&A: Collaboration needed as water treatment plants reach capacity appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-21 13:00 

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Where are our entrepreneurship classes?...

With South Africa's extremely high unemployment rates, especially among youth, it is time that the basic principles of entrepreneurship, such as problem-solving, risk-taking, creativity, critical thinking and financial literacy, are taught at school T...

 2022-09-21 11:39 

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Hlophe v Goliath inquiry widens...

An appeal panel has called for a tribunal to investigate both the judge president of the Western Cape division and his deputy on impeachable charges of misconduct The post Hlophe v Goliath inquiry widens appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-21 11:15 

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Inflation eases, but is still above Reserve Bank's upper limit...

Consumer price inflation slowed to 7.6% year-on-year in August after hitting a 13-year high in July The post Inflation eases, but is still above Reserve Bank's upper limit appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-21 10:00 

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What is the meaning of heritage on Heritage Day?...

With so much attention given to heritage this month, why are South Africans generally not very interested in debates concerning what should be commemorated The post What is the meaning of heritage on Heritage Day? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-21 10:00 

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Author at 11: Romario Valentine's planet-saving tips...

'I hope it will encourage kids to become earth guardians.' The post Author at 11: Romario Valentine's planet-saving tips appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-21 08:55 

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Putin calls up reservists, warns Russia will use 'all means' for defence...

The Russian leader has announced a partial military mobilisation The post Putin calls up reservists, warns Russia will use 'all means' for defence appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-21 07:00 

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Why is everyone in power in South Africa so old?...

Placing young people in positions of power will not solve all of South Africa's problems, but the lack of youth voices in high office suggests a missed opportunity The post Why is everyone in power in South Africa so old? appeared first on The Mail & ...

 2022-09-21 07:00 

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Represent the under-represented by championing who we as South Africans truly are...

By not considering the heritage of the people advertising agencies communicate with, we create work and shape brands that are irrelevant, inappropriate, offensive and meaningless The post Represent the under-represented by championing who we as South Afri...

 2022-09-21 05:00 

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Expertly trained police dogs in high demand locally and abroad...

South African trained dogs sell for about R100 000 each outside the country The post Expertly trained police dogs in high demand locally and abroad appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-21 05:00 

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Why the Concourt ruling on intra-party disclosures is important...

The president has 12 months to redraft the executive ethics code to compel the disclosure of all donations to campaigns for positions within political parties The post Why the Concourt ruling on intra-party disclosures is important appeared first on The M...

 2022-09-21 05:00 

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This Peace Day, let us unite in building peace...

We must put aside our own confused feelings and be of service of others The post This Peace Day, let us unite in building peace appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-20 18:00 

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Thandi Ntuli explores the sense of exile in her latest work...

A perspective on the nuance of creation by pianist, composer and singer Thandi Ntuli, who through her lineage traversed from exile to integration to produce this work The post Thandi Ntuli explores the sense of exile in her latest work appeared first on T...

 2022-09-20 16:17 

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Hard Livings may have killed Rashied Staggie's son...

Three more alleged gang members from the Americans and Jesters were killed on Tuesday in a Manenberg killing spree The post Hard Livings may have killed Rashied Staggie's son appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-20 14:38 

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ANC to target 17 IFP municipalities with the help of the EFF...

Discussions are underway in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng The post ANC to target 17 IFP municipalities with the help of the EFF appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-20 14:09 

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Science students compete for R7-million in prizes...

voting closes on 20 September for two Johannesburg students who explore complex scientific concepts through video storytelling. The post Science students compete for R7-million in prizes appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-20 13:00 

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Queen Elizabeth II's death highlights importance of succession planning...

Talent shortages are a worldwide problem across all spheres of life but having a plan is vital to the continuing success of any organisation The post Queen Elizabeth II's death highlights importance of succession planning appeared first on The Mail & ...

 2022-09-20 11:12 

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Government is apathetic about lethal Pongola road route, say residents...

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula has not answered questions about the deadly route, which last week led to the deaths of 18 children The post Government is apathetic about lethal Pongola road route, say residents appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-20 11:04 

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Celebrating 10 years of helping South Africans leave a legacy...

September is Wills Month at Capital Legacy The post Celebrating 10 years of helping South Africans leave a legacy appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-20 10:54 

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Did the royal burial deliver a fatal blow to the Commonwealth?...

Questions have been renewed about whether the grouping of ex-British colonies holds relevance The post Did the royal burial deliver a fatal blow to the Commonwealth? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-20 10:29 

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Food security and rural safety are inseparable...

Rural areas are foundational to the nation's most basic need: food. But they suffer most from infrastructure neglect The post Food security and rural safety are inseparable appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-20 10:24 

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North-West University enhances access by embracing language diversity...

Progress has been made to get Setswana and Sesotho on the same level as Afrikaans and English as languages of instruction The post North-West University enhances access by embracing language diversity appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-20 09:21 

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SpaceX wants to bring satellite internet to Iran...

SpaceX will apply for an exemption from US sanctions against Iran in a bid to offer its satellite internet service to the country The post SpaceX wants to bring satellite internet to Iran appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-20 09:00 

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10 years in, there's still Something about J...

From Stimela's 'Zwakala' to 'Ain't No Sunshine' by Bill Withers', J Something's new Indoor tour promises to be a nostalgic thrill. The post 10 years in, there's still Something about J appeared first on The Mail & Guard...

 2022-09-20 08:30 

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Iphasi nesiphesheli, a visual piece by Mondli Bhele, wins this year's Sasol New Signatures art competition...

Striking collage using found fabrics and a familiar scene shows how 'history repeats itself' and that we can learn from it and overcome its brutal lessons The post Iphasi nesiphesheli, a visual piece by Mondli Bhele, wins this year's Sasol New...

 2022-09-20 07:32 

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Solving Eskom's load-shedding crisis is vital for investment...

Solving the electricity crisis is necessary if we are to realise the potential of our economy The post Solving Eskom's load-shedding crisis is vital for investment appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-20 07:00 

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Heritage day: A reminder of the communal promise to work towards an equality for all country...

Acknowledging the plurality of perspectives, opinions, priorities, emotions and interests of the different travelers on our transformation road is vital The post Heritage day: A reminder of the communal promise to work towards an equality for all country ...

 2022-09-20 05:00 

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Business laptop versus general laptop — what's the real difference?...

Commercial notebooks are fitted with a metal or carbon fibre chassis and high-powered central and graphics processing units allowing faster response and smooth multitasking The post Business laptop versus general laptop — what's the real differe...

 2022-09-20 05:00 

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Universities in Africa 'don't understand what they are'...

No one is going to beat the African drum if we don't do it. Universities must be wary of giving up their strengths for the sake of 'radical transformation' The post Universities in Africa 'don't understand what they are' appeared f...

 2022-09-20 05:00 

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Is the future of South Africa's tuberculosis (TB) plans locked up in the mysterious minds of teens?...

Researchers struggle to understand how teenagers experience tuberculosis treatment, and they haven't done enough to ask, experts at last week's seventh South African TB conference argued The post Is the future of South Africa's tuberculosis (T...

 2022-09-19 17:00 

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The bewildering vote in Chile that rejected a new constitution...

Did compulsory voting give evangelicals the opportunity to trash progressive reforms? The post The bewildering vote in Chile that rejected a new constitution appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-19 16:08 

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A tribute to the late Uncle Ali Katircioglu — a Turk who gave his all to South Africa...

Generous, humble man whose dream it was to build the Nizamiye Complex in Midrand loved South Africa and South Africans and helped thousands of people The post A tribute to the late Uncle Ali Katircioglu — a Turk who gave his all to South Africa appe...

 2022-09-19 15:00 

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Celebrating a distorted notion of unity in diversity during South Africa's heritage month...

Let us critically think about what it is that we are celebrating, especially while the younger generation is losing touch with their mother tongue. The post Celebrating a distorted notion of unity in diversity during South Africa's heritage month appe...

 2022-09-19 14:30 

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Maskandi musician making history...

Ihashi Elimhlophe is recording a DVD live in Soweto The post Maskandi musician making history appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-19 14:30 

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Africa media consumption shifts to local content, but not by Africa authors...

Local content is beginning to outcompete international films in Africa as rapid smartphone penetration and an affordable and expanding internet bring African creatives closer to people The post Africa media consumption shifts to local content, but not by ...

 2022-09-19 14:13 

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ANC women's league eyes full sweep of secretary general's office, not presidency...

Presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is unlikely to get the ANCWL's endorsement. The post ANC women's league eyes full sweep of secretary general's office, not presidency appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-19 14:00 

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Reserve Bank will stay tough, even as inflation softens...

Borrowers face another 75 basis point repo rate hike this week, as inflation looks to stay uncomfortably high The post Reserve Bank will stay tough, even as inflation softens appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-19 14:00 

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Stiff Pap and Mx Blouse answer to the will of the people at Jim Beam Welcome Sessions...

Stiff Pap and Mx Blouse join Muse to simultaneously reinvent themselves and set everyone in the crowd free The post Stiff Pap and Mx Blouse answer to the will of the people at Jim Beam Welcome Sessions appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-19 13:30 

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World going nuts for Eswatini farm's macadamias...

Regenerative farming community, under the aegis of The Tree of Life project, is working to combat climate change and boost macadamia export in Eswatini The post World going nuts for Eswatini farm's macadamias appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-19 13:27 

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Nominations open for M&G 2022 Greening the Future awards...

You are invited to nominate an individual, organisation or company that has made a valuable contribution to protecting the environment The post Nominations open for M&G 2022 Greening the Future awards appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-19 12:49 

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Britain and the world bid adieu to Queen Elizabeth II...

The longest-serving monarch in British history died at Balmoral, her Scottish Highland retreat, on 8 September after a year of declining health The post Britain and the world bid adieu to Queen Elizabeth II appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-09-19 12:13 

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The compact HUAWEI MateBook D16 redefines your on-the-job experience...

The must-have laptop features a 16-inch eye comfort full view touch display, impressive performance and cutting-edge device features, to help you get the most out of your workload The post The compact HUAWEI MateBook D16 redefines your on-the-job experien...

 2022-09-19 10:30 

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Finding solutions to South Africa's power problem without involving the government...

Solar alternatives are the quickest alternative and with banks on board, people, institutions and businesses can ensure we are no longer left in the dark The post Finding solutions to South Africa's power problem without involving the government appea...

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