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 2022-07-26 14:44 

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Tazn van Wyk murder trial: Witness says the accused was in the area on the day the girl disappeared...

Police witness struggles to recall details of murder investigation because of memory loss caused by Covid-19 infection The post Tazn van Wyk murder trial: Witness says the accused was in the area on the day the girl disappeared appeared first on The Mail ...

 2022-07-26 14:00 

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Pay parity for Banyana does not mean prezzies from glory-hunting ministers...

The Wafcon winners have given SA real football glory for the first time in decades - it's time Safa emulated their professionalism in the boardroom The post Pay parity for Banyana does not mean prezzies from glory-hunting ministers appeared first on T...

 2022-07-26 13:00 

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Russia's repressed independent media is vital to building a post-Putin era...

Most Russian journalists have been forced into exile amid a state crackdown. But there is some cause for hope The post Russia's repressed independent media is vital to building a post-Putin era appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-26 13:00 

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How can governments become data-driven organisations?...

Data-based service delivery models have many advantages but the data must be trustworthy and used ethically The post How can governments become data-driven organisations? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-26 13:00 

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Splitting Eskom doesn't solve its problems...

Dividing the company into generation, transmission and distribution divides responsibility, and could triple the scale of the problems The post Splitting Eskom doesn't solve its problems appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-26 13:00 

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Calling all songwriters!...

Mariah Carey, Linkin Park and Coldplay are among the judges for this year's International Songwriting Competition The post Calling all songwriters! appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-26 10:00 

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Lamola denies cover-up on Namibian request on farmgate...

The request had not progressed to a stage where the minister or the national director of public prosecutions would normally become involved, so they were caught unawares when asked about it The post Lamola denies cover-up on Namibian request on farmgate a...

 2022-07-26 10:00 

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Would you screen yourself for cervical cancer at home?...

When South Africa introduced self-tests for HIV, far more people knew their status and were put on treatment. The same could happen for cervical cancer The post Would you screen yourself for cervical cancer at home? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-26 10:00 

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The French GP ... He who blinks first ......

Verstappen steals the flag, Mercedes closes the performance gap and Le Clerc cracks under pressure. The Grand Prix at Paul Ricard had more drama than a French film The post The French GP ... He who blinks first ... appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-26 10:00 

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Here's to Wine Wednesdays!...

Head for northern Joburg and you may just discover an oenophilic experience reminiscent of a spell in Stellenbosch. The post Here's to Wine Wednesdays! appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-26 07:00 

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The metaverse will not be immune to cyber threats...

Three cyber threats we might encounter is this new digital realm and how to deal with them The post The metaverse will not be immune to cyber threats appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-26 07:00 

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Setting the record straight: Burna Boy didn't create a music genre called Afrofusion...

Burna Boy created the term 'Afrofusion', he did not start the practice of fusing several genres with Afrobeat, it is an old age practice in the Nigerian music industry The post Setting the record straight: Burna Boy didn't create a music genre...

 2022-07-26 06:15 

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Sihle Zikalala out in the cold in ANC provincial executive committee election...

The former KwaZulu-Natal chairperson fails to make the cut for the 30-member PEC The post Sihle Zikalala out in the cold in ANC provincial executive committee election appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-26 05:00 

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Deal with IT waste in way that makes environmental and business sense...

Refurbishing, recycling and reusing electronic equipment can save money as well as the environment The post Deal with IT waste in way that makes environmental and business sense appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-26 05:00 

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The road to the 2024 elections: Four possible scenarios...

If the ANC does not have an outright majority, the options are: a government of national unity, an opposition coalition, an ANC coalition and a grand coalition The post The road to the 2024 elections: Four possible scenarios appeared first on The Mail & G...

 2022-07-25 20:51 

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Ramaphosa delivers energy plan to end loadshedding and energy insecurity...

We are fixing Eskom, president says of programme to transform the electricity sector for future sustainability, including boosting private input The post Ramaphosa delivers energy plan to end loadshedding and energy insecurity appeared first on The Mail &...

 2022-07-25 17:10 

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SA files formal extradition request for Gupta brothers...

The case for their surrender includes charges stemming from the Nulane and the Estina scams, National Prosecuting Authority director Shamila Batohi said The post SA files formal extradition request for Gupta brothers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ...

 2022-07-25 17:00 

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The world needs a digital lifeline...

Digital access is vital for people all over the world, especially the most vulnerable, which means secure and resilient internet infrastructure is essential The post The world needs a digital lifeline appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-25 16:53 

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BMW i4 M50 and iX3 officially in South Africa...

Both the i4 M50 and iX3 come with an eight-year warranty on the battery and a two-year/unlimited km warranty The post BMW i4 M50 and iX3 officially in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-25 16:48 

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Plan for seven African cities in the frontline of the climate crisis...

New C40 implementation programme for cities in sustainable waste management and green energy, buildings The post Plan for seven African cities in the frontline of the climate crisis appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-25 15:00 

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What young Zimbabwean entrepreneurs need to succeed...

It is vital for the government to do its bit to create an environment in which young business people can thrive The post What young Zimbabwean entrepreneurs need to succeed appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-25 14:00 

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Community Building Is The Collective Theme For Ethical Fashion Brands In Africa...

For sustainable African designers, subverting the stereotypical ideologies of the continent is paramount to globalising their brands The post Community Building Is The Collective Theme For Ethical Fashion Brands In Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guar...

 2022-07-25 13:57 

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Ford's Mustang California Special roars into South Africa...

Only 100 alluring and enigmatic 5.0-litre V8 California Specials are available locally The post Ford's Mustang California Special roars into South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-25 13:00 

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Youth apathy sours African election fever...

Despite young people comprising Africa's majority, their political participation is riddled with inconsistencies. Many young Kenyans won't vote next month but it is likely to be very different next year in Nigeria The post Youth apathy sours Afric...

 2022-07-25 10:00 

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Uproar over Gauteng mass shootings while other areas suffer in relative silence...

Cele's swift action in Soweto has been sorely lacking in other townships plagued by gun violence for years The post Uproar over Gauteng mass shootings while other areas suffer in relative silence appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-25 10:00 

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A new lease of life for Zimbabwe's HIV-positive prisoners...

Peer support has been pivotal to inmates taking responsibility for their health The post A new lease of life for Zimbabwe's HIV-positive prisoners appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-25 10:00 

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MTN and Vodacom will make up 80% of the market if Telkom deal succeeds...

MTN's potential takeover of Telkom might not raise issues of competition, say communication experts The post MTN and Vodacom will make up 80% of the market if Telkom deal succeeds appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-25 09:53 

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Ramaphosa appoints Mandisa Maya as deputy chief justice...

Maya will be South Africa's first female judge to hold the position and will now be in line, if tradition is followed, to succeed chief justice Raymond Zondo in 2024 The post Ramaphosa appoints Mandisa Maya as deputy chief justice appeared first on Th...

 2022-07-25 08:57 

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Dear Fellow South Africans: A letter from Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday 25 July...

A team led by the ministers of employment and labour, trade, industry and competition, and finance have been meeting social partners to map out the priorities that must be reflected in the new social compact The post Dear Fellow South Africans: A letter f...

 2022-07-25 08:30 

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Laws add to the jobless crisis in South Africa...

The labour regulations have had increasingly negative consequences for unemployed people The post Laws add to the jobless crisis in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-25 07:00 

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The Flavour Hunter See and be seen at this cool eatery...

Proud Mary is Rosebank's number one people watching restaurant while Ken Forrester wins an international Chenin Blanc award The post The Flavour Hunter See and be seen at this cool eatery appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-25 05:00 

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Water apartheid alive and well in Nelson Mandela Bay...

Municipality guilty of discrimination as townships run dry while middle-class suburbs are unaffected by the crisis The post Water apartheid alive and well in Nelson Mandela Bay appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-25 05:00 

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From South Africa to the world: Could Tashas be the next Nandos?...

Natasha Sideris, the founder and chief executive of Tashas Group, details the group's expansion plans in the United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom The post From South Africa to the world: Could Tashas be the next Nandos? appeared first on The Mail &...

 2022-07-25 04:53 

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How the 'Chris Hani cabal' outmanoeuvred Paul Mashatile at ANC KZN conference...

Cyril Ramaphosa's key allies believe the Mashatile faction used the provincial sentiment to make the president look bad by advising him not to make an appearance The post How the 'Chris Hani cabal' outmanoeuvred Paul Mashatile at ANC KZN confe...

 2022-07-24 12:22 

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PODCAST | War for diamonds An unequal battle...

These are the illegal miners who are in constant battles with the government to obtain legal mining permits The post PODCAST | War for diamonds An unequal battle appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-24 07:00 

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War for diamonds: An unequal battle...

Illegal miners, who have been fighting to get mining permits, risk arrest and even death in confrontations between the police and security firms The post War for diamonds: An unequal battle appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-24 07:00 

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We need to remember Mandela but South Africa's heritage sites are neglected...

In this time of distress, we need hope and harnessing the memory of Mandela will 'illuminate the way' The post We need to remember Mandela but South Africa's heritage sites are neglected appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-24 06:13 

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ANC KwaZulu-Natal slams Zondo and judiciary in organisational report, defends Zuma...

There was a strong view, according to the report, that the judiciary was overstepping, undermining other arms of the state and using the law based on feelings instead of facts, especially in the jailing of Zuma and 'hanging him out to dry' The pos...

 2022-07-24 05:58 

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Clean sweep for 'Taliban' as Siboniso Duma becomes ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson...

Outgoing chairperson Sihle Zikalala's job as premier appears to be safe for the immediate future, while the new chair promises to build unity among the party's 'factions' The post Clean sweep for 'Taliban' as Siboniso Duma becomes ...

 2022-07-23 15:07 

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It's 'Ankole' versus 'Taliban' as Zikalala goes for a second term as ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson...

Several would-be candidates for chairperson failed to make it onto the ballot or declined after being nominated from the floor The post It's 'Ankole' versus 'Taliban' as Zikalala goes for a second term as ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson ...

 2022-07-23 13:00 

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One movie, two takes: 'Everything, Everywhere, All At Once'...

From these two reviews, one thing is clear, you're either going to love or hate this film. The post One movie, two takes: 'Everything, Everywhere, All At Once' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-23 11:16 

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KwaZulu-Natal provincial secretary contender Bheki Mtolo key to Zweli Mkhize's political ambitions...

The dominant faction in the eThekwini region resolved to support Emalahleni chair Ntuthuko Mahlaba for provincial treasurer, replacing Zandile Gumede who is affected by the step-aside rule The post KwaZulu-Natal provincial secretary contender Bheki Mtolo ...

 2022-07-23 10:00 

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Russia's war on Ukraine could turn private...

The expanding use of private military and security companies in recent years suggests that they may take a leading role as the Ukraine conflict develops The post Russia's war on Ukraine could turn private appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-23 10:00 

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Social media sullies sacred values in the chase for clicks and views...

Traditional African cultural practices that were once private are being milked by content creators and twisted into mass entertainment The post Social media sullies sacred values in the chase for clicks and views appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-23 08:00 

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Africa's chief executives focus on Francophone markets...

Leaders at some African firms are looking at Francophone markets as a way to expand sales hit by Covid-19 and Russia's invasion of Ukraine The post Africa's chief executives focus on Francophone markets appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-23 07:00 

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Mandela as 'underdog' and a fresh look at the liberation struggle...

In Spear: Mandela and other Revolutionaries, Madiba is cast as an underdog and the rise of Umkhonto weSizwe is explored by reframing the archives. In Ghosts of Archives we encounter the history of the liberation struggle, often signified by the iconograph...

 2022-07-22 17:00 

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Truss is the Tory Corbyn: How the Conservative Party will destroy itself...

Liz Truss has the support of 62% of the Conservative Party members who anoint the next prime minister The post Truss is the Tory Corbyn: How the Conservative Party will destroy itself appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-22 15:00 

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Trump 'gleefully watched' while riots unfolded, says panel...

The congressional committee investigating the mob attack on the US Capitol has said in its latest hearing the former president refused to take action to stop his supporters, despite pleas from aides The post Trump 'gleefully watched' while riots u...

 2022-07-22 14:07 

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DUT is at the forefront of higher education, technological training, research and innovation...

Make Durban University of Technology your university of choice ... The post DUT is at the forefront of higher education, technological training, research and innovation appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-22 14:00 

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Covid-19: Centaurus variant mild but spreads rapidly, vaccinate the vulnerable, experts say...

Only the costly N95 mask works and achieving a high penetration of Covid-19 booster vaccination is 'the only effective strategy', says virologist Shabir Madhi The post Covid-19: Centaurus variant mild but spreads rapidly, vaccinate the vulnerable,...

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