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 2023-01-09 05:00 

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The political din will only get louder this year...

The volume will be turned up as the ANC deals with challenges such as load-shedding in the lead-up to next year's election The post The political din will only get louder this year appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-09 05:00 

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Why Africa should look East...

Carlos Lopes, the former executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission on Africa, makes his case in this interview with Sakiko Fukuda-Parr as to why Africa should take advice on development politics and knowledge from Asia. The post Why Af...

 2023-01-08 21:38 

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Bolsonaro supporters storm Brazil Congress, presidential palace...

Hundreds of supporters of Brazil's far-right ex-president Jair Bolsonaro broke through police barricades and stormed into Congress, the presidential palace and the Supreme Court on Sunday The post Bolsonaro supporters storm Brazil Congress, presidenti...

 2023-01-08 16:48 

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ANC needs to get its affairs in order, Cosatu's Losi says...

Ruling party's alliance partners unhappy with the lack of action taken to improve the lives of workers and other South Africans The post ANC needs to get its affairs in order, Cosatu's Losi says appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-08 16:02 

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Like it or not, the ANC is on a path to renewal, says Ramaphosa...

In his 8 January speech, the president was emphatic on racism, saying the time for white male rule was over The post Like it or not, the ANC is on a path to renewal, says Ramaphosa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-08 15:00 

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Hostages to the corrosive myth of the rainbow nation...

We need to acknowledge our ugly side, transform how we look at ourselves and how others look at us, to succeed in building a new society The post Hostages to the corrosive myth of the rainbow nation appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-08 10:21 

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Ramaphosa sends a stern warning against detractors...

President says there is no longer any room left for those opposed to the ANC's renewal process The post Ramaphosa sends a stern warning against detractors appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-08 10:00 

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Zanzibar: a door into another world...

Tanzania's archipelago is ideal for tourists looking for more than Mauritius-lite The post Zanzibar: a door into another world appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-08 09:00 

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Tech billionaires who bit the dust but still have a fortune...

The fortunes of Silicon Valley billionaires took a beating in 2022 as the share prices of the world's tech giants plummeted The post Tech billionaires who bit the dust but still have a fortune appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-08 07:00 

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Cultural artists strive to redeem Joburg's blighted inner city...

A public art team aims to roll back the squalor and spiritual deformity of downtown Johannesburg. Its latest project looks for meaning in a senseless murder The post Cultural artists strive to redeem Joburg's blighted inner city appeared first on The ...

 2023-01-08 06:00 

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Copies of rock art treasure trove a homage to magnificence...

Shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, will this rock art collection be taken out of storage for South Africans to see? This is the final part in a series on South African rock art The post Copies of rock art treas...

 2023-01-07 17:59 

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Gwede Mantashe: ANC will be involved in appointment of new Eskom chief executive...

Party chairperson says ANC needs more time for consultation before processing the decision for state-owned enterprises to be moved to line ministries The post Gwede Mantashe: ANC will be involved in appointment of new Eskom chief executive appeared first ...

 2023-01-07 13:00 

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Newly elected treasurer general Gwen Ramokgopa to remain at Luthuli House...

Ramokgopa set to stay put following a failed push for the position to be part-time The post Newly elected treasurer general Gwen Ramokgopa to remain at Luthuli House appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-07 13:00 

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Island hopping in the Maldives...

With over a thousand islands, the Maldives is the perfect holiday destination, whether for a solo vacation or family-friendly getaway The post Island hopping in the Maldives appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-07 13:00 

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Political and economic volatility will continue in Africa in 2023...

Although direct trade and financial links between Africa, Russia and Ukraine may be small, the main effect of the war will be civil strife in Africa driven by food and energy inflation The post Political and economic volatility will continue in Africa in ...

 2023-01-07 09:00 

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In The Company of Men: Review...

Veronique Tadjo In The Company of Men looks at the effects and outcomes of the Ebola epidemic that left devastation in West Africa from 2014 to 2016 The post In The Company of Men: Review appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-07 07:00 

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Mbalula's 'bias' troubles taxi body...

The 'favoured' South African National Taxi Council has apparently lost members to its rival The post Mbalula's 'bias' troubles taxi body appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-07 07:00 

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Weep on the banks of Joburg's Jukskei River...

Worshippers use the river as a place of baptism but people drown in its water polluted by illegal dumping and poor service delivery The post Weep on the banks of Joburg's Jukskei River appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 17:00 

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The women who got the hip hopping to their tune...

Hip-hop turns 50 this year and to celebrate this milestone we look at women pioneers in this male-dominated musical subculture The post The women who got the hip hopping to their tune appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 16:37 

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Blackouts stalling economic growth — ANC...

We can't continue this way, say ministers at discussion on energy The post Blackouts stalling economic growth — ANC appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 14:57 

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A reckoning with empire is necessary for our collective survival...

The film Boomerang grapples with the consequences of this unhappy history for Britain. The post A reckoning with empire is necessary for our collective survival appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 14:00 

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Objects of Desire: Perfectly Practical...

Practicality is not only about functionality but also good design and uncompromising standards The post Objects of Desire: Perfectly Practical appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 12:18 

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Basic income grant comes into sharp focus at ANC conference...

The ruling party's conference declaration has ignored the land expropriation without compensation bill The post Basic income grant comes into sharp focus at ANC conference appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 10:00 

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Carl Niehaus, the saviour of black volk...

Mpangazitha sets out to devour his enemies, the sell-outs in the ruling party and their leader, the Buffalo The post Carl Niehaus, the saviour of black volk appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 10:00 

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Ken Block: The man. The legend. The hoonigan....

The last smoke show: Tributes pour in for rally and gymkhana ace Ken Block The post Ken Block: The man. The legend. The hoonigan. appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 10:00 

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Nas goes from golden child to elder statesman of hip-hop...

The only rapper to give a masterclass in hip-hop storytelling, Nasir Jones is one of the best rappers of all time The post Nas goes from golden child to elder statesman of hip-hop appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 10:00 

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Male violence is much more than primal impulses...

Relying on evolutionary theories to explain gender violence ignores the environmental and social factors that influence such behaviours The post Male violence is much more than primal impulses appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 10:00 

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Ramaphosa disciples ready for sweeping changes...

Shape up or ship out ... The next few months will see comprehensive shifts in the government and the ANC, if the Ramaphosa faction has its way The post Ramaphosa disciples ready for sweeping changes appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 10:00 

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Act now to end South Africa's water woes...

There are a myriad causes human and natural for the crisis plaguing the country The post Act now to end South Africa's water woes appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 10:00 

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Basic income grant comes into sharp focus at ANC conference...

The ruling party's conference declaration has ignored the land expropriation without compensation bill The post Basic income grant comes into sharp focus at ANC conference appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 09:48 

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An annual check-up on the climate movement...

The world made progress in 2022 to address climate change and protect nature but much remains to be done to overcome entrenched interests The post An annual check-up on the climate movement appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 08:43 

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Self-taught Kenyan cousins invent bio-robotic prosthetic limbs...

These young robotics wizards are on a mission to give limbs to the disabled The post Self-taught Kenyan cousins invent bio-robotic prosthetic limbs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 07:35 

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Mexico arrests son of notorious drug kingpin 'El Chapo'...

The United States had offered a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to Ovidio Guzman's capture, accusing him of being a key player in the Sinaloa cartel The post Mexico arrests son of notorious drug kingpin 'El Chapo' appeared f...

 2023-01-06 07:00 

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Editorial: The ANC's year of reckoning...

Ignoring its own dirt will be to the ruling party's detriment The post Editorial: The ANC's year of reckoning appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2023-01-06 07:00 

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Practical steps to stop load-shedding and secure electricity security...

SA is in a state of emergency regarding power supply and must act accordingly with quick and decisive interventions The post Practical steps to stop load-shedding and secure electricity security appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

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