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 2022-07-17 07:00 

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The rise and rise of Akin Omotoso...

The director speaks about his new Disney+ biopic 'Rise', telling the story of basketball player Giannis Antetokounmpo — whose family moves from Nigeria to Greece — and his path to this high point in his career The post The rise and ris...

 2022-07-17 05:00 

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War for diamonds: Child diggers part of illicit diamond economy...

Children in the Northern Cape leave school to dig for the gemstones, which, for many households, is a way of survival The post War for diamonds: Child diggers part of illicit diamond economy appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-16 13:00 

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There is something in a name: From Peeping Tom to Morning Glory...

From Peeping Tom to Morning Glory The post There is something in a name: From Peeping Tom to Morning Glory appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-16 13:00 

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South Africa's student movement must conquer fear...

Like the 1976 generation, South Africa's students must demand what is rightfully theirs. We must refuse to be a race of beggars who smile at the enemy and swear at him in the comfort of our homes. The post South Africa's student movement must conq...

 2022-07-16 07:00 

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The two faces of Doctor Williamson, wife of an apartheid serial killer...

Ingrid Evita Williamson is a psychiatrist praised for her kindness. But for nearly 50 years she has been the devoted wife of Craig Williamson, the security policeman who admitted responsibility for political murders The post The two faces of Doctor Willia...

 2022-07-16 07:00 

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'A fraudster is enjoying my DsTV subscription and MultiChoice doesn't seem to care'...

Lax data protection has one customer worrying about how 'effortlessly9; fraud can be committed and data breached at the pay-TV provider The post 'A fraudster is enjoying my DsTV subscription and MultiChoice doesn't seem to care' appeare...

 2022-07-16 07:00 

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Sierre Leone: New money, old problems...

The country's shiny new banknotes are only a cosmetic solution to Sierra Leone's dire economic crisis, say critics The post Sierre Leone: New money, old problems appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-16 07:00 

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Why some South African businesses are succeeding despite the odds...

'Economy agnostic entrepreneurs' are experiencing revenue growth even as the economy shrinks — but they need better access to venture capital and international markets The post Why some South African businesses are succeeding despite the odd...

 2022-07-16 07:00 

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Turbine Art Fair reaches new heights — underground...

Now in its 10th year, Joburg's Turbine Art Fair moves to the Rosebank Oxford Park precinct to continue its commitment to showcasing new artists The post Turbine Art Fair reaches new heights — underground appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 17:00 

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James Ngcobo's second act...

The actor and director who saved The Market during the pandemic is enthusiastic about his new job as head of Joburg City Theatres The post James Ngcobo's second act appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 15:35 

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Joburg Theatre turns 60 in style...

The Joburg Theatre celebrates its 60th anniversary with a star-studded line-up of performances and celebrations of important figures in the industry The post Joburg Theatre turns 60 in style appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 15:28 

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Objects of Desire: Unknown Pleasures...

Pleasure can be found in some of the most unassuming corners of our world The post Objects of Desire: Unknown Pleasures appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 15:11 

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One movie, two takes: 'Emergency'...

Amazon Prime's 'Emergency' doesn't do enough and maybe that's enough The post One movie, two takes: 'Emergency' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 15:00 

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Four grain alternatives to wheat that can help combat the global food crisis...

As the war in Ukraine strangles global wheat supplies and extreme weather hits harvests, hardy and climate-resilient wild and ancient grains could bring greater food security The post Four grain alternatives to wheat that can help combat the global food c...

 2022-07-15 14:00 

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Brad Binder's wish list: The MotoGP at Kyalami...

Formula One is very close to returning to South Africa and the rider is hopeful that the MotoGP will follow suit The post Brad Binder's wish list: The MotoGP at Kyalami appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 14:00 

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Mkhwebane's hearings revolve around spies and lies...

The suspended public protector did not disclose that she had a copy of a classified intelligence report on a high risk unit in Sars but a recording suggests otherwise The post Mkhwebane's hearings revolve around spies and lies appeared first on The Ma...

 2022-07-15 13:07 

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Hands off sacred Khoi land in Cape Town, Amazon!...

Open letter to Amazon boss asks that the company stop the Liesbeek Leisure Properties Trust from continuing construction work on a site sacred to indigenous people and of high environmental significance, despite court ruling The post Hands off sacred Khoi...

 2022-07-15 12:55 

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The Flavour Hunter at Our Local Warm start to a winter workday Brewing some of the best...

Imagine a space that is a cave of curiosities, a botanist's nursery, and library-like cafe with the smell of coffee wafting all around. That's Our Local @ 117 Kloof. The post The Flavour Hunter at Our Local Warm start to a winter workday Brewing s...

 2022-07-15 12:11 

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Interest-free 'buy now, pay later' takes hold in Africa...

Short-term financing companies are offering pay-over-time loans as payment methods, often interest-free, in several cash-strapped countries The post Interest-free 'buy now, pay later' takes hold in Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 10:54 

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What does that gorgeous, mysterious Webb Telescope image of cosmic cliffs reveal?...

The 'craggy mountains' revealed by the Webb telescope is the edge of a star-forming region The post What does that gorgeous, mysterious Webb Telescope image of cosmic cliffs reveal? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 10:43 

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The Aston Martin DBX 707: A brutish British bruiser...

With its guttural rumble, improved dynamic abilities, slatted grille and narrow headlights the Aston Martin DBX 707 will devour lesser vehicles on the road The post The Aston Martin DBX 707: A brutish British bruiser appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ...

 2022-07-15 10:27 

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MTN announces bid to buy Telkom...

Discussions are at an early stage and there is no certainty that the transaction will be consummated, both companies say The post MTN announces bid to buy Telkom appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 10:00 

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Behind South Africa's mass killings...

Police will struggle to solve murders and massacres, as well as other crimes, because of corruption, shoddy management, low level officers being promoted and internal divisions in the police service The post Behind South Africa's mass killings appeare...

 2022-07-15 10:00 

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Constitutional court's decision on Muslim marriages does not go far enough to protect women and children...

Although the concourt ruling that parts of the marriages and divorce acts are unconstitutional could be seen as a victory it falls short in crucial ways The post Constitutional court's decision on Muslim marriages does not go far enough to protect wom...

 2022-07-15 09:28 

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Russians to hold trade talks in South Africa...

The Ukrainian ambassador expects those attending next week's gathering to grill companies, saying economic pressure has the power to end the war The post Russians to hold trade talks in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 07:46 

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Eskom compact: The plan to end the energy crisis has 'dragged on'...

After 14 years of blackouts, the president has promised to expedite load-shedding's finale The post Eskom compact: The plan to end the energy crisis has 'dragged on' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 07:36 

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'SAICA helped me kick off my accounting career dreams'...

The SAICA ED programme helps to bridge the gap between completing one's studies and finding a job The post 'SAICA helped me kick off my accounting career dreams' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 06:30 

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River Club property developers continue construction despite interim interdict...

Liesbeek Leisure Properties Trust maintains recommencement of construction not in contravention of the law The post River Club property developers continue construction despite interim interdict appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 05:00 

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SAWIL launches Sandton chapter...

Strategic African Women in Leadership to transform African stock exchanges The post SAWIL launches Sandton chapter appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 05:00 

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Beyond Covid-19: Strengthening Africa's health systems to address current and future health priorities...

The focus must be on primary and preventative healthcare The post Beyond Covid-19: Strengthening Africa's health systems to address current and future health priorities appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-15 05:00 

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Can the state deliver the slippery Guptas?...

The capacity of the state in the criminal prosecution of the Gupta brothers is in question, risking a delay in the crucial state capture trial on which their extradition hinges, while the formal request for their surrender to SA is still in the draft stag...

 2022-07-14 22:05 

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15 July 2022...

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 2022-07-14 18:00 

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Cele's travel expenses mount up...

Documents suggest the minister had no business attending Interpol events in Turkey and Dubai The post Cele's travel expenses mount up appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 17:00 

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The Boys: Flawed superheroes in our neoliberal world...

The series explores how superhumans would behave in our reality, where public image, power and wealth take precedence over human lives The post The Boys: Flawed superheroes in our neoliberal world appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 15:57 

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Julius Malema calls for a vote of no confidence in Ramaphosa...

The Economic Freedom Fighters leader said the party will hold a national protest should Ramaphosa refuse to step down The post Julius Malema calls for a vote of no confidence in Ramaphosa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 15:55 

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A bitter end to the love story of Frenkie de Jong and Bara...

The impasse between the Dutch midfielder and the decaying Barcelona football empire has come to a close The post A bitter end to the love story of Frenkie de Jong and Bara appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 15:00 

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Management and capacity dilemma hobbling local government...

Improving the financial sustainability and leadership of municipalities is part of the immediate action that needs to be taken to stop them spiralling into disfunction The post Management and capacity dilemma hobbling local government appeared first on Th...

 2022-07-14 14:06 

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Just another Helen Zille coalition...

No need to call the cops The post Just another Helen Zille coalition appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 13:12 

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Vive la France it's Bastille Day!...

The Franschhoek Bastille Festival is back after a two-year hiatus. Celebrate all things French-inspired with great food and wine. The post Vive la France it's Bastille Day! appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 13:07 

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Economic woes are setting the scene for another uprising...

It is monetary policy masochism to hike interest rates and shoot blanks at world oil prices The post Economic woes are setting the scene for another uprising appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 13:00 

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Huawei Eco Connect fosters commitment to a digitally transformed and inclusive SA...

Collaboration is key to bridge digital and inequality divides The post Huawei Eco Connect fosters commitment to a digitally transformed and inclusive SA appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 11:18 

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African governments silent after Glencore pleads guilty to grand corruption...

Little has been done on the continent to investigate the Swiss mining, energy and commodity trading giant The post African governments silent after Glencore pleads guilty to grand corruption appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 10:01 

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'An untapped lever The abandoned Liquor Amendment Bill'...

Working together is the way forward to save young lives The post 'An untapped lever The abandoned Liquor Amendment Bill' appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 10:00 

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Four lessons from good policymaking in Africa...

Instead of only focusing on what went wrong, analysing policies that have improved people's lives helps governments NGOs in other actions The post Four lessons from good policymaking in Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 09:48 

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Barbados and Zambia's leaders call for fix to global financial system...

World leaders and governments must do much more to modernise international financial systems so that they serve everyone, not just the wealthiest nations The post Barbados and Zambia's leaders call for fix to global financial system appeared first on ...

 2022-07-14 09:46 

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Zondo's report on intelligence agency is important but flawed...

The struggle for more accountable intelligence has been strengthened through the report's exposure of abuses The post Zondo's report on intelligence agency is important but flawed appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 08:20 

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UK: Sunak leads first round of voting to replace Johnson...

Six candidates, including former finance minister Rishi Sunak, are now in the running to replace Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader. Voting will continue next week until only two are left The post UK: Sunak leads first round of voting to replace J...

 2022-07-14 08:13 

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AT(SA) gave me the confidence to do more...

Giyose says the programme taught her discipline, self-confidence, and time management The post AT(SA) gave me the confidence to do more appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 07:00 

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Public must help healthcare workers get our hospitals working properly...

I have seen what our public health system is capable of and I believe that with the right support and change we can achieve it The post Public must help healthcare workers get our hospitals working properly appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

 2022-07-14 05:00 

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It's here: Volkswagen finally debuts all-new Amarok...

Should the bakkie segment be afraid? The post It's here: Volkswagen finally debuts all-new Amarok appeared first on The Mail & Guardian ....

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