In keeping with long-standing tradition, here’s our annual Not the Mail & Guardian, a fanciful collection of news events.
Why not while away the rest of the holidays with one of the books on the M&G critics' radar?
State spend and taxing the rich brings down inequality but it will take more and better jobs to reduce it further.
Linked to two scandals involving the politically connected family, Mosebenzi Zwane will now oversee decisions involving their mining interests.
Far from being a fiery confrontation, the Eskom chair's exit was a distinctly gentlemanly affair.
Maya Angelou, Nadine Gordimer, Richard Attenborough, Senzo Meyiwa, Lulu Dikana, Pierre Korkie and Robin Williams were among those who died this year.
Which news trends were most popular on social media for this year? The M&G rounds them up.
M&G newsroom is rife with discussion about the pros and cons of running and participating in the #6Rand campaign. Here are some views.