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We take a look at the developments since Madiba's death was announced – from Jacob Zuma's visit in Houghton to the plans for the funeral.
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We speak to political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro about 10 of his cartoons that got Mail & Guardian readers talking, and clicking, this year.
Mariella Furrer talks to us after completing a moving, shocking and incredibly important body of work on child sexual abuse in South Africa.
While UK fitness star Terrol "Boost" Lewis was in SA promoting "Star Blockworkout", he stopped by the M&G to give our social media editor a few tips.
Forced anti-psychotics, shock therapy and torture in Mangaung prison have been uncovered during a 12-month investigation by journalist Ruth Hopkins.
Taking care of disabled children takes a special kind of person. But caregivers at centres such as Eyethu are not receiving the training they need.
Media mogul Arianna Huffington says we need to break away from technology to be successful – and one day we'll have gadgets to help us do that.
Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West has gone from suffering rhino poachings every week to having none in the last three months. Here's how.
Lavish birthdays and more wives than Maybachs. It's good to be king. As struggling Swazis head to the polls, we look at the sweet life of King Mswati.
Artist Ayana V Jackson has caused controversy with her latest work, 'Archival Impulse & Poverty Pornography'. We ask her the difficult questions.
The incredible story of Frank Hendricks who is changing the lives of gangsters and drug addicts in his community with his backyard gym.
Listen to EFF leader Julius Malema's full speech, which he delivered at Marikana during the official launch of the political party.
Miley Cyrus and giant mushrooms, surfing dogs and France's "Spider-Man". We bring you some of the most ridiculous things we've seen this month.
Julius Malema drew an impressive crowd to the EFF's launch rally - even though his speech was mostly predictable. But who supports him, and why?
The EFF has announced that it will be marching against e-tolls on Friday this week, dismissing any mention of the DA's commitment to the same cause.
Residents of Diepsloot are baying for blood after the death of two toddlers in the area. And they say they are just as angry at the police.
Africa is a country – with bad roads, according to Jacob Zuma. But to be a true African, you must answer three easy questions.
The EFF's talks with socialist movements about potential coalitions seem to have stalled. We have to ask, is the EFF really on the political left?
Steve Hofmeyr's Red October march takes an unexpected twist. Remember, Oom Steve, everything is not always black and white in life.
As the world mourns Nelson Mandela, we speak to locals in Vilakazi Street, Soweto - Madiba's former home.
Hundreds of people went to pay their respects at Nelson Mandela's Houghton home with candles and songs soon after the news of his death.
South Africans pay tribute to Tata Mandela and tell us what his legacy means to them.
African Storm Soundsystem hosted the third annual Dancehall Queen contest where the women on stage gave Beyoncé a run for her money.
We track the development of Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead over the last six years; from before his presidency to the multimillion-rand project it is now.
President Jacob Zuma's administration is accustomed to putting out fires. This time, though, it's a little too close to home for his comfort.