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We take a look at some of the high and low points of Mandela's memorial, including Barack Obama's speech, booing crowds and Desmond Tutu's reprimand.
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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.
In the final Pimples episode of 2013, we pay tribute to Nelson Mandela and look back at an unforgettable year.
On the final instalment of M&G Newsroom for 2013, Mandela family spokesperson General Themba Matanzima tells us about Madiba the family man.
We asked people at the memorial at FNB Stadium whether they think Madiba would have been happy with the way government has been running South Africa.
South Africans of all denominations have been gathering to remember Madiba since Friday evening.
As South Africans come to terms with the loss of former president Nelson Mandela, the rest of the world bids farewell to Madiba.
South Africans pay tribute to Tata Mandela and tell us what his legacy means to them.