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South Africans had better pull themselves together, because sin tax is up again.
The country’s best-loved cartoonist, Jonathan Shapiro, shares his 21 favourite cartoons he has produced for the M&G as Zapiro over the past 21 years.
Anti-apartheid activist, communist, journalist, prisoner, academic, mother and victim of assassination: Ruth First indeed led an extraordinary life.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Jamaica face high levels of violence and can't rely on the police due to homophobia within the force.
Footage obtained alleges that the Swazi royal family have forcibly replaced a local chief with a family member, torturing any who oppose them.
In a compelling interview with the M&G, an ex-child soldier from the DRC shares his story of abduction, fighting in the war and his escape to SA.
M&G Photographer Oupa Nkosi has been documenting the emerging black middle class and finds that some of them neither understand the title nor relate to it.
A Greenpeace investigation of Witbank, which has the world’s dirtiest air, sheds light on the impact of coal on humans. A photo essay explains.
Compelling evidence shows petrochemical industries have caused the exceptionally high cancer and asthma rates in the South Durban valley.
The Joburg Ballet Development Programme, headed by Fiona Brown, is making girls' dreams come true in Soweto.
In Snake Park, west of Jo'burg, the roads have no names. Jobs are scarce and hope comes in small doses. But nyaope, the drug cocktail, is plentiful.
Controversial businessman and President Jacob Zuma's nephew, Khulubuse Zuma, married his long-time fiancé Swazi Princess Fikiswa Dlamini on the weekend.
The 10 most viewed Zapiro cartoons M&G readers loved this year included candid commentary on everything from Jacob Zuma to Oscar Pistorius and TB Joshua.
Swaziland residents share their stories of being kicked off their family's land by members of the royal family and politically-connected individuals.
Post sentencing, Pistorius finds himself sharing a cell with Radovan Krejcir. Justice, what a joke!
Wondering why Paul Mashatile's election as Gauteng chair was a big deal? Watch our quick explainer of the ANC’s tense relationship with the province.
Monument Hill overlooking Orania features bust statues of several apartheid leaders and heads of state. We ask: Is this a monument to apartheid?
For Helen Zille, the struggle is over. Today we reveal the dirty secrets contained in the mysterious spy tapes.
The 27-year-old Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain and goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa, was shot and killed during a botched robbery on Sunday, 26 October 2014.
A battle of 140 characters, Zuma and his tower of money and what’s next for SA’s favorite soapie?
The M&G visited Nquthu, in Kwa-Zulu Natal, where we documented the plight of learners in the area, revealing their daily struggle to get to school.
Veteran photographer Paul Weinberg presents 'The Other Camera' - an exhibition featuring archival photographs of Africans taken by Africans.
Rumours are rife that the president's wife tried to poison him, but Pimples has the insider info
This year’s Academy Awards honoured Hollywood’s finest actors and actresses, and paid tribute to comedy legend Robin Williams. See more highlights.
The Absa Gallery in Jo'burg is showcasing original donated works of several acclaimed SA artists, to raise funds for the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital.
President Jacob Zuma is a man of the people – connected to our needs and desires. He’s a man for the crisis.