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Big Food raises a big question
Big Food raises a big question
In South Africa’s food value chain, oligopolies exist in almost every link. From seed to store, just a handful of players control much of each...
Absa's apartheid debt, the Broederbond and the British spy
Absa's apartheid debt, the Broederbond and the British spy
COMMENTThat the public protector’s finding on Absa is going to become a terrible political mess is inevitable. And it has been inevitable...
Absa may have to pay back apartheid-era bailout billions
Absa may have to pay back apartheid-era bailout billions
Mega-bank Absa could be forced to pay R2.25‑billion to the fiscus for an unlawful apartheid-era bank bailout if a preliminary report by the...
South Africa must tackle dominant firms to achieve better wealth distribution
South Africa must tackle dominant firms to achieve better wealth distribution
The focus on “state capture” in South Africa has...
There is still no clarity on probe into Samora Machel's death 30 years ago
There is still no clarity on probe into Samora Machel's death 30 years ago
Investigations into the death of former Mozambican president Samora Machel remain unclear, 30 years after he died in a plane crash.
Illegal Limpopo chrome mining — digging deep for empty promises
Illegal Limpopo chrome mining — digging deep for empty promises
COMMENTFor decades South Africa has been stripped of its minerals, but little has been ploughed back to the people who have lived on these...
How the legacy of apartheid design is making students' lives unsafe
How the legacy of apartheid design is making students' lives unsafe
Spatial planning from the apartheid era is coming back to haunt South Africa’s formerly black universities. More than 22 years since the...
Johnny Miller's drone photography ​gives you a bird’s-eye view of inequality
Johnny Miller's drone photography ​gives you a bird’s-eye view of inequality
Johnny Miller’s drone photographs depicting South Africa’s economic inequality will be exhibited for the first time at the Gordon Institute of...
Coetzee listens, learns in Palestine
Coetzee listens, learns in Palestine
South African-born Nobel laureate JM Coetzee was among the writers who attended last week’s Palestine Festival of Literature, the ninth in the...
Something is 'brewing' in South Africa
Something is 'brewing' in South Africa
A few years ago, I travelled with my twin sister to a remote part of Finland, in search of the Northern Lights. We didn’t find them. Instead, we...
Race reinvented for post-apartheid SA
Race reinvented for post-apartheid SA
President Jacob Zuma feels secure in our increasingly schizoid country. As the person who, for more than two-and-a-half years, could not see what...

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