Julius Malema and the art of electioneering
In the last four years, the Economic Freedom Fighters have shown exceptional political acumen in capitalising on civil unrest.
Ramaphosa’s Rustenburg riddle: He backs out of NUM youth rally
"​ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa backed out from addressing the National Union of Mineworkers members for the third time this month."
National cancer drug shortage may last until October
Pharmaceutical companies say that delayed drug registrations by the Medicines Control Council may have played a role in stock outs.
Mthethwa urges ANC members to avoid split
NEC member warns that gains from battle against apartheid could vanish

Video

National

Slice Of Life: To humanise the 'savage'
"These men are not gun-wielding machines only to be used by the apartheid military. They are human beings."

Politics

South Africa pledges support to Kabila
Minister Nkoana-Mashabane criticises help from outside and sees no problem with DRC president staying on after his mandate ended in December

Environment

Swapping coal for gas keeps world carbon emissions flat
"Coal use is dropping globally, with a 5.9% reduction last year."

Education

Rights of foreign kids trampled on
Educating undocumented children is a moral and legal imperative that the state must recognise

Business

Taxi owners bled dry by credit costs
Seen as risky, operators have to finance their vehicles at high interest rates and many are battling to stay afloat

M&G Africa

How Kenya could move away from the politics of ethnicity
Kenya must address the problem of tribalism and ethnic violence. To do this, leaders must critically examine the concept of political ideology.

Bhekisisa

National cancer drug shortage may last until October
Pharmaceutical companies say that delayed drug registrations by the Medicines Control Council may have played a role in stock outs.

Sport

Lions test the waters for the Boks
The British and Irish Lions’ games in New Zealand may show what it takes to beat the All Blacks

World

Saudi Arabia demands Qatar close Al Jazeera, sever ties with Iran
The Gulf crisis escalated late Thursday, as Kuwait presented Qatar with a 13-point list of demands from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt.

Client Media Releases

Augmented Driving device Navdy available at iStore
MTN SA makes five executive appointments
Travel bots versus TMC

Arts & Culture

Lest we forget: Grand histories are built on personal stories
"I found it very connective and de-isolating, soothing the pain I felt as a child"
On our Lists this week: Biko's Ghost, The Kyle Shepherd Trio and H.E.R.
The Lists are compiled by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela, arts writer Kwanele Sosibo and sub-editor Refiloe Seiboko
Analysing a film I haven’t seen
The taster for the film opening the Durban Film Festival redefines trailer trash
Children’s theatre festival cradled creativity and encouraged empathy
"Theatre is often a space in which empathetic listening happens, and very often unknowingly"