Unembargoed: October 12 to 18
Text messages, whistleblower accounts and Holomisa tie the Shivambu brothers to the heist
A tough nut, Mboweni is likely to make the treasury the undisputed centre of economic power and policy
‘I was very afraid to speak English, but with her all the fear disappeared’
Many of those named in the report are taking legal action or protesting their innocence, but its author is standing his ground
It happens far more frequently than is generally believed, and can psychologically scar men for life
A UN report warns about the effect of global warming but says the tools exist to avert this fate
A personal assistant at the troubled state-owned Community Schemes Ombudsman Services flew business class during a state-sponsored trip to Australia.
The department of justice has failed to compensate miners for their losses
The ex-commissioner had asked the Constitutional Court to ice the inquiries
Cosatu general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali says the federation will not be open to any solution involving privatisation
Slowly Jo’burg’s city centre is changing how it is supplied with food as greenhouses go up on its skyline
Health problems are just one of the difficulties faced by people living right next to an open-cast coal mine in Mpumalanga
Anti-apartheid activists are now using their skills to force the state to deliver socioeconomic justice
The queer rights African Methodist Episcopal priest allegedly denied the Bible is God’s word
The new generation will be looking at speed, agility and user-friendly tools — and the option to work from a coffee shop
Facebook this week launched a range of artificial intelligence (AI) powered video-calling devices, a strategic revolution for the social network giant in its bid for a slice of a market dominated by Amazon and Google.
George Mashamba wants to nurture a culture of respect in a strengthened ANC ethics structure
Two conditions kill more than 700 South Africans each day. In a historic first, the United Nations has just held two high-level meetings to tackle them. Here’s why you should care
The tobacco industry says vaping is 95% safer than smoking.
The truth may be a little less clear
The Boy Scouts keeping the peace in the Central African Republic
There are more boy scouts than peacekeepers in the CAR. Even in the midst of a civil war, the scouts are arguably more effective
In the face of spiralling debt, the Patriotic Front will struggle to take the next election
The market likes the new finance minister, but will his tweets come back to haunt him?
South Africa, amid fast-changing technology, is producing skilled people, but not enough of them
Lawrence Mavundla has criticised the small business proposals in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s jobs summit framework
United States’s enfant terrible Donald Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hurting Opec’s third-largest exporter at 2.4-million barrels a day
The country’s successful reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is an example that needs to be followed — because no one will be spared the consequences of climate change
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He can’t seek forgiveness without saying what he has done wrong — it can’t be just a cup of tea
‘Large corporates aren’t doing anything about climate change because they only care about returns on profit this quarter’
‘But memory is a fickle thing. We succumbed to the phenomenon of treating Malema and Shivambu as if they were a product in our service’
Our readers write in about Brett Kavanaugh and the Mail & Guardian environment reporter
Civil society has fought against the worst of the breaches — securitisation, corruption, secrecy
It is an unpopular view, but Fanie du Toit’s evidence and argument shows us a way forward
Attempts at agricultural transformation in Africa have failed largely because of revenge and populist and ideologically driven reforms
A new book on public interest litigation sets the stage for a more informed debate on the topic
The politicisation of such an important element of democracy leaves residents frustrated and angry
The Mozambican link to the Public Investment Corporation deal reflects how business, politics and crime intersect
We queer black men have learnt to hide ourselves and present a front of gay abandon
The book, which is riveting, very well told and often horrifying, tells of the Batavia, a ship built by the Dutch East India Company and sent on its maiden voyage to the East Indies
University managers try to churn out as many products as possible at as low a quality as they can get away with
Some months ago, Maimouna Jallow, a storyteller from the Gambia, decided there was a need to make more folklore available for children.
#District Street Festival, Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair, Charlize and the Chocolate Factory.
David Whyte, Brooklyn’s Dirty Masquerade, and Little America directed by Yoza Mnyanda, Brooklyn’s Dirty Masquerade by Vice, Consolations by David Whyte
Rehad Desai’s new film uses Wits as a microcosm of the #FeesMustFall movement in South Africa
The artist, who draws on varied inspirations from baking to Irma Stern, is now studying in Florence
Susan Sontag was right about extractive, reductive photos, but her context isn’t mine
In Simon Avend, Venter’s protagonist, we find yet another manifestation of that now familiar fictional ghost, the white expat who returns to his old haunts in South Africa.
Development initiatives need to consider the contexts, past and present, in which they occur to ensure human-centred solutions
Dube says Zakes Mda advised her to seek therapy after he saw the state she was in because of the debacle
Staging, admin errors and heavy-handed security dimmed the Joy of Jazz festival
Black cricketers were all but erased from the history books, but they’re now being recognised, along with cricketing terms and rules in isiXhosa
The pressure is on for the ICC women’s world T20, but the Proteas bowler loves the pressure
Behind manager Nuno Espírito Santo’s remarkable success are the players he brought, his efficient planning and his shrewd tactics
It seems logical that football is linked to the illness but a researcher says it’s not that clear-cut
All too often the team panic when they play a lesser nation but the coach is working on that
When Salah last played for his country, he scored twice and missed two penalties as the record seven-time African champions romped to a 6-0 win over Niger in September.