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Football’s dashed hopes: The teenagers sold a Premier League lie

They thought they were signing up for a dream but it turned out to be a trafficking nightmare.

The testing ground: Could an experimental vaccine save the DRC from Ebola?

The virus’ resurgence, this time in a city of more than one-million people could set the scene for a fast-spreading disaster.

Landmark US event on women’s reproductive rights

On April 28 in Washington DC a landmark event will be hosted to highlight links between reproductive health services and women’s economic well-being.

‘Unacceptable’ that King Zwelithini ‘fobbed off’ xenophobia task team – DA

Following xenophobic comments about foreign nationals last year, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has been accused of hate speech.

UN mulls sending troops to Central African Republic

European aid chief Kristalina Georgieva said that CAR could still be saved from becoming another failed state like Somalia.

Jolie’s doctor blogs intimate details of actor’s treatment

Dr Kristi Funk's account of Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy aims to help women understand the preventative treatment.

African leaders in 2012

The Mail & Guardian takes a look at the continent's new and not-so-new leaders who were elected into office this year.

Shoot the boer: ‘That’s how a genocide can start’

A South African court on Monday ruled that ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema was guilty of hate speech for singing an apartheid-era song.

BlackBerry maker RIM to launch seven new smartphones

RIM once dominated the corporate smartphone market but has been struggling to come up with a device to compete with Apple's iPhone.

Google seeks integration with Twitter and Facebook

Google may cooperate more closely with Facebook and Twitter and believes there is room for multiple social networks.

Zuma replaces seven ministers in reshuffle

President Jacob Zuma announced a major Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, replacing ministers including those responsible for communications and labour.

Nuke talks ‘above Pik Botha’s pay-grade’

A US academic told the <em>M&G</em> on Tuesday that Pik Botha would not have known about discussions with the Israel regarding nuclear weapons.

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How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place