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Conscious hip-hop

Lupe Fiasco's third commercial album, <i>Lasers</i>, is a real treat.

Shabangu rues ‘Zuma friendship’ claim

Property tycoon Roux Shabangu has slammed the <em>Mail & Guardian</em> for what he called a deliberate attempt to discredit him and his company.

If we ruled the world

To commemorate Youth Day, the <em>Mail & Guardian</em> asked some young South Africans one question.

UK comedy, US cupcake

Lindiwe Mazibuko, Democratic Alliance's spokesperson and shadow minister of rural development and land reform, is serious about her weekend time.

We’re not gunning for Zuma, says Malema

ANCYL president Julius Malema has quashed suggestions that he is against the re-election of Jacob Zuma as ANC president.

‘Axe’ falls on Mugabe’s shame

A new documentary reveals the shocking extent of violence directed at MDC supporters ahead of the Zimbabwe's 2008 run-off presidential elections.

Learning the MXit way

Grade 12 learners struggling to understand their teachers now have an unexpected lifeline -- their mobile phones.

ANC mayors embrace Twitter (sort of)

ANC mayors in Gauteng will set up Twitter and Facebook accounts ahead of the local elections -- but won't be doing any actual tweeting themselves.

Award sets the stage for greater things

Small beginnings with innovative interactive theatre have launched NGO into the big time.

‘I’m tired of living like this’

The Gauteng housing department is to demolish at least 115 RDP houses less than five years after the houses were handed to their beneficiaries.

A simple answer to kidney disease

Knowing what to look for and taking precautions could save lives -- and money.

A clash of paradigms

Democratic states such as SA, which should promote transparency, seem to be leaning towards secrecy, experts say.

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