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Arielle Schwartz

Arielle Schwartz

Arielle Schwartz is a visiting writer at the Mail & Guardian.
​Father who shot son to appear in court
​Father who shot son to appear in court
The man who shot and killed his teenage son will appear in the Pretoria magistrate’s court on Thursday.
Lesufi to visit Ennerdale school shooting site
Lesufi to visit Ennerdale school shooting site
Gauteng Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is currently visiting the Fred Norman Secondary School in Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg to address...
Ethiopia in peace agreement with Eritrea
Ethiopia in peace agreement with Eritrea
On Tuesday, the Ethiopian government announced that it will accept a peace deal with border country Eritrea, ending a bloody 20-year-old dispute....
Kate Spade dead at 55
Kate Spade dead at 55
Kate Spade, a fashion designer famous for her handbag brand of the same name, died on Tuesday in her New York City apartment at the age of 55....
EU rules on residence rights for same-sex spouses
EU rules on residence rights for same-sex spouses
On Tuesday, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that married same-sex couples have a right to live together in European countries that do not...
US court rules in favour of baker who denied gay couple a cake
US court rules in favour of baker who denied gay couple a cake
On Monday, a baker in Colorado won a US Supreme Court case after he refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, claiming that it goes against...
New study reveals global plans to curb single-use plastic pollution
New study reveals global plans to curb single-use plastic pollution
Countries around the world are making an effort to combat plastic pollution, according to a new study released by UN Environment on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabian women receive driving licenses for the first time
Saudi Arabian women receive driving licenses for the first time
Driver’s licenses were granted to 10 Saudi Arabian women for the first time ever on Monday, before the country officially lifts its ban on female...
Breast cancer study reveals fewer women will need chemotherapy
Breast cancer study reveals fewer women will need chemotherapy
A study released on Sunday found that a test can identity up to 85% of women with early-stage breast cancer who do not need to undergo chemotherapy....
Uganda proposes new history museum to showcase grim history
Uganda proposes new history museum to showcase grim history
Uganda will open a war museum that will showcase the country’s grim history, in hopes of attracting tourists to the East African nation,...
Guatemala volcano erupts killing 25 people
Guatemala volcano erupts killing 25 people
25 people were killed and scores more injured when the Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupted.
Uganda to initiate social media tax
Uganda to initiate social media tax
Uganda’s Parliament voted to implement a new social media tax last Wednesday, limiting access to apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter.