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One movie, two takes: ‘Emergency’

Amazon Prime’s ‘Emergency’ doesn’t do enough – and maybe that’s enough

Julius Malema calls for a vote of no confidence in Ramaphosa

The Economic Freedom Fighters leader said the party will hold a national protest should Ramaphosa refuse to step down

Nelson Mandela’s boxing belt stolen from Soweto museum

Mandela was given the belt by American legend Sugar Ray Leonard after he was released from Robben Island

‘Ngqawuse’ dazzles at National Arts Festival

Among the many stand out performances at the festival is Standard Bank Young Artist 2021 award winner Thando Doni’s play, ‘Ngqawuse’, about the prophet Nongqawuse, whose prophecies led to the Xhosa cattle-killing movement and famine in the Eastern Cape in 1856 and 1857

Remains of cannabis farmers executed during apartheid to be repatriated

The remains were removed from a Pretoria cemetery to be repatriated to their home province, bringing closure to relatives

Art imitates life at the National Arts Festival

This year’s National Arts Festival in Makhanda - the first live one since the pandemic - tackles unemployment, the Marikana Massacre and the manner in which black women in society are written about

Penny Mathumba to represent South Africa at Nobel Laureate meeting

The forum takes place from 26 June to 1 July on the Island of Lindau in Bavaria, Germany.

First case of monkeypox confirmed in South Africa

Disease detected in a 30 year old male who had no history of travel, contact tracing underway to identify any additional linked cases

Telling South Africa’s history to children through books

‘Soweto Tea Party’ is a children's book that tells the story of Dr Nokuthula Mazibuko Msimang’s childhood, growing up with a father under house arrest

What Youth Day means to South Africa’s young people

Three interns at the Mail & Guardian write about being young in South Africa today

South Africa takes second place in global news trust rankings

According to the report, news published by South African media outlets was trusted by 61% of the population, an increase from 49% in 2019

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