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Rehumanising Diego Maradona

In two recent documentaries, we finally get up close to the complicated sadness of Argentina’s original football deity

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Would wage transparency work in SA?

In Scandinavian countries, citizens can look up what any other citizen earns in an online national database. Could South Africa use a version of income transparency? Economists, as usual, are divided.

Edwin Cameron’s fight for humane prisons

The retired Constitutional Court judge is the new inspector of prisons and he argues that SA’s courts should stop filling them up

Let the small gods live on in    cowpats, Santa and song

In an era of crumbling secular belief systems, what can atheist parents give to their children in the place of religion?

Mighty Phil Masinga’s final whistle

The footballer's prodigious physique was matched by his heart and mind — and when history called, he answered.

Mbappé and the City of the Fight

The ultras remain the heartbeat of the PSG fan base and they have a vexed and complex history

Uncaptured: The money problem and the journalists who have ‘stopped looking’

Part IV: Journalists helped pull SA back from a precipice by exposing the depth of state capture. But they are staring into an abyss of their own

Uncaptured: Newsroom weaknesses and the trap of false narratives

​Part III: Investigative journalists helped pull South Africa back from a precipice by exposing the depth of state capture

Uncaptured: Journalistic ethics in the era of diversionary retaliation

Part II: Journalists helped pull SA back from a precipice by exposing the depth of state capture. But they are now staring into an abyss of their own

Uncaptured: How it all began

Part 1: Journalists helped pull SA back from a precipice by exposing the depth of state capture. But they are now staring into an abyss of their own

No gain without pain, says Cyril’s capitalist comrade

Colin Coleman and Cyril Ramaphosa go way back, and the Goldman Sachs banker has the ear of ANC policy gurus

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