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Editorial

    Editorial: Only the ANC can save itself
    Editorial: Only the ANC can save itself
    Jacob Zuma has taught us about firepools, and “meandos”, and how to make a fool of yourself in court. But, if there is one thing we will take...
    Editorial: Turning the page at the M&G
    Editorial: Turning the page at the M&G
    For the last 32 years, the Mail & Guardian— and The Weekly Mail, its previous incarnation—has been South...
    Editorial: Complexity hides dirty business
    Editorial: Complexity hides dirty business
    In some respects, Steinhoff and Naspers are very different companies. The one sells mattresses and takkies, the other sells software and television...
    Grants a tool to woo votes?
    Grants a tool to woo votes?
    In the absence of any other options, the Constitutional Court this week again deepened its involvement in the process to keep social grants...
    Living on hope at the M&G
    Living on hope at the M&G
    When the Mail & Guardian began life as the Weekly Mail in 1985, it would go on to become the most trusted chronicler of the brutalities of the...
    Editorial: Shout a bit louder, SADC
    Editorial: Shout a bit louder, SADC
    In January 2016, when it became clear that Gambian president Yahya Jammeh was intent on clinging to power, the Economic Community of West African...
    Editorial: Mist shrouds Lyin’ and Brian show
    Editorial: Mist shrouds Lyin’ and Brian show
    After another turn in the convoluted explanations of Brian Molefe’s resignation-not-resignation or retirement-not-retirement from Eskom, Molefe...
    Editorial: Bye bye Bob, but hello uncertainty
    Editorial: Bye bye Bob, but hello uncertainty
    This is the end of an era.
    Editorial: Sit down, Lynne Brown
    Editorial: Sit down, Lynne Brown
    In her position as the public enterprises minister, Lynne Brown is not an appointee of the people of South Africa. Instead she was selected by and...
    Editorial: Report #MeToo with care
    Editorial: Report #MeToo with care
    It seemed to begin with reports of sexual assault by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, continued by singer and former MP Jennifer Ferguson’s...
    Editorial: Let’s cool our heels as we gather facts
    Editorial: Let’s cool our heels as we gather facts
    Extreme situations beget extreme responses, and sometimes that is to the good. We cannot, we must not, act as if everything is normal while...
    Editorial: A protest of hope
    Editorial: A protest of hope
    #OccupyNPA — it could be a new movement, or at least a new hashtag, except it hasn’t caught on just yet. And that’s despite the occupation of the National Prosecuting Authority’s offices in Cape Town this past week by a group of United Democratic Front veterans including...