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A Landie icon is born

Replacing one of the most-loved cars in history, the new Defender pulls off the near impossible task of doing almost everything better

‘We are painstakingly putting things right’ — Ramaphosa

Talking to the media, President Cyril Ramaphosa said he too was frustrated by the slow pace of justice around corruption, but that ‘the change that we have all wanted to see is unfolding’

South Africa goes to Covid-19 level 2 on Monday

President Ramaphosa drops most of the restrictions that have been in place for the last five months, citing ‘signs of hope’

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M&G is most trusted weekly news brand

In a poll by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, based at Oxford University, the Mail & Guardian emerged as the most trusted weekly publication in South Africa

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Sipho Kings has been appointed the acting editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian

Covid-19 brings South Africa’s daily carbon emissions down by 20%

With the nearly two-month grinding the economy to a halt as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, carbon emissions globally have dropped to 2006 levels

Covid upends logic of return on investment, whatever the cost

"Now that fossil fuels don’t give long-term security, or an absurd return on investment, there is a real chance to look at the world differently."

Covid carbon drop hides mass pollution by only 100 corporations

While individuals are doing all sorts of things that would dramatically reduce their carbon footprints, it has little effect.

Flooding cuts power in Uganda

Government threatens forced removals in response

Eskom lied to hide its deadly levels of pollution

Eskom says its air pollution kills more than 300 people a year. Other estimates put it at 10 times that

Ramaphosa misses chance to create a better climate future

Ramaphosa missed the chance to get even more out of his big moment

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