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The nation pays its last respect to Ahmed Kathrada

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Ahmed Kathrada tributes
Ahmed Kathrada tributes
​Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom and former justice minister Penuell Maduna speak fondly of Ahmed Kathrada.
Remembering Uncle Kathy (In pictures)
Remembering Uncle Kathy (In pictures)
Late icon Ahmed Kathrada's life in pictures.
Mandla Mlangeni travels back in time
Mandla Mlangeni travels back in time
In February this year, trumpeter Mandla Mlangeni travelled back in time to record an album with the Tune Recreation Committee.
Inside this week's edition of the M&G
Inside this week's edition of the M&G
We take a look into what to expect in this week's edition of the Mail & Guardian.
Residents face daily battles in 'Afghanistan'
Residents face daily battles in 'Afghanistan'
Central, also known as “Afghanistan” is an abandoned school building in which the residents live in poor conditions.
Students shaken by the rising crime rate in Soshanguve
Students shaken by the rising crime rate in Soshanguve
Students in Soshanguve tell us how the crime in the area affects them, especially those who live off campus.
Soweto wine festival opts for an upbeat mood in sober times
Soweto wine festival opts for an upbeat mood in sober times
This year’s festival had come a little after harvesting time when the farmers could suffer little diversion.
Why the State Theatre is a great place to do business
Why the State Theatre is a great place to do business
Why The State Theatre and the Sammy Marks Square, in the centre of Pretoria, are commonly used for marketing, selling and advertising products.
Continuation of attacks on foreign nationals
Continuation of attacks on foreign nationals
The attack on foreign nationals continued last night, but this time in Jeppestown, Johannesburg. Shops were broken into and vandalised
In pictures: Anti-immigrant protests erupt in Tshwane
In pictures: Anti-immigrant protests erupt in Tshwane
Police and people marching against immigrants were locked in a tense standoff in the Pretoria CBD on Friday morning.
What's next for Ambitiouz Entertainment affiliate Ron Epidemic?
What's next for Ambitiouz Entertainment affiliate Ron Epidemic?
Music producer Ron Epidemic, who previously had close ties with Ambitiouz Entertainment talks about his career path, working with industry heads.

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The world pays tribute to Mandela
The world pays tribute to Mandela
As South Africans come to terms with the loss of former president Nelson Mandela, the rest of the world bids farewell to Madiba.
The 2016 winners' gallery
The 2016 winners' gallery
The 2016 Uganda Press Photo Award in pictures.
Watch out, SA! There’s thieves about
Watch out, SA! There’s thieves about
Be careful where you park your car … It might just not be there when you get back.
#FeesMustFall: Vavi supports students' call for free education
#FeesMustFall: Vavi supports students' call for free education
After marching to Cosatu House to hand over their memorandum, students were visited by former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.
#FeesMustFall: Mcebo Dlamini responds to Gwede Mantashe's comments
#FeesMustFall: Mcebo Dlamini responds to Gwede Mantashe's comments
Watch: former student leader Dlamini says every time Mantashe opens his mouth, he spews bile."
#FeesMustFall: Police fire stun grenades and rubber bullets at protesting students
#FeesMustFall: Police fire stun grenades and rubber bullets at protesting students
Watch the confrontation as police fired stun grenades and rubber bullets at students. Some students were later arrested for throwing stones.

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Zapiro's best Nkandla cartoons
Zapiro's best Nkandla cartoons
A collection of Zapiro's cartoons on the Nkandla saga that continues to haunt President Jacob Zuma.
Is the Zika virus a threat to Africa?
Is the Zika virus a threat to Africa?
The Deputy director of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, on why the Zika virus's potential threat to Africa is different from Ebola.
How to deal with a national student revolution
How to deal with a national student revolution
Blade Nzimande falls into a deep meditation, remotely dealing with the #FeesMustFall movement. Woosah everybody, woosah!
In pictures: #ZumaMustFall protests
In pictures: #ZumaMustFall protests
President Jacob Zuma might have taken pains to draw distinctions between his government and the apartheid regime - but public outrage is growing.
This year in pictures: The best images from 2015
This year in pictures: The best images from 2015
Mail & Guardian photo editor Paul Botes selects the best pictures of the year.
#FeesMustFall protest still going strong
#FeesMustFall protest still going strong
More institutions heeded the call for to shutdown of the country's universities on Wednesday with Cape Town students taking the fight to parliament.

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