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Call Israel what it is: An apartheid state

The Nakba began with the establishment of Israel in 1948 and has never ended. Palestinian are still removed from their land and their home and are still being killed and discriminated against

ANC suspends more than Ace

The governing party suspends usual procedure as weekend chaos escalates, and we suspend our disbelief about vaccine access

No vaccine superheroes or supervillains: Fix the system

Is Gates a superhero or a supervillain? That’s the wrong question. The right question is: How it is that one person can have so much influence over world health?

Khaya Sithole: Biden’s pledge boosts Covid waiver drive

But Big Pharma and the world trade body haven’t shifted on sharing vaccine intellectual property

Editorial: Collective bargaining headache

The state faces a dilemma: it made a three-year wage agreement with public servants in 2018, before the pandemic, but reneging on it now will undermine labour’s trust

The Musina-Makhado zone puts people first, says its chief executive

Lehlogonolo Masoga has said that critical inputs from environmental and justice organisations and residents in the Vhembe area have been considered

Lesotho’s political impasse: A case of déjà vu?

Ousted ministers’ splinter party could threaten prime minister’s coalition majority

Pandemic pushes ethical investing onto 2021’s ‘must do’ list

What do the Covid pandemic and ethical and sustainable investing have to do with each other? Everything.

The many moods of sweet Mary Jane

The cannabis underground tutors the corporate class in the vagaries of their shared mistress

Musina-Makhado metallurgical zone revision a back-peddle or a back door?

The environmental and social impact of the special economic zone has been reduced, but Chinese investment and loans haven’t been disclosed, job creation is uncertain, and water use and toxic waste remain troubling

UCT needs to clean up its dirty investments

The University has appointed a panel to advise the university on the fossil fuel intensity of its finances

#SOSColombia: Remember Sharpeville?

The Colombian government’s violent repression of political dissent is dangerous

So what is a Just Transition?

Changing the economy in a just and environmentally sound way is essential for South Africa’s economy

Richard Calland: Less cash to splash spells new-look South African polls

The new political party funding law brings changes to allocations – and possibly an end to dodgy donors

Africa’s national airlines face troubled skies

The continent’s aviation industry won’t survive unless countries start cooperating with each other

Even religion has limits on its rights

The constitution does protect faith — but not beyond what is reasonable

Of Cubans and other Amigos

A new Bafana coach and Mabuyakhulu’s Zondo testimony leaves our columnist feeling Broos-ed and battered

What do mothers really want?

A bunch of flowers on Mother’s Day expresses gratitude but mothers need more – recognise all their work, listen to them, include them in decision-making

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