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Paperless tent dwellers live in fear
Paperless tent dwellers live in fear
When the sun that pierces the tents at Wembley Stadium wanes, the biting cold takes over. When that cold and the growling bellies and the bodies...
Editorial: Don't break the system for just one victory
Editorial: Don't break the system for just one victory
As this edition of the Mail & Guardian was going to print, two questions dominated the world news agenda: Just how much violence will follow...
ANC turkeys all aflutter over Christmas axe
ANC turkeys all aflutter over Christmas axe
Ahead of the no-confidence vote in Parliament earlier this week, the perceived wisdom among the political commentariat was that turkeys are not...
Trial delay spikes rebels’ guns
Trial delay spikes rebels’ guns
Rebel ANC branches in KwaZulu-Natal seeking to force a rerun of the November 2015 provincial conference first face a trial within a trial before...
Cellphone costs are a wake-up call
Cellphone costs are a wake-up call
Oddly enough, committing to a two-year cellphone contract is not really an angst-ridden experience for most South Africans.
Opposition’s show of unity is masking its cracks
Opposition’s show of unity is masking its cracks
Even after uniting to receive support from at least 25 ANC MPs in a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma, fractures have emerged in...
Baxter limps into CHAN tie against Zambia
Baxter limps into CHAN tie against Zambia
South African senior national football coach Stuart Baxter should have aged considerably this week, ahead of the final African Nations Championship...
Mutinous MPs may lose seats
Mutinous MPs may lose seats
President Jacob Zuma’s supporters in the ANC want South African Communist Party (SACP) deployees to Parliament to be recalled for backing this...
High time for Amakhosi to rule again
High time for Amakhosi to rule again
Kaizer Chiefs will have their backs against the wall when they kick off the new season against SuperSport United at Durban’s Moses Mabhida...
Forget Zuma, jobs are the issue
Forget Zuma, jobs are the issue
The news that Jacob Zuma survived another vote of no confidence was not the worst news of the week. The worst news was arguably the unemployment...
Honesty, the Proteas’ brutal policy
Honesty, the Proteas’ brutal policy
The Proteas seem to have an honesty policy. Vernon Philander said the Proteas had honest talks after they flopped in the third Test against...

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