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It’s swim or starve as Dikidikeni residents wait in vain for a bridge

For several generations people have been using barrels to cross the Mzintlava River

Zondo, Ramaphosa deny collusion on release of state capture report

The chief justice said the delay of almost a week was caused by fact-checking the fifth and final chapter of his report

Mkhwebane says Mpati report on SMS to advocate is meaningless

The suspended public protector urged the Judicial Service Commission to investigate the incident further, saying the judges she named must be removed from the bench

What’s behind SA’s surge in bone marrow stem cell donations?

The bone marrow registry recorded a 65% increase in registered youth donors, translating to more than 3 000 possible donors

Maya calls infamous Abramjee text message ‘a scandal’

The SCA president said she was shocked by a leak from the apex court, days after an investigation ordered by Chief Justice Raymond Zondo found that there could not have been one

Digital Vibes beneficiaries say they don’t owe the state

Zweli Mkhize’s daughter-in-law and four companies want to be removed from the Special Investigating Unit’s R150-million claim

Maya blames administrative lapses on former supreme court of appeal registrar

In her interview for the position of deputy chief justice, the appellate court president said she tried to resolve woes in the general office that has delayed cases involving Jacob Zuma but faulted the office of the chief justice for not stepping in

Zondo’s final report release postponed to Wednesday

The handover was expected to take place on Monday, after the Zondo commission said it would submit an electronic version to the president

Eskom to reintroduce evening rolling power cuts until Thursday night

The power utility says the system continues to be constrained, with an elevated risk of load-shedding over the coming weeks

Township residents without power for three years

Beleaguered residents of Palm Springs in the Emfuleni local municipality in Gauteng have been living without electricity and with sewage running in the streets

Ramaphosa’s Phala Phala neighbours frown at interest in ‘old robbery’

The residents of Vingerkraal village say the president often drops by for a chat without his bodyguards

‘Game farming is like any business’: Industry reels in wake of Ramaphosa scandal

Farmers and auction houses say the theft of cash from the president’s farm has unfairly stained the business of big game

Your world in brief: Zoo wars and costly clapbacks

The news and numbers you missed this week.

Zuma turns to concourt in bid to halt arms deal prosecution

Former president argues that SCA president Mandisa Maya misdirected herself when she dismissed his appeal

What Youth Day means to South Africa’s young people

Three interns at the Mail & Guardian write about being young in South Africa today

Investing in critical minerals is the only way for a clean energy transition – report

Due to the move to net-zero carbon emissions, demand for these minerals is surging

South Africa takes second place in global news trust rankings

According to the report, news published by South African media outlets was trusted by 61% of the population, an increase from 49% in 2019

Echoes down the corridor: The meaning of June 16

The class of 1976 shook off the previous generation’s climate of fear and showed the country what it could achieve through mobilisation. Now, more than ever, we need to take heed
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