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For My sake, please quit the Happy videos

Upon further exploration the Rosetta spacecraft discovered not God, but a lost sermon from the Almighty – and it appears he is pissed off with us.

Poetry and purgatory: Dante’s inferno for Brazil

Brazilian defender Dante's personal journey through hell in Belo Horizonte, as Germany routed Brazil 7-1, is steeped in poetry, writes Adrian Ephraim.

Nyaope’s deadly, and addictive, mix

The highly addictive mix of heroin and cannabis is the drug of choice for the economic outcasts.

An alternative member of Parliament oath

To everyone I owe my new credit limit to, I swear allegiance. So help me Jacob.

Pravin Gordhan’s 9 commandments (for wasteful ministers)

The revered minister of money Pravin Gordhan returned from the pulpit known as Parliament with nine commandments for his ministers.

Zuma: Don’t think like an African – pay up for e-tolls

Another week, another curious off-the-cuff remark from Jacob Zuma has left observers bewildered - which some call the "I am not an African" speech.

Tragic tale of South Africa’s soccer legends

Tragedy has been stalking South Africa's soccer fraternity, as the death of Bafana Bafana's assistant coach Thomas Madigage has highlighted.

Video killed the radio star: Die Antwoord eats Lady Gaga

Turning down Lady Gaga's request to be her opening act during one of her tours wasn't enough for Die Antwoord, they had to have her eaten alive.

Screw the index, we’re happy and we know it

Nothing annoys South Africans more than someone saying we're worse off than Zimbabwe. But at least we're not Botswana.

The Zuma birthday cards you may have missed

As SA wishes Jacob Zuma a happy 70th birthday, the <em>Mail & Guardian</em> has imagined more appropriate birthday wishes from our public figures.

The Constitution and all things Poogled

They speak with forked tongues and attack the Constitution in their sleep. Politicians -- we can't expel them ourselves, but we can Poogle them.

Settlement sets hopeful precedent for apartheid victims

Victims of apartheid will receive R10 000 as a result of a settlement between General Motors in the United States

US General Motors settles apartheid reparations claim

A US court has ratified a settlement between 25 South Africans who suffered at the hands of the apartheid security police.

Ten Yebo-Yes gym exercises to beat racism

The <i>M&G</i> -- in light of outrageous racist incidents in Jo'burg gyms -- is sharing a few tips to defeat racism and abolish muffin tops forever.

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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