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Red, green and gold: A pan-African history of flags and the remarkable woman who inspired it

That many of the continent’s flags contain a similar colour scheme is deliberate by design

Bafana crash out of Afcon as Ghana and Algeria advance

South Africa's campaign ended with a single point from three outings, which was more than enough to send Ghana and Algeria to the second round.

Ghana’s Black Stars shine after defeating Mali 1-0

Four-time champions Ghana beat Mali 1-0 to shoot to the top of Group B at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Mosimane starts Bafana reign in winning style

New Bafana coach Pitso Mosimane began his reign with a 1-0 victory over World Cup quarterfinalists Ghana at Soccer City on Wednesday night.

Tried and tested Bafana team take on Black Stars

Pitso Mosimane gave an indication of his vision when he announced a 22-man squad for the friendly match against Ghana on August 11 at Soccer City.

Injury concerns for Ghana

Ghana have injury and suspension headaches ahead of a World Cup quarterfinal against Uruguay at Soccer City on Friday.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

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The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries