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Young people need a bailout: Cancel student debt held by national banks

A more equitable and fair society, able to conquer the effects of pandemics, starts with debt-free education and skills development

It’s time to talk about black tax

A new essay collection examines the practice but the pieces can feel a little monotonous

The cost of the great masigodukeni

The great end-of-year homecoming is not as simple as ‘I’m back, folks!’

Going back isn’t going home

I didn’t grow up with Christmas trees and wrapped presents on the 25th, so the pressure of always bearing expensive gifts isn’t quite there.

The Brother moves in on black tax

Forever dealing with changes, The Brother Moves On regroups to stick it to the man.

Six things white people have that black people don’t

There’s a reason we can’t just “move on” and get over apartheid. Its effects are still very real for black South Africans, writes Verashni Pillay.

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Luxor Paints loses CCMA case, must pay workers R40-m in back pay

Some of the 181 workers were dismissed for carrying sticks during a strike, others were dismissed even though they weren’t at the picket, but were deemed guilty by association

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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