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11 fresh African blogs to bookmark

The best kinds of lists are the subjective ones – much like the best blogs, writes arts and culture editor Zodwa Kumalo-Valentine.

Photography: The brothers who see a different world

Alexandra and Soweto's Pimville, Kliptown and Orlando are not usually names that conjure the hipster lifestyle, freedom, beauty or high fashion.

Gay girls in the web of hoaxes

Sexual kicks do not seem to be the reason two men posted as lesbians online.

Syrian lesbian blogger turns out to be a married man

Tom MacMaster's wife has confirmed that he is the real identity behind the <em>Gay Girl in Damascus</em> blog.

The best of Thought Leader

Thought Leader is our digital village that is home to the local blogosphere's greatest minds and loyal readers. Here are some of the year's favourites

Tweeters and bloggers show we do like Mondays after all

The first day back at work was always assumed to be the day we are most miserable, but in fact it is the second happiest day of the week.

M&G blogger clinches top blog award

<em>Mail & Guardian Online</em>'s Thought Leader blogger Azad Essa clinched the best political blog award at the SA Blog Awards ceremony last weekend.

Newspaper to bring blogs into the real world

Who says print is dead? A Chicago-based start up is hoping to revitalise the newspaper by reprinting blogs in hyper-localised free papers.

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

Press Releases

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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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