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Malawi’s new president is off to a good start

In 100 days of presidency, Lazarus Chakwera has been mostly well received despite a few glitches

Malawi’s new president defends controversial cabinet

Lazarus Chakwera’s post-election honeymoon did not last long

eThekwini does U-turn on three-month, 30% salary cut

The municipality leaves it up to its executive committee and councillors to follow their conscience and contribute what they want to the city’s Covid-19 relief fund.

Don’t take the bait, Dr Killjoy

I’m going fishing on Friday. Watch the sun rise, smoke a spliff, tangle a line in the sea. Unless NDZ is tempted to do a level U-turn

‘Level three will require great discipline and responsibility’ — Dlamini-Zuma

The local government minister has laid out how lockdown level three will work, but she warned that it comes with a danger of Covid-19 spreading further

No money to spare as GDP set to fall

With little money to respond to Covid-19, the government is looking at other sources of funding

Public works to dissolve IDT

The infrastructure entity is slated to be terminated after years of poor performance

Politicians should take responsibility for Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s appointment

The process of appointing the public protector is flawed, and led by politicians who don’t seem to have paid attention to the law. This has to change

Fear, ignorance stalks returnees from Wuhan

The cost of placing South African evacuees from Wuhan in quarantine in Limpopo will cost an estimated R6.7-million

No legal sales in new cannabis Bill

Draft regulations do not allow for commercial cultivation or sale, but policy could change this

ANC agrees to discuss more seats in Western Cape

The ANC in the Western Cape has agreed, in principle, to discuss a move to call for the increase in the number of seats...

Government to place ailing SAA under business rescue

The move potentially draws a line under the crisis — if a rescuer can be found

‘You are ordinary, even as a minister’

We should hold SA’s politicians to account and not just offer them our unthinking deference

Cyril, Emery have tricky kickoffs

South Africa’s manager, like Arsenal’s, starts his season of political football poor and with a team of own-goalers

Premiers signal virtue in provinces

Displays of conspicuous frugality replace flashy inaugurations as leaders promise delivery

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

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Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

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