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It’s just not cricket

Near Makhanda in the Eastern Cape in the village of Salem is a cricket pitch that is said to be the oldest in the country. Watered by blood and trauma, rolled with frontier nostalgia and contemporary paranoia, how does it play?

The last hours of Solomon Mujuru

Zimbabwean General Solomon Mujuru died in suspicious circumstances in August 2011. This is an edited extract from his recently published biography by Blessing-Miles Tendi

From De Kock the dasher to Quinny the dutiful

Quinton de Kock’s cricketing brain has made him South Africa’s new ODI skipper. But if his batting genius is to win games on its own, first he must give up the keeper’s gloves.

The Proteas need new heroes

South Africa need to tap into that day-five magic at the next cricket Test in Port Elizabeth, much like English allrounder Ben Stokes did at Newlands

Trip of a lifetime for Kirsten’s 13

Teenagers from sandy Khayelitsha shine on the green fields of Weybridge Cricket Club, England

Protea implosion – What do SA’s cricketing men live by?

The past year has been CSA’s annus horribilis

CSA: A bee in my binnet

Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse, the Official Proteas Supporters Club emailed its fans

Another board member walks away from CSA

Jack Madiseng says moral circumstances have forced him out after the board failed to heed calls to resign

If you can’t beat ‘em, dodge em: South African cricket’s accountability problem

The future of South African cricket is still uncertain with little accountability from the board of the game’s administrator

Graeme Smith heeds call to help stabilise SA cricket

Titans chief executive appointed as interim CEO

Editorial: Press won’t be bowled out

Cricket South Africa's lack of transparency is its biggest problem

What CSA won’t fix this weekend

The beleaguered cricketing body could well swing the axe on Saturday but swapping the bodies in the boardroom will not be enough

EDITORIAL: Sport is for the people

Administrators, from club to national level, would do well to take the example set this month as a reminder that the people is their primary mandate

Temba Bavuma, a cricketer with principles

The Proteas vice-captain, like many of his countrymen, has struggled in a tough Test series against India. But he remains defiant to lead by example

Brexit will boost South African cricket — du Plessis

Any tougher immigration controls after the British withdrawal from the European Union will mean fewer South African players in the County Championship

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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

Roshan Morar is being investigated in connection with KwaZulu-Natal education department backpack sanitiser tender worth R4-million and a batch of face masks that vanished

Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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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'

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

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