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What the? A sex-crazed pitbull chases, kills and humps a cow in King William’s Town
What the? A sex-crazed pitbull chases, kills and humps a cow in King William’s Town
Kyk uit! Die hondjaag die bees!” (“Look out! The dog is chasing the beast!”)
Reading Noni Jabavu in 2017
Reading Noni Jabavu in 2017
‘The mores that I was used to were neither purely Western nor purely Bantu. We were not ‘black Europeans’, yet I saw how we were not ‘white...
What does it take to be a good school?
What does it take to be a good school?
Using social networks such as WhatsApp at school is mostly viewed as disruptive, especially for pupils. But some of the best-performing schools in...
Ramaphosa backers out to woo Eastern Cape
Ramaphosa backers out to woo Eastern Cape
Supporters of ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa are pinning their hopes on the party’s provincial structures to boost his campaign to become...
Research: More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV
Research: More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV
More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV and most of these teachers can be found in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Eastern...
​Spekboom can fix ecosystems, create jobs and suck up CO2 – if SA gets a carbon tax
​Spekboom can fix ecosystems, create jobs and suck up CO2 – if SA gets a carbon tax
Spekboom was meant to be the ultimate symbol of sustainable development, a plant...
Civil organisations can help, but they also need help
Civil organisations can help, but they also need help
POVERTYDespite democracy, the Eastern Cape province remains trapped in structural poverty but a recent study brings the good news that civil...
'We are used to sitting at the back,' says woman seen in cage
'We are used to sitting at the back,' says woman seen in cage
A woman seen in a photo sitting in a cage on the back of a bakkie in the Eastern Cape says she was not forced into the cage but sat in it because...
Independents rock the boat in Nelson Mandela Bay but can they turn the tide?
Independents rock the boat in Nelson Mandela Bay but can they turn the tide?
Nationally, there are 101 more independent candidates contesting local government elections than in 2011, but it’s unclear who stands to benefit...
Rural reflections: notes on time well-spent
Rural reflections: notes on time well-spent
I spent a recent holiday visiting my grandmother and my uncle, who live in a beautiful, quiet village called Tyeni on the banks of the Mbashe River...
SA schools are 'sites that enable the dispensing of state patronage to the members of Sadtu'
SA schools are 'sites that enable the dispensing of state patronage to the members of Sadtu'
COMMENTSchools controlled by the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (Sadtu) are best understood in terms of what they are, namely...
[From our archives] 'God make us strong, I beg you, keep Luphumlo alive'
[From our archives] 'God make us strong, I beg you, keep Luphumlo alive'
A few minutes after midnight, on a Saturday in June this year, the wind was howling around the walls of a mud hut in the Zindindi location in the...

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