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‘There are Mechanisms in Place’: Collaboration births sacred text

‘There are Mechanisms in Place’, comprising text, poetry and visual analysis of Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum’s practice, reveals how working together is a powerful philosophy

Review: ‘A New Country’ portrays the lingering aftertaste of a bittersweet freedom

Taking its cues from the dimming of the hope suggested by rainbowism, ‘A New Country’ attempts to articulate the depths of betrayal South Africans feel

Youth Day is just as much for the present as it is for the past

The spirit of defiance against injustice that was captured by the Soweto Uprisings in 1976 can still be felt among young people in post-apartheid South Africa

The system in South Africa has its knee on the neck of the youth

The youth of today can learn from the youth of 1976, who rose up and rejected the Bantu education system

Virus exposes inequalities at universities

Students at the former homeland universities battle with conditions created by poverty

The lockdown: South Africa’s test of its democracy

How South African citizens, the police and the army, and politicians behave during the 21-day lockdown will have far-reaching implications for our democracy

#FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe eligible for immediate parole

Sentence remissions announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa means that about 9% of inmates are eligible for a reduced sentence

Fallist court case isn’t black and white

The ruling on Kanya Cekeshe makes it clear that the law and justice don’t always coincide

#FeesMustFall activist elated after his house arrest conditions have been relaxed

Bonginkosi Khanyile says not having police coming to his house everyday is a step forward for him gaining his freedom

Blade’s return is a relapse for education

Bonginkosi Khanyile's thoughts on the appointment of Blade Nzimande as minister of higher education, science and technology.

Blade’s return is a relapse for education

The minister displays no remorse for his handling of the #FeesMustFall movement

The fallist movement and the changes it has made

Fees must Fall has allowed us to imagine what a free and just society looks like, outside of colonial rule

The ANC’s lowest mark is for education

Opposition parties are eager to pick on this blot on the ruling party’s copy book

Poor form betrays the revolution

A fresh look at the Fees Must Fall student movement sadly fails to fulfil its promise

Lessons from transformation of universities in South Africa

Many universities have embraced transformation as an imperative that seeks to eradicate colonial, apartheid and imperial legacies

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

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'

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