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George Bizos dies at 92

Renowned human rights lawyer George Bizos, who defended Nelson Mandela and other struggle icons during the treason trial and Rivonia trial, represented families at the TRC, and later represented Marikana miners’ families, has died

Comrade Andrew Mlangeni was the embodiment of service

Kgalema Motlanthe paid tribute to ANC struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni, who died on Tuesday, at his 95th birthday celebrations last month

Andrew Mlangeni: A comrade until the end

The foundations of former Rivonia trialists reflect on the loyalty of the comrades who fought for democracy.

Rivonia trial veteran Andrew Mlangeni dies

The anti-apartheid struggle veteran was the last remaining defendant of the historic 1963-1964 trial

Programme multiplies pupils’ success

A maths and science incubator run by Nelson Mandela University is producing promising results

Citizens and civil society must fight to protect our democracy

Holding corrupt public and private officials to account is vital for our country’s wellbeing

When you think of heroes, rather listen to your heart

‘This book is about how I was made by the liberation struggle and how I was broken by it’

Zuma haunted by ghosts of freedom fighters past

The bronzed ghosts of South Africa’s fight against oppression march defiantly towards the Nasrec convention centre in Soweto on Monday.

Andrew Mlangeni: Kathrada wanted a united ANC

Mlangeni warned that if nothing drastic was done to change the current state of affairs within the ANC, it would lose its relevance in society.

The world of Epainette Mbeki: A mother and a comrade to the end

Mark Gevisser looks back on the life of activist and struggle stalwart Epainette Mbeki.

Stuggle stalwart MaMbeki dies

Anti-apartheid activist Epainette Mbeki has died at the age of 98.

The Govan Mbeki Awards 2013 winners

A list of those who were recognised for excellence in human settlements.

Nkosi: Out of jail but back at his books

The Weekly Mail found John Nkosi in a tiny room at the back of a house opposite his parents' Atteridgeville home.

No need to lie spread-eagled

Ranjeni Munusamy asks how the media could have missed the signs of a political conspiracy against Jacob Zuma.

My friend, Nelson

A non-interview with the banned Govan Mbeki about the day when he last saw Nelson Mandela.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

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

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

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

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