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Hard-hit municipalities brace for more deaths

South Africa’s Covid-19-related deaths have been comparatively lower than the rest of the world. But municipalities are preparing for the worst

Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Graves bulldozed for security fence

ArcelorMittal, charged with toxic air and water pollution, seems to have bulldozed through graves to create a perimeter fence

The bones echo the cry for the return of ancestral land

'Where homesteads once stood now roams towering machinery, earth-moving monsters that have reduced the walls of Maremane to rubble'

A township obliterates a rural life bulldozed by apartheid

This week the Mail & Guardian is proud to publish a story that is a continuation of a new, specialised reporting genre,

Slice of Life: I’ve been digging graves since I was a teen – death has given me a shot at life

A Soweto teenager put himself through school by preparing graves. Now he’s an undertaker, but still gets emotional at the sight of a child’s coffin.

Justice minister to launch exhumation project at Pretoria prison

The ministry will attempt to exhume the remains of more than eighty political prisoners who were hanged at the facility during apartheid.

M&G Newsroom: All about Mandla Mandela

Sarah Evans updates us on the latest in the Mandla Mandela saga, including the possibility of Madiba's grandson being relieved of his chieftaincy.

Austrian gravesites get a digital twist

Technology is about to give Austrian gravestones the potential to speak across time by showing pictures and biographies of the people buried below.

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