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Remembering Patson Dzamara

Remembering Patson Dzamara, the Zimbabwean activist who never stopped searching for his brother

Rule of law must first be strengthened by people power

Dynamic grassroots movements are especially needed in authoritarian states where institutions are fundamentally broken

Kenya’s government can’t tackle the pandemic alone. It needs civil society

Kenya’s government has excluded nongovernmental organisations and other groups such as churches from its emergency decision-making. This is a mistake

Zimbabwe’s collapsing economy trumps coronavirus concerns

For now, residents of Harare have more immediate worries

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

Zimbabweans’ survival strategies

Even the better off have had to find ways to manage in the shattered economy

Chasing mermaids in Zimbabwe

When two congregants drowned in a dam near Mhondoro village in Zimbabwe, it was said the men had transgressed the covenant the church had with the shrine’s guardian spirits

Slice of life: Going up in the world

'Getting retrenched opened up a lot of doors for me'

Tuku at Harare’s Book Cafe

'Watching Tuku on stage at the Book Café was at times an almost spiritual experience,' writes Tomas Brickhill

Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe after protest crackdown

Police and soldiers launched a large-scale operation against suspected protesters last week, which was triggered by a rise in fuel prices

Vicious crackdown in Zimbabwe

Experts say the harsh reaction is a symptom of a bankrupt and desperate government

Cresta upgrades hotels to accommodate Zim tourist increase

In response to questions from the Mail & Guardian, the country director in Zimbabwe of Cresta Hotels, Chipo Mandela, said:

RwandAir launches route between Cape Town, Harare and Kigali

As Zimbabwe emerges from financial turmoil, there is increasing demand for flights

Zimbabwe union leaders arrested before planned march — lawyers

Peter Mutasa, president of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) — the country's largest trade union — was among those detained

High turnout, high expectations as Zimbabwe votes

Opposition fears that slow queues in urban areas could discourage voters

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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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