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Distraction, intimidation and future alliances define events at Senekal

The lack of compassion towards Brendin Horner’s family is the failure of identity politics

We must fight the scourge of child domestic labour

More than 17-million children around the world are involved in domestic labour. The recent death of 17-year-old Salome Zacharia in Tanzania highlights their plight

​#FeesMustFall anthem is a historic modern spiritual

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How brute force yielded to naked resistance

“That was the whole point of the nude protest: to get closer to the police and to convey our grievances to them."

Who have we become? A vignette on everyday humanity, or the lack thereof

Iimbali is a regular column by Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela, and is a space for stories and other narrative-based social analysis.

Humanity before religion

How we live our lives and govern our society should be motivated by what's good for all of us, regardless of individual metaphysical beliefs.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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