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Garden feeds hundreds in inner city Jo’burg

Hunger is widespread in SA and malnutrition affects children’s growth. Refiloe Molefe is doing her bit to change this with her food bank project

Who’s who on the US blacklist

The Mail & Guardian dug through the list of more than 7 000 entries on the US Office of Foreign Assets Control’s report

Landy’s Velar roars in plush luxury

Cruising at 160km/h while getting a hot stone massage. Really

Migration system is ‘xenophobic’

Despite the home affairs minister stating otherwise, Africans who have fled to SA from horrific conflict are still living in fear

The digital breadcrumbs behind the M&G’s censorship attack

From the US to Cameroon, from SA to South Sudan to Spain. Tracking down the people trying to take our site down took us all over the internet

​Data-driven safety plan aims for rapid violent crime prevention in the Western Cape

Data collection, R1-billion in funding, behavioural change and investigators: This is how the Western Cape is trying to deal with violent crime

Rape stats unreliable

South Africa has the highest rape numbers in the world

Prejudice against immigrants cuts across class and race

Xenophobia, the study shows, is part of a broader problem of prejudice in South African society

How to win votes and influence people

A Netflix documentary The Great Hack detailed the connections between Cambridge Analytica, the US election of Donald Trump and Brexit

Slice of life: ‘Cannabis calm saved me’

Today, I’m a weed activist. I’ve seen the injustice of really, really good people getting fucked by really bad laws

Jo’burg grants dodgy fleet tender

This is the second part of a series investigating how the city has been using loopholes in its procurement processes to award lucrative contracts

Boots, balls & bluster: Blowing the whistle on rugby ref bias

Claims of favouritism stalk the game, but the data on penalties paints a picture at odds with righteous indignation

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it