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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

‘Why me’ changed my life

Some events change a person's life

Job losses threatens the CSIR’s reputation

The council's climate change research could suffer from job cuts

Gauteng quality of life increases despite deepening inequality

The Quality of Life Survey measures both objective circumstances and subjective opinions of respondents

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

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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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

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What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

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