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Pam Golding facilitates African kleptocrats’ money laundering

Government must take steps to clean up the country’s dirty real estate market, which has long offered a safe haven for criminals

Focus on digital content for teachers and schoolchildren

Education policy has always been, and will continue to be, closely related to South Africans’ social conditions

Kader Asmal Award

'To recognise a dedicated educational activist who led by example'

This came as a surprise

Those who know Nkhangwe Elias Nemudzivhadi were not surprised when he became the first recipient of the Professor Kader Asmal Award.

Asmal’s biography sheds light on lessons that go unlearned

Kader Asmal's biography prompts questions about how seriously politicians take higher education.

An institution that was almost stillborn

Walter Sisulu University nearly failed to be born at all according to a recently published political memoir.

Heritage is what we choose

A common heritage is developing among the younger generation.

Why I still dream of rainbows

One teacher's contribution to the essential conversation -- how to educate our children.

Letters to the Editor: July 8

<i>Mail & Guardian</i> readers weigh in on racism, privatisation, the education system and more.

Letters to the Editor: July 1

<em>Mail & Guardian</em> readers share their thoughts on capitalism, the late Kader Asmal, nationalisation and more.

Struggle hero Kader Asmal cremated in Cape Town

ANC stalwart Kader Asmal was cremated in Maitland, Cape Town on Saturday, despite a dispute in the family whether he should be buried or cremated.

ANC looks to ‘lessons of discipline, respect’

ANC will focus on the values of the generation of party members who had passed on, as it turns 100 in 2012, chairperson Baleka Mbete said on Friday.

Zapiro: What SA lost with Kader Asmal’s death

Zapiro dealt with the death of African National Congress stalwart and freedom fighter Kader Asmal in this week's <i>Mail & Guardian</i>.

Kader Asmal: ‘Prof Peacock’ — a man of principle

Former education and water affairs minister Kader Asmal knew better than most that sticking to one's principles is not easy in a political system.

State to honour Kader Asmal with state funeral

President Jacob Zuma has declared a period of national mourning for the late Kader Asmal, who will receive a state funeral, the Presidency says.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

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Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

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