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LISTEN: Lockdown isn’t designed for kids with extra needs

The department of basic education is providing online resources for learners during the lockdown. But, once again, children with special-education needs are left out

​Eskom will be fixed, service delivery improved, Ramaphosa promises at ANC 108

ANC president says only his party can improve lives, as Northern Cape residents lament their struggles in South Africa’s sparsest province

Staggie legacy remains a threat

The Cape’s notorious hoodlum was buried in reverence while an innocent child was shot during a gang chase

Western Cape top cop wants to rebuild trust in police

Newly appointed provincial commissioner Yolisa Matakata says she will urgently deal with the skewed distribution of policing resources in the province

​Cape on tenterhooks after murder of gang boss Rashied Staggie

The Hard Livings leader was fatally shot in apparent ambush outside his family home

​Serjeant-at-arms takes her leave

Regina Mohlomi says she never saw herself as a parliamentary bouncer

Refugees going home to nowhere

Asylum seekers will leave the Cape Town church, but most do not have documents, a situation they blame on the home affairs department

“Independent” and “outspoken” Turok dies

The former ANC MP was known as one of SA’s foremost thinkers and an author of the Freedom Charter

Defence lawyers killed as Cape Town gang wars spread

Several attorneys and advocates told the Mail & Guardian that their fraternity is now “under siege”.

Scopa: No money for a bailout so pay your bills

Eskom is stuck in a tricky situation and doesn’t have the wholehearted support of MPs when it comes to recouping its money

Passion for classics runs deep

'Some day if I’m a millionaire I’ll still be driving a Datsun'

​Is the public protector’s time running out?

Rules on the removal of a chapter 9 leader came after adverse judicial findings against Mkhwebane

Boy on a bike fulfilling his dreams

People who know John Steenhuisen, the DA’s interim leader, say he has what it takes to lead

Fear inside the church of refugees

Migrant leader accused of military-style tactics to influence people and push authorities for a chance to leave South Africa

Steenhuisen sweeps to victory as new DA head

John Steenhuisen is the DA’s new interim Federal Leader while Ivan Meyer was elected the new party chairperson on Sunday

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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

Roshan Morar is being investigated in connection with KwaZulu-Natal education department backpack sanitiser tender worth R4-million and a batch of face masks that vanished

Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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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'

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

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