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KG’s never-say-die advantage

It takes real guts to take on the challenge of playing at Wimbledon. Imagine doing it without the support of a coach

Will Davies pander, push or play the Lotto?

Questions are being raised about new lottery operator Ithuba as Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies decides how to respond to a court finding.

Mandela opera cancelled after three performances

According to the producer of "Madiba: The African Opera" there are no funds because the Lotto did not pay out the promised amount.

Proposed law may open lotto licence bids to state

The possibility of an organ of state bidding for the national lottery licence is "an option" available in future bidding rounds.

Paul Mashatile: Big promises, now what?

Recent comments by Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile promise a shake-up of the institutions that are life-and-death for artists.

Street View: The mathematics of fate

A gambler's days are always numbered, but Percy Zvomuya plays the Lotto anyway, and wishes his grandfather's number wasn't already up.

Lotto stalls controversial grant

Serbia-based company feels the pinch as it waits for R23-million of its R64-million payout from the national lottery.

Millions in winnings still unclaimed, says Lotto

Over R25-million in lottery winnings is unclaimed, including a R16.45 million jackpot, national lottery operator Gidani said on Thursday.

Lotto funds not lying idle, says minister

The Lotteries Distribution Trust Fund isn't sitting on billions of rands of unspent money that could be used for good causes, the trade minister says.

Lottery for losers

The chances of winning the lotto are 0.0000072%. By not playing and rather investing you would be R804 000 better off over a lifetime.

No Mo-China, not now, not ever

While 9 999 Chinese deserve BEE status, one particular operator doesn't, argues Rams Mabote.

Can SA spend its way to gold?

Our 131 Olympic athletes collectively brought back five ounces of silver from Beijing. That's worth R7 849 at the current silver price.

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Construction sites are a ‘death trap’

Four children died at Pretoria sites in just two weeks, but companies deny they’re to blame

Koko claims bias before Zondo commission

In a lawyer’s letter, the former Eskom chief executive says the commission is not being fair to him

ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

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Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story