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Proper sanitation in schools is a human right

In the public-school system, more than 11 000 schools have been provided with flush toilets since 1994

​Mandela centenary celebrated in song and dance

'It’s madness to celebrate Mandela and omit Winnie'

100 ways to find the Madiba in you

Madiba's Journey App allows users to view the attractions on a map, build their own itineraries and share their own journeys on social media

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday— Ramaphosa

​ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed that the ANC NEC will make a final decision on President Jacob Zuma’s fate as head of state on Monday

Gugu Zulu may be no more but his dream, like Mandela’s, endures

He came from a poor background, made it to the top and lived a full and happy life.

Madiba: Dancing to the tune of freedom

The 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison evokes memories of the biggest party Soweto has ever seen.

The magic of Madiba’s dual personality

Mandela was a far wilier politician, and could be less saintly, than some other portrayals would have us believe, writes Robin Renwick.

Photographer says GCIS mum over R20m demand for Madiba image

The state agency allegedly responsible for distributing a picture of Madiba globally says it is seeking an amicable resolution to the matter.

Recalibrating the African ‘big man’ image

A new book considers the ‘diplomatic afterlife’ of Mandela in relation to former presidents Carter, Clinton and Blair.

Mandela’s long and begrudging walk to Disneyland

Attempts to honour, or cash in on, the world icon have too often bordered on the farcical.

Alex township’s Madiba memory fades

Citing heritage concerns, the township’s residents have stonewalled the building of a museum.

Memories of Madiba in Mauritius

No less than Madiba found balm for the soul in the magnificent milieu of Mauritius’s Le Saint Géran.

Monstrous shades colours perceptions about role of art

A new sculpture that neatly aligns commercial interests with art and our history has the twitterati frothing about apparent opportunism.

Grant Mandela his humanity, guns and all

Textbooks erringly cast him as a messiah without flaws and largely divorce him from the ANC.

Mandela mourning period draws to a close

Former president Nelson Mandela's family was expected in Qunu on Saturday to mark the end of the mourning period after his death in December.

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Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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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

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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