Mangosuthu Buthelezi

De Klerk’s paradoxical presence

Although leaders of the reconciliation era accept South Africa's last white president, younger politicians are not as forgiving

2019: The ones who left us

From Uyinene Mrwetyana, Oliver Mtukudzi to Xolani Gwala, Mail & Guardian remembers those who have passed on
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Leader’s principal aim to build IFP

Gravitas: Velenkosini Hlabisa brings his experience to his new post as leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party.

Leader’s principal aim to build IFP

The new president wants to expand support beyond KwaZulu-Natal

Buthelezi’s succession sparks democracy debate

The IFP's constitution provides that the nomination of national office bearers be approved by the branches. This was not done for its new president

Inkatha Freedom Party disputes M&G Ingonyama report

The IFP responds to the Mail & Guardian about an article it published in its August 8 to 15 edition on the establishment of the Ingonyama Trust

‘His Excellency’  bows out of the House

The nonagenarian MP is finally calling it a day and putting his faith in the precocious IFP caucus

Sars makes my Monday

Since Tom's 'decommissioning' things at the revenue service are looking up

Remembering the moment that SA soldiers marched into Lesotho

Christopher Williams reflects on Nelson Mandela’s nuanced views on the use of armed force

Letters to the Editor: July 13 to 19

Our readers write in about the Mail & Guardian's bias and a writer's attack on his 'favourite whipping boy'

Editorial: Beware unholy KZN pact

'We shudder to think what could happen should two KwaZulu-Natal powerhouses, the king and the former president — both under threat — come together'

Battered by the flu … and Shenge

As the wind threatens his feathered headdress, Buthelezi is talking like it’s 1993. I’d far rather be sick in bed, thank you

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Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences