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Bring ‘empathy’ back to Nedlac

Lisa Seftel started out in the labour movement before she took up positions in government. Now, as the head of Nedlac, she has to create a space where both sides can meet to discuss and debate important policy issues

Training the NPA’s next prosecutors

The aspirant prosecutors programme, on hold for years because of lack of funds, has started up again, creating a pool of future prosecutors

Volunteers fill municipal-sized hole

Athandiwe Saba continues her reporting with a story about the people of Standerton who have taken it on themselves to fix things

The time to care for older people

One man is pushing for a change to labour legislation that will allow workers to take paid time off to look after their parents

Dance to diagnosis: The app that can diagnose Parkinson’s

By seeing how people move, the app can tell if they are in the first stages of the neurological disorder

Health department confirms South Africa’s first Covid-19 case

A Durban man reported symptoms after returning from a trip to Italy this week

The pride in African languages

Whether in comic books, novels or academic work, African languages are increasingly becoming the norm

Divided appeal court is healing

Working at the SCA was so ‘bad’ that people would get sick. That has changed, thanks to honest conversations and workshops on diversity and inclusion

A space to grow for Westbury youth

The volatile Jo’burg suburb’s youth centre provides respite from the harsh realities of crime, gang-related violence and unemployment

Saul’s bold last stand for the ANC

The fate of the ANC is on the line as the next generation of party leaders fight to ‘reinvent the future’ in contested provinces

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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