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No grand illusions or announcements of change in Dolla Sapeta’s Skeptical Erections

In his work, poet and artist Mxolisi Dolla Sapeta weaves a tight thread between his two practices and the Eastern Cape township of New Brighton

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

Ads out of touch with audiences

Black peoples’ lived experiences need to be at the heart of campaigns

Takeaways and technology keep South Africans happy

According to a report analysing customer satisfaction, fast food chains and a technology company rank in the top five brands for 2015.

Desecrating books for art and literacy

Nando’s Broken Monsters Charity Art Exhibition in Cape Town raised sufficient funds to cover 21 000 children’s books.

Nando’s distances itself from Mugabe fall ad

The fast food chain has done a chicken run, distancing itself from an ad that depicts Robert Mugabe falling, labelling it an "abuse" of the brand.

Creative Showcase: ‘I Was Born Yesterday’ by Michael Taylor

From Taylor's exhibition to Nando's latest television commercial, here's a weekly round-up of SA's creative community and projects, by Between 10and5.

Pimples: Nonhle Thema – fast food fantasy

The Pimples ponder the awful inevitability of sex in advertising after Nonhle Thema meets the Mando's cock.

Nando’s advert fails to fly

The SABC has refused to air a new Nando's advert that tackles xenophobia saying it could be too easily be interpreted as promoting hatred instead.

Nando’s ad ruffling feathers in Zim

The rooster has long been Robert Mugabe's party symbol and it perches proudly atop the Zanu-PF headquarters.

In chicken we trust

It's common knowledge that our martyr to African freedom, Beloved Leader of the Pack Muammar "Mad Dog" Gaddafi, had a dream, says <b>Chris Roper</b>.

Why did the Nando’s chicken cross the border?

Nando's latest TV commercial featuring President Robert Mugabe has been cancelled, after threats of violence against Nando's Zimbabwe management.

Malema puppet fetches R100 000 at auction

A puppet resembling ANC Youth League president Julius Malema has brought in big bucks, fetching R100&nbsp;000 on Thursday after an SMS auction.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

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

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