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Journalists believe news and opinion are separate, but readers can’t tell the difference

With many readers coming to news sites from social media links, they may not pay attention to the subtle clues that mark a story published by the opinion staff

Too little too late for Malcolm

Doccie Who Killed Malcolm X? has led to a belated reopening of his murder investigation

February 11 1990: Mandela’s media conquest

Nelson Mandela’s release from prison was also South Africa’s first ‘media event’. And, despite the NP’s, and the SABC’s, attempt to control the narrative, the force of Madiba’s personality meant that he emerged as a celebrity

Laundering Isabel dos Santos

"African corruption" is only African as regards its victims. Its perpetrators are institutions and individuals from across the globe who are willing to loot without conscience as they watch their offshore accounts grow.

US navy confirms UFOs recorded by pilots are real

There are no programmes designed to address the question of how humanity will interact with prospective interstellar visitors from outer space

AJ vs Ruiz: Searching for nuance

The Clash of the Dunes is one of the most anticipated bouts in recent memory but something feels off about the whole affair

What’s love got to do with learning?

Everything, in fact, if we’re going to fix South Africa’s broken education system

Selling Africa’s good news stories

Low pay and precarious work conditions for most African journalists lead many to seek work with Western news outlets

Cyberbullies a threat to new media

Independent journalism needs protection from self-censorship and commercial pressures

Saudi ‘kill team’s’ luggage contained syringes, scissors — report

According to a Turkish daily, these items may have been used against journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in the Saudi consulate

US Open to revamp seedings for pregnancy absences — report

The WTA Tour does not have protected seedings for players who return from absences

Kate Spade dead at 55

Police believe the designer took her own life

US court rules in favour of baker who denied gay couple a cake

The Supreme Court also ruled that the baker's First Amendment Rights were violated, which protects the freedom of religion

Oprah 2020? Awards speech ignites frenzied speculation

Republican strategist Rick Wilson suggested Trump's election, once unthinkable, had rewritten the rules.

Government report sees drastic climate change impact in US

Average US temperatures have risen dramatically and fast, with recent decades the warmest of the past 1 500 years.

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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

Unions cry foul over SABC dismissal costs and retrenchments

Broadcaster bodies say claims that a recent skills audit is unrelated to retrenchments are ‘irrational’

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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

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

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