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Ruling deals crushing blow to zero-hours contracts

Ferrero factory workers have won the first battle in what might become one of South Africa’s next wars on casual and precarious work

Unpacking the myths and misunderstandings in the Covid-19 vacuum

The basics of epidemiology will help explain why some of the believable but incorrect propositions about the pandemic are wrong.

On language, power and privilege in tertiary education

Advocates of retaining Afrikaans as a language of instruction are blind to their own prejudices

Invest in children to give them a better world

This entails putting them at the centre of national strategies, but doing it without high CO2 releases

Covid-19: Free the evidence

Governments need to provide the modelling and data informing the strategy to control the spread of the novel coronavirus

Lockdown or no lockdown: we face hard choices for complex times

There are no available options for containing the spread of Covid-19 that do not have serious economic costs. We need to listen to expertise, not ill-considered opinion

Eusebius McKaiser: Why Ramaphosa must act decisively against Ndabeni-Abrahams

The president needs South Africans on his side if the lockdown is to be extended. He must show leadership and censure the communications minister for breaking the regulations

Coronavirus reaction: Sinophobia with Western characteristics

Western media has racialised the coronavirus outbreak, leading to increased Sinophobia in several countries. Such dehumanisation of a race has no place in functioning democracies

Rennie: All Blacks left it too late to offer me coach job

New Zealand has said its new coaching team will be named before Christmas, but it has now missed out on at least three high-profile candidates

England and NZ search for perfection

After sterling quarterfinals, momentum will decide this much-anticipated mini-final

All Blacks coach Hansen says Springboks are NZ’s ‘biggest rival’

The coach admits that this weekend's match against England will be a mighty clash, but insists that they are not his side's fiercest rival

Big Tobacco’s R1m for UCT stubbed out

The university says it had no idea researchers had signed up to take Big Tobacco money but the decision could have lasting effects

Precarious doomsday solution for New Zealand’s native plants

New Zealand’s seed bank for threatened indigenous plants lacks ongoing funding

A tropical subject: Could typhoons hit Rugby World Cup?

Here are some of the key questions as one of the world's natural disaster hotspots prepares to host one of the world's biggest sporting events

Call Carter: All Blacks legend settles Bledisloe Cup nerves

The defending world cup champions have brought a two-time winner to advise creative players in the setup

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Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

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