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The president moved pretty fast to shut down the boozers, but he’s dragging his heels when it comes to sorting out the UIF

Lockdown, day 105: When the chips are really down

Coronavirus statistics are now people we know. The pandemic affects us all and it’s hard to see light at the end of the tunnel

Paddy Harper: Sho’t left for rights, so pay up

The danger’s invisible but terrifying. So the army’s rolling in, freedom’s rolling out, I’m rolling up and my overdraft is rolling over

A year of  ‘shocks and surprises’

Collapsed coalitions, a reduced ANC majority, a conflicted ruling party, a self-gutting DA, the ‘same old’ EFF and something new from the IFP

More Sisulu appointments queried

The minister’s selection of an interim estate agency board was allegedly unlawful

More Sisulu appointments queried

The minister’s selection of an interim estate agency board was allegedly unlawful

CR’s show hardly electrifying

I’m hammered — by endless rain, power outages and Cyril’s sabotage performance

Killing follows KZN mine peace talks

A key negotiator was gunned down minutes after attending talks with Premier

Jozi jetsam floating in Durbs

It’s an annual thing but perhaps the invading army’s numbers have been boosted by about five DA councillors

Johannesburg has a new ANC mayor — thanks to the DA

Despite fielding a candidate tainted by a R30-million scandal, the ANC managed to take over from the former DA-led alliance running Jo’burg

ANC in Gauteng flexes its muscle over election of a Jo’burg mayor

The ruling party hopes to woo the Inkatha Freedom Party and win back the city from the Democratic Alliance coalition

Stalemate in fight to run Jo’burg

After trying to find trade-offs to give them the edge, most parties agreed to wait until next week for a vote on the fate of the city

Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps …

… it is just coincidence that while Mo was dropping Z-bombs, Dudu and Ace were meeting at the casino

Jinxed by the Ingonyama board

My three days of wading through court papers and no story is like wee Paddy’s three days of an SAA flight

EFF wants Jozi mayor job, ends DA deal

The decision, made public by EFF president Julius Malema at a briefing in Johannesburg yesterday, effectively ends the coalition

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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