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Sex work and soccer: More alike than you think?

One in three sex workers in South Africa say they’ve been raped by a police officer. Could a change in the law solve this?

Childish Gambino shows us America

'This is America' comes amid the world’s leisurely smartphone view of the United States’ ongoing political and cultural pandemonium.

Editorial: Cops are shooting down democracy

Have South Africans become inured to heavy-handed police action in response to protests, as it did during apartheid and back in the colonial conquest?

Big drop in cop killings, but SA still relatively dangerous for cops

SA remains a relatively dangerous country in which to serve as a police officer, despite a 52% drop in the rate of cop killings over the past decade.

The weekly pop sack: A secret, a poser and a burnt Ntlemeza

The Democratic Alliance thought it would strike while the iron is hot and lead another march to the provincial treasury in Limpopo.

Web archives open up the truth about Marikana

New web archives give the public access to the full range of evidence from the Farlam commission.

​Police violence results from a lack of direction

And they will continue to abuse their power until accountability and structural problems are fixed.

Student leader shot in the back thirteen times

The shooting took place outside the university’s careers and counselling development unit.

​Sasco to ANC: Test free education

They presented a list of new demands, including raising the fees funding cap to R900 000.

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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