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Soon we’ll find out who is the real revolutionary: Marley and the birth of Zimbabwe

The iconic concert to celebrate independence in Zimbabwe would prove to contain a warning

Gareth Prince is still burning to be a lawyer

During his first court appearance Prince learnt that 'the disrespect and disgust for our indigenous people and our practices were quite apparent'

Drug authority: SA doesn’t have the necessary discipline to allow dagga judgment

The Central Drug Authority says US evidence proves this and wants to challenge a court ruling.

Holy hair: The long and short of it

Present-day Nazarites have relaxed strictures around hair but Rastas resolutely hold on to their dreads.

My weed-smoking should not surprise you, says AbaThembu king

Self-confessed dagga-smoking AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo says he is not perturbed by being constantly associated with the illegal smoke.

The rise and rise of the Rastafari

The Rastafari community is embracing a new-found Khoisan identity that underlines old conflicts, writes <b>Niren Tolsi</b>.

‘I want my kids to be righteous and Rasta’

A community of Rastafarians in Soweto struggles to get the message of its faith through to its neighbours, writes <b>Ayanda Sitole</b>.

Battle of the dreads rages on

Navalsig High School in Bloemfontein has asked the Equality Court to throw out a controversial case involving a learner's right to wear dreadlocks.

Rhetorical Rasta

<em>Percy Zvomuya</em> and <em>Karabo Keepile</em> speak to Jamaican dancehall artist Sizzla Kalonji.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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Transport Month

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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

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

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