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Who gets the shot, who gets the shaft?

The vaccine can break the surge cycle, if the poor and the newly poor are prioritised

Nation of curtain twitchers

Now that we are in the second week of lockdown, South Africans seem to be taking their unwritten civic duty of snitching very seriously

Ramaphosa closes schools as country grapples with coronavirus

Following several other countries, South Africa will send learners home this week

No plans to close schools as country confirms seven coronavirus cases

Despite the increasing number of cases in South Africa, there will be no school closures yet

Moving towards undoing Joburg’s spatial apartheid

The Nodal Review might transform South Africa’s biggest city. Implementing the new policy, which has the potential to open wealthy suburbs to impoverished residents, is the challenge

Free up energy before the budget

Cyril Ramaphosa wants to do the right thing – bring independent power producers on to the grid. He must act despite opposition from top ANC members

Set a podcast to catch a rape suspect

In just four episodes, Deon Wiggett was able to talk about his rape, tackle the institutions that protect perpetrators and secure an arrest

Living off-brand at the Sandton Sun

The hotel provides a luxurious stay for business and leisure travellers but it’s hard to compare the average guest’s experience to a reviewer’s

After 45 years, Africa has a new tallest building

It’s taken decades to knock Jo’burg’s Carlton Centre off its perch. Why did it take so long?

Activists plan Sandton shutdown in protest of gender-based violence

The march on Friday aims to highlight issues faced by women in corporate South Africa

Tiny taxi offers a cute alternative

Emergency Taxi is competing with the likes of Uber and Bolt to give Johannesburgers other e-hailing transport options, using cheaper-to-run Qute cars

Tiny taxi offers a cute alternative

A new e-hailing service offers rides at a fraction of its rivals’ prices, and it’s cooking with gas

Immediate priorities for Ramaphosa and the sixth Parliament

South Africa faces a host of problems that the new administration must attend to with urgency

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Trailblazing the Apartment

Bright lights, dark mutterings

Are we so in thrall to images of wealth that we would just stand there, agog at the spectacle, and not wonder about all this wasted electricity?

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