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M&G Newsroom: 25 February 2013

We look at the Oscar Pistorius hearing, Mamphela Ramphele's new political party, Sona, the upcoming budget speech and the artful Design Indaba.

State of the Nation: Women still pushed to the margins

President Jacob Zuma's speech offered very little for women or for those concerned about safety and security.

Zuma: Forget our differences – unite behind NDP

President Jacob Zuma has called for all parties represented in Parliament to unite behind the National Development Plan.

Opposition: Zuma lacks vision for SA

Opposition parties have collectively slammed President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address in Parliament.

M&G Newsroom: 11 February 2013

In this week's edition, we cover allegations of abuse leveled against Tokyo Sexwale, the State Of The Nation address, Gupta TV and more.

Opinion: The Oscar deflection

Oscar Pistorius has grabbed the attention of SA and deviated its focus from all other pressing issues in the country, writes Nickolaus Bauer.

M&G Hangout: Chester Missing on Sona 2013

If you missed our live video chat about Zuma's State of the Nation address with Eusebius McKaiser and Chester Missing, watch the full version here.

Weekend 101: Oscar overshadows Zuma

The Reeva/Oscar tragedy continues to make headlines, Zuma delivers an average Sona and the Harlem Shake takes over the world.

Parties may join forces to fight ANC in 2014 poll

South Africa's opposition parties are investigating the possibility of contesting the 2014 general elections under one political umbrella.

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Eastern Cape fails tracing and testing

With the shift to lockdown level three on Monday, details are emerging of how the previous relaxation added pressure to the already poorly performing Eastern Cape Covid-19 response

Foodies cook up feeding schemes

Despite the strain of lockdown, some restaurateurs are keeping bellies full

Small towns not ready for level 3

Officials in Beaufort West, which is on a route that links the Cape with the rest of the country, are worried relaxed lockdown regulations mean residents are now at risk of contracting Covid-19

Press Releases

Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

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