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Eusebius McKaiser: I’m afraid of Covid-19 and that’s okay

We are humans, not just numbers, and we need to tell people’s stories and acknowledge our fears

Be at war with the coronavirus, not with each other

If we are to flatten the curve of this virus and ensure that it does not attack as hard as it has done in some European countries, we need to put petty differences aside and be at war with the virus

Steenhuisen is a shoo-in as DA leader, but he needs help

The biggest challenge for the next leader of the Democratic Alliance will be to get politicians like Mbali Ntuli onside

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

“Life has been good to me, considering where I come from” – Xolani Gwala

Just over a year ago, veteran radio presenter Xolani Gwala’s cancer was in remission. He spoke to the Mail & Guardian once he was back on air.

Mandela Foundation approaches ConCourt over apartheid flag tweet ruling

The Nelson Mandela Foundation said in court papers that the high court got it wrong in a number of respects

N. Mandela Foundation: AfriForum should be held in contempt over apartheid flag tweet

Court should hold AfriForum in contempt over apartheid flag tweet, Nelson Mandela Foundation says

LISTEN:Understanding the state of SAA

M&G investigative journalist Sabelo Skiti spoke to Eusebius McKaiser about SAA after their CEO resigned at the weekend

Return of the irrepressible Bra X

This, an interview with radio personality Xolani Gwala, is the first in a series of profiles that will be a regular feature in the M&G

De Lille back in court to hear her fate

The mayor took the DA to court after the party's leaders "determined" that she breached one of its constitutional clauses during a radio interview

Aucamp resigns after qualifications scandal

​Marietha Aucamp has resigned as Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga’s chief of staff

Selfe: Black people chose to elect white people at DA congress

In an interview on Monday morning, Selfe responded to critics who said that the party’s leadership is not diverse.

The people vs the advertisers

What comes first – the commercial viability of a radio station or the needs of listeners?

Talk Radio 702 dumps Shaka Sisulu after ANCYL appointment

Radio host and writer Shaka Sisulu was dumped by Talk Radio 702 and 567 Cape Talk after he was appointed to the ANC Youth League interim committee.

The Sunday Times feels the strong arm of social media

Ray Hartley's explanation about the <i>Sunday Times</i>'s controversial front page has left users on local social networks as skeptical as ever.

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ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

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Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa