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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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Hopefield: Brutal police vs brutalised citizens

The small town’s residents, who say they’ve been terrorised by rogue police officers for years, were unsurprised when Reginald Linnerd was found beaten to death in a holding cell

Western Cape warned not to be complacent about flat-lining Covid-19 cases

The Western Cape, which once had the highest number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa, is seeing a steady decline in active cases

Sisulu axes another water board

Umgeni Water’s board in KwaZulu-Natal was appointed irregularly by her predecessor, the water and sanitation minister claims

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Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

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