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Now is the time of monsters
Now is the time of monsters
Water cannons and stun grenades were used outside of the World Economic Forum Africa (WEFAfrica) meeting in Cape Town this week against womxn...
The shame of being a South African in the rest of Africa
The shame of being a South African in the rest of Africa
My first major story as a foreign correspondent was Egypt’s Arab Spring. I arrived in Tahrir Square in Cairo early on 2 February 2011, which is...
Justice reconsidered for victims of sexual assault
Justice reconsidered for victims of sexual assault
Late one Sunday evening, Julia* was sleeping in her bed when suddenly she was woken by screams of “Police! Police!” outside. She heard a knock...
Townships hold fate of Gauteng in their hands
Townships hold fate of Gauteng in their hands
The fate of Gauteng lies in the hands of the province’s biggest townships, with the likes of Soweto, Soshanguve and Tembisa likely to decide...
Gauteng’s education inequality is being addressed
Gauteng’s education inequality is being addressed
Thandi has passed matric with flying colours. She has been accepted at the University of Cape Town, but has no laptop. At least she is tech-savvy....
Mr Nice Guy boosts ANC’s Gauteng race
Mr Nice Guy boosts ANC’s Gauteng race
It was in the early 1980s on a train ride to Germiston that Panyaza Lesufi was pushed towards political activism when, as a teenager, he came...
Waste pickers lament nondelivery of karikis by Enviro Mobi
Waste pickers lament nondelivery of karikis by Enviro Mobi
It has been almost a year since 58 waste pickers, representing 15 co-operatives in Ekurhuleni municipality, were promised three-wheeler motorbikes...
Ekurhuleni commits to pro-poor agenda with progressive budget
Ekurhuleni commits to pro-poor agenda with progressive budget
Nkosindiphile Xhakaza, the MMC for finance and economic development in Ekurhuleni, delivered the city’s pro-poor budget speech in Eden Park near...
Memories of mama keep the past alive
Memories of mama keep the past alive
It’s been years since Happiness Lubazana waited at a bus stop in Mount Frere in the Eastern Cape. That day, she was burdened by a ticket to the...
A township obliterates a rural life bulldozed by apartheid
A township obliterates a rural life bulldozed by apartheid
The land is not just the dusty earth on which we stand. It is a kinship with our ancestors. It is an affirmation of self. It is the urgent...
#TembisaTornado wreaks havoc, hundreds injured and displaced
#TembisaTornado wreaks havoc, hundreds injured and displaced
At least 20 people were injured on Tuesday at Tembisa’s Phumlani Mall when a tornado ripped through the East Rand township, collapsing the roof...
[Video]What is the bubonic plague and why you shouldn’t panic
[Video]What is the bubonic plague and why you shouldn’t panic
After a rodent in Tembisa tested positive for antibodies for the plague, the M&G spoke to experts to find out if we are at risk.

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