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We are failing our children

Ten infants died at Tembisa hospital at the end of last year. The health department tells us this it is more...

Justice reconsidered for victims of sexual assault

With one in five men admitting to assisting in sexual assault, it is vital that those who abet perpetrators be deemed liable

Townships hold fate of Gauteng in their hands

Nearly a million votes will decide who will rule the financial heartland of South Africa

Mr Nice Guy boosts ANC’s Gauteng race

Panyaza Lesufi’s focus is on the poor, and on what the ANC needs to do to win back unhappy voters

Memories of mama keep the past alive

The liberation struggle’s most fearless fighter is remembered by comrades and strangers alike

A township obliterates a rural life bulldozed by apartheid

This week the Mail & Guardian is proud to publish a story that is a continuation of a new, specialised reporting genre,

#TembisaTornado wreaks havoc, hundreds injured and displaced

The rare weather phenomenon is virtually unheard of in South Africa but has happened before.

Tembisa: Mirror of a nation’s bias

Youth in Tembisa are politically active, but may not turn out to vote – not from apathy, but in protest.

Scores arrested in Tembisa protests

Fifty-two people were arrested during a service-delivery protest in Tembisa on Friday, Gauteng police said.

Rubber bullets fired at Tembisa protesters

Police fired rubber bullets to disperse a service delivery protest in Tembisa after about 2 000 residents threw bottles and stones at police.

A climate of threats

Despite government assurances, there is growing disquiet about a possible new flare-up of violence.

‘Just ordinary individuals’

Signs of spontaneous community self-organisation have emerged on Gauteng's volatile East Rand as service delivery anger continues to boil.

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