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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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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

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The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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