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Shaun Johnson: Charm without the smarm

The Weekly Mail hired him to get the training project off the ground; he did much, much more than that, writes Irwin Manoim

Court orders EFF to apologise for Gqubule and Harber ‘StratCom’ claim

The Johannesburg high court says the EFF had brought no evidence to back up the allegation

Journalist gives EFF one week to prove apartheid spy claims, or pay up

Thandeka Gqubule says she has obtained declassified documents proving that Stratcom was spying on her

Editorial: It is time that we listen and learn

We find ourselves in a vitriolic debate about our history —who did what, why did they do it, who can be trusted and who sold out

‘We need to take a critical view of a complicated history’

History can have conflicting narratives and as an audience we do not approach it without our own understanding of it

Thandeka Gqubule hits back at Stratcom allegations

The journalist has come out guns blazing to clear her name following the recent uproar over her alleged involvement in an apartheid covert operation

The festival within a festival

"Wordfest provides a platform for a diversity of voices, drawing more than 50 000 festivalgoers who flock to the National Arts Festival every year."

Power struggle to control access to Mandela

Intense in-fighting is developing behind the scenes for control of the "Nelson Mandela story".

Chikane was poisoned, say doctors

Frank Chikane, general secretary of the South African Council of Churches, has narrowly escaped death after being mysteriously poisoned.

Inside our chaotic schools

As described by a reporter who put on a gymslip and went off to school.

Day 50 for the longest strike in mine history

The longest strike in the history of South African mining entered its 50th day yesterday as both sides refused to budge.

Two kinds of rape. One’s legal

The implications of the controversial new rape law can be best understood by considering the case of a man separated from his wife ...

The all-woman hit squad shoots back at rapists

A woman is raped every eight minutes in South Africa, according to People Opposed to Woman Abuse (Powa).

Friday’s D-Day for Winnie’s team

Today is expected to be D-Day for the "football team" associated with Winnie Mandela.

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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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

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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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

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