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Trace Zuma’s trajectory by muted reaction to ‘shock art’

Four years ago, a painting of Zuma got half the country up in arms. This year, another one is hardly commented on.

Zuma’s seven unpardonable sins

Pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth - the feathers in our president's cap.

‘The Spear’ vandalism case postponed

The trial of Louis Mabokela, accused of vandalising the Jacob Zuma 'The Spear' painting, has been postponed in the Hillbrow Magistrate's Court.

2012: The year of tawdry politics on a plate

The ANC has delivered an unpalatable 12 months that has left the nation hungry for leadership, writes Richard Calland.

Appeal tribunal shreds classification of ‘The Spear’

The Film and Publications Board cannot ban online images, an appeal tribunal told it this week.

Appeal tribunal declassifies ‘The Spear’

A ruling on the classification of "The Spear" artwork has been overturned by the Film and Publications Board's (FPB) Appeal Tribunal.

ConCourt upholds ruling on Film and Publications Act

The ConCourt has upheld a high court ruling, which found that certain provisions of the Films and Publications Act are unconstitutional and invalid.

Goodman Gallery appeals ‘Spear’ rating

The Goodman Gallery has lodged papers with the Film and Publications Board Appeal Tribunal in an attempt to overturn the 16N rating of "The Spear".

Pimples: Spear us your heritage

It's that time of year when we remember our heritage and celebrate our cultural diversity. For the Pimples, it's about letting it all hang out. Watch the video.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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Cheque value bundles – real value

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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