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Escapees still at large amid negligence allegations at Tshwane prison

The escape of violent offenders has exposed a slew of alleged negligent deaths at Kgosi Mampuru prison

Inside the brazen prison break at Kgosi Mampuru

Negligence and staff shortages are blamed for after two violent criminals escaped from the prison

Testing sewage: The Covid canary in our wastewater

Local scientists are using wastewater-based epidemiology to trace the SARS-CoV-2 virus in South Africa’s sewage system, which could act as an early warning system for outbreaks of Covid-19, as well as other diseases

High court overturns decision to place Tshwane metro council under administration

Court declares that the Gauteng premier’s decision to place the metro under administration was unlawful and sets it aside — after the Covid-19 lockdown ends

Stay at home, Cyril said. But what about the homeless?

In Tshwane, forcing homeless people off the street resulted in chaos and the abuse of a vulnerable population. In Durban, a smooth, well-planned operation fared far better

DA’s Moodey joins leadership race

The head of the Democratic Alliance in Gauteng says he wants to take his experience to the national level

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

When you’re hacked on WhatsApp

Your app being compromised is only the start — reporting the breach brings further frustrations

Ideological load-shedding by the DA/EFF coalition has been costly

The coalition governments in Johannesburg and Pretoria have created a state of paralysis in both municipalities

IFP confirms its man as new Scopa chair

The M&G understands the ANC offered the position to the IFP in exchange for support in metros lost during 2016 local government elections

Behind the scenes: Reporting on an election

'...and then the coffee ran out': What it's like to report South Africa's election

How portrayal of protest in South Africa denigrates poor people

To claim that protests are being organised suggests sinister motives. But all protest is organised. So are cake sales and shopping expeditions

How to kill a ‘city-killing’ asteroid

The future of civilisation could be secured by nudging a space rock off course

Rich estate’s dirty, smelly secret

Blair Atholl has not only violated its water-use licence, but has also released its untreated waste downstream

Editorial: Diversity should be DA’s strength

The past 18 months have been gruelling for the country’s official opposition

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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