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Tunisia President Saied urges protester restraint on fourth day

Tunisian leader tells protesters in Tunis suburb to not let looters exploit their "poverty and misery"

A smarter, not stricter lockdown is necessary

Studies in informal settlements show transparent communication is key to trusting the government and adhering to restrictions

Chatbot advice for lockdown-hit workers

Luma, a new legal advice chatbot, will help people navigate daunting workplace disputes

The Portfolio: Thato Monare

For photographer Thato Monare, documenting the rural Eastern Cape is a personal favourite

Political elites, not foreigners, are to blame for South Africa’s problems

What if we told foreigners to voetsek? We have fallen victim to the illusion of scarcity. And we are led to wrongly believe immigrants are a threat

Q&A Sessions: ‘I think I was born way before my time’ — Mamodupi Mohlala

The chief executive of the Estate Agency Affairs Board and the deputy chair of the SABC board, shares her take on retrenchments at the public broadcaster and reveals why she hates horror movies

Ramaphosa: We want investment pledges to translate into new jobs

To move out of South Africa’s economic funk, Ramaphosa is prioritising the materialisation of pledges made at the previous investment conferences.

Buy local to support the South African economy

Building a domestic market for local goods not only creates employment, but also makes South Africa a more resilient market forc

SA has a retirement savings crisis

Limited understanding of finances and a low income means that millions of South Africans either don’t or can’t put money aside for when they’re older

Infrastructure key to economic recovery — Ramaphosa

The governing party wants localisation at the centre of its infrastructure-led strategy

October 7 strike: ‘Lukewarm’ action amid Covid-19 crisis?

After months of little action, the planned nationwide stayaway may not be an impressive show of force by the trade union movement

Citizens bear Covid’s economic scars

Data released this week is evidence of the scale of the financial and humanitarian crisis South Africa faces

Covid-19 jobs unlikely to bounce back

Evidence suggests that job losses triggered by the lockdown may be long lasting

‘Lockdown quarter’ sees jobs bloodbath

The decline in employment has been accompanied by a larger increase in economic inactivity, resulting in a 42% expanded unemployment rate

Global job losses linger after lockdowns

Developing countries have been hit harder by the Covid-19 downturn than in past economic crises

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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