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World Cup review, Part IV: The second hand of God

Martyr or cheat? A decade later, we’re still frothing at mouth as we argue about that game

World Cup review, Part II: The trials of group A and Bafana’s lasting legacy

With a world-class gauntlet laid out in front of them, could South Africa make an expectant nation proud?

Canada’s legalised cannabis ey

Canada is now the second nation after Uruguay to legalise cannibis

As Canada awaits, Uruguay’s legal cannabis project provides benchmark

Uruguay legalised the production, distribution and sale of marijuana for recreational purposes in December 2013

Uruguay win group as Suarez inspires 3-0 win over 10-man Russia

Luis Suarez opened the scoring in the 10th minute and the South Americans extended their lead with the help of a Denis Cheryshev own goal

Fifa U-20 draw does Amajita no favours

Japan, Italy and Uruguay are all rated highly and are determined to get a crack at the final

Cannabis smokers left high and dry

Uruguay made history when it legalised the sale of marijuana but its progressive policy has led to distrust and police harrassment.

Uruguay striker Forlan retires from international football

"It was a very difficult decision, having worn the Uruguay shirt for so many years, more than I could have dreamed of," the 35-year-old striker said.

Suarez takes a bite out of life

From hand to mouth, Luis Suarez has been ruining lives since 2010. The Uruguayan chomper has done more for the bite than Mike Tyson - or Eve.

Fifa investigates Suarez-Chiellini biting uproar

Uruguay's Luis Suarez could face a lengthy ban if an investigation by Fifa proves allegations he bit Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini are true.

Uruguay legalises all use, trade and sale of marijuana

Pro-weed activists have burst into applause as Uruguay became the first country in the world to legalise the growing, sale and use of marijuana.

Uruguay votes yes to legalising marijuana

Uruguay's Parliament has voted to be the world's first country to license and regulate production, distribution and sale of dagga for adult consumers.

The rich turn a blind eye to poor readers

The visually impaired are shackled by developed countries' reluctance to change copyright laws.

Bafana drop in Fifa world rankings

South Africa have continued to tumble down the Fifa world rankings, dropping to 71st spot. Bafana haven't won in their last six internationals.

Argentina’s Fernandez sworn in for ‘rocky’ second term

Cristina Fernandez (Kirchner) begins a second four-year term as Argentina's President with the country's economy shadowed by the financial crisis.

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Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

The public enterprises minister is being cross-examined by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry, as both men seek to defend their reputations

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!