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Editorial: Hell of a year for a birthday

The Mail & Guardian celebrated a milestone in the crazy year that was, not that 1985 was any less so

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1985: The year it all started

In the coming weeks we will take you back, year by year, through our history and the history of this country and continent. So much has changed since 1985. So much more needs to change.

We do what we do because of you

Sipho Kings has been appointed the acting editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian

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

A Sona to reflect troubled times

Ramaphosa and his role model Nelson Mandela became presidents of South Africa in very trying times

What we do is important. Trust us

Given attacks against media and important questions being raised about our work, we need to be open about why we do what we do

Thandi Modise, the knitting needles guerrilla

The first in a two-part series by Thami Mkhwanazi. This week: Life in the camps

Editorial: Turning the page at the M&G

'It is our ardent hope that our new proprietor, the MDIF, will allow us the freedom to tell the stories of South Africa as it ought to be told'

M&G needed now just as much as it was 30 years ago

Governments and big business might be good, or bad - they require the same amount of oversight and investigation by media and civil society.

M&G’s ‘PC Review’: How the internet changed 20 years ago

Twenty years ago this week, South African newspaper readers were given their first in-depth exposure to the internet by the Weekly Mail.

Honour outs revolutionary newsman

Founding co-editor of the "Weekly Mail" Irwin Manoim has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Wits University.

Looking back to where it started

The founder of the M&G Investing in the Future Awards, reports on how they have kept pace with the changes in corporate social responsibility.

Cartooning no fun for Kentridge

Famous artist William Kentridge's brief stint as a cartoonist for the <i>Weekly Mail</i> was marked by trepidation.

Forging the media’s new guard

<i>Weekly Mail</i> recruits were poverty stricken, persecuted and despised, writes Anton Harber, but those who stayed afloat are now shaping the news.

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SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

Zuma not at court to hear his arms-deal trial start date

The former president’s lawyers asked last week that he be excused from appearing in person, although no such arrangements were made for his snubbing of the Zondo commission

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