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Brrr! The cold front has arrived just in time for our Youth Day public holiday. 😭 Damn you, Winter! The Western Cape was hit first
What a news week we’ve had! First our president ran into the biggest scandal of his office, and then the Guptas were arrested. As we
We missed you! But thanks for letting us have a bit of a break last week. We have a bumper edition for you this week,
Hi there 🙋🏽♀️ Winter is setting in across most parts of the country, and Eskom is keeping us in the dark. Luckily the government has
Individual summaries on key news items, thoroughly researched and fact-checked.
It may just be a rubber stamp, but the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) has endorsed Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) president Mandisa Maya for the
Remember when Thanos got the last infinity stone? We imagine that’s how President Cyril Ramaphosa is feeling now after receiving the fifth and sixth reports
On Sunday, global tech giant Google settled a lawsuit of R1.86 billion to 15,000 women who were paid less than their male counterparts for the
The arrest of Rajesh and Atul Gupta in Dubai this month is by far the biggest development in the fight for justice in the state
At explain.co.za we’re passionate about the news because we know it’s under attack in an age of misinformation and failing business models. That’s why it’s
The local government elections are just ten days away! As we reported last week, power is shifting and your vote could lead to meaningful change.
Feeling guilty about not renewing your driver’s license yet thanks to the pandemic? Don’t worry – you and about three million other South Africans are
In light of recent arrests related to corruption and state capture, in this developing story, we’ll be keeping tabs on the corruption-related arrests in both the public and private sector.
How long should it take for Cyril Ramaphosa to turn the country around, and what’s the strengths of our economy we don’t hear about often
Often described as soft spoken, Hassan is anything but a timid leader.
Our staff shares their experiences with navigating student debt during their time as tertiary students, as student protests continue across the country.
As the fallout from THAT Meghan and Harry interview with Oprah Winfrey continues to reverberate around the world, it’s emerged that South Africa played a
In-depth takes on key topics, with the breadth that is often missing in daily reports.
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