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Weekly Summary

Simple summaries of news we think you should know – not just reporting for reporting’s sake. And, crucially, we tell you why it matters.

A white man has been appointed to the ConCourt. Here’s why that’s a good thing

Brrr! The cold front has arrived just in time for our Youth Day public holiday. 😭 Damn you, Winter! The Western Cape was hit first and Gauteng is now experiencing the chill – just as Eskom aka the princes of darkness warns us the grid is under strain. 🙄 Make sure your gas heater is …

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9 June ’22 Wrap: Cyril’s scandal won’t cost him a second term

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 dodged the conspiracy theories about the arrests being a tad convenient to detract from the presidential woes, we also caught up with the crime and GDP stats released this week, …

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28 April ’22 Wrap: Musk courts controversy with Twitter purchase

How did you mark Freedom Day on Wednesday? The 28th anniversary of our first democratic election was a muted affair. Maybe that’s because we’re still reeling from the latest round of load shedding and the KZN floods. We break down the latest on those issues – and remind you of the strides our country takes …

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