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We hope you’re staying warm. Not that it’s easy to do so, as Eskom increased its rolling power cuts from stage four to stage six
Toss those masks away! 🙋🏽♀️As of yesterday, we officially no longer need to wear them. Ok, but for real, maybe hang on to them a
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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
Individual summaries on key news items, thoroughly researched and fact-checked.
Monkeypox is back in the headlines: On Saturday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak a “global emergency.” This is the strongest call to
Join us in saying halala to Banyana Banyana and Deputy Chief Justice Mandisa Maya who made history and reached career milestones this week. 😁 🔹South
Ramaphosa announced his long-awaited plan to address SA’s energy crisis at a Monday family meeting and it’s a goodie. The plan does the obvious: listen
You probably keep hearing about the ANC provincial elections. They’ve been happening across various provinces in the run-up to the ruling party’s big conference in
Self-generation is by far the quickest way to bring additional megawatts onto the grid and lobby groups have been hard at work to increase that threshold, as that really could be the magic bullet to help the country’s energy crisis.
If you’ve petted lion cubs you’ll hopefully know it’s a contentious activity. Now authorities want the country to move away from captive breeding operations generally
This succession is an important marker in South African politics and history. There is so much wealth and power that hangs in the balance.
Last week we reported that three travellers from India tested positive for Covid-19. Fortunately, they did not carry the B.1.617 variant that is spreading wildly
A simple guide to how thrifting can save the environment.
You may have heard that South Africa has been “downgraded”. Again? Yup. There are three major rating agencies in the world. These are the names
s Malema really angry about the injustices he sees around him, or is it
As the DA heads to its elective conference this weekend, we explain how the party went from aspiring to be one for all South Africans, which grew through clear focus and planning, to one which is bleeding votes.
In-depth takes on key topics, with the breadth that is often missing in daily reports.
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