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State capture crooks in jail?? Yes please! In this week’s edition we’re delighted to say that the NPA is, at last, cracking on with its
News broke this week that access to safe abortions was under threat in the US. It’s a serious issue you need to hear about no
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
Hi there 🙋🏽♀️ in this week’s edition of The Wrap, we’re looking at the dark days dogging South Africans, what with load shedding and the
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A new study shows that a toxic chemical used in hair products for black women fuels breast cancer. The chemicals are called parabens. Manufacturers favour
South Africans are still preoccupied with Ramaphosa’s biggest scandal to date: Farmgate, as it’s become known. The term trended several times on Twitter in the
Finding a cure for cancer has always been seen as a vague pipe dream that will require an Einstein-like genius to discover and develop. But
You might want to postpone that long weekend trip to the coast. Kulula.com and British Airways (BA) operator Comair were placed under provisional liquidation on
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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