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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
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
Individual summaries on key news items, thoroughly researched and fact-checked.
Africa has long grappled with how its textile and garment industry was ravaged by cheap Chinese imports, devastating farmers and local businesses. SA was particularly
It’s been a whirlwind of revelations from the ongoing impeachment inquiry of embattled public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. Whistleblower Tebogo Kekana, a former senior investigator in
Roads buckled from the heat, houses went up in flames, trains were cancelled and tech giants suffered outages as cooling systems failed at London data
Yasmin “Jessie” Duarte was a role model for many: a grassroots activist who helped defined feminism for SA, and gave a voice to women who
We know we spoke about this last week, but there still seems to be some confusion over what’s happening with SA’s vaccine rollout strategy. Here
You may have heard that Isis is on our doorstep in Northern Mozambique and OMG WHAT THE HECK? 😱 But… it’s not as simple as
Feeling panicked about the slow-down in South Africa’s vaccine roll-out? We hear you. It’s difficult watching developed nations boast about their jabs while our first
There are many factors at play in the ongoing student protests, so we’re going to try to summarise the most important ones for you. What’s
The Fairview saga provides a useful example of how careless reporting, that is mirrored by other media without first-hand verification, along with flames fanned on social media, can inflame racial tensions.
South Africa is still at risk of a second surge, but it is unlikely to be as big as has been seen in the North. We take a look at nine countries currently facing a second wave of infections.
Protest in SA has a powerful legacy, but the EFF is using it as a political ploy, says Samina Anwary.
We draw from the experiences of countries who were once in our shoes – and got out of it.
In-depth takes on key topics, with the breadth that is often missing in daily reports.
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