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Hi there 🙋🏽♀️ In this week’s edition of The Wrap, we’re looking at a great mix of big moves in the public space, important cultural
Hi there 🙋🏽♀️ In this week’s edition of The Wrap, we’re looking at the great Facebook outage and what it means, what you need to
R Kelly has been found guilty, politicians are playing at being architects and we were reminded that yes, Zweli Mkhize’s son did buy a Louis
Happy Heritage Day! 🇿🇦 As a gift from the explain team to you, we’ve compiled a playlist of our favourite recent tunes by the hottest
Individual summaries on key news items, thoroughly researched and fact-checked.
One divorce, a few years of mental health issues and some dramatic weight loss later, our favourite British pop star, Adele, is back. She’s about
Cleopatra Kambugu, a Ugandan activist who advocates for sexual and gender minorities, has made history as the first transgender person in Uganda to have their
Mogoeng Mogoeng‘s term as Chief Justice officially ends at midnight on Sunday. When Mogoeng was appointed to the role in 2011, many were alarmed. President
The police commissioner plays an important role in South Africa. If our police minister is akin to the chairman of the board, the police commissioner
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.
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
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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