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In today’s edition we look at why things just may be OK despite SA’s paused vaccine rollout; examine the DA’s plans for a new CT
Tired of the ANC drama but still somehow find it interesting? Us too 🥴. In today’s edition we bring you the latest in this week’s
Hi there!Here at explain, we pride ourselves on having a sense of humour. So we were counting down the days until April 1, delighted to
Preview: Poor planning means robbing poorer youth to pay for fees
Individual summaries on key news items, thoroughly researched and fact-checked.
We love stories about solutions so we thought we’d share this gem from City Press about two women pioneers in forensic science. In 2004, Vanessa
It’s been a sad few days for the world as some key figures both locally and abroad passed away. ◾️Locally, we mourn Dr Sindisiwe van
We love the story of Bhutan’s vaccine rollout. The Himalayan Buddhist Kingdom, nestled between India and China, managed to vaccinate 93% of its adult population
Leaked audio recordings featuring ANC top dog Jessie Duarte looking for a “solution” to Zuma’s problems have got us humming that famous Sound of Music
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
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
A simple guide to how thrifting can save the environment.
In-depth takes on key topics, with the breadth that is often missing in daily reports.
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