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Hi there 🙋🏽♀️ in this week’s edition of The Wrap, we’re looking at the big surprise that rocked coalition governments this week and what to
Hi there 🙋🏽♀️ in this week’s edition of The Wrap, we’re giving you permission to go easy on yourself as the year draws to an
Hi there 🙋🏽♀️ in this week’s edition of The Wrap, we’re looking at FW de Klerk’s death and legacy, a few possible post-election coalitions, plus
Election results are almost ready! We tell you what we know so far and assess the meaning of the once indomitable ANC’s losses. We unpack
Individual summaries on key news items, thoroughly researched and fact-checked.
Last week we reported that the next global climate conference, COP27, would head to Africa “for the first time” in 2022. We were wrong: Durban
We all have that one teacher who has completely changed our lives. For Adele, it was the woman who taught her English for one year
Is Eskom’s CEO André de Ruyter a hero trying to fix our broken utility, or a villain, responsible for plunging us into repeated load shedding?
Panicking about your tax returns? 😓Join the club. But there’s hope! You now have until 2 December (that’s a week from today) to file your
At explain.co.za we’re passionate about the news because we know it’s under attack in an age of misinformation and failing business models. That’s why it’s
The local government elections are just ten days away! As we reported last week, power is shifting and your vote could lead to meaningful change.
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.
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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