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SAA 2.0?? You heard right. Our national disaster – we mean airline – has new life with some experienced private sector guys buying a controlling
1. Our take: Shuffle that cabinet, Mr president What’s your new Health Minister’s name? We don’t blame you if you can’t answer that one yet.
Our take : One million vaccinated (_Austin Powers voice_ ) South Africa hit a key milestone this week: Over 1 million citizens have been vaccinated!
Our take: What can a state do with a R50 billion 49,157,323,233.68. Quite a tongue twister, right? That’s 50 billion – in this case, rands
Individual summaries on key news items, thoroughly researched and fact-checked.
It’s time for your weekly dose of polit-tricks. There’s a new proxy battle between the Jacob Zuma and Ramaphosa factions in the ruling ANC, and
Last week the controversial Ingonyama Trust was dealt a heavy blow by the Pietermaritzburg High Court for making people living on ancestral land pay rent.
We love an entity that goes above and beyond the call of duty. Bosses at mining company Pan African Resources in Barberton, Mpumalanga, were so
You have to watch how you drive now: a driving demerit system is kicking in on 1 July and will be rolled out in five
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
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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