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Weekly Summary

Simple summaries of news we think you should know – not just reporting for reporting’s sake. And, crucially, we tell you why it matters.

SA’s endless calm before the Covid-19 storm

By Aarti Bhana and Verashni Pillay Hi there explain.co.za subscribers! We’ve got some exciting news today. ?? This weekly newsletter is being rebranded because… we’re thrilled to announce that talented broadcaster and all-round great guy Nickolaus Bauer is your new podcast host! Bauer, as we like to call him, is an award-winning journalist reporting for …

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No news is good news? Not quite

Hi there and welcome to Verationality: simple news updates for busy people, brought to you by explain.co.za ??‍♀ Can you believe it’s been just over a week in lockdown? While the news may seem slow, there were some important developments below. Here’s the week’s top stories. Can you believe it’s been just over a week …

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Covid-19 in SA: the good, the bad and the unknown

Hi there and welcome to Verationality: simple news updates for busy people, brought to you by https://www.explain.co.za/ ??‍♀ We’re living in extraordinary times, with much of the world under lockdown from a global pandemic. We bring you the news you really need to know, plus the rays of light. ?​?​?​?​ EMOJI NEWS INDICATOR Covid-19 update: …

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Xenophobia, crime stats and parliament rebuilds

Hi there! ??‍♀️ Here’s our latest edition of news you need to know on Verationality – Simple news summaries for busy people ✨ EMOJI NEWS INDICATOR: The biggest news items this past week: Crime Stats ? Xenophobic Attacks Summarised ? Fancy Buying Zuma’s Old Home? ? Zimbabweans Too Busy To Attend Mugabe Memorial ? Hlaudi …

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