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Hi there 🙋🏽♀️ in this week’s edition of The Wrap, we’re looking at this week’s rapid escalation from stage 2 to stage 4 loadshedding –
Things are slowing down as festive season vibes slowly begin to set in. But first, let’s vote and let’s get vaxxed, so that we can
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
Individual summaries on key news items, thoroughly researched and fact-checked.
Not a fan of beer, but keen to quaff other kinds of booze? If a deal between Dutch brewing company Heineken and SA company Distell
Accomplished South African house artist and DJ Nkosinathi Maphumulo – you know him as Black Coffee – has made a big name for himself around
We’ve compared Covid to everyone’s least favourite drunk uncle before, and we unfortunately have to do it again. After a relatively quiet few months, it’s
Is your head spinning from the week’s fast-moving coalition news? Not to worry, we’ve got the summary you need. To recap: The 1 November local
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
A simple guide to how thrifting can save the environment.
You may have heard that South Africa has been “downgraded”. Again? Yup. There are three major rating agencies in the world. These are the names
s Malema really angry about the injustices he sees around him, or is it
As the DA heads to its elective conference this weekend, we explain how the party went from aspiring to be one for all South Africans, which grew through clear focus and planning, to one which is bleeding votes.
In-depth takes on key topics, with the breadth that is often missing in daily reports.
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