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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
How did father of three, Mthokozisi Ntumba, die?
Our bet is that Zuma will find a way to backpedal and testify before the Zondo Commission after all.
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In other Oscars-related news, a round of applause and standing ovation for the world’s most prestigious film awards for finally reaching 20th century levels of
Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) governance has been a MESS for years. It seems a group of cronies have been hanging on to power at the
Norma Mngoma, the soon-to-be-ex-wife of former minister of home affairs, finance and public enterprises, Malusi Gigaba, dished the chai, hot and spicy, on the eve
Over the past two days, President Cyril Ramaphosa made his hotly anticipated first appearance before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, in his
In a regressive move, 51% of Swiss voters favoured a ban on face coverings, aimed at Muslim women in public, the BBC reported. This comes
It’s not all good news on the energy front. The job of Eskom CEO remains one of the toughest in SA. The man previously in
Artists say the industry was badly funded even before Covid-19.
Angola’s decision is a move in the right direction, researchers say.
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.
The Fairview saga provides a useful example of how careless reporting, that is mirrored by other media without first-hand verification, along with flames fanned on social media, can inflame racial tensions.
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