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Our take : Zuma and the stalingrad tactic If we had a rand for every time former president Jacob Zuma used a legal delaying tactic
OUR TAKE: WRONG MOVE, ACE By now you know the ANC’s secretary-general Ace Magashule has finally been suspended and is, of course, fighting back. Naturally,
_Hi there_ 🙋🏽♀️ in this week’s edition of The Wrap, we tell you how the ANC finally found its backbone and suspended Ace Magashule, examine
Hi there_ 🙋🏽♀️ in this week’s edition of The Wrap, we’re looking at President Cyril Ramaphosa’s long anticipated State Capture commission testimony, and why it
Individual summaries on key news items, thoroughly researched and fact-checked.
A politician leaves his party acrimoniously and contests elections under a new banner. So far so normal in South African politics. We’ve been here with
André de Ruyter is the first Eskom CEO in 15 years who has managed to reduce debt at the ailing state-owned power utility. Eskom’s debt
One would swear stock markets are like a freshly pubescent teen: sensitive to literally anything. When soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo moved two bottles of Coke
Despite our earlier optimism, the third Covid wave is rapidly starting to look like it will outpace the first and second. In the last 24
We know we spoke about this last week, but there still seems to be some confusion over what’s happening with SA’s vaccine rollout strategy. Here
You may have heard that Isis is on our doorstep in Northern Mozambique and OMG WHAT THE HECK? 😱 But… it’s not as simple as
Feeling panicked about the slow-down in South Africa’s vaccine roll-out? We hear you. It’s difficult watching developed nations boast about their jabs while our first
There are many factors at play in the ongoing student protests, so we’re going to try to summarise the most important ones for you. What’s
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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