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Nobel Peace Prize

Our take: Thank you, Tutu

South Africa’s beloved Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu passed away on 26 December at the age of 90. His environmentally-friendly ashes – water was used instead of fire to process the remains – were interred in Cape Town’s St George’s Cathedral on 1 January 2022. 🌱 Tutu was one of South Africa’s most fervent anti-apartheid …

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 Our take: FW de Klerk: A divisive, pivotal part of SA’s story 

 FW de Klerk has died. He was apartheid South Africa’s final president and shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela in 1993 for their roles in navigating the country towards democracy. Dave Steward, spokesperson for the FW de Klerk Foundation, told News24 today: “The former president died earlier this morning at his home in …

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa: “What kind of world are we on the precipice of creating?”

At explain.co.za we’re passionate about the news because we know it’s under attack in an age of misinformation and failing business models. That’s why it’s so gratifying that amazing Filipino journalist Maria Ressa and her Russian counterpart Dmitry Muratov won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize! 🙌🏽 It’s the first time working journalists have won the …

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We salute journalists speaking truth to power

At explain.co.za we’re passionate about news because we know it’s under attack in an age of misinformation and failing business models. That’s why it’s so gratifying that amazing Filipino journalist Maria Ressa and her Russian counterpart Dmitry Muratov won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize! 🙌🏽 It’s the first time working journalists have won the award …

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