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UN appeals for nearly $3-billion to s...

The United Nations on Sunday made what it said was a record appeal for aid to Yemen, calling for nearly $3-billion in humanitarian relief for the war-torn country. The $2.96-billion will be used to respond to an ever-broadening crisis in Yemen, where war, looming famine and cholera have killed thousands and put millions of lives […]

Eskom’s new chair is a man of &...

Who is Jabu Mabuza? The new chair of the Eskom board, Jabu Mabuza has an illustrious history in the South African corporate sector. He has served as a director on a number of boards and has had experience as chair on many others including: Telkom South Africa; Anheuser-Busch InBev; South African Tourism, and the Casino […]

The very American myth of ‘exce...

For most immigrants in the United States, the year that has passed since President Donald Trump’s inauguration has been one in which their new country has become an increasingly frightening place to live. Those of us who are visible as an “other” – having black or brown skin, bearing names that show we are Muslim […]

The very American myth of ‘exce...

For most immigrants in the United States, the year that has passed since President Donald Trump’s inauguration has been one in which their new country has become an increasingly frightening place to live. Those of us who are visible as an “other” – having black or brown skin, bearing names that show we are Muslim […]

Captain KGB probed for ‘unaccou...

Crime intelligence officer Morris “Captain KGB” Tshabalala is being investigated for a R50-million budget allocated to him during the ANC’s 2012 elective conference in Mangaung that “was not properly accounted for”. Tshabalala appeared in the Commercial Crimes Court in Tshwane on Friday, where he brought an application for bail following his arrest on Tuesday. He […]

Security firms under scrutiny over pl...

Residents of the violence-plagued Glebelands Hostel in Durban told amaBhungane that they have felt less safe since guards employed by Secureco Metsu began patrolling the hostel in 2014. The allegations come against the backdrop of ongoing violence at Glebelands. On Sunday a resident was shot dead and another critically wounded. At least 21 residents have […]

‘Forgotten man’ Lucas Man...

A former leader of a tribal homeland that was one of the Bantustans that helped to underpin South Africa’s apartheid system has died, local media reported on Friday. Lucas Mangope, 94, was president of Bophuthatswana until democracy in 1994 after which the 10 small apartheid-created states were dismantled and South Africa’s first democratic president Nelson […]

Dairy farm puts Guptas directly in fi...

NEWS ANALYSIS Although McKinsey and Trillian may be first up in the National Prosecuting Authority’s efforts to recoup up to R1.6‑billion in assets from unlawful activity linked to state capture, it is the Estina dairy farm that puts the Gupta family directly in the line of fire. South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) general […]

Dairy farm will pummel Zwane, Ace

Why can’t I read this article?This article is considered premium content, which is available to subscribers only during the week of publication under the Mail & Guardian’s content embargo system. It’s our way of showing M&G subscribers that we appreciate their support. How does the content embargo system work? As a reader, you’re able to […]

SARB stalls cuts in rates

Despite the rand appreciating against the dollar, and the low electricity tariff increase granted to Eskom last year, the South Africa Reserve Bank kept the interest rates unchanged on Thursday. The decision was mainly due to prospects of a credit rating downgrade, following the February budget, and an upsurge in oil prices, which featured as […]

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