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  • Announcing the first SAIGA Annual Conference 2021
    by Derek Davey on Apr 30, 2021 at 4:00 am

    ‘The sole purpose is to contribute to solutions of capacity challenges and efficiencies within the public sector’ The post Announcing the first SAIGA Annual Conference 2021 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

  • 30 April 2021
    by Staff Reporter on Apr 29, 2021 at 10:10 pm

    The Digital Edition is an exclusive product available to our subscribers The post 30 April 2021 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

  • Editorial: No urgency to fix Vaal sewage crisis
    by Kiri Rupiah on Apr 29, 2021 at 7:44 pm

    As far back as 2007, a local nonprofit met with government officials to deal with the pollution crisis in Emfuleni. Residents are still waiting The post Editorial: No urgency to fix Vaal sewage crisis appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

  • Playing ping-pong with Zondo, Ramaphosa concedes it came down to politics
    by Emsie Ferreira on Apr 29, 2021 at 7:15 pm

    The president told the Zondo commission the ruling party dropped the ball but struggled over two days on the witness stand to explain how it happened and how a repeat will be prevented The post Playing ping-pong with Zondo, Ramaphosa concedes it came down to politics appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

  • ‘Hopefully, it’s all been digitised . . .’
    by Eyaaz on Apr 29, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Actually, digitising archives is far more complex, expensive and arduous than it sounds The post ‘Hopefully, it’s all been digitised . . .’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

  • Bullying overwhelms teachers and education system
    by Eyaaz on Apr 29, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    The suicide of a learner and graphic footage of how she was bullied has highlighted the issue once more, but teachers say they are overwhelmed The post Bullying overwhelms teachers and education system appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

  • Q&A Sessions: Establishing Gift of the Givers ‘was a spiritual calling’
    by Eyaaz on Apr 29, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    A peek into the life of Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, 59: his name is synonymous with his humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers, which started operating from a spare room in his Pietermaritzburg home in 1992 The post Q&A Sessions: Establishing Gift of the Givers ‘was a spiritual calling’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

  • ANC members want step-aside resolution to be ruled on by the courts
    by Lizeka Tandwa on Apr 29, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    The party’s top officials are scheduled to meet on Sunday, when Magashule is expected to give a middle finger to the NEC’s decision to implement the contentious resolution The post ANC members want step-aside resolution to be ruled on by the courts appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

  • Your smartphone is probably spying on you
    by Eyaaz on Apr 29, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    The spy in your pocket: Granting microphone and camera permission to certain apps does not mean they are only active during use The post Your smartphone is probably spying on you appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.