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24 April 2014 12:09 (South Africa)
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HANNIBAL ELECTOR: Flappy Zuma—the video game that will swing your vote

  • Richard Poplak
  • South Africa
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Headline Features
By Rebecca Davis
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Vociferous Wednesdays: Nkandla is here to stay


By Stephen Grootes
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Awakening: Religion comes back into politics


By Paul Berkowitz
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Lies and damn lies: The Northern Cape (or looking for votes in all the hot and dry places)


By J Brooks Spector
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Cents and Invisibility – the new debate about power, inequality and money


By Rebecca Davis
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Did Oscar Pistorius lie on the stand?


By Greg Nicolson
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In photos: DA ready to rain jobs


By Julie Reid
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Analysis: South African media on World Press Freedom Day 2014


By Raymond Suttner
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Op-ed: The telling electoral silence on patriarchy


By Deon Schoeman
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Renault Sandero: More than meets the eye


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‘It’s not good at all’: SA's unemployed speak out


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GROUNDUP: ‘We are the whipping boys’ – Khayelitsha cops


By Antoinette Muller
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Yaya or no-no? A call for a little African football appreciation


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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The little Nkandla ad hoc committee that could – but most certainly won’t


By Greg Nicolson
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Platinum strikes: Discussions to determine platinum belt, AMCU’s future


By Paul Berkowitz
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Lies and damn lies: What would it take for the ANC to lose Gauteng in 2014?


By GroundUp
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GroundUp: Justice for poor people? A trial that tells it all


By J Brooks Spector
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Soviet Union strikes back: Ukraine crisis and resurgent Russia


By Russell Pollitt
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Rome: Explaining the city of saints


By Simon Allison
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Analysis: The Bentiu massacre is South Sudan in microcosm


By Pieter-Dirk Uys
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Letter to the Editor: Pieter-Dirk Uys


By Antoinette Muller
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Football: The unbearable lightness of firing David Moyes


By Stephen Grootes
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South Africa's Zuma obsession vs. the reality


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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VIDEO: Andrew Miller at The Gathering


By J Brooks Spector
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Analysis: The South African election 2014 – sound and fury signifying... nothing?


By Antoinette Muller
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Trott’s burnout: A reminder of sportsmen’s sacrifice


By Lesley Stones
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The hills are still alive, decades later


By Simon Allison
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Algerians take stability over change (and who can blame them?)


By Richard Poplak
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HANNIBAL ELECTOR: Exit Stage Right—the final days of Trevor Manuel


By Marianne Thamm
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Jay Naidoo's Van Zyl Slabbert memorial lecture: We are a nation against the ropes


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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VIDEO: Irvin Jim at The Gathering


By Simon Allison
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Analysis: Boko Haram is a symptom of a deeper malaise


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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VIDEO: Iraj Abedian at The Gathering


By Antoinette Muller
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Cricket: Indian T20 league kicks off under a dark cloud


By J Brooks Spector
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Ayisafani: SABC loses, freedom of expression wins


By Rebecca Davis
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Pistorius Trial: Week Six, Day Three


By Emilie Gambade
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Chronicles of Chic: Fashion Week vs. Fashion Week (Part I)


By Raymond Suttner
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Op-ed: Why I won’t tell you how to vote


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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VIDEO: Jay Naidoo at The Gathering


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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VIDEO: Mamphela Ramphele at The Gathering


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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No Vote: A mission to nowhere for apathetic ANC voters


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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VIDEO: Zwelinzima Vavi at The Gathering


By Greg Nicolson
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Kasrils and the ‘Vote No’ campaign: Point of no return


By Greg Marinovich
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Will Marikana’s Mr X be a game changer?


By Antoinette Muller
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SA lagging behind in women’s sport, but patience is the key


By Pierre de Vos
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Oscar’s ‘involuntary action’: Thin ice, Mr Pistorius


By Rebecca Davis
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Pistorius Trial: Week Six, Day Two


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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VIDEO: Max Du Preez at The Gathering


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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VIDEO: Malusi Gigaba at The Gathering


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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VIDEO: Helen Zille at The Gathering










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Pistorius Trial: Week Six, Day One


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Theatre review: Pale, male and derailed


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Op-ed: Was Jesus married – and is it important?


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A story of South Africa: Mining, Migration, Misery


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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Defending the indefensible: How Nkandla is killing the ANC’s vibe


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SABC's non-flighting of the DA ad: Wrong, but not surprising


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It's just the ANC’s slow jump to... the right?




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Pistorius Trial: Week Five, Day Five


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Mamphela Ramphele at The Gathering: Why I am fighting again


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Analysis: Will the real Oscar Pistorius please stand up?


By Simon Allison
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Civil Society panel at The Gathering: The time for vigilance is... always


By Zwelinzima Vavi
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Vavi at The Gathering: Inching closer to the promises of the Freedom Charter


By Irvin Jim
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Irvin Jim at The Gathering: It is time for the country’s wealth to serve its people


By J Brooks Spector
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Naidoo, Jim and Abedian at The Gathering: Time for an economic reboot?


By Rebecca Davis
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Pistorius trial: Week Five, Day Four


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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LIVE: The Gathering - Election Edition


By Rebecca Davis
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Analysis: Is the Judicial Service Commission still a boys’ club?




By Greg Nicolson
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Marikana Commission, Phase Two: Migrancy


By Stephen Grootes
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Forthcoming attraction: A Ministry of Small Business


By Deon Schoeman
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Suzuki SX4: Crossing over


By Raymond Suttner
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Analysis: Politics without politics


By Marianne Thamm
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Experience trumps rhetoric: ANC, DA and EFF face off on role of civil society


By Rebecca Davis
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Pistorius Trial: Week Five, Day Three


By Rebecca Davis
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Coughing up for Gold: The Human Face


By Greg Nicolson
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Cosatu's moment of Zen: Let's all be friends... until after the elections


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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Another brick in the Nkandla stonewall: Security ministers activate salvage mission


By Antoinette Muller
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Quota, un-quota: Mbalula's 'Constitution? What Constitution?' moment




By Marianne Thamm
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The killing of Anni: Shrien Dewani, the country’s most awaited murder suspect, now in South Africa


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Pistorius Trial. Week five - day two


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The killing of Anni: South Africa on best behaviour


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Vavi: Back into Cosatu's inferno


By J Brooks Spector
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The ANC’s call for action: More social grants; abstain, be faithful and condomise


By Antoinette Muller
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Cricket: Of 20/20 hindsight, what-ifs, and why-nots


By Alex Eliseev
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On the Nkandla campaign trail: The ANC’s continuing mission down Denial Avenue


By Rebecca Davis
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Pistorius Trial: Week Five, Day One


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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Vavi returns to Cosatu House; full-blown war looms




By Greg Marinovich
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In photos: The prison of the Rwandan Génocidaires


By Stephen Grootes
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IEC's Pansy Tlakula: The case for stepping down


By Marianne Thamm
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The killing of Anni – more than just Shrien Dewani in the dock


By Simon Allison
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So long, suckers! Nigeria overtakes South Africa in the race for economic supremacy


By Kim Harrisberg
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Twenty years on: the enduring paradox of Rwanda


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By Richard Poplak
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By Antoinette Muller
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