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4 March 2015 08:45 (South Africa)
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Cosatu break-up, Act IX, Scene VIII: Vavi takes a leap without a safety net

  • Ranjeni Munusamy
  • South Africa
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Headline Features
By Marianne Thamm
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SA whistleblowers: Assassinations, victimisation, marginalisation for doing the right thing


By Carolyn Raphaely
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St Albans prison torture: A conspiracy of silence


By Antoinette Muller
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Faffing Amlazing! SA stays on the right track at the Cricket World Cup


By Richard Poplak
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Landscapes painted by xenophobia: Protea South, Soweto


By Stephen Grootes
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Op-Ed: The trade union federation formerly known as Cosatu


By J Brooks Spector
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Diploma Mills and other millstones around South Africa’s neck


By Greg Nicolson & Simon Allison
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Lesotho elections: Uncertainty in Maseru as no clear winner emerges


By Raymond Suttner
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Op-Ed: An attack on a foreign migrant is an attack on us all


By Marianne Thamm
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A cultural weapon? How Afrikaans arts journalists found breathing space in Apartheid SA


By GroundUp
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GroundUp: Gay and lesbian activists call for ‘racist’ Cape Town Pride to be more inclusive


By GroundUp
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GroundUp: Manenberg school highlights public versus private education debate


By Antoinette Muller
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Cricket: Hundred up, and time to Dale-iver!


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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Information = Power: Jacob Zuma’s shrinking circle of trust


By Stephen Grootes
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The IEC: Calm down to a panic


By GroundUp
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GroundUp: How the Free State health system is being destroyed – whistleblowers' account


By Rebecca Davis
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The Street Store: When inspiration goes truly global


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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Right of Response: Free State Government’s letter to the editor


By J Brooks Spector
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LLAP: Spock, the Vulcan, lives forever


By Greg Nicolson & Simon Allison
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Lesotho votes: ‘I hope it will be boring now’


By Antoinette Muller
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Cricket: SA regroups, easy as AB(C)


By Simon Allison
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The Great Wall of Kenya


By Antoinette Muller
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The remarkable rise of Afghanistan cricket


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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Full text: Nhlanhla Nene's 2015 Budget speech


By Marianne Thamm
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The Art of Persuasion: Vusi Pikoli’s great new adventure in Zilleland


By BHEKI C. SIMELANE
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Braamfisherville, Soweto: Burning man. Burning Somali Man.


By Greg Nicolson
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Amnesty International: Not a good time for human rights


By Richard Poplak
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Spy Cables, Kumi Naidoo and Big Bad Nuclear: Why the Deep State is watching you


By Rebecca Davis
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Budget 2015: Where’s the money at?


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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Budget 2015: Nhlanhla Nene and the theory of everything


By International Crisis Group
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Q&A on Libya: More weapons are not the answer to jihadi upsurge


By J Brooks Spector
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Seven lessons, brought to me by the Cold War spies


By AFRICA CHECK
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Africa Check: Fact Sheet – Lesotho goes to the polls


By RANJENI MUNUSAMY & REBECCA DAVIS
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SA Budget 2015: Nene appoints committee to sort SARS out


By RANJENI MUNUSAMY & REBECCA DAVIS
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SA Budget 2015: Taxes up, up and away


By Rebecca Davis
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Politicians behaving badly: When will leaders walk the talk on respect for women?


By Richard Poplak
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Whither the Whistleblower: Who leaked the Spy Cables, and why?


By Greg Nicolson
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SA budget: Five points to watch


By Antoinette Muller
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Bowling Gayles: Zimbabwe bowls Chris into form before South African clash


By Simon Allison
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Pushing the reset button on Lesotho's democracy


By Marianne Thamm
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A ringside seat to history: Lord Renwick - extremely close, incredibly influential


By GroundUp
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GroundUp: Child rape case - how poor families struggle for justice


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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Letter to Editor: Response from the IFP to Ranjeni Munusamy


By JERM
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CARTOON: Jerm Attack!


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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Cricket World Cup 2015: Five talking points thus far


By Simon Allison
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The Libyan weapons paradox: To arm, or not to arm?


By Rebecca Davis
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Birds and bees: How the government might finally get it right on adolescent sex


By Marianne Thamm
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Op-Ed: Shakespeare on steroids – why we should care about alleged plot to poison President Zuma


By Greg Nicolson
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Gauteng SOPA: Cool, calm and collected


By JAVIER CIURLIZZA
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Op-Ed: With friends like these… Venezuela’s tragic paradox










In case you missed it
By JERM
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CARTOON: Jerm Attack!


By GroundUp
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GroundUp: Delays, faults and failures – what is to be done about Metrorail?


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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SONA2015: Carpe Diem, Zuma style


By Nathan Geffen
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Free State ANCYL calls for ‘deregistration’ of TAC


By Rebecca Davis
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Sona2015 Jamming: Spinning in the name of the state


By Rebecca Davis
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Parliament Diary: Day 2 of Post-SONA debate sees loyal cadres bat for Eskom and Prez


By Raymond Louw
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Op-Ed: What comes after SAPA’s demise – a private company or government-controlled news wires?


By Marianne Thamm
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Op-Ed: The walls have ears: The new abnormal normal abnormal


By Greg Nicolson
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SONA2015 jamming: State Security Agency steps forward, blames low-ranking operator


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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From Invincible Man to 'Broken Man': Zuma under pressure




By Rebecca Davis
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Parliament diary: Post-SONA debate has plenty of fire, zero fisticuffs


By Richard Poplak
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SONA-verse: From signal to noise, Tuesday ups the decibels


By AFRICA CHECK
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Africa Check: SONA2015 - more key claims fact-checked


By Marianne Thamm
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Privatising ‘influx control’? KZN land invasion tender raises many questions.


By GroundUp
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GroundUp: Soweto women's hostel dwellers repelled


By Greg Nicolson
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Jamming in the House of No Regrets


By Greg Nicolson
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Baleka Mbete: In the centre of the maelstrom


By Dirk de Vos
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A hitchhiker's guide through the South African electricity system, PART SIX


By J Brooks Spector
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The Mozart Festival, Part II: A roaring finish


By Rebecca Davis
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Homosexuality in South African schools: Still largely a silent taboo




By ANDRIES DU TOIT
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Op-Ed: The farm labour question - Fifty-fifty shades of obfuscation


By Raymond Suttner
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Op-Ed: Parliament’s attempted lock-down – A threat to everyone’s freedom


By GroundUp
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GroundUp: Gugulethu standoff underlines the struggle for urban land


By Antoinette Muller
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Cricket World Cup: Of the tech tack and the umpire empire


By J Brooks Spector
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RIP Kenji Ekuan, inventor of Zen lunchboxes and non-drip soy sauce bottles


By Lesley Stones
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The Committie agrees: Alan’s a blast


By Stephen Grootes
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SONA2015: The Consequences


By Carolyn Raphaely
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Bringing back accountability: How prison torture underlines SA’s crisis of leadership


By Antoinette Muller
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Cricket: Duminy and Miller steal thunder in SA’s World Cup opener


By Richard Poplak
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SONA2015: The night South Africa stood still. It still does.




By JERM
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Cartoon: Jerm Attack!


By AFRICA CHECK
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Africa Check: Are police permitted to enter parliament?


By Julian Rademeyer
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SONA2015: Confirmed – Public Order Police were involved in forcibly removing EFF MPs


By AFRICA CHECK
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Africa Check: SONA2015 - key claims fact-checked


By Emilie Gambade
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Chronicles of Chic: SONA2015 - in the mood for anarchy


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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SONA2015: The day our country broke


By Greg Nicolson
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SONA2015: Violence at the End of the Rainbow, Part Two


By Nel Marais
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SONA2015: Lost in thunder, Zuma's actual speech


By Rebecca Davis
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SONA: Shame of the Nation 2015


By Antoinette Muller
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Cricket World Cup 2015: Pool B Preview




By Antoinette Muller
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Cricket World Cup 2015: Pool A preview


By Simon Allison
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Darfur, the conflict that just won’t go away


By Marelise van der Merwe
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Fifty Shades of… not again


By Ranjeni Munusamy
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SONA2015: Violence at the End of the Rainbow, Part One


By Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
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State of the Nation Address 2015


By Richard Poplak
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SONA-VERSE: Andile Mngxitama's press conference explodes, brought to you courtesy of Western Cape EFF


By JERM
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Cartoon: Jerm Attack!


By Glynnis Underhill
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Nkandla: Zuma's architect pins hopes on case collapsing over documents denial


By GroundUp
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GroundUp: Convicted activists vow to challenge gatherings law


By Dirk de Vos
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A hitchhiker's guide through the South African electricity system, PART FIVE


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