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Scorpio: Gupta Inc – crushed and on the run

Photo: Ajay and Atul Gupta  (Original Photo by Gallo Images/City Press/Muntu Vilakazi)
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A view on a mural by Italian street art artist Andrea Ravo Mattoni of a famous painting 'Orphan Girl at the Cemetery' by French artist Eugene Delacroix at 'Le Mur' in Paris, France, 17 February 2018.

While you were sleeping: 19 February 2018

By John Stupart
Photo: Ajay and Atul Gupta and Duduzane Zuma (Muntu Vilakazi for Gallo Images)

Op-Ed: The Guptas can be extradited from the United Arab Emirates

By Anton Katz & Eshed Cohen
Photo: Newly elected President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa addresses Parliament during an extraordinary sitting after the resignation of President Jacob Zuma, Cape Town, South Africa, 15 February 2018. EPA-EFE/MIKE HUTCHINGS / POOL

Analysis: Turning vicious into a virtuous circle

By Stephen Grootes

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Photo: Then South African President Jacob Zuma (L) shares a joke with a family member during his traditional wedding to Tobeka Madiba, his fifth wife, in Nkandla, January 4, 2010.  REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Analysis: Life after Zuma is not all plain sailing for the ANC, particularly in KZN

By Carien du Plessis
Photo: Residence of South Africa-based Gupta Brothers in Dehradun. Photo: Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times: Uttarakhand gives Z-security to Gupta brothers probed over graft in South Africa

By Hindustan Times
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Zapiro: The best of the Zuma years

By Zapiro
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Op-Ed: What Ramaphosa needs to do to fix state spying, Part One: Rica and lawful interception

By Jane Duncan
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Evita's Free Speech: Ep.130 – Evita’s Valentines for Africa! (Video)

By Pieter-Dirk Uys

Photo: Cyril Ramaphosa and Iraq Prime Minister Mr Haider al-Abadi in Davos, 25 January 2018. (Photo: GCIS)

Analysis: Foreign Policy, Ramaphosa’s current governmental stepchild

By J Brooks Spector
Photo: President Jacob Zuma with President of Mozambique Filipe Nyusi and International Relations and Co-operation Minister Nkoana Mashabane during the Bilateral Commission (BNC) held at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, 23 November 2015. (Photo: GCIS)

Op-Ed: South Africa’s Foreign Policy after Zuma

By WILMOT JAMES & GREG MILLS
Photo: Residents of Cape Town collect drinking water in the early morning from a mountain spring collection point in Cape Town, South Africa, 31 January 2018. EPA-EFE/NIC BOTHMA

#CapeWaterGate: The devil is in the detail of communication

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin (front) visits the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics in Novosibirsk, Russia, 08 February 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE/ALEXEY NIKOLSKY / SPUTNIK / KREMLIN POOL MANDATORY CREDIT

South Africa’s Electricity Choice, Part 4: The dangers of dealing with Russia

By Anton Eberhard & Amory Lovins
Photo: US actor/cast member Chadwick Boseman arrives for the European premiere of Black Panther at the Hammersmith Apollo in London, Britain, 08 February 2018.  EPA-EFE/WILL OLIVER

Black Panther: Shining a light onto Africans’ self-belief and aspirations

By Nkateko Mabasa

Photo: President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his maiden State of the Nation Address on February 16, 2018. Photo: Leila Dougan

Analysis: Cyril Ramaphosa and the narrative of good Public Relations

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Xolobeni activist Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe was gunned down in 2016.

GroundUp: Two years later, still no arrests for murder of Xolobeni activist

By GroundUp
Photo: Thousands of the Movement For Democratic Change (MDC T) supporters gathered at the party headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe, 18 February 2018 as they mourn the party leader Morgan Tsvangirai who died in South Africa on 14 February 2018 from colon cancer. The former Prime Minister will be buried in his rural home in Buhera, 270 km east of Harare on 20 February 2018. EPA-EFE/AARON UFUMELI

The SADC Wrap: Zim’s MDC-T faces split post Tsvangirai, Malawi to roll out cholera vaccination

By KRISTEN VAN SCHIE
Photo: Social Justice Coalition members outside the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday, where the police resources case is being heard. Photo: Mary-Anne Gontsana

GroundUp: Police allocation system discriminates, argues civil society lawyer

By GroundUp
Photo: President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa (C) arrives to deliver his (SONA) State of the Nation address at the Parliament, in Cape Town, South Africa, 16 February 2018. President Ramaphosa was sworn in on 15 February 2018, after ex President Zuma's resignation a day earlier, after intense pressure to resign amidst corruption and state capture allegations. EPA-EFE/NASIEF MANIE

SONA 2018: Ramaphosa’s final victory over his predecessor

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: The EFF Leadership (EPA)

Op-Ed: Van Onselen's false revolution cannot go unchallenged

By Hlengiwe Mkhaliphi
Photo: A handout photo made available by the South African Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) on 16 February 2018 shows President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa (C) arriving at the parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 16 February 2018, to deliver his State Of the Nation Address 2018 (SONA) speech. EPA-EFE/KOPANO TLAPE

SONA 2018: This new broom intends to sweep clean

By Carien du Plessis
Photo: President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa arrives to deliver his (SONA) State of the Nation address at the Parliament, in Cape Town, South Africa, 16 February 2018. President Ramaphosa was sworn in on 15 February 2018, after ex President Zuma's resignation a day earlier, after intense pressure to resign amidst corruption and state capture allegations. EPA-EFE/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA.

Op-Ed: Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address – a weak speech that follows more than it leads

By Gareth van Onselen
Photo by Leila De Dougan.

SONA 2018: A moment of unity in more than just words

By Rebecca Davis
Photo by Leila Dee Dougan.

SONA 2018: President Ramaphosa promises to turn the tide of corruption

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Street dwellers who live – and survive – on Parliament’s doorstep. They were forced to pack their belongings and leave during SONA 2018. They spoke to Daily Maverick, but declined to be identified. The man removing a garbage bin lends an ironic touch to the scenario. Photo: Hlumela Dyanti

SONA 2018: Homeless and helpless while the perfumed politicians walk the red carpet

By Aphiwe Ngalo & Hlumela Dyantyi
Photo: Newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his maiden State of the Nation Address (SONA), 16 February 2018, Cape Town.

SONA 2018: New dawn. Renewal. It’s a thing now

By Marianne Merten
Photo: President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa arriving at the parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 16 February 2018, to deliver his State Of the Nation Address 2018 (SONA) speech. GCIS/EPA-EFE

SONA 2018 – Cyril Ramaphosa: Our task, as South Africans, is to seize this moment of hope and renewal

By Cyril Ramaphosa
Photo: President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his State of the Nation Address in the National Assembly on 16 February, 2018. Photo: Leila Dougan

SONA 2018: Cyril Ramaphosa finally gets his moment and thanks Jacob Zuma

By Rebecca Davis
File Photo: South African National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Advocate Shaun Abrahams reacts during a briefing to the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services in parliament, Cape Town,  04 November 2016 EPA/NIC BOTHMA

ISS Today: Budget cuts and staff shortages have aggravated the NPA's leadership challenges

By ISS TODAY
Original Photo: Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane (GCIS)

Court trashes Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, again

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: South Africa's now  former President Jacob Zuma reacts during the opening ceremony of the 10th Boao Forum for Asian Annual Conference in Boao town, Hainan province, April 15, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee xa5

Op-Ed: Lightning does strike twice – just ask our frazzled former president

By Xolani Mamkeli
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Letter to the Editor: Zexit - A brief note of gratitude

By Alan Storey
Photo: A child's soft toy lies in mud between shacks in the impoverished shack settlement of Masiphumelele, Cape Town, South Africa, 23 August 2017. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Op-Ed: As we ponder the State of the Nation, what do we need to address?

By Imraan Valodia
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EFF Commander Julius Malema addresses media following Jacob Zuma's resignation, Parliament, 15 February 2018.

While you were sleeping: 16 February 2018

By John Stupart
Photo: Hailemariam Desalegn

Ethiopia’s ‘Entwined’ Democracy and Development

By Greg Mills
Photo: Residents of Sea Point meeting in January 2017 to express support for affordable housing on the Tafelberg property. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: Developers accused of ‘capturing’ Sea Point Ratepayers Association

By GroundUp
Photo: Former President Jacob Zuma (Sapa)

Op-Ed: The morning after – let’s try to lean on our light

By Jonathan Faull
Photo: Residents of Cape Town collect drinking water in the early morning from a mountain spring collection point in Cape Town, South Africa, 31 January 2018. EPA-EFE/NIC BOTHMA

A civil engineer’s view: What Cape Town could do with its stormwater

By Marelise van der Merwe
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Analysis: The Wounded push back against the movie Inxeba

By Nkateko Mabasa
Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

Op-Ed: Dear Mr President, here are five ways you can ensure SA’s digital success

By William Bird
Photo: Selina Buechel (R) from Switzerland competes next to Caster Semenya (L) from South Africa during the women’s 800m Semi-Final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships at the London Stadium, in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, Britain, 11 August 2017. EPA-EFE/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT

Analysis: Sascoc Inquiry scratches the surface of corruption, but misses transparency mark

By Antoinette Muller
Photo: Frelimo party presidential candidate, and future president, Filipe Nyusi (C) after casting his vote at a polling station in Maputo, Mozambique, 15 October 2014. EPA/ANTONIO SILVA

ISS Today: Who benefits from Frenamo’s partocracy?

By ISS TODAY
Photo: Newly elected President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa addresses Parliament during an extraordinary sitting after the resignation of President Jacob Zuma, Cape Town, South Africa, 15 February 2018. EPA-EFE/MIKE HUTCHINGS

Ramaphosa’s turn: Hard work ahead

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Jacob Zuma's resignation (Wednesday) and Cyril Ramaphosa after he was sworn president (Thursday). (EPA)

Report: A tale of two days – Zuma’s last and Ramaphosa’s first

By Carien du Plessis
Photo: Redi Tlhabi.

Op-Ed: The Big Debate talks about the role of civil society in change

By ANELE NZIMANDE
Photo: SA Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in a BBC HARDtalk interview on the margins of the World Economic Forum 2018 Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. 25 January 2018. (GCIS)

Ramaphosa and the World: South Africa’s opportunity to transform its global reputation

By J Brooks Spector
Photo: Patricia De Lille (Leila Dee Dougan)

Analysis: De Lille survives, but not out of the woods

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in as president of South Africa at the Tuynhuys in Cape Town on Thursday evening. Photo: Leila Dougan

Newsflash: It’s Official – Cyril Ramaphosa is the new president of South Africa

By Marianne Merten
In the dock, from left: Nazeem Howa, Ashu Chawla, and  Kamal Vasram. Photo Courtesy Litaletu Zidepa/(News24)

Explainer: The eight Gupta-linked suspects who appeared in court

By Rebecca Davis
File Photo: Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille. Photo: Leila Dougan

Newsflash: 'Die Hard' Patricia De Lille survives despite open ballot

By Marelise van der Merwe
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Tennis: Anderson holds nerve to win New York Open

By AFP

Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform

By AFP

Doping case 'extremely disappointing' if proven

By AFP

S. Africa widens hunt for Zuma allies to India, China

By AFP

Japanese, US astronauts on spacewalk to fix robotic arm

By AFP

S.Africa new president to stamp his mark in key speech

By AFP

Florida shooter a troubled loner with white supremacist ties

By AFP

Smashing Pumpkins reunite, minus one, to revisit '90s hits

By AFP

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux split: statement

By AFP

S.Africa lawmakers choose Ramaphosa to succeed tainted Zuma

By AFP
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Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma addresses the media during a national television address in which he resigned, Pretoria, South Africa, 14 February 2018. President Zuma has been under intense pressure to resign amidst ongoing corruption and State Capture allegations. EPA-EFE/STR

President’s End: Jacob Zuma resigns in live speech to the nation

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma during the 53nd ANC National Conference held in Mangaung, South Africa, 16 December 2012. EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK

Analysis: South Africa’s long nightmare is over

By Stephen Grootes
File Photo: A general view of the Koeberg nuclear power station on the West Coast outside Cape Town, South Africa, 18 February 2015.  EPA/NIC BOTHMA

South Africa’s Electricity Choice, Part 3: Decentralised power generation is the pathway to ‘energy democracy’

By Anton Eberhard & Amory Lovins
Photo: Ben Crouch/(Flickr)

Commuters put Prasa’s ‘atrocious’ train service under scrutiny at Parliament

By Suné Payne
Photo by EPA.

GroundUp: Sassa files explosive papers in court

By GroundUp
Photo: Thuli Madonsela (Sapa)

Op-Ed: Why and how South Africa needs to fill the gap of inequality

By Thuli Madonsela
Photo: A torn African National Congress (ANC) election poster, Soweto, South Africa, 20 April 2009.(reissued 11 February 2018). EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK.

Jacob Zuma: Legacy of a tainted president

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: Outgoing ANC President Jacob Zuma sings on stage during the 54th ANC National Conference held at the NASREC Convention Centre, Johannesburg , South Africa, 18 December 2017. EPA-EFE/Cornell Tukiri.

Trainspotter: Hasta la Vista, JZ

By Richard Poplak
Photo: The media camped outside the Union Buildings on Wednesday, waiting for President Jacob Zuma to hold a press briefing that never happened. Photo: Greg Nicolson

Analysis: Union Buildings echo with the sound of Zuma’s hollow reign

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation on TV via the national broadcaster SABC, responding to the political crisis surrounding him, in Pretoria, South Africa, 14 February 2018. T EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK

Jacob Zuma digs in his heels: ‘I’m being victimised here’

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu (SAPA)

Zuma cornered: ANC parliamentarians mark the final 24 hours

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Members of the Hawks special police unit raid the compound of the Gupta family in Johannesburg, South Africa, early on 14 February 2018. EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK

Net tightens on Guptas as Hawks move in on Saxonwold and also conduct arrests

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma reacts during a question and answer session in parliament, Cape Town, South Africa, 22 June 2017. EPA-EFE/NIC BOTHMA

Analysis: If Zuma doesn't quit, it's over to parliament with no good options for the ANC

By Marianne Merten
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Tomorrow Never Dies: Waiting for Zuma to fall on his sword

By Carien du Plessis
Photo: Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma. (Sapa)

Op-Ed: Ramaphosa must show whether South Africa has a Zuma problem – or an ANC problem

By Dirk de Vos
Photo: Residents of Endumeni protesting during the court case. Photo: Nompendulo Ngubane

GroundUp: Endumeni housing judgment is a warning to municipalities

By GroundUp
Photo by Greg Nicolson.

Letter to the Editor: The price of Jacob Zuma’s presidency will be felt for a long time

By Daily Maverick
Photo: Patricia de Lille’s supporters set up a special entrance for her at her secret ballot application which took place at Western Cape High Court on Tuesday 13 February 2018. Photo: Hlumela Dyantyi

DA vs Patricia De Lille: The Mayor’s last stand

By Rebecca Davis & Aphiwe Ngalo
Photo: ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule dodges a barrage of questions at Luthuli House on Tuesday, 13 February, 2018. Photo: Greg Nicolson

Reporter’s Notebook: Magashule’s Q&Ace – lack of answers a ‘monumental waste of time’

By Greg Nicolson
Photo of Jacob Zuma by Greg Nicolson / Daily Maverick

ANC briefing on Zexit: Two certainties and one very big elephant in the room

By Carien du Plessis
Photo: Jacob Zuma (Sapa)

Editorial: Jacob Zuma – Man of No Character

By Daily Maverick
File Photo: The entrance to Luthuli House. (Picture Siphiwe Sibeko Reuters)

Expectation builds outside Luthuli House ahead of Zexit update by ANC

By BHEKI C. SIMELANE
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma speaks to his (then) party deputy Cyril Ramaphosa (L) during the final election rally of his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party in Soweto, May 4, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Newsflash: ANC launches three-pronged bid to remove Jacob Zuma after he back-tracked

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma looks on during the 54th ANC National Conference held at the NASREC Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, 16 December 2017. EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK

Analysis: The ANC recalls Zuma – now what?

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: A worker at the Al Ghubrah Desalination Plant in Muscat cycles among the huge heating and water transportation ducts at the largest desalination plant in Oman, 25 October 2005. The plant of mostly German and Japanese construction and technology produces 42 million gallons a day of fresh water and 546 megawatts of power a day at an approximate cost of 1/2 euro per cubic liter of water. In a region in which fresh water is a scarce commodity, production of drinking water through desalination is considered critical for growth and stability. EPA/MIKE NELSON

Op-Ed: Desalination is the key to our future water safety

By Sifiso Mkhize
Photo: Leader of the opposition DA (Democratic Alliance) Mmusi Maimane address the media at the formation of the Freedom Movement, in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, 20 March 2017 (reissued 12 February 2018). EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK

Analysis: How will the DA shine its crown without a ‘dirty’ ANC?

By A NGALO, H DYANTYI, S PAYNE @ M vd MERWE
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma addresses delegates during the 54th ANC National Conference held at the NASREC Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, 16 December 2017. EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK

What a Difference Two Days Make: Zuma faces 48-hour ultimatum

By Carien du Plessis
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Street Talk: Must Zuma buzz off? (Video)

By Street Talk
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Op-Ed: Managing Zuma’s departure without undermining democratic values

By Raymond Suttner
Photo: A general view of the critically low Theewaterskloof Dam in Villiersdorp, South Africa, 25 January 2017. Theewaterskloof Dam is the single biggest dam supplying water to the metropole of Cape Town. Photo: EPA/NIC BOTHMA

#CapeWaterGate: The figures prove that Capetonians are saving water

By Jason Norwood-Young
Photo: A late-night raid by police on the Springs Hotel, Gauteng was reported on February 3. Photo: Kimberly Mutandiro

GroundUp: Immigrant sex workers under fire

By GroundUp
Photo: Former Lesotho gold miner Moteaphala Molapho, 73, sits in a district office in Semongkong, 120 km (75 miles) east of the capital Maseru January 12, 2012. REUTERS/Ed Cropley

GroundUp: Mines report progress in preventing deadly silicosis

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File Photo: Voting booths are brought into parliament for a motion of no confidence vote against South African President Jacob Zuma in a sitting of parliament in Cape Town, 08 August 2017.  EPA/Rodger Bosch

Opposition: Dissolve Parliament for a new mandate – no ‘elitist’ ANC Zexit discussions

By Marianne Merten
Photo: A woman uses a piece of cloth to squeeze out mercury to separate it from gold before it is heated to extrat raw gold at a gold mining site in Osiri, Migori county, western Kenya, 01 March 2016.  EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

Africa Mining Indaba: Rewards to those who reap in the windfall cycle

By Richard Poplak
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Evita's Free Speech: Ep.129 – Evita goes back to the future (Video)

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa (R) and outgoing President Jacob Zuma (L) during the 54th ANC National Conference held at the NASREC Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa, 18 December 2017. (Leila Dee Dougan)

Analysis: Cometh Zuma’s day of reckoning?

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: Nelson Mandela in Cape Town, 11 February 1990.

The moment Mandela was back among us

By Nelson Mandela Foundation
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma (L) walks with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe at Harare International airport, March 16, 2010. Zuma is in the country for a three-day state visit to try and solve a deadlock on outstanding issues in Zimbabwe's unity government between President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. Picture taken March 16, 2010. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Op-Ed: Access to justice in Africa – the fight for an effective SADC tribunal

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Photo: Former ANC President Jacob Zuma at the Nasrec conference (Leila Dee Dougan for Daily Maverick)

Monday, Monday: A Sunday countdown to the NEC meeting on ‘the matter’ of Cde Jacob

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Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma takes the national salute ahead of the State Of the Nation Address in Cape Town, South Africa, 12 February 2015.  EPA/MIKE HUTCHINGS/POOL

Notes from the House Op-Ed: Is Parliament still working?

By MOIRA LEVY
Photo: Depo-Provera shot.

Health-e News: Contraception, HIV and control over black women’s bodies

By HEALTH-E NEWS
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Op-Ed: Post Zexit – lessons for Ramaphosa on building an inclusive state

By Adam Habib
Photo: Kim Young-nam (L), president of the Presidium of the North Korean Supreme People’s Assembly and Kim Yo-jong (C), the sister of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un at the women’s Ice Hockey match between Switzerland and Korea at the Kwandong Hockey Centre during the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games 2018, in Gangneung, South Korea, 10 February 2018. EPA-EFE/ALEXANDRA WEY

The Koreas: Games on and off the field as Winter Olympics offer a chance to thaw relations

By J Brooks Spector
Photo: South African prisoners queue up to register to vote at a jail in Bloemfontein March 9, 2004, after the Constitutional Court ruled prisoners should be allowed to take part in April 14 general elections. REUTERS/Stringer

Op-Ed: ‘National prison shutdown’ due to parole backlogs

By Azarrah Abdul Karrim
Photo: Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the MDC (Movement for Democratic Change) addresses the media during a press conference, Harare, 16 November 2017.  EPA-EFE/KIM LUDBROOK

The SADC Wrap: ‘Morbid jostling’ sours battle for Tsvangirai’s successor as Mnangagwa heads for Botswana; law ‘spooks’ DRC mining

By KRISTEN VAN SCHIE
Photo: David Mahlobo, 5 March 2017. Photo: GCIS

Op-Ed: Fifty actions that could and should be taken to address the Eskom and electricity supply industry mess

By Chris Yelland
Photo: Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his address in Cape Town on Sunday 11 February 2018. Photo: Leila Dougan/ Daily Maverick

Op-Ed: ‘Let us remember the ideal for which Mandela was prepared to die’ – Cyril Ramaphosa

By Cyril Ramaphosa
Photo: President Jacob Zuma. Photo: Reuters/ Rogan Ward

Zexit: Ramaphosa promises the NEC will see to ‘the matter’ on Monday

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the crowd in Cape Town on Sunday 11 February 2018. Photo by Leila Dougan

Analysis: ANC wants the Western Cape, but does the province want it back?

By Rebecca Davis
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Life Esidimeni: Arbitration draws to close by remembering some of the victims of the catastrophe

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