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17 January 2017 04:37 (South Africa)
FIVE MINUTES: South Africa
Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
Daily Maverick Staff Reporter
A round-up of the day’s news from South Africa.
‘Lifeboat’ scandal: An unlikely whistle-blower?
HENNIE VAN VUUREN & MICHAEL MARCHANT
President Trump, SA’s white right’s white knight?
SASSA’s deafening silence on April 1 readiness for monthly R10-billion grant handover
Maimane in Israel: DA defends visit while attacks mount
Life after Office: Madonsela still following her Northern Star
Op-Ed: Is southern Africa running out of fish?
Op-Ed: 573 dead jackals in search of a reason
Op-Ed: What is at stake in the ANC “succession” race?
Cartoon: Zuma Trumped
Video: Evita's Free Speech, Ep.73 – Breaking news or faking news: that is the question
While you were sleeping: 16th January 2017
Maimane’s Israeli blunder: The DA’s self-inflicted injury
Nuclear SA: Ep 1 – The Laager
2017: Is ISIS attack likely in South Africa?
Sexy, cool data: Get ready for the UN’s ‘Cape Town Global Action Plan’
ABSA, SABC and the documentary that never aired
GroundUp: Caring for our kids – informal crèches are desperate for aid
Cricket: Five talking points after South Africa’s whitewash over Sri Lanka
Health-e News: DIY test for HIV comes to a pharmacy near you
SABC inquiry: Ben Ngubane defends Hlaudi, attacks Chapter 9 institutions
A tale of two speeches: Zuma and Obama’s legacies, in their own words
SARS WARS: Moyane/Gordhan cold war to reach breaking point in 2017
Onside/Offside: Fifa-fi-fo-fum, human kindness in the FA Cup and more
GroundUp: 8% matric pass rate at E Cape school blamed on teacher shortage
Cricket: Ton-up Hash scripts fairy-tale century as South Africa take control at the Wanderers
Report: Human Rights Watch slams South Africa’s human rights record
Zapiro: Run ANC, Run!
Wildfires costing Western Cape economy millions
Gwede Mantashe: Elect ANC leaders with succession in mind
2017, the crunch year: No option but to fight for what is right
The climate pendulum is swinging
The rich really are different
A tribute to Barack Obama: He has been everything he said he’d be
Visualising Decolonisation: A comment on Electricity
Marelise van der Merwe
Going (un)gently into that good night
Cause and Consequence: Our deadly roads
DRC: A country in fresh crisis
Fake news, real consequences
Oscar van Heerden
South Africa’s Foreign Policy: A fine balancing act in a world beset with ‘duality’ politics
Credit ratings agencies: Messengers or Bouncers?
Rhulani Thembi Siweya
ANCYL President Collen Maine, your conduct is alien
Pierre de Vos
Nkola Motata: The hanging-in judge
New Year’s Resolution: Don’t bother dieting
Matric 2016: The numbers can be deceiving
Facing Racism in 2017: Time to be guided by our hopes and not our fears
2017: Great Expectations ahead for South Africa
The ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ - or Socialist Revolution?
ANC unity is the cornerstone of South Africa’s development
Sugar tax: Attacking funding is not a counter-argument
How about a qualifications TRC, Professor Bozzoli?
105 Years On: South Africa is fortunate to be led by the ANC
Andrew Ihsaan Gasnolar
This is not the time for revisionist logic
Eskom & DoE must act in the interest of public, or face the consequences
ROBYN WOLFSON VORSTER
All they want for Christmas: A sunny day, the right documents, and maybe a parent or two
2017: We need another leap forward on race relations
A Common Thread
Spartacus lives! Remembering Kirk Douglas on his 100th birthday
That was an even more horribilis annus, that was
Philanthropy and the Festive Season