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Ramaphosa: ANC’s internal battles are not the opposition’s business

Speaking in the national assembly after Ace Magashule tried to ‘suspend’ him, the president told the DA he keeps quiet when internal strife hits the opposition. The post Ramaphosa: ANC’s internal battles are not the opposition’s business appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Article, Eff, Openaccess, National Assembly, ANC, African National Congress, Democratic Alliance, Cyril Ramaphosa, John Steenhuisen, Ramaphosa, Economic Freedom Fighters, Magashule, Floyd Shivambu, Johnson & Johnson, Ace Magashule, Zondo Commission


Adam Habib’s bullying antics go on abroad

His demeaning behaviour at Wits was publicly exposed – yet forgiven – in London The post Adam Habib’s bullying antics go on abroad appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: London, Education, Racism, School of Oriental and African Studies, Inquiry, Openaccess, SOAS, University of the Witwatersrand, Adam Habib, Top Six, Wits


IPL cricket stars scramble to escape Covid-hit India

The Indian Premier League has finally been abandoned in the face of the staggering number of Covid-19 cases and deaths in India The post IPL cricket stars scramble to escape Covid-hit India appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: India, Sport, Ipl, Indian Premier League, Openaccess, Cricket South Africa, Board of Control for Cricket in India, Top Six, COVID-19, England And Wales Cricket Board, Twenty20 World Cup


The Covid-19 crisis facing India’s prisoners

Political prisoners in India, many of whom are awaiting trial, face abysmal conditions in far-flung, overcrowded jails. Now they are threatened with infection without access to healthcare The post The Covid-19 crisis facing India’s prisoners appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Human Rights, Prisons, Incarceration, India, Narendra Modi, World, Civil Society, Openaccess, Political Prisoners, Jails, Pinarayi Vijayan, Yogi Adityanath, Umar Khalid, Top Six, United Against Hate, Varavara Rao


Ramaphosa tells party caucus he was ‘shocked’ by Magashule’s suspension of him

Magashule’s letter, in which he refused to step aside, said he would be appealing his suspension and added that he was “suspending” Ramaphosa. The letter is said to have angered the president. The post Ramaphosa tells party caucus he was ‘shocked’ by Magashule’s suspension of him appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, National Executive Committee, Openaccess, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Magashule, Gwede Mantashe, Top Six, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Anc National Executive Committee, Step-aside Rule, National Working Committee, Suspension Letter


ANC officials set to meet urgently over Ace ‘suspending’ Ramaphosa

‘I’m still the secretary general of the ANC,’ Ace Magashule told the Mail & Guardian, after he wrote a letter ‘suspending’ his party’s president The post ANC officials set to meet urgently over Ace ‘suspending’ Ramaphosa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, National Executive Committee, Openaccess, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Magashule, Gwede Mantashe, Mail Guardian, Top Six, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Step-aside Rule, National Working Committee, Suspension Letter


Aced: ANC secretary general suspended from the party for the duration of his corruption trial

Magashule is barred from carrying out his tasks and cannot talk on behalf of the party The post Aced: ANC secretary general suspended from the party for the duration of his corruption trial appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Suspension, National Executive Committee, Openaccess, ANC, Top Six, ANC NEC, Jessie Duarte, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Step-aside Rule, Ace Magashule suspension, National Working Committee


Public participation is a farce in Musina-Makhado project

Information is not getting to the right people or places as voices of discontent are getting louder The post Public participation is a farce in Musina-Makhado project appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Energy, Opinion, China, Environment, Water, Pollution, Openaccess, Eskom, LEDA, Limpopo, Ledet, South Africa (country, MCMining, MMSEZ, Musina Makhado Special Economic Zone, Shenzhen Hoi Mor


‘He can’t just write letters out of anger’: Mantashe reacts to Magashule’s ‘suspension’ of Ramaphosa

That is not how decisions are made in an organisation, the party’s national chairperson warns as Magashule sends suspension letter to Ramaphosa The post ‘He can’t just write letters out of anger’: Mantashe reacts to Magashule’s ‘suspension’ of Ramaphosa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Openaccess, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Magashule, Gwede Mantashe, Mantashe, Top Six, ANC NEC, ANC NWC, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Anc National Executive Committee, Step-aside Rule


Suspension letters to be sent to ANC members who refuse to step aside

During a top six meeting ANC secretary general Ace Magashule asked that step aside be reviewed every six months The post Suspension letters to be sent to ANC members who refuse to step aside appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Openaccess, ANC, African National Congress, Cyril Ramaphosa, Gwede Mantashe, Top Six, Legal Opinion, Zandile Gumede, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Danny Msiza, Mike Mabuyakhulu, Olly Mlamleli, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, Step aside


Silicosis: ‘Can they just pay me before I die?’

Despite winning a R5 billion settlement in 2018, miners who contracted TB and silicosis at work and the family members of those who died are still waiting for that payment The post Silicosis: ‘Can they just pay me before I die?’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, National, Openaccess, Johannesburg High Court, Top Six, South Africa (country, Tubercolosis, Silicosis


Desperate workers say the CCMA is failing them

Covid-19 and budget cuts have combined to create a nightmare for those seeking help with cases of unfair dismissal or suspension, which have risen because of the pandemic’s economic effects. The post Desperate workers say the CCMA is failing them appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Openaccess, Cosatu, CCMA, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Institute for Economic Justice, Casual Workers Advice Office (CWAO, CWAO, Maokeng Advice and Resource Centre, National Council Of Trade Unions, Open CCMA


First batch of Pfizer vaccines has landed in South Africa

The first shipment of Pfizer vaccines has reached the country after tense negotiations between manufacturers and the government The post First batch of Pfizer vaccines has landed in South Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Pfizer, Vaccine, Aspen, Department Of Health, Openaccess, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johnson & Johnson, NiCd, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine


The ANC’s step-aside rule explained: past, present and what’s next for Ace & co

The ruling party’s attempt to clean house was prompted by personal protective equipment tender corruption The post The ANC’s step-aside rule explained: past, present and what’s next for Ace & co appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Fraud, Jacob Zuma, National Executive Committee, Openaccess, ANC, Top Six, Luthuli House, Ace Magashule, Cyril Ramaposa, South Africa (country, Provincial Executive Committee, Step-aside Resolution


Timeline: ANC step-aside rule

The ruling party’s attempt to clean house was prompted by personal protective equipment tender corruption The post Timeline: ANC step-aside rule appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Fraud, Jacob Zuma, National Executive Committee, Openaccess, ANC, Top Six, Luthuli House, Ace Magashule, Cyril Ramaposa, South Africa (country, Provincial Executive Committee, Step-aside Resolution


Thirsty alien eucalyptuses get the chop

The trees are being felled along the Breede River and the biomass sold back to their native Australia The post Thirsty alien eucalyptuses get the chop appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Australia, Environment, Sustainability, Furniture, Cape Town, Desalination, Openaccess, Job Creation, Groundwater, Nature Conservancy, David Gardner, Top Six, Wastewater Reuse, Breede River, Western Cape Department of Agriculture, South Africa (country


Farmers, civil rights groups oppose Uganda’s oil project

Farmers and the rights groups have called for an in-depth evaluation of the effects on people’s lives and the environment The post Farmers, civil rights groups oppose Uganda’s oil project appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Africa, Oil, Uganda, Farmers, Openaccess, Top Six, Lake Albert


Leaders can borrow from sport and use a default play plan

Building competent teams that can cope with pressure is essential The post Leaders can borrow from sport and use a default play plan appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Leadership, Opinion, Rugby, Openaccess, Blue Bulls, University of Pretoria, Currie Cup


Workers’ Day marks huge job losses around the world, exacerbated by the pandemic

The activism of people such as Tlou Theophilus Cholo laid the foundation for improve work conditions in South Africa The post Workers’ Day marks huge job losses around the world, exacerbated by the pandemic appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, South Africa, Trade unions, Openaccess, COVID-19, Tlou Theophilus Cholo, Workers’ Day


Chichu Art Museum: ‘A site to rethink the relationship between nature and people’

A visit to Japanese art island Chichu is both a meditation and an education The post Chichu Art Museum: ‘A site to rethink the relationship between nature and people’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Japan, Education, Meditation, Nature, Spirituality, Buddhism, Friday, Art Galleries, Openaccess, Seto Inland Sea, Claude Monet, James Turrell, Tadao Ando, Naoshima, Walter De Maria


State of play after 400 days of lockdown

With about 1.5-million infections and 54 000 deaths, Covid-19 is still very much part of our lives as the state works to boost vaccinations The post State of play after 400 days of lockdown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Vaccinations, Department Of Health, Openaccess, Health Department, Johnson & Johnson, J&J, Top Six, Zweli Mkhize, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Portfolio Committee on Health, Sandile Buthelezi


No silver lining for Silvertown

The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality does little to improve the living conditions in shack settlements in Gqeberha, residents say The post No silver lining for Silvertown appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Fire, Motherwell, Evictions, National, Sanitation, Openaccess, Port Elizabeth, Silvertown, Nelson Mandela Bay, Top Six, South Africa (country, Shack Fires, Gqeberha, Edongweni, Endulwini, KwaZakhele


International academics reject sedition charge against Zambia’s Dr Sishuwa

The charge stems from his opinion piece published in the M&G on his country’s upcoming elections The post International academics reject sedition charge against Zambia’s Dr Sishuwa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Africa, Zambia, Openaccess, University of Zambia, Sedition, Top Six, Sishuwa Sishuwa, UNZA, Zambia Constitution, Sishuwa


Autism is an unrecognised epidemic

People with autism spectrum disorder are vulnerable but they are stigmatised and education for them is not inclusive The post Autism is an unrecognised epidemic appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Autism, Schools, Asd, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Openaccess, Inam Autism Advocacy Group


‘Hopefully, it’s all been digitised . . .’

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.
Tags: Education, Fire, Library, Archives, Damage, Openaccess, UCT, Top Six, Digitisation, South Africa (country


ANC members want step-aside resolution to be ruled on by the courts

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.
Tags: Politics, NEC, Jacob Zuma, North West, National Executive Committee, Openaccess, ANC, Limpopo, Magashule, Supra Mahumapelo, Sihle Zikalala, Ace Magashule, Cyril Ramaposa, South Africa (country, KwaZulu-Natal, Anc Top Six


Playing ping-pong with Zondo, Ramaphosa concedes it came down to politics

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.
Tags: Politics, Jacob Zuma, Openaccess, ANC, African National Congress, Cyril Ramaphosa, Barbara Hogan, Lynne Brown, Raymond Zondo, Anoj Singh, Zondo, Zondo Commission, South Africa (country, State Capture, Subs-only, Paul Pretorius


Editorial: No urgency to fix Vaal sewage crisis

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.
Tags: Opinion, Government, Water, Infrastructure, Pollution, Sewage, Collapse, Municipalities, Editorial, Water Pollution, Litigation, Openaccess, South African Human Rights Commission, Vaal, Bureaucracy, Service delivery


Zondo asks Ramaphosa if the ANC can change its spots

The deputy chief justice invited the president to reflect on the matter, given continued corruption since 2017 when he said the party reached a watershed The post Zondo asks Ramaphosa if the ANC can change its spots appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Jacob Zuma, Openaccess, ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, Malusi Gigaba, Top Six, Raymond Zondo, Zondo, Zondo Commission, South Africa (country, State Capture, Paul Pretorius, Alec Freund


‘None of us are okay’: Frustration as South Africa’s GBV initiatives stall

SA is in a rush to roll out its national GBV action plan. But as bureaucracy and the pandemic slow progress, violence against women continues unabated The post ‘None of us are okay’: Frustration as South Africa’s GBV initiatives stall appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Murder, Unemployment, South Africa, World Health Organisation, Civil Society, Intimate Partner Violence, Mpumalanga, Openaccess, Department of Social Development, Bhekisisa, Top Six, Sonke Gender Justice, Stepping Stones, Femicide, South Africa (country