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Kyle Verreynne learning to go against his instincts in the Test match long game

In just his second Test, Verryenne was grateful to have Dean Elgar alongside him when South Africa were in early trouble
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Dean Elgar, Kyle Verreynne, Verryenne


Half-centuries from Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock keep South Africa afloat

The West Indies quicks had reduced South Africa to 37 for 3 before Elgar and Verreynne added 87 for the fourth wicket
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, West Indies, Elgar, Quinton de Kock, Dean Elgar, Verreynne


Ice skating champion shows off the Cape Flats talent at nationals

A young ice-skating champion has beaten the odds and brought home a national gold medal The post Ice skating champion shows off the Cape Flats talent at nationals appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Olympics, Cape Town, National, Ice Skating, Cape Flats, Top Six, Bonteheuwel, Figure Skate, Grand West Ice Station, Ice Skate, Tamika van As


New plan to tackle marine pollution

The environment department’s Source-to-Sea initiative will create 1 600 work opportunities The post New plan to tackle marine pollution appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Environment, South Africa, Wildlife, Recycling, Waste Management, Biodiversity, Sustainable Development, United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP, Ocean Pollution, Job Creation, Top Six, Ocean Economy, Marine Litter, Barbara Creecy, Department of Environment Forestry and Fisheries


South Africa lose three cheaply after West Indies opt to bowl in wet St Lucia

South Africa totter to 44/3 after rain-interrupted first session
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, St Lucia, West Indies


Triggerfish CEO Stuart Forrest on How African Animation Has Found Its Moment

To understand the success of Triggerfish, the fast-rising, Cape Town-based animation house, which won the prestigious MIFA Animation Industry Award this week in Annecy, one need look no further than the circumstances of its birth 25 years ago. South Africa was finally emerging from the shadows of apartheid, a cruel and exploitive system of institutionalized […]
Tags: News, South Africa, Cape Town, Walt Disney Company, Annecy, Triggerfish, Stuart Forrest


Shannon Gabriel returns, West Indies ask South Africa to bat first

Temba Bavuma and Nkrumah Bonner ruled out, Kyle Verreynne and Kieran Powell keep their places
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, West Indies, Temba Bavuma, Shannon Gabriel, Kieran Powell, Nkrumah Bonner, Kyle Verreynne


Gigaba insists he faced sinister threat, slams court ruling on wife’s arrest

The former cabinet minister told the Zondo commission he cannot see how the court concluded there was no evidence of a plot to kill him The post Gigaba insists he faced sinister threat, slams court ruling on wife’s arrest appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Hawks, Gigaba, Malusi Gigaba, Top Six, Zondo, Zondo Commission, Gupta Brothers, State Capture, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, Norma Mngoma


Gigaba questions high court ruling on wife’s arrest

The former cabinet minister told the Zondo commission he cannot see how the court concluded there was no evidence of a plot to kill him The post Gigaba questions high court ruling on wife’s arrest appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Hawks, National Prosecuting Authority, Gigaba, Malusi Gigaba, Top Six, Zondo, Zondo Commission, State Capture, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, Norma Mngoma


As Covid third wave digs in, military health service sent to Gauteng

The defence branch will assist with mass testing, screening and contact tracing The post As Covid third wave digs in, military health service sent to Gauteng appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Pfizer, Gauteng, Department Of Health, Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital, Johnson & Johnson, Phase 2, Top Six, Coronavirus, South African Military Health Service, COVID-19, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane


Obituary: Jabu Mabuza was so much more than a ‘taxi driver’ at Eskom

The businessman, who died suddenly this week, leaves a long legacy of highly successful ventures The post Obituary: Jabu Mabuza was so much more than a ‘taxi driver’ at Eskom appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, South Africa, Obituary, Taxi Driver, Openaccess, Eskom, Jabu Mabuza, South African Breweries, Tsogo Sun, Black Economic Empowerment, University Of Limpopo, Load-shedding, Southern African Black Taxi Association


Undiagnosed and untreated disease identified in rural South Africa

A comprehensive health-screening program in rural northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, has found a high burden of undiagnosed or poorly controlled non-communicable diseases, according to a study published in The Lancet Global Health.
Tags: Science, South Africa, KwaZulu Natal South Africa


U.S. Open: Brooks Koepka makes presence felt in fog-delayed first round

Russell Henley watches his shot on the first green roll wide of the cup during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Phil Mickelson plays his shot from the 18th tee during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Xander Schauffele reads the lie on the 18th green during the first r...
Tags: Japan, England, California, Spain, Sport, Soccer, United States, South Africa, Italy, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Justin Rose, Pga Tour, Northern Ireland, San Diego, Dustin Johnson


The Chris Voss Show Podcast – This Country: My Life in Politics and History by Chris Matthews

This Country: My Life in Politics and History by Chris Matthews A sweeping memoir of American politics and history from Chris Matthews, New York Times bestselling author and former host of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews. In This Country, Chris Matthews offers a panoramic portrait of post–World War II America through the story of his remarkable life and career. It is a story of risk and adventure, of self-reliance and service, of loyalty and friendship. It is a story driven by an ...
Tags: Utah, Podcast, Congress, White House, Berlin Wall, America, Seo, Reagan, Iran, South Africa, New York Times, Northern Ireland, Philadelphia, Msnbc, Kennedy, Chris


Sci-Fi Western 'Settlers' Trailer with Sofia Boutella & Brooklynn Prince

"We left because we wanted something more." IFC Midnight has unveiled the first trailer for an intriguing sci-fi western thriller titled Settlers, which is premiering at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival in the next few days. On a remote homestead amongst the Martian frontier, a refugee family from Earth clings to hope for a better life. But when strangers appear in the surrounding hills and attempt to run them off, they must deal with the truth about who they really are. Starring Sofia Boutell...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Earth, South Africa, Ifc, Mars, Indies, Tribeca Film Festival, Northern Cape, Sofia Boutella, To Watch, Natalie Walsh, Brooklynn Prince, Wyatt Rockefeller, Sofia Boutella Jonny Lee Miller, Nell Tiger Free Ismael Cruz Cordova


Animated Anthology ‘Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire’ Brings African Sci-Fi to Disney+

Filmmakers from Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt bring unique animation to Disney+ with Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire, a 10-part collection of original films that will premiere on the streaming service next year. Peter Ramsey, co-director of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, serves as executive producer for the anthology, which is comprised of sci-fi and fantasy stories set in a futuristic Africa. Disney has announced full details for Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire, a ...
Tags: Movies, Kung Fu, Nigeria, Africa, Marvel, Disney, US, Adidas, Chicago, Uganda, Netflix, Egypt, South Africa, Animation, Middle East, Cameroon


Zambia’s Kenneth Kaunda was the last of Africa’s ‘philosopher kings’

The liberation legend died on Thursday at a military hospital in Lusaka, aged 97 The post Zambia’s Kenneth Kaunda was the last of Africa’s ‘philosopher kings’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Openaccess, Kwame Nkrumah, Edgar Lungu, Lusaka, KK, Kenneth Kaunda, Thomas Sankara, Leopold Senghor, Jomo Kenyatta, Julius Nyerere, Top Six


Kenneth Kaunda obituary

Idealistic president of Zambia at the heart of the fight for African independenceThe president of Zambia from 1964 to 1991, Kenneth Kaunda, who has died aged 97, stood out as one of the most humane and idealistic African leaders in the post-independence age. A man of great presence and charm, he played a notable role as a leader of the “frontline states” in the long confrontation between independent black Africa and the white-dominated south of the continent, which came to an end only in 1994 wi...
Tags: Africa, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, Colonialism, Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda


South Africa’s youth are not ‘millennials’

Labelling them in the same way as youth in the US leads to false perceptions and misunderstanding The post South Africa’s youth are not ‘millennials’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, Democracy, Race, US, United States, South Africa, Millennials, Openaccess, Apartheid, Baby Boomers, ANC Youth League, Generation X, Top Six, Youth Month, Freedom Charter, Black Tax


Revealed: R2.7bn in wasted funds is reason for protests

The auditor general paints a dire picture of Mangaung’s finances The post Revealed: R2.7bn in wasted funds is reason for protests appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, South Africa, Protests, National, Free State, Irregular, Mangaung, Top Six, Auditor General, Subs-only, GladAfrica, Bus Rapid Transit System, Fruitless And Wasted Expenditure, Qondile Khedama, Tankiso Mea, Unauthorised Expenditure


A portal to empathy: Photographs that change the world

It is important not to look away from visceral pictorial evidence of the suffering of disempowered people The post A portal to empathy: Photographs that change the world appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Opinion, South Africa, Photographs, Photojournalism, Openaccess, Susan Sontag, Hector Pieterson, Top Six, Youth Month, Sam Nzima, Youth Day, 16 June 1976, Antoinette Sithole, Mbuyisa Makhubu


Q&A Sessions: From sangomas to the world’s biggest stages, John Kani has seen it all

His father took him to isangoma when he wanted to be an actor. Today Dr John Kani is revered the world over. He tells Athandiwe Saba about his passions The post Q&A Sessions: From sangomas to the world’s biggest stages, John Kani has seen it all appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Marvel, Author, South Africa, Actor, National, Detention, Acting, The Island, Director, Captain America, Black Panther, The Lion King, Apartheid, Rafiki, New Brighton, Playwright


Roshan Morar’s fingers in every pie, including KZN education and SAA

The controversial auditor’s firm seconded staff to run the education department’s finance offices for more than 15 years. What’s more, former KZN education director general Cassius Lubisi is the audit firm’s new chair The post Roshan Morar’s fingers in every pie, including KZN education and SAA appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, National, Pic, SAA, Siu, KZN, Top Six, Special Investigating Unit, Public Investment Corporation, Roshan Morar, Subs-only, Amakhono Capital, Enoch Nzama, Morar Incorporated


Singh sticks to a firm line of denial as he concludes testimony at Zondo commission

The former Transnet chief financial officer said he has no idea how R41-million flowed to a Gupta front company, ostensibly for unblocking a deal The post Singh sticks to a firm line of denial as he concludes testimony at Zondo commission appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Mckinsey, Singh, Gupta, Transnet, Brian Molefe, Neotel, Top Six, Sunil Joshi, Anoj Singh, Salim Essa, Zondo, Zondo Commission, Gupta Brothers, State Capture


South Africa close in on rare away win as West Indies seek response to 97 all out

West Indies includes Shannon Gabriel and Darren Bravo in squad, while Temba Bavuma could return to for South Africa
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, West Indies, Temba Bavuma, Darren Bravo, Shannon Gabriel


Singh cannot say how Regiments obtained on his memos to Molefe

The former Transnet and Eskom chief financial officer agreed that it was highly irregular that the consultancy firm enjoyed this unfair advantage The post Singh cannot say how Regiments obtained on his memos to Molefe appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: South Africa, National, Mckinsey, Openaccess, Eskom, Singh, Transnet, Brian Molefe, Top Six, Molefe, Trillian, Anoj Singh, Gupta Family, Zondo Commission, Regiments Capital, Anton Myburgh


Parliament’s health committee no closer to Digital Vibes contract answers, awaits SIU report

Thursday was the first time acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane appeared before the committee, but she did not have many answers for MPs The post Parliament’s health committee no closer to Digital Vibes contract answers, awaits SIU report appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Parliament, Department Of Health, Openaccess, Sibongiseni Dhlomo, Top Six, Special Investigating Unit, Third Wave, Zweli Mkhize, Healthcare Workers, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Mmamoloko Kubayi Ngubane, Portfolio Committee on Health


UK supermarket chain drops racist slur from lime leaves branding

British supermarket chain Waitrose will change the name of one of its products to remove a racial slur used in South Africa during apartheid, the company announced Wednesday.
Tags: UK, Cnn, South Africa, Waitrose


Bodies of 20 suspected illegal miners found near abandoned South Africa goldmine

Remains were discovered near disused mine shafts in the South African financial capitalPolice in South Africa have discovered the bodies of 20 suspected illegal miners near an abandoned goldmine shaft south-west of Johannesburg.Police said in a statement they were investigating the cause of the deaths, adding that the men’s bodies “were found wrapped in white plastic bags” and bore “severe body burns”. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, World news, Mining, South Africa, Johannesburg


What happens when you walk into a vaccination site? We break it down

The health department has issued new guidance on how South Africa’s Covid-19 vaccination sites should handle ‘walk-ins’. The post What happens when you walk into a vaccination site? We break it down appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Vaccinations, Vaccines, Openaccess, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, South African Medical Association, EVDS, Vaccine Roll-out, Vaccination Rollout Programme, South African Nursing Council