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7 things you need to know today

7 things you need to know today

Africa-Press - South-Africa. CAPE TOWN - Good morning. This is all the latest business news that you need to know today. 1. Rand softens as...

KS3 History: Nelson Mandela – Freedom fighter and South Africa’s first Black president

Sir Trevor McDonald reports on Nelson Mandela, who went from freedom fighter to become South Africa’s first Black president. In the 1940s, South Africa was...

Amid lockdown, South Africa’s waste pickers suffer most

Johannesburg, South Africa - Beauty Ncube is surrounded by large bags of paper, plastic and tin cans. Sitting on a broken office chair, she...

We need to build data capability in South Africa

On New Year’s Eve in 2016, a fire engulfed part of the Address Downtown hotel in Dubai, close to where revellers had gathered to...

Human Rights Day: South Africa continues to neglect the legacy of Robert Sobukwe

Forty-two years after his death under banishment, the legacy of Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe – which we remember on this Human Rights Day – remains...

Gamechangers: The morphing landscape of South Africa’s media

In their book Paper Tiger, Alide Dasnois and Chris Whitfield tell an amusing story about Sir Anthony O’Reilly, the Irish billionaire whose Independent group...