Judge Motata escaped impeachment - here's why
Nkola Motata’s case is the closest democratic South Africa has come to impeaching a judge



Nomgcobo Jiba loses her case for reinstatement in the High Court
Under the NPA Act, Parliament may still reverse Ramaphosa’s decision to fire Jiba. There is also Part B of her court case, still to come


What does Zille’s return mean for Maimane?
A showdown is now inevitable, with the DA’s top two officials at odds on things such as BEE policy

M&G Africa

Before re-engagement, Zimbabwe needs to regain lost trust
Initial enthusiasm for President Mnangagwa’s ‘new dispensation’ is waning - and Zimbabwe has lots of work to do to win back the trust of its citizens


‘Forgotten Five’ in need of rescuing
From pangolins to pythons, species are being threatened by poachers for lucrative markets. A Namibian tells of her bid to make a difference


Africans deserve to hear their stories
As African literature becomes more accessible, it must be canonised like Tolstoy and Shakespeare’s


Will Independent sink with Survé?
About 1 500 media workers may lose their jobs if Iqbal Survé cannot service his companies’ debts


Iraq cut the internet, and the economy suffered
Cyber security NGO NetBlocks estimated the total losses to the Iraqi economy at $951 million


New smoke signals: Is Big Tobacco using influencers to illegally punt new products?
Could companies’ wooing of social media influencers be just a clever ploy to get around the country’s tobacco advertising ban?

Arts & Culture

The Weekend Guide
For good vibes and an art fix, don't miss this


Hamilton stirs up social media storm with pro-vegan post
The five time world champion said that the only way to save the planet is to go vegan

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