Eskom: Army and police on standby
The utility fears sabotage if Nersa doesn’t grant a price hike, which may lead to retrenchments



Slice of life: Fear not the mighty lion
And if you’re not afraid of such a dangerous predator, is there anything you should really be scared of?


Mboweni’s ‘lipstick’ budget deceives voters — opposition
The finance minister’s budget was not well received in some quarters

M&G Africa

Goodbye to the godfather of Lesotho politics
Pakalitha Mosisili has been the pre-eminent power broker for decades. What will the Mountain Kingdom look like without him?


Pollution kills as power plants fail
Despite admitting that pollutants from its plants are killing people, a cash-strapped Eskom says it cannot afford to comply with environmental laws


What’s love got to do with learning?
Everything, in fact, if we’re going to fix South Africa’s broken education system


SMEs, public work programmes get billions to boost jobs
The fund will receive R3.2-billion over the next three years


Signal summit on sex abuse opens at Vatican
The idea is that the 114 heads of bishops' conferences will return home with clear ideas on how to spot and deal with abuse


What to do about South Africa's unemployed doctors
It’s official. Austerity budgets may be here to stay. Here’s how South Africa should be working with what it’s got to provide healthcare.

Arts & Culture

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


Mediocrity is a sin at SuperSport
Contract extensions are on the line as United aim to capture what they believe belongs to them

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