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Life 13 Mar 2017 07:51 am
Diabetes has emerged as the biggest killer of South African women and the second biggest killer overall, according to 2015 death statistics. HEALTH-E’s Kerry Cullinan reports.
Opinion 09 Mar 2017 13:07 pm
A heavyweight panel of brilliant legal minds – including six former Constitutional Court justices – has briefed Parliament on what exactly is at stake. By SIMON ALLISON.
Opinion 09 Mar 2017 12:55 pm
The Minister of Social Development and Sassa officials have managed to string along parliament's oversight committee for at least six months. By MARIANNE THAMM.
Opinion 08 Feb 2017 11:58 am
It is mired in controversy over unprecedented security measures, writes MARIANNE MERTEN.
Opinion 12 Jan 2017 06:53 am
Did Solly Msimanga destroy decades of delicately wrought South African foreign policy when he visited Taipei? RICHARD POPLAK travelled to Centurion to find out.
South Africa 11 Jan 2017 13:56 pm
Daily Maverick unpacks the complex game that has been played over the last eight years to gain control of the control of the country's tax authority and, ultimately, its treasury.
Opinion 04 Jan 2017 09:23 am
Our investments made much earlier in the 18 year and 9 month journey to matric, will show impact in the coming decades. By NICKY ROBERTS.
Opinion 21 Dec 2016 06:15 am
2017 and beyond is bound to see the final battle for the soul of the ruling party and the principles of constitutional democracy. By MARIANNE THAMM.
Opinion 15 Dec 2016 06:53 am
Communications Minister Faith Muthambi gave a sterling performance, side-stepping awkward questions and tossing the ball right back at the collective. By MARIANNE THAMM.
South Africa 14 Dec 2016 19:46 pm
Optimum Coal Mine has failed to pay the final tranche to finish building a clinic in Hendrina, Mpumalanga. By GROUNDUP STAFF.