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The Mail & Guardian Online – Daily Mail is South Africa’s oldest quality news source on the web and Africa’s first online newspaper.

The Weekly Mail was started in mid-1985 by a group of journalists who had been recently retrenched from the Rand Daily Mail and the Sunday Express, which had both closed down. The paper was run on a shoestring, but made possible by the revolution in “desktop publishing” of the 1980s. In the mid-1990s, a deal with the British paper The Guardian integrated that publication’s international content with the Mail’s South African coverage, beginning the process that would see The Weekly Mail become the Mail & Guardian.

Historic tobacconist decides to quit

The Cape Town institution, which has traded from the same location for 200 years, has been forced from its premises because of being unable to sell tobacco during the lockdown

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Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

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SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

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Satanists say ‘hell no’ to gatherings during level three

Because of Covid-19, the newly formed South Africa Satanic Church will not emerge from the shadows under new lockdown rules

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The Portfolio: Neo Matloga

The artists shares how his practice has evolved: initially he was an oil painter, but now he works in mixed media, marrying painting with collage

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Judge trashes entire lockdown regime as constitutionally flawed

The high court ruling will delight gatvol South Africans but is unlikely to stand the test of time

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The backlogs, denials and future of testing Covid-19

The National Health Laboratory Services finally admitted to a bottleneck last week, after denying there were any issues since April. According to the service, the backlog of 80 000 tests started in the first week of May

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Africa watches as South Africa falls off the wagon

The sale of alcohol was banned during levels 5 and 4 of the lockdown but other African governments have struggled to enforce this restriction

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It’s time for a Great Reset of capitalism

The Covid-19 pandemic provides a chance to reflect on, reimagine and reset the global economic system

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Johnson defends under-fire virus ‘test and trace’ scheme

The voting closes on Monday in the contest to become Britain's next prime minister

The scheme uses an army of 25 000 tracers to contact people who may have been exposed to the virus

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