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Exposed: The Sunday World’s lucrative partnership with the Lottery

The newspaper got millions of rands of Lottery advertising and also ran stories to counter exposés of corruption

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Feature | 3 August 2023

Little action from government to help older people live healthier, happier lives

South Africa’s participation in the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing has not achieved much so far

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Feature | 18 July 2023

Thriving Langa gardens feed hungry families

Former dumpsites transformed into vegetable plots

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Feature | 31 May 2023

Limpopo learners keep tabs on river water quality

Project links academics, citizen scientists and learners to monitor borehole and river water

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Feature | 25 May 2023

Bulldozers clear way for mine in Lower Zambezi National Park

Tourism body warned that this would threaten species and actually lose money for the Zambian economy

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Feature | 22 May 2023

Langa Dompas Museum: the story of apartheid’s hated “pass”

On the premises of the old court, the museum pays tribute to those who suffered

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Feature | 18 May 2023

Philippi pair beat crime and Covid with fast-food business

Estratweni Mobile Foods bounced back from pandemic

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Feature | 15 May 2023

Revealed: how Angie Motshekga’s reading plan failed SA’s children

President Ramaphosa announced a “massive reading campaign” in 2019. It never got off the ground.

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Feature | 10 May 2023

Determined Durban moms recycle cardboard

“This is a ticket to send our children to university”

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Feature | 3 May 2023

Celebrating Langa through its artists

Founders of the township’s first art gallery have big plans for its future

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Feature | 28 April 2023

Freedom Day in Philippi: gunshots, robberies and piles of rubbish

Crime has free rein in one of Cape Town’s poorest suburbs

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Feature | 27 April 2023

For some, this soup is the only meal of the day

Soup kitchen in Mfuleni in Cape Town feeds hundreds

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Feature | 5 April 2023

Thabo Bester ran a glamorous media company from prison

Joburg high society attended the luxurious launch of Bester’s company

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Feature | 24 March 2023

Did the Facebook rapist die in his cell? Or did he escape from prison?

Extraordinary evidence raises doubts about the claim that Thabo Bester died in a fire at Mangaung prison in May 2022

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Feature | 15 March 2023

Lottery-funded stadium named after champion runner is still incomplete after five years

Mbulaeni Mulaudzi must be turning in his grave, says his former coach

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Feature | 23 February 2023

Phoenix still unsettled by 2021 unrest

Collapsing basic services are crippling the town’s attempts to rebuild community

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Feature | 1 February 2023