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South African cartoonists respond to Charlie Hebdo attack

South African political cartoonists such as Zapiro, Brandan and Jerm have been swift in condemning the fatal terrorist attack on 12 people at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on 7 January, posting their own work protesting violence against freedom of expression and mourning the dead.

South African cartoonists respond to Charlie Hebdo attack

South African political cartoonists such as Zapiro, Brandan and Jerm have been swift in condemning the fatal terrorist attack on 12 people at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on 7 January, posting their own work protesting violence against freedom of expression and mourning the dead.

South African economy improving

There has been a slight uptick in South Africa's economy, and the country jumped a place in the 2014 Ibrahim Index of African Governance overall. But there are still deep concerns about the slow pace of change on the continent, with Mo Ibrahim saying it should adopt a stance of Afro-realism.

Abramjee is on a crusade to stop crime

Once a renowned crime reporter, Yusuf Abramjee is determined to do what he can to end crime in South Africa. He is the power behind Crime Line and Lead SA, and is a vice-president of Crime Stoppers International. The Order of the Baobab is the latest honour in his trophy cupboard.

Abramjee is on a crusade to stop crime

Once a renowned crime reporter, Yusuf Abramjee is determined to do what he can to end crime in South Africa. He is the power behind Crime Line and Lead SA, and is a vice-president of Crime Stoppers International. The Order of the Baobab is the latest honour in his trophy cupboard.

Mobile police stations against crime

The fight against crime has taken an innovative turn, with the deployment of more mobile police stations in various residential areas and central business districts around South Africa.

Mobile police stations against crime

The fight against crime has taken an innovative turn, with the deployment of more mobile police stations in various residential areas and central business districts around the country.
New campaign for a better SA

The New Age print edition out now

The New Age, the latest national newspaper to launch in South Africa, has finally hit the streets after delays of several months.
Turning up the media volume

South Africans: say no to bribery

The government has called on South Africans to play their part in stamping out public service corruption in the country by refusing to pay bribes and reporting officials who solicit bribes.

Praise for new isiZulu paper

The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has applauded Sunday Times’ decision to publish versions in isiZulu to promote wider use of the country’s other official languages.