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On 27 April 1994 images of long, snaking voter lines in South Africa were broadcast to millions around the globe. It was a day that symbolised the freedom that so many had suffered to achieve; a moment the nation’s people would, for the first time in modern history, determine their own destiny. We know why...
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South Africa has borne the heaviest burden in Africa from the Covid-19 pandemic, in terms of both reported cases and deaths. As of 18 February 2021, there have been more than 1.5-million cases and more than 48 000 deaths.  Beyond this devastating toll, as with so many other countries, the socioeconomic impacts on the country...
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Dogecoin is not a cryptocurrency you would expect to read about much in this column since it is not exactly an “institutional grade” asset. It has a market cap of over $8 billion at time of writing (less than 1/100th of bitcoin’s), no unique use case and no lively derivatives market. But bear with me...
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A recap of a swath of news about corporate players coming into the crypto space, and why it could change the landscape of regulation. This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io. On this edition of the weekly recap, NLW breaks down the entrance of corporates into the crypto space this week, including: He also argues that...
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NEWS ANALYSIS  Ethiopia is the latest government to hijack the business of fact checking, imitating the work of independent media and repurposing it for government propaganda while in the middle of a conflict.  One example: On 20 November, more than two weeks after the conflict in Ethiopia began, the African Union chair announced a three-person...
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“The cost of living is gradually becoming more unbearable; all prices have doubled, for everything, with the pound losing its value. And now the cost of fuel is increasing significantly. How can I send my children to school this year when the transportation fees increased from 10 000 Sudanese pounds ($40) for the school year...
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Part 1 This three-part Mail & Guardian webinar series was sponsored by the Democracy Development Program (DDP). The first webinar featured Aubrey Matshiqi, Independent Political Analyst; Kavisha Pillay, Head of Stakeholder Relations and Campaigns at Corruption Watch; and Sphamandla Brian Mhlongo, Senior Programmes Officer at the DDP. It was moderated by Dr Dirk Brand, Extraordinary...
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The Russian government wants to know what the country’s data centers are up to, and that includes cryptocurrency mining farms. The Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media has published a proposed bill for public feedback, which firstly provides a definition of precisely what counts as a data center. The bill, if passed, would...
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Government departments have signed a memorandum of agreement that will kickstart work on the National Infrastructure Fund. An allocation of  R100-billion has been earmarked for the fund over a period of 10 years, with R10-billion already made available by the national treasury in the current medium-term expenditure framework baseline.  The memorandum was signed by Infrastructure...
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