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Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches secretive Zuma space mission. Could this be a metaphor for the pending departure of the South African president, for the political wilderness?

The real facts about the matric results. The Free State is not, in fact, the best performing province.

In my opinion

Matters of debate

Exhibition reveals JM Coetzee’s early creativity in a medium that marked his fiction, for example, the protagonist of the 2005 novel Slow Man is a photographer.

The commitment by Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa to compensate for land is welcome but needs to be seen through. To date, about 250 compensation settlements have been reached, amounting to a payment of about $100m.

Finding alpha

The long and the short of the markets

The Guptas’ influence at Eskom is undiminished: Eskom has agreed to purchase higher-priced lower-grade coal from Tegeta.

After Markus Jooste’s racehorses, now it is the corporate jet that is for sale.

Oh, very twitty

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