Law enforcement officers monitor adherence to lockdown regulations. (Photo by Darren Stewart/Gallo Images)
Take your time and make sure to read some of News24’s quality in-depth journalism on this fine Saturday. If you’ve missed some of our big reads during the week, discover our Friday Briefing headlined by author and journalist Mark Gevisser, read News24 specialist legal writer Karyn Maughan’s analysis of the controversies against Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe, or revisit our regular columnists, Adriaan Basson, Mandy Wiener, Mpumelelo Mkhabela, Mbhazima Shilowa and others.
Former uMkhonto we Sizwe soldier, the man who helped to lead South Africa’s intelligence services, and now SA Ambassador to Syria and Lebanon, Barry Gilder, believes there is still a need for young voices in South Africa.
Last week, Holocaust survivor Veronica Phillips died in Johannesburg at the age of 94. German Ambassador to South Africa, Martin Schäfer, remembers his friendship with Veronica.
The South African state is incapable of delivering on rights enshrined in the Constitution because it is in disarray, writes Serjeant at the Bar.
The trauma of both the Covid-19 illness and death, and the securitisation and militarisation of this public health emergency, will for years be marked on bodies and communities, writes Edwin Cameron.
Although US President Joe Biden campaigned on a call for unity, he is ready to govern with only the thin majority he has.
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