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Petrie Jansen van Vuuren ANALYSIS: Do single people wind up dead sooner in SA?

By Petrie Jansen van Vuuren

A recent article suggested that single South Africans can live longer by getting married, based on Statistics SA mortality data. Petrie Jansen van Vuuren delves into the facts surrounding this seemingly simple conclusion.

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Alexandra Hiropoulos ANALYSIS: Mapping, understanding & preventing xenophobic violence in SA

By Alexandra Hiropoulos

In an open letter to the South African president, one of the country’s big labour unions and an organisation representing African migrant communities called for the identification of areas where xenophobic attacks might occur. Migration expert Alexandra Hiropoulos introduces Xenowatch, a project aiming to provide the building blocks to do that.

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Gopolang Makou ANALYSIS: Mistakes about Madiba – even by himself

By Gopolang Makou

While former South African president Nelson Mandela remains, perhaps, among the most quotable statesmen of our time, quotes are many times incorrectly attributed to him. Gopolang Makou rounded up a few such mistakes.

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