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#AfricaMonth: The legend of Timbuktu is true

Contemporary to the Renaissance in Europe, during its Golden Age, Timbuktu was an unparalleled centre of Islamic learning and scholarship in Africa.

Water Wednesday: Cape Town drought crisis worsens

The city of Cape Town’s drought crisis has worsened after dam levels reached critical levels. Emergency plans have been initiated. Here is your dam update for the week.

Africa Check: Do 1.7 million people pay 80% of SA’s income tax?

The deputy CEO of a South African non-governmental organisation recently tweeted that close to 80% of personal income tax is contributed by 1.7 million individuals. But, as with most things to do with tax, the truth is not that simple.