Tue, 14 Jul 2020

UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic attack

BANGUI - Militiamen killed a United Nations peacekeeper from Rwanda and injured two others in an ambush on a convoy ...

Isaah Mhlanga | There's no extremist path to SA's recovery

To reconstruct an economy implies to rebuild that which is broken in this economy. There is a need to clearly ...

Ron Derby | Painted into corner, what does Mboweni do about SAA?

Without Treasury's support and importantly that of Mboweni, the Department of Public Enterprises, as the shareholder representative, has been backing ...

Scholar Vows to Step Up Fight to Repatriate African Artifacts

After a Paris auction house defied his requests and those of Nigerian authorities to halt the sale of artifacts over ...

UK has 100 000 modern slaves but most go undetected, study says

Escaping modern slavery"Whilst Britain has made progress fighting modern slavery, not least in the passing of the Modern Slavery Act ...

OPINION | Corruption hampers growth and development in Africa

(1999), summarises it as follows: "Colonial administrations were both centralised and authoritarian. Just as important, the rulers manifested a sense ...

SA faced with double storm of Covid-19 and hunger, warns Zulu

Zulu also announced that over two million of those applications were active on various databases, including those who are currently ...

Uganda's Health Minister Criticized for Not Wearing Mask in Public

KAMPALA - Uganda's Health Minister Dr. Jane Aceng finds herself a subject of controversy these days, after videos of her ...

WHO Warns 'No Return to Normal' Amid Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Monday that there would be "no return to the old 'normal' for the foreseeable ...

Malawi study shows how dependency on bushmeat hunting can be reduced

Bushmeat hunting and consumption, where wild animals are harvested for food, is a danger to wildlife around the world. Harvesting ...

Air pollution, temperature and respiratory disease: a South African study

Global warming and air pollution have something in common: their effects on human health. Air pollution is a well-known cause ...

Long-distance taxis hardest hit during lockdown - Santaco

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said taxis making local trips could operate at 100% capacity.Long-distance taxis, however, could only load ...

We were blindsided by fresh ban, says alcohol industry

South Africa's alcohol industry has said it was blindsided by government's immediate reinstatement of the ban on alcohol, warning of ...

OBIT | Zindzi Mandela, remembered for her 1985 address, dies at 59

South Africa's ambassador to Denmark Zindiswa Mandela passed away at the age of 59 on Monday morning. She was the ...

When the world changes under a political scientist's feet

The scientific method isn't easy to use during rapid social change.Protests in response to George Floyd's death spread to over ...

US woman held hostage by internet fraudster in Nigeria rescued

Lagos - A US woman lured to Nigeria on a promise of marriage and held for more than a year ...

JUST IN | Zindzi Mandela, 59, has died

Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and Nelson Mandela, has died.She started her stint as South Africa's ambassador to ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (July 13)

BEIJING, July 13 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

5 talking points: Super Rugby Aotearoa Week 5

Moments after Ennor caught Black napping, the Blues were again caught off guard when Crusaders flyhalf Richie Mo'unga did something ...

US Surgeon General Urges Everyone to Wear Masks

The top U.S. health official is urging everyone to wear a mask when out in public to prevent the spread ...

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Anant Singh pays tribute to his friend Zindzi Mandela

Zindzi Mandela was a friend, a sister, an activist and a mentor. She was her mother's daughter, a firebrand who ...

UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic attack

BANGUI - Militiamen killed a United Nations peacekeeper from Rwanda and injured two others in an ambush on a convoy ...

Isaah Mhlanga | There's no extremist path to SA's recovery

To reconstruct an economy implies to rebuild that which is broken in this economy. There is a need to clearly ...

Ron Derby | Painted into corner, what does Mboweni do about SAA?

Without Treasury's support and importantly that of Mboweni, the Department of Public Enterprises, as the shareholder representative, has been backing ...

Scholar Vows to Step Up Fight to Repatriate African Artifacts

After a Paris auction house defied his requests and those of Nigerian authorities to halt the sale of artifacts over ...

UK has 100 000 modern slaves but most go undetected, study says

Escaping modern slavery"Whilst Britain has made progress fighting modern slavery, not least in the passing of the Modern Slavery Act ...

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