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    Huge merger wobbles a lopsided world
    Huge merger wobbles a lopsided world
    Xstrata and Glencore to go ahead with merger.
    Foreign doctors hold out a lifeline
    Foreign doctors hold out a lifeline
    Without their presence South Africa's national health insurance cannot be implemented successfully to provide quality healthcare.
    Ratings warning a red flag
    Ratings warning a red flag
    A downgrade because of rampant expenditure will have severe fiscal implications for SA.
    Is anybody listening?
    Is anybody listening?
    This week, as world leaders gather in Copenhagen to craft a climate-change treaty, Africans are watching keenly for concrete actions.
    Language of division and diversion
    Language of division and diversion
    Afrikaans identity politics at Stellenbosch distracts from real challenges, writes a group of the university's academics.
    Olive twig needed
    Olive twig needed
    SA's warring cricket factions might be on their way to kissing and making up but their rapport will never be the same again.
    Battle of the 'strong' men
    Battle of the 'strong' men
    If ever they find themselves struggling with a decision, sports administrators need to ask themselves: is it in the best interests of the game?
    Muslim women need protection beyond sharia law
    Muslim women need protection beyond sharia law
    The Muslim Marriages Bill has highlighted the problem of the many Muslims who live their lives according to sharia law when it suits them.
    A battle outside, and it's raging
    A battle outside, and it's raging
    Greece stands open-mouthed as rioting triggered by the death of a schoolboy rips through the country's cities.
    We reject Israel's violations of international law
    We reject Israel's violations of international law
    As Jews and South Africans, we have noted with deep concern the report of John Dugard, the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories occupied since 1967. The report, published on January 29 2007, is currently under discussion within the United Nations Human Rights Council. It reveals substantial rights abuses by the Israeli government that we find abhorrent.
    We reject Israel's violations of international law
    We reject Israel's violations of international law
    As Jews and South Africans, we have noted with deep concern the report of John Dugard, the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories occupied since 1967. The report, published on January 29 2007, is currently under discussion within the United Nations Human Rights Council. It reveals substantial rights abuses by the Israeli government that we find abhorrent.