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Two huge Beirut explosions kill 78, injure thousands

The second blast sent an enormous orange fireball into the sky, immediately followed by a tornado-like shockwave that flattened the port and shattered windows across the city

Five talking points from the EPL’s return

The Premier League returned after three months. Here are the things we learnt over the weekend

Argentina ex-president Macri accused of spying on 400 journalists

The complaint states that the background checks on journalists were "neither ordered nor authorised by any magistrate"

Johnson defends under-fire virus ‘test and trace’ scheme

The scheme uses an army of 25 000 tracers to contact people who may have been exposed to the virus

No, coronavirus isn’t the same as the flu

The symptoms —  aches and pains, sore throat, fever may feel similar to the seasonal flu but the novel coronavirus is...

Smith, Warner return to scene of sandpaper scandal

Smith and Warner were captain and vice-captain of Australia on March 24 2018 when team-mate Cameron Bancroft was caught on television hiding a piece of yellow sandpaper in his trousers

With World Cup looming, Neymar admits: ‘Nobody is as scared as me’

As Neymar, the world's most expensive player, battles to be fit for Brazil's World Cup campaign, he is aware of the pressure.

13 African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton warned athletes would be forcibly removed from the country if they attempted to overstay their visas

Ball-tampering trio treated like criminals – Maxwell

The fallout had a big effect on the team as they slumped to a 492-run defeat in the final Test.

White Australian linked to fake Black Lives Matter Facebook page

Black Lives Matter is an activist organisation set up in the United States to campaign against violence and racism against black people

Under-fire Wallabies star Folau says ‘the persecuted are righteous’

Folau, Australia's highest-profile player, sparked outrage with his reply on Instagram last week when asked what was "God's plan for gay people?"

Smith, Warner banned from Indian Premier League – IPL chief

Smith and Warner have $1.9 million contracts, Smith with the Rajasthan Royals and Warner for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament.

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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