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Football’s dashed hopes: The teenagers sold a Premier League lie

They thought they were signing up for a dream but it turned out to be a trafficking nightmare.

The testing ground: Could an experimental vaccine save the DRC from Ebola?

The virus’ resurgence, this time in a city of more than one-million people could set the scene for a fast-spreading disaster.

Landmark US event on women’s reproductive rights

On April 28 in Washington DC a landmark event will be hosted to highlight links between reproductive health services and women’s economic well-being.

‘Unacceptable’ that King Zwelithini ‘fobbed off’ xenophobia task team – DA

Following xenophobic comments about foreign nationals last year, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has been accused of hate speech.

UN mulls sending troops to Central African Republic

European aid chief Kristalina Georgieva said that CAR could still be saved from becoming another failed state like Somalia.

Jolie’s doctor blogs intimate details of actor’s treatment

Dr Kristi Funk's account of Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy aims to help women understand the preventative treatment.

African leaders in 2012

The Mail & Guardian takes a look at the continent's new and not-so-new leaders who were elected into office this year.

Shoot the boer: ‘That’s how a genocide can start’

A South African court on Monday ruled that ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema was guilty of hate speech for singing an apartheid-era song.

BlackBerry maker RIM to launch seven new smartphones

RIM once dominated the corporate smartphone market but has been struggling to come up with a device to compete with Apple's iPhone.

Google seeks integration with Twitter and Facebook

Google may cooperate more closely with Facebook and Twitter and believes there is room for multiple social networks.

Zuma replaces seven ministers in reshuffle

President Jacob Zuma announced a major Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, replacing ministers including those responsible for communications and labour.

Nuke talks ‘above Pik Botha’s pay-grade’

A US academic told the <em>M&G</em> on Tuesday that Pik Botha would not have known about discussions with the Israel regarding nuclear weapons.

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

The similarities between the HIV epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic are hard to ignore – the most obvious is the level of premature deaths caused by both

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