Daniel Flynn

Daniel Flynn works from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Latin America Editor for Thomson Reuters. Former bureau chief in Brazil and West Africa and correspondent in France, Spain, Italy, Greece and Venezuela. Daniel Flynn has over 1419 followers on Twitter.

Ebola: Liberian leader sees decline, but aid too slow

Even though aid is coming in slower than hoped, Liberia's leader says she sees a decline in the crisis that has claimed 3 900 in West Africa.

Thousands flood makeshift camp in CAR

More than 100 000 people displaced by religious violence in Central African Republic are in urgent need of basic supplies at the Bangui airport camp.

Keita wins Mali elections

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, an ex-prime minister with a reputation for firmness, has won Mali's presidential election.

Hollande expected to trump Sarkozy in French elections

Following a decisive second-round presidential vote Francois Hollande is expected to be voted into power in Frances presidential elections.

Sarkozy, Hollande go head to head in TV debate

Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande will clash in their only television debate, seen as the conservative incumbent's last chance to turn the odds.

Sarkozy seeks to ban certain imams from France

President Nicolas Sarkozy says he would bar some Muslim preachers from entering France as part of a crackdown after shootings there by an extremist.

G20 inches toward $2-trillion in rescue funds

Germany is easing its opposition to a bigger European bailout fund, smoothing the way for the world's leading economies to secure near

Marseille lays bare G7 differences

Vague pledges and a lack of action by G7 countries underscored differences between Europe and the US and a lack of room to manoeuvre.

G20 backs early-warning plan against future crises

Leading world economies agreed to put the policies of seven nations under a microscope as part of a plan to prevent a repeat of the financial crisis.

Divisions on monetary reform exposed at G20

Opposing views about how to reform the global monetary system were laid bare at a meeting of the top 20 economies on Thursday.

French New Wave film director Chabrol dies aged 80

Claude Chabrol, one of France's most eminent film directors and a pioneer of the influential New Wave style, died on Sunday at the age of 80.

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Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention