David Youant

World pressure mounts after Côte d’Ivoire bloodshed

International pressure was mounting on Friday on Côte d'Ivoire leader Laurent Gbagbo after his forces launched a deadly crackdown.

Gbagbo accuses foreign powers of wooing army

Côte d'Ivoire's political crisis took a disturbing turn after Laurent Gbagbo accused foreign envoys of seeking to turn the military against him.

Mbeki urges peace amid unrest fears in Côte d’Ivoire

International mediators have urged a peaceful end to a political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire amid the threat of unrest.

Côte d’Ivoire in lockdown as leaders reject vote results

Côte d'Ivoire was in lockdown on Friday with ports, borders, and airports sealed as President Laurent Gbagbo's allies rejected election results.

At least 140 dead in DRC river disaster

At least 140 people have died after an ferry overturned in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official said on Thursday.

DRC rejects report of LRA massacre

The DRC on Tuesday dismissed Human Rights Watch charges that Ugandan rebels had killed about 300 people in December.

UN teaches DRC women to tackle rape

Five goats and some money used to be the price to forget a rape in south-east DRC, but UN staff are telling women they can now go to court.

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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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