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Myanmar’s Rohingya: Cornered by poverty, stalked by violence

Rohingya Muslims in a conflict-scarred corner of Rakhine State say fear is one of the few constants in their lives

Burmese refugees cheer the visit of ‘Mother Suu’

Aung San Suu Kyi has been given a rapturous welcome by thousands of Burma refugees forced by human rights abuses to live in a Thai border camp.

Suu Kyi warns against violence after ‘victory of the people’

Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called for a "dignified victory" after her National League for Democracy party's apparent election win.

Burmese opposition claims historic victory for Suu Kyi

Burma's opposition has claimed an important victory for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in her parliamentary bid, sparking scenes of jubilation.

Burma’s president reaffirms army role

Burma's nominally-civilian president has sought to reaffirm the status of the country's military, praising the army and the former junta for reforms.

Burma’s Suu Kyi poised for political comeback

Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition began its formal return to mainstream Burmese politics as it applied to re-register as a political party.

Suu Kyi ‘likely’ to stand in Myanmar by-election

Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is likely to contest an upcoming by-election, paving the way for a political comeback.

Burma military rule ends, but army retains grip

Burma's military handed power to a nominally civilian government after almost half a century of army rule on Wednesday.

Newly freed Suu Kyi gets down to work

Burma's newly freed democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, returned to work for the first time in years on Monday.

Burma’s democracy icon Suu Kyi released

Burma's democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was released from house arrest on Saturday, an official said.

Burma’s top court rejects Suu Kyi appeal

Burma's Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal by Aung San Suu Kyi against her extended house arrest, keeping her in detention.

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National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!

Nurturing expert teachers

There's a shortage of resources in many schools and it's important for teachers to understand that they are the biggest resource in a classroom

Get Rewarded for banking with Standard Bank Mobile

Free data for your bank card spend every month will go that extra mile to help keep South Africans connected to their dreams

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