Jenny Vaughan

AFP Vietnam bureau chief based in Hanoi, via Hong Kong, Washington, Ethiopia, Ghana and Uganda.

Trump ‘walks’ as North Korea talks end abruptly without deal

The much-anticipated second meeting between the two leaders was supposed to build on their historic first summit in Singapore

Kim arrives in Hanoi for nuclear summit with Trump

The normally sleepy Vietnamese border station of Dong Dang spruced itself up for Kim's arrival after the leader's 4 000km odyssey through China

Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail Reuters reporters

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were each imprisoned for seven years last week for breaching the country's hardline Official Secrets Act

Thai football team get diving lessons, 4 month’s of food after days underground

The Thai military said it is providing months' worth of food and diving lessons to the boys, discovered in the Tham Luang network of caves

North Carolina shootings related to parking dispute

The preliminary police investigation into the killing of three Muslim students indicates a dispute over condominium parking motivated the shootings.

Eritrean cyclists pedal on to world stage

Natnael Berhane is one of several Eritrean cyclists making their mark on the sport.

Ethiopian diaspora moves back home to boost economy

When Tadiwos Belete moved to Ethiopia from the United States a decade ago to open a luxury spa, his relatives thought he was crazy.

Africa Day: Extravagant celebration of 50 years of unity

African leaders have opened celebrations for the 50th jubilee of the continental bloc with Africa's problems set aside for a day to mark progress.

Ethiopians mourn at Zenawi’s funeral

Tens of thousands of Ethiopians mourned the late strongman Meles Zenawi, in the first state funeral staged for a leader in more than 80 years.

Ethiopia’s late leader Zenawi returns home

Thousands of mourning Ethiopians turned out as the late prime minister Meles Zenawi's body arrived at Addis Ababa airport.

Swedish journalists jailed for 11 years in Ethiopia

An Ethiopian court has sentenced two Swedish journalists to 11 years in jail for supporting terrorism and entering the country illegally.

Press Releases

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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