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.

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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