Michelle Fitzpatrick

Guest Author

Brexit, climate, racism: the Frankfurt book fair in quotes

The Frankfurt book festival allowed star authors to give their opinion on the current state of the world

Bayern Munich hand Ribery ‘heavy fine’ for angry Tweetstorm

The punishment comes after Ribery lashed out at critics in a string of angry posts on Twitter and Instagram on Saturday

With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine

Coal mining is an industry increasingly under threat as countries around the world look for ways to phase out fossil fuels to combat climate change

Germans vent VW fury in mass ‘dieselgate’ suit

Consumers accuse the 12-brand group of deliberately harming clients by installing software to make cars appear less polluting than they really were

For exiled novelist, Turkey is ‘like 1930s Germany’

Released from prison in late December 2016, it took Asli Erdogan until last September to get her passport back from Turkish authorities

Audi boss arrested over dieselgate crisis

Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday after prosecutors feared that he might attempt to destroy evidence

Khmer Rouge trial rocked by second resignation

Cambodia's war crimes court has been rocked by the second resignation of an international judge amid a row over whether to pursue more regime members.

Slow road to justice in Khmer Rouge trial

The fading memories and illnesses of witnesses and accused in Cambodia's historic Khmer Rouge trial is prolonging the justice process.

Khmer Rouge trial sees chief defend regime in video

A top Khmer Rouge leader on trial in Cambodia has been confronted with dramatic footage in which he defends the regime's bloody purges.

Midwives on bikes spread sex sense in Cambodia

Surrounded by a group of women, Cambodian midwife Ly Siyan holds up a colourful poster displaying a range of contraception options.

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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