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Mike Smith is the AFP news editor for Israel and the Palestinian Territories and author of Boko Haram: Inside Nigeria's Unholy War.

Angered by police killing, Ethiopian-Israelis demand change

Solomon Teka's death has been a deeply personal tragedy for his family, but for the wider Ethiopian-Israeli community, he has become a symbol as well

Netanyahu on path for victory in Israeli election

Netanyahu sought to portray himself as Israel's essential statesman in the run-up to the vote and highlighted his bond with US President Donald Trump

Netanyahu, Gantz make final pitches before Israeli vote

Ahead of Tuesday's vote, opinion polls are giving Netanyahu's Likud and Gantz's Blue and White a similar number of seats in the 120-seat parliament

In close election, Netanyahu relies on ‘us versus them’

As Israel approaches an April 9 general election, Netanyahu is again resorting to right-wing populism

Netanyahu takes aim at graft probes ahead of Israel polls

A prime minister is not legally required to resign if charged — only after convicted with appeals exhausted

Israel police recommend indicting Netanyahu in third graft probe

Police said there was evidence to charge Netanyahu with bribery, fraud, breach of trust and unlawful acceptance.

Merkel, Netanyahu seek to brush past differences for Israel talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday as they seek to publicly brush past

Netanyahu rejects calls to resign after police seek indictment

The Prime Minister has been suspected of bribery, fraud and breach of public trust.

Press Releases

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

Power Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place