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Samsung Electronics profit dips as phone sales fall

Samsung, the world's biggest maker of memory chips, has weathered a series of setbacks, including an embarrassing global recall of its Galaxy Note 7

Kim Jong-Un has vowed North Korea will mass-produce nukes and missiles

​He reiterated his claims that the North was a nuclear state and insisted its expansion of the weapons programme was a defensive measure.

Winter Games not on ice just yet

US and North Korea and a Russian doping ban haven’t dampened spirits or ticket sales

Bodies spotted in capsized South Korean ferry

The arrested captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board has defended his decision to delay its evacuation.

Korean talks collapse after North’s walkout

Military talks aimed at easing high tensions between North and South Korea collapsed on Wednesday.

Two Koreas at odds in first talks since attack

North and South Korea on Tuesday haggled over how to ease tensions in their first talks since the North's shelling of a South Korean island last year.

N Korea calls for ‘unconditional’ talks with South

North Korea proposed "unconditional and early" talks with the South on Wednesday to mend battered cross-border ties.

North Korea threatens Seoul as tempers flare

North Korea vowed on Thursday to attack any South Korean ships that violate their disputed border.

North Korea fires artillery for second day

North Korea fired artillery shells into the sea near its tense disputed border with South Korea for a second day on Thursday.

N Korea offers US talks to defuse missile crisis

North Korea on Wednesday offered the United States talks on its missile launch plans, indicating it might put off a flight test that has raised tension and drawn sharp international warnings. The number two diplomat at North Korea's United Nations mission said the secretive state was open to talks with Washington, where there were reports that the US missile defence shield had been activated.

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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


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