Peter Beaumont

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What life without toilets looks like

Open defecation is a reality for many people around the world. Here's what it translates to.

Israel woos Oscar glitterati with luxury trip

Pro-Israeli groups spend large sums on efforts to promote the country's image

Netanyahu under fire for Hitler claim

Israeli PM accused of aiding Holocaust deniers by saying grand mufti gave Hitler idea to kill Jews.

World must deal with root causes of Palestinian/Israeli conflict

Jailed Palestinian leader calls on international community to tackle root cause of violence between Palestinians and Israelis.

Jerusalem on the brink of civil war

Both Jews and Arabs have been seized by fear, and a call to arms has heightened tensions.

This unrest evokes a third intifada

Violence is escalating in Israel and Palestine but no one is sure whether this is another uprising.

War zone is better than Jordan camps

As aid dwindles, more refugees are risking the trip to Europe – or taking their chances back in Syria.

Row over messianic red heifer divides Jewish activists

Agriculture researchers, US exporters and Jewish activists clash over plans to breed a holy cow.

Israel turns up heat on activist group

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is 'anti-Semitic' and a 'first-rate strategic threat'.

Israel’s ‘apartheid’ bus plan stops

A three-month pilot scheme would have imposed strict new controls on thousands of Palestinians with permits to work in Israel,

Hamas here to stay, says head of Israeli’s southern command

Despite his unusually pragmatic outlook, Turgeman predicted that periodic conflict with Hamas in Gaza appeared inevitable.

Putin authorises delivery of missile system to Iran

Vladimir Putin has opened the way for the controversial delivery of a sophisticated missile system to Iran - embargoed for the past five years.

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

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'

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