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South Sudan on brink of new famine

Aid workers hope that with massive effort a humanitarian disaster can be avoided

Pope Francis embarks on first Africa trip

The pope was scheduled to visit Kenya, Uganda and CAR during his first trip to Africa, one plagued by security fears and potential rain disruptions.

Kenyan unions warn civil servants to leave amid ‘danger’ of attacks

Kenyan teachers' union leader, Wilson Sossion, says that the lives of Kenyan civil servants are "clearly in danger" from insurgent attacks.

Kenya massacres raise spectre of ethnic violence

Massacres on the Kenyan coast have once again brought political rivalries to the fore.

Vanishing ice warning for ‘Mountains of the Moon’

Ice on the Rwenzori mountain range is melting at "disturbing" rates, and within two decades Africa's equatorial peaks will be bare rock.

Kenya’s defeated prime minister prepares vote challenge

Outgoing Prime Minister Raila Odinga, defeated in Kenya's presidential polls by Uhuru Kenyatta, is preparing his Supreme Court appeal alleging fraud.

Kenya on knife’s edge as Kenyatta narrowly wins presidency

Provisional results have shown Uhuru Kenyatta has won Kenya's election, but Raila Odinga has refused to concede, raising tensions following the poll.

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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