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Peter Rothpletz

Peter Rothpletz

Peter Rothpletz is an undergraduate at Yale University, where he serves as a special correspondent for a handful of publications on campus and the M&G
Scores dead as Greece wildfires blaze through villages
Scores dead as Greece wildfires blaze through villages
A pair of wildfires burning through coastal villages around Athens have killed at least 79 people, according to Greek authorities.
SA’s lion trade endangers big cats abroad, says environment agency
SA’s lion trade endangers big cats abroad, says environment agency
The British-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) released a report on Tuesday, detailing how South Africa’s annual export of 800 lion...
Suspended SABC CEO James Aguma resigns, faces no charges
Suspended SABC CEO James Aguma resigns, faces no charges
Suspended SABC acting chief executive James Aguma has resigned, facing 10 disciplinary charges which include breach of contract, abuse of authority, dishonesty and interfering with the disciplinary hearings against former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng....
Trump Jr escalates Russia scandal
Trump Jr escalates Russia scandal
"This is obviously very high-level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr Trump.”
Breakaway iceberg as big as Jamaica
Breakaway iceberg as big as Jamaica
Maps of the Southern Ocean will need to be redrawn after a titanic, 5 698km2, trillion-tonne iceberg broke away from an Antarctic ice...
Trump Jr's leaked emails escalate Russian collusion scandal
Trump Jr's leaked emails escalate Russian collusion scandal
US President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., released a four page email chain via Twitter early Tuesday, after learning The New...
G is for Globalism
G is for Globalism
Sesame Street is a programme for children; its vibrant characters and score make this clear. But it’s no Saturday morning cartoon, hawking...
Lungu's power grab: Complete
Lungu's power grab: Complete
Edgar Lungu is not afraid to call himself a dictator. 
Trump body-slams, punches CNN in latest tweet
Trump body-slams, punches CNN in latest tweet
US President Donald Trump’s longstanding feud with the media escalated Sunday, after the former businessman tweeted a doctored video of himself...
Mbalula addresses ANC unity, semantics and concubines
Mbalula addresses ANC unity, semantics and concubines
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula spoke before the press in Nasrec early Sunday, briefing those present on topics that dominated the ANC’s fifth...
Treasury announces SAA bailout to settle R2.3bn debt
Treasury announces SAA bailout to settle R2.3bn debt
Government officials have moved to transfer an undisclosed sum from the National Revenue Fund to SAA in an attempt to help the airline pay back...
Nhlanha Nene to head Wits Business School
Nhlanha Nene to head Wits Business School
Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene was named interim director of the Wits Business School (WBS) late Friday. According to a statement released...