US ‘locked and loaded’ after Saudi attacks as oil prices surge

It is the first time Donald Trump has hinted at a potential American military response to drone attacks, which slashed Saudi oil production by half

Trump says Iran ‘playing with fire’ after nuclear deal limit breached

​US President Trump warned on Monday that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves

Louisiana lawmakers pass fetal heartbeat abortion ban

The bans are expected to be blocked in lower courts, but supporters plan to appeal such decisions until they reach the Supreme Court

Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led Yemen war

The veto was the second of his presidency

Trump blasts FBI counterintel probe into whether he worked for Russia

The New York Times reported that the FBI launched a counterintelligence investigation to determine whether Trump posed a national security threat

Order signed for US military’s controversial Syria exit

Both US politicians and international allies fear the withdrawal is premature and would further destabilise the already devastated region

Elon Musk to resign as chair of Tesla board but remain CEO

​Elon Musk has reached a deal over fraud charges that will see him step down as Tesla's chairman of the board and pay a $20-million fine

Under fire, Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling

At their meeting in Helsinki on Monday, Donald Trump failed to challenge Vladimir Putin over the 2016 presidential election

Iraq hit by worst violence since 2008

The worst violence since 2008 hit Iraq in May, raising fears of sectarian strife as leaders meet for talks on disputes that have paralysed government.

Second day of violence leaves 35 dead in Iraqi attacks

A wave of attacks targeting both Iraq's security forces and civilians killed 35 people, in a second day of deadly violence.

Libya buries dead imams killed in Nato strike

Libyans prepared on Saturday to bury 11 imams killed in what Muammar Gaddafi's regime said was a Nato air strike.

Gaddafi says Nato bombs won’t get him

Gaddafi declared in an audio message on Friday he was beyond the reach of Nato bombs after a government denial of claims he was wounded.

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Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

Wills, Estate Administration and Succession Planning Webinar

Capital Legacy has had no slowdown in lockdown regarding turnaround with clients, in storing or retrieving wills and in answering their questions

Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transition in South Africa

GIZ invites eligible and professional companies with local presence in South Africa to participate in this tender to support the energy transition

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