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Afghans flee fighting as Taliban marches on Helmand province, US steps up airstrikes

Lashkar Gah residents are fleeing their homes in fear of their city falling into the hands of the Taliban as Afghan forces fight a new elite unit

US army braces for pricey Afghan withdrawal

As the US prepares to ship most of its weapons home after more than a decade in Afghanistan, the bill for the move will be a staggering $6-billion.

Afghan massacre suspect identified

The US Army has identified the soldier implicated in the massacre of 16 villagers in Afghanistan this week as staff sergeant Robert Bale.

US fails to show up for its Taliban party

US government in danger of missing out on historic peace settlement in Afghanistan.

Pakistan’s loyalty in doubt after log leak

The main focus is along the lawless 2 500km frontier with Afghanistan, where insurgent commanders can freely recruit, resupply and seek finance.

Petraeus’s tough choices

If his record in Iraq and elsewhere is anything to go by, General David Petraeus is not accustomed to losing.

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

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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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