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The Icelandic fisherman who fought the sharks – and won

The story of Johannes Stefansson, who helped to pay massive bribes in Namibia - and survived death threats from Cape gangsters, and a poisoning attempt, to blow the whistle

M&G joins global climate reporting network

The Mail & Guardian has joined one of the most ambitious reporting collaborations in history, joining 250 other newsrooms reporting the climate crisis

Silence surrounds SA doc in Syria

Isis is about to be vanquished in Syria. But its shadow looms large in South Africa

FIFA urged to probe Qatar World Cup allegations

A lucrative TV deal allegedly led to Qatar being awarded the 2022 tournament

Nigerian political parties are weaponising fake news

According to new research, the volume of disinformation and fake news in the run-up to the Nigerian election is unprecedented

Cyberbullies a threat to new media

Independent journalism needs protection from self-censorship and commercial pressures

Saudi Arabia demands Qatar close Al Jazeera, sever ties with Iran

The Gulf crisis escalated late Thursday, as Kuwait presented Qatar with a 13-point list of demands from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt.

Egypt pardons and releases jailed Al-Jazeera journalists

Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were pardoned by the president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, along with about 100 other prisoners.

Radebe: Spy cables leak may put SA’s security at risk

Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, has condemned the spy cables leak and welcomed the State Security Agency's investigation into the matter.

Jailed Al-Jazeera journalists freed pending retrial

Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were freed after spending more than 400 days in an Egyptian prison, and must appear in court again on February 23.

Egypt court orders retrial of jailed Al-Jazeera reporters

Egypt's top court has ordered a retrial of three reporters whose imprisonment on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood triggered global outrage.

Journalists’ high-profile trial a sham

Al-Jazeera staffers are found guilty despite clearly flawed evidence presented by the prosecution.

Journalism is not a crime

The Egypt case has received international attention, but less attention has been given to journalists under fire in the rest of Africa.

Egypt hands Al Jazeera reporters jail sentences

Three Al Jazeera journalists have received sentences of seven to 10 years each after being detained in Egypt for the last six months.

Egypt releases detained Al Jazeera journalist

After 10 months the news agency's Abdullah Elshamy, who was on hunger strike for nearly five months in protest of his detention, has been set free.

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