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AU commissioner’s job on the line

Smaïl Chergui may hold a powerful position, but he is a controversial figure

Plenty to discuss as African, European leaders meet in Abidjan

With the summit dealing with migration issues as part of its pro-youth focus, many countries want the AU-EU summit to condemn the practice of slavery

Editorial: SA took the world for fools

We signed both the Rome Statute and the African Union protocol that sitting heads of state would not be prosecuted - surely a policy contradiction.

African conflicts set to dominate agenda at AU summit

The upcoming AU summit in South Africa will likely see issues such as Boko Haram and the Burundi protests steal attention away from development talks.

AU to ICC: Kenyatta stays until demands are met

African nations decided on Saturday that Kenya needs its president, and will request a delay of Uhuru Kenyatta's trial.

President Zuma arrives in Ethiopia for AU summit

President Jacob Zuma is leading a delegation to the 19th session of the African Union assembly, where the election of a new chair is on the agenda.

Charter will test Africa’s commitment

The AU is going to ratify a document that could usher in a new age of democracy and accountability.

Gloves off in battle for Dlamini-Zuma

Sources say the same voter tactics will be adopted as were used against Muammar Gaddafi in order to get Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma elected to the AU.

Zuma heads to Qatar, Switzerland and Ethiopia

President Jacob Zuma is in for a busy few weeks as he leaves for Qatar on Monday to strengthen political and economic relations between the countries.

Somalia overshadows original theme of AU summit

An African Union summit in Uganda is this week being dominated by the Somali crisis.

African nations divided over al-Bashir genocide charge

African countries are divided about whether they should arrest Sudan's president on suspicion of genocide, diplomats at a summit said on Sunday.

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Sisulu axes another water board

Umgeni Water’s board in KwaZulu-Natal was appointed irregularly by her predecessor, the water and sanitation minister claims

Scores die in Western Cape’s deadly taxi tit-for-tat

Forty-three people were shot dead in the first six months of this year in the Western Cape’s intractable taxi violence, while close to 100 have been arrested and 40 are on court rolls in connection with the conflict

Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff

More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

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NSTF-South32 Awards

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The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

The similarities between the HIV epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic are hard to ignore – the most obvious is the level of premature deaths caused by both

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