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Berlusconi plays last cards but still won’t resign

Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi defied huge pressure to resign on Monday, desperately playing his last cards to save his crumbling government.

South Africa confounds Afro-pessimists

Rarely can a global event have generated so much advance pessimism as the World Cup, and the sceptics are now finally having to eat their words.

Spain win World Cup after Iniesta strikes

Spain won the World Cup for the first time when they beat Netherlands 1-0 thanks to a super strike by tireless midfielder Andres Iniesta.

Mandela drops in on World Cup final

Nelson Mandela briefly visited the stadium just before the World Cup final between Spain and The Netherlands on Sunday.

Germany and Spain in fight for final

Germany and Spain do battle on Wednesday for the right to meet The Netherlands in the World Cup final.

Germany oust Argentina, Spain reach semis

Germany demolished Argentina and Spain beat Paraguay by one goal in a quarterfinal of extraordinary drama on Saturday.

Germans show power, Ghana pride of Africa

Germany gave a devastating display of their nation's traditional power on Sunday to overrun Australia and Ghana were the toast of Africa.

Messi, Rooney take to World Cup stage

Two of the world's most talented players, Argentina's Lionel Messi and England's Wayne Rooney, take the stage on Saturday.

Vuvuzelas: Curse or musical fanfare?

To coaches and players they could be a curse, to South Africans they might be a weapon that helps them overcome one of the lowest ratings for a host.

Eyes of the world on South Africa

The Soccer World Cup will have the globe's largest audience glued to their TV screens for a month from Friday.

Makarapa maker eyes global success

The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand.

World Cup fans asked to save electricity

Authorities are asking foreign fans to join South Africans in saving electricity during the Soccer World Cup to avoid power cuts.

World Cup: After years of doubt, SA is ready

After years of doubt, soul-searching and criticism, SA stands on the threshold of a unique World Cup that looks likely to confound the pessimists.

Lesbian soccer team fight for rights in SA

Down the road from the Constitutional Court, South Africa's only lesbian soccer team fight not just for the ball but to overturn brutal prejudice.

World Cup ‘a defining moment’ for SA

The Soccer World Cup will be SA's greatest opportunity to show off the diversity and potential of the nation, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

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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

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