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‘Don’t vote, overthrow the dictators’

Tanzania’s opposition leader, who is again in exile, says ‘instead of telling people to vote, we should be telling them to prepare for popular revolt

A modicum of release: Lumumba’s remains return home at last

Sixty years after the assassination of Patrice Lumumba, the DRC’s first prime minister, his remains will be returned from Belgium

HSBC to pay nearly €300mn to end Belgian criminal probe

As well as paying €294.4-million as a criminal fine, the bank will also hand over 400,000 euros in civil damages to the Belgian state.

My colleague’s stake in the Reserve Bank billionaire club

The bulk of the Reserve Bank’s shareholders are individuals,but include trusts, pension funds, unions, a library, and an archbishop

Henry’s World Cup experience the ‘missing piece’ for Belgium

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez believes assistant manager Thierry Henry's World Cup-winning experience can give his side an advantage.

England dare to dream after Belgium World Cup heroics

In a tournament full of surprises, Gareth Southgate's young England team are the only former champions left in the lower half of the draw

Coach Nishino: Japan stunned by manner of defeat

Instead of facing Brazil in a mouth-watering quarter-final in Kazan on Friday, Japan are heading home while Belgium march on

Belgium, Mexico march on as Germany face Swedish test

Belgium and Mexico powered towards the last 16 of the World Cup with convincing victories as defending champions Germany prepped for Sweden

England seek World Cup exorcism as Belgium expects

​Mexico stunned World Cup holders Germany on Sunday, inflicting a 1-0 defeat that throws the Germans' title defence into disarray

Dutch, Belgians launch raids as Europe egg scandal grows

Millions of eggs have been destroyed or taken off the shelves across Europe

​With the ‘War Pig’ leading the way, Belgian eyes are blazing at Euro 2016

Coach Marc Wilmots's team have been dismissed as gifted lightweights, serial underachievers. But this could be their time to prove the critics wrong.

Paris, Brussels jihadist network: what we know

Following attacks in Paris and now Brussels, investigators continue to track down those responsible.

SA officials in Brussels confirmed safe

South African diplomatic workers in the capital of Belgium were unharmed by Tuesday's attacks.

Bombers’ links to Paris shootings raise intel questions

One of the el-Bakraoui brothers is believed to have provided ammunition and weapons for the Paris attacks.

DR Congo chef reaches stardom after return to roots

Racism and the financial meltdown kept a Congolese master chef down and out in Belgium. Back at home, he has finally won the stardom he fought for.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

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