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African students in Wuhan just want to be evacuated

If African governments really cared about their citizens in China, they would bring us home

The fable of SA’s special economic zones

The country is being pushed to develop more SEZs. But is this a viable strategy, given unemployment and ‘deglobalisation’?

Solidarity in opposing the Bolivian coup

Participants at the People’s Brics meeting in Brazil encouraged grassroots resistance to fight for democracy

Use Brics to help build a better country

South Africa should capitalise on the bloc’s resources, including advanced technology and innovation

As Bolsonaro incinerates the Amazon, urgent action is needed for climate justice

As South Africans, we must support the fight to save the Amazon, but also take a strong stand on environmental concerns that are closer to home

Editorial: Former colony now the coloniser

A communications blackout left people worldwide worried about the fate of their relatives in an area that contains the only Muslim majority in India

Code 300: a game changer for the missing middle

Launched in 2017 to solve the funding challenge faced by the ‘missing middle’ students, ISFAP provides students the funding for their studies.

Brics could pave the way to a new world order

Despite its flaws, this network of independent states steers towards global co-operation

Is Tito preparing an IMF financial parachute, now a $171bn foreign debt cliff looms?

The reason for the International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde's visit to South Africa is unknown

The United States is shifting its attitude towards Pretoria

Historically, South Africa has been seen as a strategic partner for countries outside the African continent, specifically the US

South Africa’s entrepreneurs remain elusive

Perhaps the reason is less about poor support and more about a bad attitude to self-employment

Brazil is choosing a new president. Here’s what you need to know

Whoever ends up as president will be at the helm of the world's 8th-biggest economy, an oil producer and major energy consumer

Editorial: Turkey is a lesson for South Africa

'Although the timing of the Turkish crisis was unpredictable, the warning signs have been there for months'

SA eyes China to bankroll stimulus

Despite government denials, insiders say treasury made the suggestion in a Cabinet meeting

Motsepe: Give corporates a tax ‘break’

Mining magnate Patrice Motsepe says government should go a step further to lure investors to the country

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

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