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Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency

The regulators demanded Facebook provide guarantees that user information, such as transaction histories, will not be shared without explicit consent

Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain’s next PM

The former London mayor easily beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, in a poll conducted among members of the governing Conservative Party.

‘One country, two systems’: Hong Kong’s special status

Hong Kong was ceded to Britain in perpetuity by China in the mid-1800s. But following an agreement in 1997, it would be handed back to China

Drugs and Brexit: Race to replace UK’s May under way

Eleven candidates have set their sights on replacing May, who quit as the prime minister over her failure to take Britain out of the EU on time

Planet Earth: Declare an emergency

Humans must urgently redefine a good quality life — and it should not include buying stuff

Contenders jockeying to replace May

Here is a look at the hopefuls to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister

Here’s where it all went wrong for Theresa May

Theresa May's resilience has been remarkable. But it is also finite

Assange faces jail for UK bail breach

The Australian whistle-blower, who was arrested on April 11 after Ecuador gave him up, could face a 12-month prison sentence

Why is a second Brexit referendum undemocratic?

The British were sold a defective Boris washing machine so they should be allowed to return it

EU says ‘no solution’ for now to break Brexit deadlock

EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said Wednesday "no solution" has been found so far to break the deadlock over Brexit.

African soldiers who fought for Britain paid less than white counterparts – Archives

Documents found in Britain's national archives reveal that more than 500 000 black soldiers were underpaid for their service in WWII

The man holding the Brexit cards: Speaker John Bercow

Speaker John Bercow is best known for presiding over debates, bellowing "Order! Order!" at unruly lawmakers and chastising ministers who displease him

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories