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Brexit is a ‘massive economic opportunity’: PM Johnson

In a speech in Manchester where he pledged new investment in Leave-voting areas, Johnson promised to step up negotiations on post-Brexit trade deals

Betting on Boorish to bugger up

My mum Winnie, who lives in Belfast, worries that the evil fop will cut benefits, mess with the border and restart an Irish war. So do I

Theresa May: A legacy sunk by Brexit

The Conservative premier's turbulent time in office was swamped and ultimately sunk by her legacy-defining battle to secure a Brexit divorce deal

UK PM contender Johnson’s biggest controversies

Here are some of the most contentious episodes in the life of the 55-year-old former foreign secretary and London mayor

Final hours of voting in race to become British PM

The result will be announced on Tuesday

List of good leaders is receding

'I think it’s safe to say the world is experiencing a leadership crisis'

Systemic prejudice in the UK, and visa refusals for African academics

Accusations of racism continue to be directed towards the UK following an inquiry concerning denials of visit visas for African applicants

Why I do not support active euthanasia

In a country where spirituality and faith play such an important role, the rational argument will not convince

Trump hits out at May after leak of damning cables

London has been scrambling to stem the damage caused by the weekend release of confidential telegrams

Trump says Iran ‘playing with fire’ after nuclear deal limit breached

​US President Trump warned on Monday that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves

Don’t attack the Chinese — learn from their example

By labelling China as a colonial threat, Zambian historian Sishuwa Sishuwa is helping its enemies

UN orders UK to end rule of Chagos Islands

The Indian Ocean archipelago has been at the center of a decades-long dispute over Britain's decision to separate it from Mauritius in 1965

May’s final bid to salvage Brexit deal appears doomed

The embattled leader on Tuesday promised to give lawmakers a vote on holding a second Brexit referendum

Britain faces UN defeat over Chagos islands

The Indian Ocean archipelago has been at the centre of a decades-long dispute over Britain's decision to separate it from Mauritius in 1965

Trump moves to strangle Iran economy as nuclear deal withers

​US President Donald Trump on Wednesday tightened the screws further on Iran with sanctions on its mining industry

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

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SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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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

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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