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Venezuela says ‘attempted coup’ under way

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido says that troops have joined his campaign to oust President Maduro

Turkish journalists and judges are in Erdogan’s cross-hairs, says journalist

​Turkey’s free media is under threat and the coup attempt earlier this year has angered the Erdogan further.

Army saved Erdogan after failed coup attempt but he’ll probably clip its wings

'Relations between Erdogan and the Turkish army have often been strained'

Turkish army says it seizes power; Erdogan says: “We will overcome this”

Coup attempt creates chaos in pivotal country in region; military says it has taken power to protect the democratic order and to maintain human rights

Not our circus: Al-Shabab distances itself from Burundi coup

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza says Islamist militants were behind the attempted coup, but Al-Shabab has described the claim as "dumbfounding".

Accused Congolese coup plotters set free

Fifteen Congolese men, accused of plotting to overthrow Congo's president and undergoing military training at a Limpopo farm, have been released.

Ukraine Parliament ousts Yanukovich, sets May election

Ukraine's Parliament has voted to remove President Viktor Yanukovich from office, hours after he abandoned his Kiev office to protesters.

Protests erupt in Malawi over coup plotters’ bail hearing

A date has been set for the bail hearing of 11 politicians in Malawi accused of plotting to hijack the nomination of President Joyce Banda.

Zim journalist detained for third time in five weeks

A freelance Zimbabwean photojournalist was released on Tuesday after spending a night in police cells for filming prisoners outside a court.

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Ramaphosa asks all South Africans to help to avoid 50 000 Covid-19 deaths this year

Calling this ‘the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy’, the president said level three lockdown remains, but enforcement will be strengthened

Watch it again: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19 spread

The president's address comes after a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Command Council

Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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