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Don’t drop the ball, for our children’s sake
Don’t drop the ball, for our children’s sake
This is a crucial year for education. Children starting school this year will complete their 12 years of basic education by 2030. The United...
Conflict and cost hamper Mozambique cyclone response
Conflict and cost hamper Mozambique cyclone response
It was never going to be easy for Mozambique, one of the poorest countries in the world, to respond to the twin cyclones that battered its central...
Cyclone Idai: 'I don't know how my children will survive'
Cyclone Idai: 'I don't know how my children will survive'
Mutemarare, 61, walks through his corn field, desperately looking for remnants of maize.
Aid agencies rush to bring aid to Mozambique cyclone survivors
Aid agencies rush to bring aid to Mozambique cyclone survivors
Aid agencies rushed Tuesday to deliver emergency relief to thousands of survivors marooned on two Mozambican islands after one of the most powerful...
Cyclone Kenneth makes landfall in Mozambique
Cyclone Kenneth makes landfall in Mozambique
A powerful cyclone made landfall in northern Mozambique Thursday evening, barely a month after a super-storm slammed into the country's centre,...
Editorial: With no life, there are no voters
Editorial: With no life, there are no voters
Our climate is collapsing. At least 70 people died in KwaZulu-Natal this week, as tonnes of rain smashed into the ground and water tore through...
Mozambique braces for Cyclone Kenneth
Mozambique braces for Cyclone Kenneth
Mozambique was bracing for a powerful cyclone to make landfall on Thursday, just one month after another cyclone devastated the country and...
Inside the SANDF’s budget crisis
Inside the SANDF’s budget crisis
The SAS Amatola cost R2.4-billion. One of four frigates bought as part of the infamous arms deal, the state-of-the-art ship entered service in...
Cyclone Idai: The girl who was born in a mango tree, above the floods
Cyclone Idai: The girl who was born in a mango tree, above the floods
Cyclone Idai struck Mozambique and Zimbabwe last month, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake. But amid the horror are also stories of...
Letters to the editor: March 29 to April 4
Letters to the editor: March 29 to April 4
The recent bout of load-shedding has cast a great deal of light on South Africa’s political predicament.
SA defence in ‘critical decline’
SA defence in ‘critical decline’
In 2000, Cyclone Eline devastated Mozambique and killed 700 people. South Africa scrambled and got six helicopters into flooded areas within days,...
‘I have to choose between starvation or dying of disease’
‘I have to choose between starvation or dying of disease’
It is a few minutes past 9pm on Saturday. Beira is a ghost town, a shadow of its former self. The streets are deserted and darkened; some are...

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