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Dictator brought to justice

A superb book unravels the story of how a Senegalese court jailed a former Chad president for life

Zim won’t take Zuma’s Cecil jibe lying down

President Jacob Zuma's "undiplomatic" reaction to the death of Cecil the Lion at US hunter Walter Palmer's hand fails to amuse in Zimbabwe.

Greenpeace head Kumi Naidoo saddened at spying revelations

Greenpeace's Kumi Naidoo has expressed “sadness, hurt and deep disappointment” that government may have been spying on him.

South Sudan’s fallen named on anniversary of civil war

A group of civil society volunteers has spent months collecting and verifying names of the victims to give the tragedy a human face.

Masterchef contestant turns up the heat on housework

Domestic worker Siphokazi Mdlankomo has stolen the show on Masterchef SA, but her sisters are still all but forgotten.

Funding crunch threatens TAC

Aids is not over, says Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, but donors are pulling out of South Africa because it is a middle-income country.

Mugabe wins at Beijing bingo

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe appears to have achieved his goal of extracting more cash from China.

Athol Fugard: All is not, and never will be, lost

As SA's most decorated playwright, takes to the stage for the last time, he explains why he will never lose his optimism for the 
country’s future.

Sudan: Meriam Ibrahim ‘safe and well’ in US embassy

The Christian woman whose apostasy death sentence was overturned is doing well after the US embassy in Khartoum gave the family refuge.

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

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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

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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