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We must fight the scourge of child domestic labour

More than 17-million children around the world are involved in domestic labour. The recent death of 17-year-old Salome Zacharia in Tanzania highlights their plight

Orange is the new grey for Bangladeshi beards

Facial hair of sunset tones is now the go-to look for older men wanting to take off the years, with an array of henna options available

Cops expose exam cheating ring in Bangladesh

Exam cheats in Bangladesh have been caught receiving answers on mobile phones disguised as wrist watches, police said after busting a criminal racket.

Rescuers race to save ferry disaster survivors

At least seven people are dead and another 150 are missing after a ferry sank in Bangladesh. So far, 35 survivors have been found.

West Indies gear up for World Cup quarterfinal

Struggling West Indies need look no further than their manager Richie Richardson for inspiration when they clash with Pakistan in the World Cup.

India’s Sehwag ignores injury to smash 175

Opener Virender Sehwag ignored an injury to smash 175 and lift India to a massive 370-4 in the opening match of the World Cup against Bangladesh.

Bangladesh skips into party mode for World Cup opener

Bangladesh was expected to come to a standstill later on Saturday when the country hosts India in the opening match of the Cricket World Cup in Dhaka.

Bangladesh fire death toll over 100

More than 100 people were killed in a fire that razed a Dhaka neighbourhood, and rescue workers scrambled to pull bodies out of the debris on Friday.

Bangladesh army hunts mutineers after deadly revolt

Troops fanned out across Bangladesh on Monday to hunt 1 000 fugitive soldiers blamed for a revolt by border guards that left 78 dead.

Bangladesh flood death toll rises

The death toll from floods in Bangladesh rose to 65 on Friday as relief workers struggled to reach millions of people stranded in their villages without food or clean water, officials said. Twenty-three of the country's 64 districts in the north, centre and east were at least partly submerged by the flooding caused by snow melt and heavy monsoon downpours.

World’s biggest bat tours Bangladesh

<a href="http://www.mg.co.za/specialreport.aspx?area=cwc_home"><img src="http://www.mg.co.za/ContentImages/300732/Icon_CWC.gif" align=left border=0></a>A Bangladeshi firm has sent what it says is the world's biggest cricket bat on a signature tour to drum up support for the national team at the Caribbean World Cup, a company official said on Thursday. The 22m-long bat has been signed by thousands since its began its nationwide journey from the northern city of Rangpur.

Bangladesh man finds happiness up a palm tree

Tired of trying to get a bit of peace and quiet in one of the world's most densely populated countries, a Bangladeshi man with a head for heights has hit on the perfect solution. Each day carpenter and aspiring writer Salim Hossen Gaus, aged 25, winches himself 30m in a precarious home-made pulley to a small wooden platform he has built at the top of a palm tree.

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Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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