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Covid-19 regulations cause confusion for sheep shipment

Confusion about who should check a vessel meant to pick up 60 000 sheep has exposed fissures in the Covid-19 regulations

Qatar: Two years of crisis in the Gulf

It has been two years since Saudi Arabia, the UAE and their allies cut ties with Qatar, sparking a major diplomatic crisis in the Gulf region.

Zondo commission: Mentor claims to be put to the test

Former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor will be cross-examined on damning allegations she made in her earlier testimony in August 2018

UAE pardons Briton sentenced to life for spying

Matthew Hedges was among more than 700 prisoners pardoned by UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan

Masutha, UAE ambassador sign extradition treaty

In a statement, the justice department said negotiations over the treaty between the two countries began in February 2010

Masutha, UAE ambassador working on extradition agreement

Masutha revealed that he met with the ambassador of the UAE to South Africa regarding the signing of an overarching extradition agreement

Dirco confirms arrest of SA businessman in Dubai after Gupta video

The department was not able to give further details on the nature of the charge or when Van Pletzen would appear in court.

Saudi Arabia’s first cinema in decades to open on April 18

AMC Entertainment has been granted the first licence to operate cinemas, with Saudi state media saying the US giant is expected to open 40 cinemas

Ajay Gupta ‘must just hand himself over’― Hawks

Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi was responding to questions after a video showing a relaxed Ajay Gupta in Dubai came out

What’s in a cup of tea, Ben Martins asks

The deputy minister has admitted to arranging a meeting between the Prasa boss and Tony Gupta

Police minister wishes a Merry Christmas, allegedly from Dubai

Mbalula's tweet with its United Arab Emirates geotag had Twitter users criticising the minister and asking him where the money for trip came from

For all the billions, SA Airways bailout money not enough to buy Emirates

For frustrated South African taxpayers, the country’s struggling and poorly managed national airline seems a bottomless pit.

Gama ‘didn’t accept Gupta invitation’

The head of Transnet has distanced himself from the notorious family’s web of influence

Zuma: I’ve never sought residency outside of SA

President Jacob Zuma revealed in a written reply to a Parliamentary question on Monday that he owns no property outside of South Africa.

Van Rooyen – Dubai trip was ‘private’

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen raised eyebrows with a brief visit to Dubai when the Guptas were also there.

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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Signing a path to freedom for the deaf

If South African Sign Language is recognised as one of the country’s official languages, it will considerably ease many of the deaf community’s problems of access, education and equality.

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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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

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