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Continuity is key to fixing education

​The M&G went to the World Innovation Summit for Education to find out how other countries are dealing with education problems similar to SA’s

SA drops in World Press Freedom rankings

South Africa has dropped three places in the Press Freedom Index

Get up, stand up: Jamaica rises

Banyana’s face-off against the Reggae Girlz is an opportunity to leave the Cyprus Cup in the past

Amnesty accuses Nordic states of failing rape survivors

An Amnesty report says flawed legislation, harmful myths and gender stereotypes had resulted in "endemic impunity" for perpetrators

‘A black coach doesn’t say no to Europe’: What happens next for Daniel Amokachi

Daniel ‘The Bull’ Amokachi was one of African football’s first household names, powering Nigeria to Olympic glory in 1996

World Economic Forum: Gender inequality widening after decade of progress

In recent years, women have made significant progress towards equality in a number of areas but the global trend now seems to have made a U-turn

Basic education gets a warm reception in icy Finland

The country places a high value on the power of education to achieve a stable, peaceful and prosperous society.

Icy relations chill Finland

The country’s president is all too aware of the consequences of the meltdown in relations between Russia and the West.

Finnish and klaar with the euro

Euroscepticism stalks Finland, the only country in the monetary union that has a stable rating.

Canny Finns weather euro storm

Tough-dealing Finland, not Greece, could be the first member to quit the monetary union, writes Josephine Moulds.

Finnish polls show Niinistoe in the lead for presidency

Conservative Sauli Niinistoe is on course for victory in the second round of Finland's presidential vote on Sunday, with polls giving him a wide lead.

Nokia: Apple to pay royalties, patent disputes end

Nokia said on Tuesday its competitor, Apple, has agreed to pay royalties for using Nokia technology in its devices, ending their patent disputes.

Nokia files new patent violation complaint against Apple

Nokia said on Tuesday it was filing a fresh complaint against Apple for patent infringement in "virtually all" of Apple's devices.

Easy win for Semenya in Finland

Caster Semenya's low-key return to competition continued with a win in the 800m at the Savo Games in Finland on Sunday.

Helsinki: design lover’s paradise

The city is renowned for its aesthetic beauty and its gifted designers -- but their work doesn't come cheap. <em>Norman Miller</em> reports.

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Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

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