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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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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

Roshan Morar is being investigated in connection with KwaZulu-Natal education department backpack sanitiser tender worth R4-million and a batch of face masks that vanished

Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

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

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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