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Attacks target French embassy, military HQ in Burkina capital

The capital came under multiple attacks on Friday when five armed men opened fire on passersby before heading towards the embassy

France considers asylum for renegade Comoran leader

France is considering giving asylum to a renegade Comoran leader who fled an invasion by Comoran and African Union troops, a minister said on Thursday. French security forces guarded the main airport on the French Indian Ocean territory of Mayotte where Bacar was taken on Thursday.

French engineers in SA to ease power crisis

Seven French electricity experts visited South Africa last week to assist Eskom in dealing with the electricity crisis facing South Africa, the French embassy said on Monday. During his state visit to South Africa on February 28 and 29, French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced that France would be sending engineers to work closely with their South African counterparts.

Protests mount over Chad arrests

Residents of Chad's curfew-bound capital, Ndjamena, did their best on Friday to resume normal life amid the ruins of a rebel attack and mounting protests over arbitrary arrests and alleged summary executions. The Chadian army said the rebels who were driven back from Ndjamena had withdrawn to Mongo, 400km east of the city.

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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

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Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

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Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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