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Gaza protests bring bloodshed but scarce gain as anniversary looms

Thousands of Palestinians have gathered at least weekly along the border in protests dubbed the Great March of Return

Gaza desolation: Was it worth it?

Israel’s ‘victory’ has left Gaza City in ruins, but the 50-day war has strengthened Hamas’s influence.

Over 1 000 Palestinians killed in Gaza

A deal to end the conflict in the Gaza Strip looks remote, Israeli ministers have said.

Floods in Gaza cause thousands to lose homes

Thousands of people have been evacuated from flood-damaged homes in Gaza in what the UN has called "a disaster area", officials said on Saturday.

Egypt reopens Rafah border with Gaza

Egypt has reopened its Rafah border crossing with Gaza, allowing people to cross freely for the first time in four years.

Israel stops Jewish activists’ yacht on way to Gaza

The Israeli navy boarded a yacht in the Mediterranean on Tuesday to prevent a small group of Jewish activists sailing to Gaza.

Israel warning as Libya aid boat eyes Gaza landing

Israel on Sunday vowed to prevent a Libyan aid ship from running the Gaza blockade after it appeared to be heading for the besieged enclave.

Gaza flotilla attack: Activist releases new footage

New footage has emerged of the Israeli assault on a convoy of aid ships headed to Gaza in which nine activists were killed.

The prejudice and double standards of Israel’s critics

Israel is a country locked in conflict with some of its neighbours. It is not the epitome of evil on earth.

Israel boards Gaza aid ship

Israel's navy boarded another aid ship on Saturday to enforce a blockade of Gaza five days after its troops killed nine people on a Turkish aid boat.

Israel prepares to board Gaza aid ship

The Israeli navy prepared to board another aid ship bound for Gaza on Saturday, as Washington condemned as "unsustainable" a blockade on Gaza.

SA reporter tells of ordeal in Israel

Gadija Davids -- detained for being on a vessel that tried to break the blockade on Gaza -- said being interrogated was a "shocking experience".

Israel shadows new Gaza-bound ship

The Israeli navy intercepted and was shadowing another ship bound for blockaded Gaza carrying aid and activists on Saturday.

Radio 786 website hacked

A website associated with the South African on board the Gaza-bound flotilla attacked by the Israeli army, has been hacked, allegedly from Israel.

SA journo heading home from Israel

Israel has bowed to pressure and has released a South African journalist held after Monday's raid on a ship trying to break through the Gaza blockade.

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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

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

‘Lost’ PPE: Morar a ‘player and ref’

Roshan Morar, the auditor who supplied the KZN education department with sanitisers has also been tasked with investigating the “disappearance” of millions of rands worth of PPE

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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

Mental Health

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Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

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What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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