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Battery acid, cassava sticks and clothes hangers: We must end the global gag rule

COMMENT: The US’s global gag rule blocks funding to any foreign NGOS that perform abortions, except in very limited cases. The Biden-Harris administration must rescind it

The bloody battle to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Neither side will hesitate for a second to do anything to win

How the coronavirus pandemic could get Trump re-elected

US President Donald Trump is good at channelling voters’ anger. And anger about the effects of Covid-19 is a factor that could help him win another term

US gag rule ties SA’s hands

Put a stop to the policy that blocks aid to organisations offering abortion services

The intolerable loss of dignity

Obliterating being human is beyond our comprehension and so we invoke evil and dignity – but the wound is indelible

America First or America Alone: The withdrawal agenda

​Since Donald Trump took office in January, the US has abandoned or threatened to quit several international accords under his "America First" policy.

CIA lied about brutal and ineffective torture – report

A US Senate report found that the CIA misled the American public about its torture methods after 9/11 and were brutal and pervasive in their actions.

It’s a long way down, Mr President

From George W Bush's artistic outlet to Madiba raising funds, past leaders have taken very different paths from the top once their number was up.

Teju Cole on Nigeria and attacks in Kenya

Percy Zvomuya speaks to Nigerian-American writer Teju Cole, who was in South Africa for the Open Book Festival.

Obama moves towards war in Syria, raising echoes of Bush

US President Barack Obama is edging the US closer to a war in Syria, raising echoes of George W Bush's moves before invading Iraq, says a lawmaker.

Obama, Bush commemorate victims of Tanzania’s al-Qaeda bombing

Barack Obama and his predecessor George W Bush have met in Tanzania to commemorate the victims of the 1998 al-Qaeda bombing of the US embassy.

Obama, Bush to honour bombing victims in Tanzania

The White House says US President Barack Obama and former President George W Bush will meet while both leaders are in the East African country.

West must learn to walk many Arab streets

If events in the Middle East over the past two years have taught us anything, it is that Arab public opinion now matters to the world.

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Zulu land body challenges audit outcome

Ingonyama Trust Board chairperson Jerome Ngwenya has challenged the audit process in the face of a series of unfavourable ratings

‘Terrorised’ family shines a light on traditional leadership for vulnerable people

The ambiguity between traditional and constitutional leadership has been exposed by the violent banishment of an Eastern Cape family

Sisulu dissolves housing agency board, again

The HDA is once again under administration, and its acting chief executive gets to stay on

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