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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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KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

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

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