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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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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world