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No plan as coal jobs go extinct
No plan as coal jobs go extinct
About 60 000 jobs could be lost in the coal sector if South Africa takes its goal of cutting down on carbon emissions seriously.
Germany reopens painful debate on assisted suicide
Germany reopens painful debate on assisted suicide
Germany's highest court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by terminally ill patients and doctors against a law banning professional assisted...
German prosecutors charge ex-VW boss with fraud
German prosecutors charge ex-VW boss with fraud
Former Volkswagen chief Martin Winterkorn on Monday became the target of German charges over the group's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal,...
South Africa needs a Green New Deal
South Africa needs a Green New Deal
Decades of mismanagement, corruption and incompetence have seen the economy, quite literally, fade into darkness. It is temptingly easy to blame...
Guaido urges Europe to tighten sanctions on Maduro regime
Guaido urges Europe to tighten sanctions on Maduro regime
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called on Europe on Thursday to intensify financial sanctions against the regime of Nicolas Maduro, a day...
SA would do well to follow the German education model
SA would do well to follow the German education model
As South Africa’s universities are again overwhelmed by applicants at the start of the year, we need to ask ourselves whether South Africa should...
At 20, the euro is a currency giant on fragile footing
At 20, the euro is a currency giant on fragile footing
The euro turns 20 on Tuesday, marking two tumultuous decades that saw the single currency survive a make-or-break crisis and become a fixture in...
With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine
With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine
Germany closed its last black coal mine on Friday, paying an emotional tribute to a 200-year-old industry that once fuelled the country's economic...
End of an era as Germany's last black coal mine closes
End of an era as Germany's last black coal mine closes
Germany will close its last black coal mine on Friday, turning the page on two centuries of mining history in the Ruhr region that helped fuel the...
SA’s Poles recall a bitter journey
SA’s Poles recall a bitter journey
On November 11, the Polish diaspora in South Africa honoured the 500 children — among the 1.7-million Poles forcefully removed by the Red...
Multicultural SA offers a great benefit
Multicultural SA offers a great benefit
Earlier this year the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), a global trendsetter of the international education agenda,...
Ramaphosa: Laws, policies must open South Africa up to investors
Ramaphosa: Laws, policies must open South Africa up to investors
South Africa's laws, policies and regulations must open the country to investment, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday.

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