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My colleague’s stake in the Reserve Bank billionaire club
My colleague’s stake in the Reserve Bank billionaire club
In March 2017, after a high court order that forced South African Reserve Bank shareholders who held in excess of 10 000 shares in breach of the...
Moroccan saffron farmers battle knockoff spices
Moroccan saffron farmers battle knockoff spices
Saffron farmers in southern Morocco have long taken pride in the coveted spice they produce from the purple-petalled Crocus sativus, but some are...
Macedonia lawmakers to vote on name change deal with Greece
Macedonia lawmakers to vote on name change deal with Greece
Macedonia's Parliament will vote on Monday on whether to ratify a deal to change the country's name, in a bid to finally settle one of Europe's...
Macedonia president urges boycott of name-change referendum
Macedonia president urges boycott of name-change referendum
Macedonia's President Gjorge Ivanov has decried an agreement that would change the country's name to end a long-standing dispute with Greece,...
Penning a route for lost Odysseus
Penning a route for lost Odysseus
Luxury pen-making company Montblanc keeps sending me press releases, though not yet any pens. Its latest release celebrates those ancient foundations of Western literature, the Iliad and the Odyssey, and thus writing, and hence, presumably, very expensive pens, by means...
Scores dead as Greece wildfires blaze through villages
Scores dead as Greece wildfires blaze through villages
A pair of wildfires burning through coastal villages around Athens have killed at least 79 people, according to Greek authorities.
Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end name row
Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end name row
Greece and Macedonia on Sunday signed a historic preliminary agreement to rename the small Balkan nation the Republic of North Macedonia, ending a...
Macedonia: The decades-long quarrel over its name
Macedonia: The decades-long quarrel over its name
The name chosen by the small eastern European country of Macedonia at its independence 27...
Refugees in Greece feel like 'prisoners and hostages'
Refugees in Greece feel like 'prisoners and hostages'
When Arash Hampay set out from his native Iran, he envisioned Europe as a safe haven from the torture and interrogations he had endured in his...
Rotten deals follow Cosmo Fruit
Rotten deals follow Cosmo Fruit
Ioannis Ntinos lives in a Camps Bay condo, zips around in luxury German cars in Cape Town and next week is scheduled to travel to a fruit traders’ expo in Germany to meet potential clients....
​The law is hostile to a desperate Syrian teen and Swedish journalist
​The law is hostile to a desperate Syrian teen and Swedish journalist
"Take me with you!” pleads Abed, a teenage Syrian migrant. Swedish journalist Fredri Önnevall is stunned but, after wrestling with his conscience, agrees. This week he goes on trial for human trafficking....

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