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Where do Africans study abroad?

China is becoming the preferred destination for countries such as Ghana and Nigeria

Why some anti-corruption campaigns make people more likely to pay a bribe

The reason may be that the messages reinforce popular perceptions that corruption is pervasive and insurmountable. In doing so, they encourage apathy and acceptance rather than inspire activism

Indonesia seizes half-a-million masks amid coronavirus panic buying

Authorities were questioning two people after a raid at a warehouse in satellite city Tangerang, where nearly 600 000 surgical masks were found

Democracy and charisma: A dangerous liaison

In India and the Philippines, strongmen have consolidated immense power through democratic means. How do we explain this?

One year after Lion Air crash, Boeing 737 MAX remains grounded

Boeing's entire global fleet of almost 400 MAX planes has stayed out of service ever since, plunging the company into the biggest crisis it has seen

Black boxes show ‘clear similarities’ with Indonesian crash, Ethiopia says

Annuncement comes a week after Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 plummets into a field minutes into its flight, killing all onboard

Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly tsunami volcano

A section of the crater collapsed after an eruption and slid into the ocean, triggering Saturday night's killer wave

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll tops 280

Hundreds of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit the coast of southern Sumatra and the western tip of Java around 9:30 pm on Saturday

‘Volcano’ tsunami kills at least 168 in Indonesia

Search and rescue teams were scouring rubble for survivors, with 168 confirmed dead, 745 people injured and 30 reported missing

Indonesia aviation in spotlight after Lion Air crash

Indonesia is one of the world's fastest-growing aviation markets, but it has come under fresh scrutiny since a fatal Lion Air crash last month

Lion Air jet should have been grounded before fatal crash, Indonesia says

The Boeing 737 MAX vanished from radar about 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta, slamming into the Java Sea

Crashed Lion Air jet had air speed indicator glitch on fatal flight: official

​An Indonesian Lion Air jet that plunged into the Java Sea last week, killing all 189 on board, had an airspeed indicator problem on its fatal flight

Indonesian Lion Air plane crashes into sea with 189 passengers, crew

The jet vanished from radar just 13 minutes after taking off from the Indonesian capital, plunging into the ocean

Paradise lost: Tourists ruin their spots

Here are some global hotspots overwhelmed by visitors that authorities have moved to protect

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SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

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Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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Transport Month

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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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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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Secure your business from cyber threats

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