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WHO’s flawed vaccine plan means well

Drug companies can be forced to ‘help’ competitors when it’s in the public interest. The WHO seeks a similar strategy for a Covid vaccine

African governments must invest in science for future growth

Allocating adequate funding to scientific research, development and innovation can have a positive effect on sustainable development

Africa is weak and vulnerable — but not powerless

Only by working together can the Africa make its voice heard on the international stage

Sisulu: UN Security Council tenure will be dedicated to Mandela’s legacy

'South Africa's diplomatic efforts over the past two decades include conflict resolution, prevention, mediation, peacekeeping and peacebuilding'

Post-Brexit, SA has an ideal opportunity to rethink its links with the UK and China

South Africa can trade on the current economic and political malaise to re-establish its industrial prowess

A dagger at the heart of varsity study in international relations

Increasingly we live in security states and power lies with those who draw the borders.

EFF lays out strategies for growth

The party has been discussing policies and strategies, including land invasion, to ensure it gets more votes in the next elections.

Nkoana-Mashabane: SA’s not looting the continent, we’re cultivating peace and trade

International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane spoke to us about South Africa reaping economic rewards from its diplomacy.

SA envoy in hot water for ‘dodgy’ lease

The high commissioner to Ghana has some tricky questions to answer about her conduct

Belgian air traffic strike grounds SA diplomats

South African officials from the international relations department have been unable to leave Belgium because of a strike by air traffic controllers.

Editorial: SA must work at winning Africa’s trust

Goodluck Jonathan's visit to SA has sounded just the right note at a moment when this country's international reputation has taken a beating.

Complex chemistry of Africa

Leading Africa scholar Stephen Chan speaks on election monitoring and martial arts.

Angola, SA shake on R1,75bn credit line

Increased trade and investment 'will lead to better regional development for all'.

Zuma and ministers take a trip to Namibia

On invitation from Namibian president Hifikepunye Pohamba, President Jacob Zuma will take a working trip to the country to discuss economic relations.

China’s military warns Washington, denies hacking

China's military warned the United States on Thursday to "speak and act cautiously" to avoid reigniting tensions between the two superpowers.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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