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Where do Africans study abroad?

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

Iraqi rivers under threat from dams in Iran and Turkey

This year, an unprecedented fiscal crunch caused by low oil prices forced the government to suspend infrastructure investments. But new dams alone won’t save Iraq’s waterways, experts warn.

The orchestrators of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in Yemen

As the crisis continues to unfold, the biggest threat may be the vested interest in maintaining the civil war Therefore, with no end in sight to the conflict plaguing the nation, the question worth asking is: who benefits from a Yemen at war?

Iraq parliament demands US troop ouster after Soleimani killing

Ties have deteriorated after an American precision drone strike killed Iran's Major General Qasem Soleimani

Trump warns Iran of ‘major retaliation,’ threatens sanctions on Iraq

Trump bluntly warned Iran against taking vengeance, repeating his insistence that US bombing targets could include Iran's cultural heritage sites

Rubber bullets well past their sell-by date

Police must distinguish between those acting violently and other protesters when using force

Iraq: more than a month of anti-regime protests

Demands for the government to resign have led to deadly clashes since October 1

Refugees in Greece face rising hostility

A new government is getting 'tough' on immigration – but local organisations provide crucial support

Iraq cut the internet, and the economy suffered

Cyber security NGO NetBlocks estimated the total losses to the Iraqi economy at $951 million

Mobile cinema brings movie magic to Syria Kurd children

In Kurdish-held areas of the northeast, filmmaker Shero Hinde is screening films in remote villages using just a laptop, projector and a canvas screen

In limbo: ‘Isis children’ in prison

Iraq grapples with how to handle an unprecedented number of minors, many of whom were beaten into confession

Someone is defending SA’s transition

It is an unpopular view, but Fanie du Toit’s evidence and argument shows us a way forward

Military ignored Mosul war-wounded

In ridding the city of the Islamic State, its health system was gutted, affecting 1.8-million residents

Congolese doctor helps Yazidi women overcome rape stigma

The sexual enslavement of Yazidis is a tragedy the DRC's Dr Denis Mukwege is especially qualified to talk about

Healthcare on the frontlines of the fight for Mosul

Despite the extreme challenges and deep sadness of daily life in and around Mosul, the resilience of the health workers of Mosul is awe inspiring.

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Madibeng has a ‘blatant disregard for the law’

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Q&A Sessions: ‘I think I was born way before my time’ — Mamodupi Mohlala

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National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!

Nurturing expert teachers

There's a shortage of resources in many schools and it's important for teachers to understand that they are the biggest resource in a classroom

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Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation