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SA activist seeks asylum in Ireland

Former Khayelitsha resident Bulelani Mfaco is leading a campaign for the protection of refugee rights in that country

Floods in Ireland: A postcard from the edge of the climate crisis

It seems that politicians aren’t paying attention to the floods, fires and droughts spinning our world out of control

Homeground advantage

With the Irish fans behind him and a consistent period of top play, Rory McIlroy is the favourite

Planet Earth: Declare an emergency

Humans must urgently redefine a good quality life — and it should not include buying stuff

How Ireland beat Britain in the Brexit divorce battle

Some British hardliners had argued that Ireland would simply follow along in any exit deal — a sentiment that caused outrage among many Irish people

May faces cabinet as Brexit deadline looms

The British Prime Minister said Monday her government was working "extremely hard" to save a deal

Tensions rise as EU prepares for final Brexit stretch

After pitching her Brexit plan to the other EU leaders, British PM Theresa May will leave them to discuss their next steps without her on Thursday

What’s holding up Brexit talks? The Irish issue explained

​The main sticking point in Brexit negotiations is the future of the Irish border once Britain leaves the EU

A match made in Ireland

Ancient roots and legendary player status are part of the rich Gaelic culture associated with hurling

The sacred versus the profane

'Circling each other now, each fighter coming in for the obligatory mock charge'

Irish citizens prepare to vote on abortion laws

Irish health minister Simon Harris says he has faith that Irish citizens will pass the referendum

These five countries are conduits for the world’s biggest tax havens

These countries funnel major corporate money into secret offshore tax shelters, according to a new study.

Tax havens are under attack

Multinationals avoiding payments will be tested by reforms in the global tax system

Landmark US event on women’s reproductive rights

On April 28 in Washington DC a landmark event will be hosted to highlight links between reproductive health services and women’s economic well-being.

Irish medics fear jail time for abortions

Threats of life in prison have had a chilling effect on pregnancy terminations in Northern Ireland.

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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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