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South Sudan launches currency as tensions simmer

South Sudan started rolling out its new currency on Monday -- the South Sudan Pound -- escalating a point of simmering disagreement with Khartoum.

Separation anxiety in Sudan

For the southern Sudanese it was a night to stay out dancing. For people in Khartoum it was a time of sadness mixed with defiance.

‘Free at last’: Happy birthday South Sudan

Thousands of South Sudanese danced in the streets on Saturday to mark their long-awaited independence.

Sudan’s two capitals already worlds apart

When north and south Sudan split into separate countries on July 9, their capitals will already be worlds apart.

Sudan shoot-out kills 20, army warns of more clashes

At least 20 people died in a shoot-out between Sudanese soldiers in a southern town, the military said, warning there was a risk of more clashes.

Organisers: Sudan referendum to meet required turnout

Turnout at south Sudan's independence referendum has defied gloomy expectations and is almost guaranteed to reach the 60% needed for a valid poll.

Sudan’s al-Bashir offers hand of peace to South

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir made his final trip to the southern capital, Juba, on Tuesday before a January 9 vote on secession.

South Sudan vote clears hurdle as ballot forms arrive

Millions of ballot papers were delivered to South Sudan on Wednesday, removing one uncertainty ahead of a referendum on southern independence.

Poor Eritreans increasingly joining gold rush

More than a dozen mining firms are now working in Eritrea, but villagers are also increasingly using their bare hands to claim some of the riches.

Fears mount over more floods in Africa

Fears mounted on Monday that downpours that have killed dozens in Africa, uprooted hundreds of thousands and devastated crops could continue past the end of the rainy season and hit areas that have so far escaped floods. Experts say the rising waters may hit as yet unaffected areas in the coming days.

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Hopefield: Brutal police vs brutalised citizens

The small town’s residents, who say they’ve been terrorised by rogue police officers for years, were unsurprised when Reginald Linnerd was found beaten to death in a holding cell

Western Cape warned not to be complacent about flat-lining Covid-19 cases

The Western Cape, which once had the highest number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa, is seeing a steady decline in active cases

Sisulu axes another water board

Umgeni Water’s board in KwaZulu-Natal was appointed irregularly by her predecessor, the water and sanitation minister claims

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Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

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