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Australian PM urges unity after surviving leadership challenge

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull narrowly survived a leadership challenge as discontent with his rule boiled over

Australia elections: Rudd concedes defeat to Abbott

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said he will step down as Labor leader because voters punished the party for internal warfare.

Australian women rally around ousted PM Julia Gillard

An Australian women's group has defended ousted prime minister Julia Gillard, saying she had battled "gross disrespect" while in office.

Hostile media hindered Gillard’s success

Leading a minority government and facing a hostile media made it difficult for Julia Gillard to succeed.

Australia PM Julia Gillard: It will be easier for the next woman

A teary-eyed Julia Gillard conceded to her Labour Party rival Kevin Rudd, and talked about what her term as prime minister might mean for other women.

DJ suspended for asking if Aussie PM’s boyfriend is gay

An Australian radio host has been suspended after pressing Prime Minister Julia Gillard on air whether her hairdresser boyfriend Tim Mathieson is gay.

Australia PM defends leaving dead asylum seekers at sea

Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard has backed her government's choice to leave the bodies of drowned asylum-seekers in the ocean.

Australia PM Gillard wins leadership vote unopposed

Australia prime minister Julia Gillard will lead the government until September after her rival, Kevin Rudd, said he did not have enough support.

Gillard’s partner puts his foot in it with ‘small, female Asian’ gaffe

Leader of Australia Julia Gillard's face is said to have turned to stone when partner Tim Mathieson made a bigoted joke at an official reception.

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Small towns not ready for level 3

Officials in Beaufort West, which is on a route that links the Cape with the rest of the country, are worried relaxed lockdown regulations mean residents are now at risk of contracting Covid-19

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Staff at Tygerberg hospital detail how, despite their fear of the coronavirus, they continue to help in the medical response to the pandemic

Eastern Cape fails tracing and testing

With the shift to lockdown level three on Monday, details are emerging of how the previous relaxation added pressure to the already poorly performing Eastern Cape Covid-19 response

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Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

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