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Afghan Taliban announce death of Haqqani network founder

Jalaluddin Haqqani became a CIA asset and received a personal visit from US congressman Charlie Wilson, who helped secure arms for the mujahideen

‘We are in danger’: French Army translators live in fear of the Taliban

The Taliban have tried to kill Zainullah, a former translator for the French Army, twice already

South Africans in the crossfire: Why I won’t leave Kabul

South African Mairy Tsigoida narrowly escaped death at the hands of the Taliban, but the Groenewald family were not as fortunate. She tells her story.

South African pastor killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing

A South African pastor and his two teenage children are the latest casualties of a spate of attacks by the Taliban across Afghanistan.

South Africans killed in attack on Kabul compound

The South African head of an organisation, his son and daughter, and one Afghan were killed in a Taliban attack on a compound for foreigners in Kabul.

Kabul prison filled with women accused of ‘moral crimes’

More than two-thirds of the inmates at the Badam Bagh prison are serving sentences for leaving their husbands or refusing arranged marriages.

Afghanistan claims control of Kabul after Taliban attacks

Afghanistan says its regained control of Kabul, killing all the Taliban militants who launched one of the biggest attacks on the city in a decade.

Embassy in Greece for Afghan asylum seekers

Afghanistan will open an embassy in Greece to help thousands of Afghan asylum seekers stranded while seeking a better life in Europe.

Government report exposes Bagram Prison torture

Inmates in Afghanistan's US-run Bagram Prison have faced abuses including torture, beatings and other mistreatment, according to a government report.

Kabul suicide bomb kills 13 US troops

A car bomber killed 13 American troops in Kabul on Saturday, the deadliest single ground attack against the Nato-led force in 10 years of war.

British teachers caught up in Kabul attack

The UK's PM says a "cowardly" attack on a British cultural centre in Kabul on Friday will not stop the country's "vital work" in Afghanistan.

Doubts begin to cloud Afghan transition

Worrying questions hang over a plan to start switching from Nato to local control in Afghanistan, just weeks before the process is due to start.

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Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.