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North Korea announces Kim Jong-un’s marriage

North Korean state media has confirmed that its new leader Kim Jong-un is married and named his wife as Ri Sol-ju.

S Korea rejects North’s proposal for talks

North Korea on Monday proposed dialogue with South Korea, less than two months after launching a deadly bombardment of a border island.

South Korea eyes bigger slice of medical-tourism market

It built its economy on ships, steel and semi-conductors, but now South Korea is pushing a new growth engine.

N Korea test-fires missiles amid nuclear stand-off

North Korea on Thursday test-fired three short-range missiles, fuelling tension sparked by its nuclear stand-off with the UN.

North Korean refugees struggle to survive in new world

Dozens of women chat cheerfully in their classroom during a recess period. It could be any classroom except for the tight security outside.

North Korea plans to turn into software superpower

North Korea unveiled a new economic blueprint this week that sets the impoverished Stalinist state the target of becoming a high-technology powerhouse within two decades. Military spending remains the biggest budget item and a top priority for North Korea, one of the world's poorest countries that fields the fifth biggest army.

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ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

Press Releases

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story