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Mugabe is a zero, not a hero
Mugabe is a zero, not a hero
The past week has been an exhausting — if amusing — one on my social media timeline. My fellow South Africans posted rest-in-peace...
On the power of language
On the power of language
‘Language exerts hidden power.” What exactly did US writer Rita Mae Brown have in mind when she uttered these words? We may never know but...
Malaysia to ship back hundreds of tonnes of plastic waste
Malaysia to ship back hundreds of tonnes of plastic waste
Hundreds of tonnes of imported plastic waste will be shipped back to where it came from, Malaysia said Tuesday, insisting the country did not want...
Sovereign wealth fund would put graft over the top
Sovereign wealth fund would put graft over the top
After all we’ve heard from the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture, is the mining minister, Gwede Mantashe, serious about setting up a...
Malaysia's flying car plan jets into controversy
Malaysia's flying car plan jets into controversy
Malaysia plans to launch a flying car, a minister has said, sparking a flood of mockery in a country with a chequered history when it comes to...
Sports-loving sultan picked as Malaysian king after shock abdication
Sports-loving sultan picked as Malaysian king after shock abdication
Malaysia's royal families on Thursday picked a sports-loving sultan as the country's new king after the last monarch abdicated in a historic first...
New Malaysian king to be picked this month after shock abdication
New Malaysian king to be picked this month after shock abdication
A new Malaysian king will be elected and sworn in this month, royal officials said Monday, after Sultan Muhammad V abdicated in a historic first...
Malaysia's king abdicates in historic first
Malaysia's king abdicates in historic first
Malaysia's king has abdicated, royal officials said on Sunday, in a historic first for the country that ended weeks of speculation about his future...
Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested over huge graft probe
Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested over huge graft probe
Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was arrested by anti-corruption investigators Tuesday, officials said, the latest dramatic development...
China's activity on reclaimed reef threatens to raise regional tensions
China's activity on reclaimed reef threatens to raise regional tensions
China's continued reclamation in the South China Sea has eroded trust among rival claimants and could raise regional tensions, Southeast Asian...
Malaysia PM Razak faces $700m question
Malaysia PM Razak faces $700m question
It's Malaysia's $700-million question. Who transferred massive amounts of cash into Prime Minister Najib Razak's personal bank accounts, and where is...
Malaysian opposition leader sentenced to five years for sodomy
Malaysian opposition leader sentenced to five years for sodomy
Malaysia's top court on Tuesday upheld opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy conviction and sentenced him to five years in prison, a verdict he...

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