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Hope, peace and reconciliation: Pope Francis in Mozambique

A papal visit will highlight the importance of the recently signed peace agreement between the government and opposition

Storm in a Thai red bowl

A symbol of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's opposition party has landed a Facebook user and journalist in hot water with the ruling junta.

Hitler imagery in Thai junta propaganda film sparks outrage

The short film commissioned by the junta has left people outraged and baffled after the seemingly harmless video showed images of Adolf Hitler.

Leave the children alone: Thais reject junta’s new behavioural code

An additional round of patriotic propaganda has been added to the Thai school curriculum.

Thai junta blocks rights meeting in Bangkok

Rights activists say Thailand's ruling junta has worked systematically to snuff out all challenges to its authority.

Diplomats kidnapped in Mali as chaos continues

Islamists have stormed the Algerian embassy in Mali and abducted seven diplomats amid fears that fighters are turning the country into a rogue state.

Junta members to stand as civilians in Burma election

More than 20 members of Burma's ruling junta have resigned from the army in what is widely seen as a bid to run as civilians in forthcoming elections.

Junta to run Niger until elections

Niger's military plans to run the country until politicians agree on a new Constitution and are ready for fresh elections.

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R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences