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Mr President, just tell us the truth

President John Magufuli has been widely criticised for his lacklustre response to the coronavirus pandemic, even as case numbers in Tanzania increase. Mwanahamisi Singano says that Tanzanians have a right to expect more

Higher-education institutions around Africa close as the world combats Covid-19

Several countries, including Kenya and Senegal, have ordered their tertiary education institutions to shut down in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus

Elections test Africa’s democracy

Nine countries will go to the polls this year, but most will be held amid violence and suppression

The Mining Indaba 2019: A look ahead

The indaba has become a powerful platform for funding, networking, discussions, making deals and more

Exclusive: African Union boss accused of hiring ‘old crony’ — by his deputy

Leaked letter reveals deep divisions within the African Union Commission

SA-Ghana deal the largest at Africa Investment Forum

The investment forum is the first of its kind on the continent

Ghana backpedalling out of banking crisis

The Bank of Ghana has accused the collapsed banks of a range of issues, including poor corporate governance and questionable transactions

Even with a slow start Ghana’s president Akufo-Addo is fulfilling election promises

People celebrated in Ghana when opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo became president as he promised to improve education and stamp out corruption.

Ghana: Grief and anger after deadly gas station blasts

Social media users express sadness and anger after latest gas station blast in Accra kills at least seven people.

Ghana’s public holiday palaver

President Akufo-Addo wants Founder’s Day to become Founders’ Day, but not everyone agrees

Ghana court to rule on President Mahama’s fate in office

Ghana's Supreme Court will issue a ruling on whether to overturn President John Dramani Mahama's election win in 2012 on fraud allegations.

Mahama holds slim lead in Ghana poll

Ghana President John Mahama held a slight edge over his main rival as vote counting wrapped up on Sunday after high-stakes presidential polls.

Ghana’s opposition leader takes second shot at top job

Politician Nana Akufo-Addo is again running for president of Ghana - a job that narrowly eluded him four years ago.

Ghana farming region set to decide election

About 50 000 Ghanaians in a remote farming region were set to cast ballots on Friday in a knife-edge election to decide the next leader.

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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