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Niger denies it will extradite al-Saadi Gaddafi

Niger will not extradite al-Saadi Gaddafi even though the son of the slain Libyan leader violated his asylum conditions with "subversive" comments.

Niger capital’s ‘green lung’ faces suffocation

The "green belt" of trees surrounding Niger's capital, which was created to stop the advance of the Sahara desert, is dying a slow death.

Niger president seized in military coup

Mutinous troops led by an army colonel captured Niger's President Mamadou Tandja on Thursday, and said they were suspending the Constitution.

Niger tries, belatedly, to curb population growth

"A child if I want and when I want," reads the sign at the family-health centre in Niamey where dozens of Niger women come to get free contraceptives. "I was taking the pill without my husband's knowledge," said Zahratou Amadou, a 38-year-old mother of 10. "When he found out he repudiated me."

Niger rights groups protest cost of living

Several thousand people demonstrated peacefully in Niger's capital on Thursday in a new protest called by a coalition of civic rights groups against the cost of key services in the country. After a rally outside the Parliament, the protestors marched to Nelson Mandela Square, near the presidency, where they handed a petition to two aides of President Mamadou Tandja.

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Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

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New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders