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Over a million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast

Hurricane Florence has the potential to bring catastrophic flooding to areas of the eastern United States already soaked by heavy rain

Travel: Head for the Outer Banks, just like Blackbeard did

With its white beaches and crab shacks, the North Carolina coast rivals the Caribbean. Douglas Rogers picks its most alluring spots.

‘He just shot him in the back’

US police officer Walter Scott faces the death penalty for killing a man he'd stopped for a broken car light.

North Carolina shootings related to parking dispute

The preliminary police investigation into the killing of three Muslim students indicates a dispute over condominium parking motivated the shootings.

UN ambassador outraged over Sudan bible school attack

Sudan's military bombed a Bible school built by a US Christian aid group, prompting students and teachers at the school to run for their lives.

Hurricane Irene sends Americans fleeing

Hurricane Irene blasted ashore near Cape Lookout, North Carolina in a weakened but still massive category one storm that has sent Americans fleeing.

Dozens killed as tornadoes lay waste to southern US

US authorities rushed aid to southern states after powerful tornadoes cut through the region, killing 44 people and reducing entire towns to rubble.

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Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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Disrupt the corrupt

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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

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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Secure your business from cyber threats

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Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

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