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A murder in Congo

What does the decade-old “Congo-case,” involving two Norwegian mercenaries, tell us about residue coloniality in Scandinavia?

Guaido says talks with Venezuela govt to resume, move to Barbados

​Dialogue between Venezuela's opposition and President Maduro's government will resume in Barbados, self-declared interim president Juan Guaido said

Venezuela’s Guaido says Norway talks to continue

Delegations representing the Venezuelan rivals met face-to-face in Oslo for the first time this week in a process begun two weeks ago

SA drops in World Press Freedom rankings

South Africa has dropped three places in the Press Freedom Index

Sovereign wealth fund would put graft over the top

Although the idea of a sovereign wealth fund to develop our country is a nice one in principle, it may not be the best idea we have had.

Some countries ground Boeings, most keep them flying

Boeing's 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet was grounded in China, Ethiopia and Indonesia on Monday after an Ethiopian Airlines crash

South Africa’s new higher education disability policy is important, but flawed

South Africa has a new policy framework for students with disabilities but will it bring real change?

Maximum wages are the next step in SA’s social dialogue

In order to gain faith in a social contract, the government not only has to increase minimum wages, but also lower the top wages

World Economic Forum: Gender inequality widening after decade of progress

In recent years, women have made significant progress towards equality in a number of areas but the global trend now seems to have made a U-turn

Cold comfort for refugees in Norway

Failed asylum seekers get no chance to appeal and risk 'freezing to death' if they're deported to Russia

Three EU nations cut Uganda aid over anti-gay law

Uganda's government has been hit with substantial aid cuts after the president enacted a severe anti-gay law.

Bafana lose to Norway 1-0

Bafana Bafana have been edged out 1-0 by a youthful and inexperienced Norway side at Cape Town Stadium.

Norway plans to put brakes on deforestation

Norway has announced plans to step up its efforts as part of "first aid" to slow climate change.

Norway youths describe being hunted by Breivik

Norwegians wounded in Anders Behring Breivik's shooting rampage have testified about how he hunted them down and used the trial to taunt the killer.

Witnesses describe Breivik’s ruse to get to Utoeya

A guard and a ferry captain have detailed how Anders Behring Breivik tricked them into allowing him to go to Utoeya Island, where he killed 69 people.

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Koko claims bias before Zondo commission

In a lawyer’s letter, the former Eskom chief executive says the commission is not being fair to him

ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

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World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story