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Attacks target French embassy, military HQ in Burkina capital

The capital came under multiple attacks on Friday when five armed men opened fire on passersby before heading towards the embassy

There’s a premium on my humors

The u is disappearing all over Africa, and maybe the Gates Foundation is to blame.

Charm mingles with chaos at Ouagadougou’s film festival

For all its flaws, the democratic spirit at Fespaco makes it unique among the world’s movie events.

New Burkina Faso premier named after soldier riots

President Blaise Compaore appointed a former ambassador to France as the new prime minister, hoping to restore stability after violent protests.

Burkina Faso leader battles mutiny

Burkina Faso's president, facing a military mutiny, strove to reassert his authority on Friday after mass protests and a night when soldiers ran riot.

Burkina Faso votes in presidential election

Burkina Faso voted on Sunday in a presidential poll, which appeared to generate little enthusiasm and was expected to keep Blaise Compaore in power.

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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