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Khaya Sithole: Lessons to be learned from partitions

South Africa’s economic, racial and social divides invite unrest that will leave us all worse off

India and China border conflict intensifies

A frontier dispute between the two Asian giants turned deadly for the first time in 45 years. Observers argue the skirmish was exacerbated by Delhi’s annexation of Kashmir and Ladakh

Censorship, surveillance could be the biggest rights challenges post Covid-19

The impacts of these infringements could last well beyond the life of the Covid-19 pandemic

Surviving Covid-19 — and Modi

A religious and nationalist agenda has replaced the promise of development and left India ill-equipped to manage the pandemic

Terrorism used as excuse to suppress Kashmir

Within India, the Bharatiya Janata Party government is stoking Islamophobia by using religion as an instrument of identity politics

Kashmir: Modi’s threat to India’s democracy

The revocation of the contested territory’s special status marks a dangerous Hindu-nationalist shift

Du Plessis blasts ‘mediocre’ South Africa after World Cup exit

The Proteas slumpped to a 49-run defeat against Pakistan to end their chances of reaching a World Cup semifinal

Pakistan polio vaccine teams on edge after fatal attacks

Multiple polio vaccination workers in Pakistan have been killed in attacks targeting health workers in the country’s northwest earlier this week

US patience thins with Pakistan as India goes on offense

US policymakers have grown exasperated with Pakistan for not doing more against Islamist extremists

Tensions escalate as Pakistan, India shoot down each other’s warplanes

While both sides have played down the threat of war, the rare aerial engagement over the disputed territory of Kashmir significantly raises the stakes

Bowlers incite our bloodlust

From the stands: Centurion and Wanderers

Proteas complete 3-0 Test series sweep of Pakistan

The Proteas defeated Pakistan by 107 runs in the third and final Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Monday to wrap up a 3-0 series sweep

Faf backs Amla to regain form

Amla was moved down to number four in the order for South Africa’s most recent Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo in July

Pakistan is either good or ghastly

​Perhaps no cricket-playing nation conjures the vicissitudes and vagaries of the game quite like Pakistan

Pakistan’s ‘penniless billionaires’ expose money laundering frenzy

Bank accounts in poor residents' names are flooded with cash, then suddenly emptied in a laundering scheme

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