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US strikes kill dozens in Taliban heartland

US missile strikes killed dozens of people in a Pakistani tribal area controlled by Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud, officials said on Wednesday.

Pakistan reopens Nato route to Afghanistan

Pakistani engineers on Wednesday opened an alternative supply route for Nato in Afghanistan after militants blew up a key bridge and torched trucks.

Grieving Pakistan tribesmen bury dead after blast

Pakistani tribesmen on Monday buried the last of the 43 people killed in a suicide bomb attack at a meeting of tribal elders discussing how to tackle al-Qaeda and Taliban militants.

Thirty dead in Pakistan blast

A blast tore through a security-forces vehicle in restive north-west Pakistan on Thursday, killing 30 people and wounding dozens more, officials said. The attack in scenic Swat Valley in the North West Frontier Province was the latest in a wave of violence targeting the military since government troops stormed the al-Qaeda-linked Red Mosque in Islamabad in July.

Cash and a car for the blood of Danish cartoonists

In his office in Peshawar's historic Mohabat Khan mosque, prayer leader Maulana Yousaf Qureshi smoothes his beard from the white roots to the henna-orange tips. "There's no time limit. If someone kills the cartoonist in 50 years he will still get the million dollars," he says.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

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Capital Legacy talks life

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Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

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Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

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