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Buhari begins presidential election campaign

Voters go to the polls on February 16, four years after Buhari's landmark victory

Nigeria and Benin make a new break for the border

The new crossing point, ECOWAS hopes, will make the movement of people and trade a lot easier

Nigeria’s Jonathan under fire ahead of 2015 poll

Analysts have questioned whether Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan can claw back support ahead of elections next year.

SA sprinters seize relay gold

The SA men's 4x100m relay team gave SA their fourth gold medal and set a new world record in 41.78 seconds at the Paralympic Games in London.

Blade Runner back on track to defend 100m gold

Oscar Pistorius returns to the track today, days after his 200m defeat was clouded by controversy over claims his rivals had an unfair advantage.

Smyth challenging Oscar Pistorius as Paralympics track king

Ireland's Jason Smyth has staked his claim to challenge Oscar Pistorius as king of the track at the Paralympics

Packed crowds and controversy at Paralympics

The Paralympics have greeted the first day of athletics but the mood was overshadowed by a mix-up that saw the wrong athlete awarded gold.

Stephen Hawking to star in Paralympics opener

Britain's most famous living scientist, Stephen Hawking, will appear at the opening ceremony of London's Paralympic Games on Wednesday.

London prepares to showcase Paralympics

The world's top athletes with a disability meet in London next week for what organisers say will be the biggest Paralympics in the Games' history.

Nothing magical about witchcraft, says Indian state

Chanting to cure snakebites and claiming to be a reincarnated spouse to obtain sex could be banned by an Indian state to protect the vulnerable.

India counts its homeless amid demands for action

India's homeless are being counted as part of the country's mammoth 10-yearly census in an exercise that could help shape future housing policy.

Pool quality probed as swimmers fall ill in Delhi

Commonwealth Games organisers launched an investigation into the water quality at the event's pool after reports that over 50 swimmers had fallen ill.

India’s BlackBerry users dismayed over data block threat

Indian BlackBerry users reacted with dismay on Friday to a government threat to block data services on security grounds.

IPL chief suspended amid corruption claims

Indian cricket authorities suspended the driving force behind the Premier League on Monday in a bid to stem an escalating tax and match-fixing crisis.

Mumbai attackers ‘were ordered by phone to kill’

Militants who attacked Mumbai were urged to kill their hostages in cold blood, according to transcripts of intercepted phone calls.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Press Releases

Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

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

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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