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Washington navy yard shooting leaves several dead

At least 12 people have been killed in a shooting, where one suspected gunman was among the dead, while authorities search for other assailants.

New York on edge as 9/11 threat deemed ‘credible’

New York police were out in force on Friday in response to intelligence about a car bomb plot linked to the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Letters to the Editor: February 4

<em>M&G</em> readers share their thoughts on various reports in our newspaper.

US demands immediate end to Egypt’s emergency law

The United States on Tuesday set out four steps Cairo must take to end Egypt's crisis, telling its ally to stop harassing protesters.

Rumsfeld warns on effort to prosecute Bush abroad

Donald Rumsfeld, defence secretary under George Bush, says that attempts to prosecute the ex-president are a misguided response to US public policy.

Gates: China’s military advances challenge US power

A United States military presence in the Pacific is essential to restrain Chinese assertiveness, Washington's defence chief said on Friday.

US again urges North Korea to meet its obligations

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates on Friday held out the possibility of a resumption of six-party talks if North Korea ceases provocations.

Pressure builds on China to rein in Pyongyang

North Korea's main ally China must lean on Pyongyang to persuade it to abandon its nuclear ambitions, senior US officials said.

US tightens security, seeks source of parcel bombs

The United States searched on Saturday for the culprits behind a plot to bomb Jewish targets in Chicago.

US accused of failing to probe Iraqi abuse cases

WikiLeaks released nearly 400&nbsp;000 classified US files on the Iraq war on Friday, some detailing gruesome cases of prisoner abuse.

US faces ‘Americanisation’ of terror threat

Nine years after the September 11 attacks, the US faces a threat from home-grown insurgents and an "Americanisation" of al-Qaeda leadership.

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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

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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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