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China slams Trump’s ‘irresponsible and absurd logic’ on North Korea

Trump doubled down on his suggestion that China was not helping to rein in its Cold War-era ally

Africa’s first woman skeleton racer becomes a global inspiration

After four months of intensive training, Simidele Adeagbo became the first woman from Africa to compete in the Winter Olympics, ranking 20th overall

Sister act: Kim Yo Jong visit dominates South Korea headlines

Educated in Switzerland like her brother, Kim Yo Jong has risen rapidly up the ranks since he inherited power from their father Kim Jong Il.

South Korea proposes high-level talks with the North

In his speech Monday, Kim said the Olympics could provide a reason for officials from the neighbours "to meet in the near future".

Winter Games not on ice just yet

US and North Korea and a Russian doping ban haven’t dampened spirits or ticket sales

IOC chief calls for Japan’s 2020 Olympics bid

Jacques Rogge says Tokyo should not be discouraged from bidding for the 2020 Olympics just because South Korea won the right to host the 2018 Games.

Let’s share the 2018 Olympics, says North Korea

A senior North Korean sports official has been quoted saying North Korea would like to share some events in the 2018 Winter Olympics with South Korea.

Small nations can host the Olympics too

Developing countries across the world have been urged to take heart from Pyeongchang's winning bid to be the host of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

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Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

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MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

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BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

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Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

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