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Merkel and the revenge of the old white boys’ club

For almost two decades, a conservative all-men's pact has waited to have its political revenge on Angela Merkel

Refugees in Greece feel like ‘prisoners and hostages’

On Samos Island, some 2,000 asylum seekers are crammed in a refugee centre designed to accommodate only 700 people.

The Anatomy of a Rescue

Courtney Bercan tells the story of her first rescue mission on board MSF rescue vessel Dignity 1

MSF assists in Mediterranean Sea rescues involving 3 000 people in a single day

'This unbelievable number speaks to the desperation people are facing'

High price of vaccine blocks immunising more refugee children against pneumonia

Make your voice heard in MSF's initiative to make vaccines accessible

Hundreds drown in Libyan refugee exodus

Refugees panicked and drowned as the overloaded boat they were dumped on sank.

EU summit: Migrant crisis top of agenda

Delegates will discuss a controversial plan for a new European Union force that could shore up borders without the host country's consent.

Lesbos founders in the human tide

The camps are full, the volunteers and agencies overwhelmed. Families are sleeping wherever they can.

Zuma: Blood of refugee crisis is on Nato’s hands

President Jacob Zuma has placed the blame for the African refugee crisis firmly on the intervention policies of Nato and the European Union.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

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