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Miracle of ‘Wild Boars’ rescue transforms Thai cave into tourist draw

For a few dollars tourists can get framed photos at the site, pick up posters of the footballers and take home a souvenir t-shirt

Editorial: Cave boys saga brought out the best in us

'That familiar confluence of triumph and tragedy is what builds our ability to understand and share the feelings of each other'

Thais rejoice at success of dramatic cave rescue

The nerve-shredding three-day mission ended on Tuesday with the final group of four boys and the coach emerging from the cave

All 12 boys and football coach rescued from cave — Thai Navy SEALs

All the young boys and their football coach have been rescued from the Tham Luang cave following a harrowing 18 day ordeal

11 out of Thai cave, hopes rise all will survive

Two more were still inside the cave but authorities were confident of getting them out by Tuesday evening through a claustrophobic network of tunnels

Nigeria military rescues 1,000 Boko Haram hostages

More than 1,000 people held captive by the militant group Boko Haram have been freed, according to Nigeria's military

Harmony gold miners trapped underground

Nine miners remain unnaccounted for while eight are trapped in a refuge bay a mile underground after a fire broke out at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine.

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Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

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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

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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