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Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following US sanctions

The layoffs will come at the Chinese company's US-based research and development arm, Futurewei Technologies, which is incorporated in Texas

Game, set and watch in minutes

An award-winning film proves a documentary can serve up its points in a short space of time

Devastated by Israeli attacks on Gaza, but not deterred

The tenacity of Palestinian people in the face of brutal annihilation should encourage us all

Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe

Diamond-rich Botswana has offered to lend neighbouring Zimbabwe $95m in private sector loans to help ease its economic crisis

Sudan is Africa’s secret crisis

Having long failed to establish a stable political system, the government of President al-Bashir has presided over a prolonged economic crisis

China summons US ambassador over Huawei arrest

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, who faces US fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran, has infuriated Beijing

Iran urges UN to hold US to account over sanctions

President Donald Trump's administration re-imposed sanctions lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal

Israel’s Netanyahu hails Trump for Iran sanctions

On Friday, Washington confirmed it was going ahead with a second round of sanctions set to take effect on Monday

Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic

From tech tycoons to media giants, a host of Western companies are now distancing themselves from the Gulf state

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Small towns not ready for level 3

Officials in Beaufort West, which is on a route that links the Cape with the rest of the country, are worried relaxed lockdown regulations mean residents are now at risk of contracting Covid-19

Nurses work and care in fear of Covid

Staff at Tygerberg hospital detail how, despite their fear of the coronavirus, they continue to help in the medical response to the pandemic

Eastern Cape fails tracing and testing

With the shift to lockdown level three on Monday, details are emerging of how the previous relaxation added pressure to the already poorly performing Eastern Cape Covid-19 response

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Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

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If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

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