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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

Investing in North Korea: Money pit or golden opportunity?

Optimists say that with mineral wealth, cheap labour, and a helpful geographical location, the North has huge potential

US sanctions blow for Mnangagwa as Trump says Harare ‘still a threat’

The US president has reportedly "extended sanctions against Zimbabwe for another year"

Why lifting sanctions against Sudan is the right call

Sudan is still an important outside influence on South Sudan, so lifting sanctions paves the way for a more constructive peace process in South Sudan

Namibia violates UN sanctions against North Korea

A military project between Namibia and North Korea is in defiance the UN Security Council. severely denting Namibia’s international reputation.

Church vote to divest from Israel boosts sanctions drive

US churches, inspired by the sanctions campaign against apartheid SA, want to send a message to their leaders to "stand on the right side of history".

Russia’s falling stock market faces new sanctions

A day after a US ratings agency downgraded ?Russia to "junk" status, the country's index fell by 3%. Russia could also face new sanctions.

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Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

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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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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

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