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Rush for Africa’s marine species to feed demand in Asia

The booming, lucrative and often illicit trade in sea cucumbers, seahorses and fish maws threatens species and coastal communities

Egypt, Seychelles get first jabs

The two countries have rolled out China’s Sinopharm vaccine, but data issues are likely to keep some countries from doing the same

Elections test Africa’s democracy

Nine countries will go to the polls this year, but most will be held amid violence and suppression

Students ‘abandoned’ in Wuhan

Africans living in China want to be evacuated

Mo Ibrahim: Africa’s decade of ‘lost opportunity’

The 2018 African governance index was released this week. It’s not good news

Baxter warns Bafana against complacency ahead of rematch

In the sports wrap: South Africa’s global boxing star Zolani Tete has joined accomplished veteran trainer Floyd Mayweather Senior stable

Bafana confront their hoodoo

All too often the team panic when they play a lesser nation but the coach is working on that

The unethical sellers of dreams

Clients hope to strike it rich but they will never make any money, an employee of a binary option company told Israel’s parliament

South Africans carve an Eden in the Seychelles

Expatriate developers have set about creating a man-made island idyll for the ultrarich with a distinctly South Africa flavour.

Zuma’s builder pleads guilty, proclaims innocence

Nkandla builder Thandeka Nene says a R7-billion fraud accusation against her in the Seychelles is a "political manoeuvre" - despite a guilty verdict.

Zuma’s dodgy Nkandla builder pays fine following Seychelles arrest

President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead builder Thandeka Nene, who was arrested for fraud in the Seychelles, is back home as a free woman.

There should be ‘no controversy’ around Motlanthe holiday, says Masebe

Thabo Masebe has said he doesn't know "why there should be any controversy" around Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe's holiday to the Seychelles.

Seychelles pleads for end to pirate prisoner overcrowding

The Seychelles has called for international help as naval forces tighten the noose around Somali pirates, saying they cannot hold more prisoners.

Passengers disembark from stricken Costa Allegra

Relieved passengers have disembarked from a disabled cruise ship docked in the island nation of the Seychelles after three days at sea without power.

Krejcir accesses deportation report

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir is gathering material for his pending application to be granted asylum as a "political refugee".

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Zondo deplores ‘attempted killing’ of state capture witness who implicated Molefe

The deputy chief justice says an attack on one witness may deter many others from giving evidence

State’s failure to act leaves Mpumalanga community at land grabbers’ mercy

Mpumalanga land claimants have been failed by state organs, whose officials are not helping them to remove land invaders, despite a court order

Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

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