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Invest in children to give them a better world

This entails putting them at the centre of national strategies, but doing it without high CO2 releases

‘Kung Fu’ nuns cycling for the environment

After facing the consequences of climate change first-hand in their own villages, the nuns decided to start marching with two strong messages

World Cup Week 1: What we’ve learned

After a week of entertainment we’re still trying to figure out what the pecking order is in this medley

Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots

Christian groups attacked Muslim-owned shops in the northwestern town of Chilaw on Sunday in anger at a Facebook post by a shopkeeper, police said

Sri Lanka attack mastermind used chatrooms to sway suicide bombers

Investigators believe the group also used social media private messenges to keep in touch without being noticed by the authorities

Sri Lanka mass cancelled over ‘specific attack threat’

The Church had planned to resume Sunday public services for the first time since the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 257 people

Sri Lanka Catholics to resume mass two weeks after attacks

All public services by Sri Lanka's Christian minority were cancelled after the April 21 suicide attacks

Sri Lankan president vows security shake-up over attacks

Tensions over alleged intelligence failures escalate as ISIL claims responsibility for deadly Easter Sunday blasts

Probe shows Sri Lanka attacks ‘retaliation for Christchurch’ — government

The revelation came as the death toll in the Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and high-end hotels rose to 321

‘Where is God?’: Sri Lankans stunned after deadly blasts

In the aftermath of Sunday's deadly attacks, Sri Lankans are trying to understand what has happened

Easter blasts at Sri Lanka hotels and churches kill at least 207

The attacks were the worst act of violence to hit the country in the decade since the end of a bloody civil war that killed up to 100 000 people

Poor form puts Amla’s World Cup place in jeopardy

The Proteas batsman faces being axed from the Wrold Cup squad after a poor run of form against Sri Lanka

Sine’s a gift that will keep giving

South Africa’s newest Protea Sinethemba Qeshile’s rags-to-riches ascension to first-class cricket couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy

Sri Lanka interviews 47 potential hangmen

47 male applicants would be interviewed on Wednesday and Thursday, after the government advertised the vacancies in February

Fast track bullies must learn Sri Lankan lesson

It is to be hoped that the defeat by Sri Lanka triggers the changes needed for South Africa to reach the top of the World Test Series

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Traditional healers need new spaces

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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

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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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