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Letters to the Editor: September 21 to 27

Our readers write in about: violence, foreign business, the ICC and Syria

Showdown as West seeks to boost powers of chemical arms watchdog

A two-thirds majority, minus any abstentions, is needed for Britain's draft to pass

Missile strikes on Syria kill 26, mostly Iranian forces

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group, missile strikes hit two military targets in Aleppo and Hama provinces

Syria, chemical weapons and the limits of international law

The UN Charter doesn't allow the use of military force to prevent chemical weapons attacks without UN Security Council approval. That needs to change.

Syrian army claims to have retaken rebel-held Ghouta

The Syrian army has claimed to have fully recaptured Ghouta after a two-month offensive

US-led strikes steer clear of Russian military

Pentagon planners are taking pains to avoid hitting Russian military assets.

Syria’s ‘chemical attack’ — What we know

An alleged chemical attack in rebel-held Douma has sparked international outrage, but Damascus has said the reports are 'mere fabrications'

Years of fruitless efforts to end Syria’s war

Since the start of Syria's war in 2011, numerous efforts to halt the conflict through diplomacy have failed

Lebanon’s Hezbollah launches Syrian war video game

The first-person shooter game is a low-cost spinoff of bestseller "Call of Duty" that glorifies the group's battles in the ongoing Syrian conflict.

The questions abducted photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed answered to prove he is alive

It was these 10 questions that helped determine almost a year after Mohamed was kidnapped in Syria that he is still alive, the family said

Family prays for Shiraaz Mohamed’s return after receiving proof of life

The Mohamed family has waited anxiously for news of Shiraaz's whereabouts and health after he was kidnapped under mysterious circumstances

Syrian army: Israeli air strikes, rockets hit Syria

Israel launched land-to-land missiles into Syria from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, but the Syrian army intercepted them.

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Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders