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Editorial: Bank woes – but not in SA
Editorial: Bank woes – but not in SA
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan fired his country’s central bank governor, Murat Çetinkaya, last Saturday. Days later he launched a...
Istanbul shows how democracy is won
Istanbul shows how democracy is won
ISTANBUL – When the Turkish High Election Council, dominated by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s appointees, annulled Istanbul’s all-important municipal election on May 6, the world was right to be concerned....
Journalists act to get justice for assassinated reporters
Journalists act to get justice for assassinated reporters
It has been more than eight months since Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist and critic of his home country’s government who had been...
Freedom comes at the cost of love
Freedom comes at the cost of love
Close on five years into his forced conscription into the Syrian army, bombs smashed into the military base in the city of Deir ez-Zor, where Fadi...
Shiraaz Mohamed release will not be easy says analyst
Shiraaz Mohamed release will not be easy says analyst
After a video of abducted photographer Shiraaz Mohamed surfaced on social media on Sunday, a researcher from the Afro-Middle East Centre (AMEC)...
US bars entry to 16 Saudis over Khashoggi killing
US bars entry to 16 Saudis over Khashoggi killing
The US State Department on Monday barred entry to 16 Saudi nationals over what it described as their role in the murder of journalist Jamal...
Turkey is a democracy — that’s a fact
Turkey is a democracy — that’s a fact
I am writing in response to the op-ed by Sello Ivan Phahle, titled “South...
South Africa needs to take a position on the plight of the Turks under Erdoğan
South Africa needs to take a position on the plight of the Turks under Erdoğan
South Africa is still experiencing enormous challenges 25 years into democracy, and these need to be addressed urgently.Human Rights Day is...
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan must agree on sharing the Nile — before it’s too late
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan must agree on sharing the Nile — before it’s too late
The three-way dispute among Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over the sharing of the Nile waters remains deadlocked.
My colleague’s stake in the Reserve Bank billionaire club
My colleague’s stake in the Reserve Bank billionaire club
In March 2017, after a high court order that forced South African Reserve Bank shareholders who held in excess of 10 000 shares in breach of the...
Some countries ground Boeings, most keep them flying
Some countries ground Boeings, most keep them flying
A number of countries have grounded Boeing's 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet in response to an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157...
Turkey reportedly investigating Fox News journalist
Turkey reportedly investigating Fox News journalist
A Turkish prosecutor on Friday launched an investigation into a prominent Fox News Turkey presenter less than two weeks after President Recep...

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