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Coronavirus dispatches from smalltown America: Part 2

‘It’s hard to imagine Jesus livestreaming the Sermon on the Mount’

Historic Trump impeachment trial to begin in earnest

President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial begins in earnest on Tuesday in the Senate, with Democrats calling for his removal from...

Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief

The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week,...

US-Iran crisis raises global tensions

EXPLAINER: What’s happening in the Middle East — and what does it mean for Africa?

Ukraine passenger jet crashes in Iran, killing at least 170

The Boeing 737 had left Tehran's international airport bound for Kiev

10 conflicts to watch in 2020

As Washington overpromises and underdelivers, regional powers are seeking solutions on their own — both through violence and diplomacy

Russia is not Putin, as he would have citizens  and the world believe

The president would everyone believe Russia is a democracy but his army occupies regions  and opposition parties are suppressed

Trump mantra: Quid pro quo or not, it means bribery and extortion

Linguists say using the same expression repeatedly is a way of lodging a specific idea in voters’ brains.

Top diplomat implicates Trump in explosive impeachment testimony

Gordon Sondland says he followed the president's orders in seeking a "quid pro quo" deal for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden

Ukraine’s Zelensky denies Trump tried to ‘blackmail’ him

The United States president's request that Zelensky probe the activities of Joe Biden's son Hunter has sparked an impeachment probe in the US

The whistle-blower, impeachment and Trump phone call: What we know

This is what we know about the affair launched by a complaint from a mysterious whistle-blower in the US intelligence community

MH17 suspect denies Ukraine rebels behind attack

International investigators said they were issuing arrest warrants for Igor Girkin and three other suspects over the downing of the Malaysia Airlines

Last laugh: Ukraine comedian who became president

A month on from Zelensky's election win, details of what he will actually do in power, or who will make up his core team, are hazy

Comedian Zelensky wins Ukraine presidency in landslide

Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show, trounced incumbent Petro Poroshenko

Comedian heads to run-off against incumbent for Ukraine presidency

Volodymyr Zelensky's political experience had been limited to playing the president in a TV show but that may soon change

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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