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The South African connection: How mercenaries aided Trump ally in Libyan op

The UN found that Trump ally Erik Prince violated the Libyan arms embargo. Here are the South Africans the report says helped him to do so

Congo-Brazzaville’s repressive government buys secret weapons haul from Azerbaijan

For several years, the Republic of the Congo has been quietly buying an arsenal from Azerbaijan, with the latest cache arriving before next month’s election

Amid the pandemic, green bonds are becoming trendy

The Development Bank of Southern Africa plans to use the booming market to finance its climate projects and invest in infrastructure

Don’t Look the Other Way! Lessons in Leadership from a Dutch UN General

Former UN force commander Patrick Cammaert preferred asking for forgiveness than permission

World leaders: Global recovery requires multilateral cooperation

Addressing the Covid-19 health and economic crisis requires international relations based on cooperation, the rule of law, collective action and shared principles

Military lawyers fight their boss

As senior legal officers take their battles with the head of the legal division to court, about a thousand military court cases are in limbo

AU mustn’t forget pledge to ‘silence the guns’

Climate change also has the potential to increase conflicts in Africa, as competition for scarce resources grows

Governments around the world condemn Myanmar’s military coup

The United States led governments around the world in calling for the restoration of Myanmar's democracy on Monday after the military staged a coup, arresting civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other politicians

Hungry for change: An open letter to African governments

The pandemic has provided humanity with a taste of a future at the limits of existence, as well as an appetite for change

The global HIV response needs to get back on track

After missing the global HIV/Aids targets, new benchmarks that put people at the centre, especially those most at risk, need to be set

We developed a simple process to recycle urine. Here’s how it’s done

Most of the wastewater produced worldwide receives no treatment and the nutrients in wastewater go to waste. Here's how households can draw these nutrients from urine

Xenophobic tensions surge in KZN

Amid protests by the ANC’s MK Military Veterans, distressed foreign nationals have shut their stalls at a Durban flea market

Fearless Burundi MP suffers in jail

Fabien Banciryanino, who challenged state on political murders, detained in notorious prison

Ghost fishing gear an ‘immortal menace’ in oceans

Lost and illegal tackle is threatening marine life and the lives of people making a living from the sea

The natural resource curse in Cabo Delgado

A humanitarian crisis looms as a violent insurgency continues to sweep over northern Mozambique. As many flee to safety, the question remains: who, or what, fuels the fire?

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Judicial Conduct Committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for his remarks about SA Israel relations

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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Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

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