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Trump moves to strangle Iran economy as nuclear deal withers

​US President Donald Trump on Wednesday tightened the screws further on Iran with sanctions on its mining industry

Trump’s one-time aide who turned on him goes to jail

Michael Cohen who once said he was ready to "take a bullet" for Trump is awaited at the federal prison in Otisville, New York

Ebola: Obama orders US military to West Africa

President Barack Obama has called the Ebola crisis a threat to world security and has sent up to 3 000 US military personnel to the region.

Blunders and stubborness hobble Syria talks

Syria: The long road to finding peace after years of war.

India transfers diplomat to UN amid US tensions

India said it transferred a diplomat to its UN delegation in an attempt to protect her from prosecution for visa fraud and underpaying a maid.

Gamers spook world of spycraft

US and UK intelligence agents have been posing as Orcs and Elves to snare terror suspects online.

The lessons of our past cast a long shadow over Syria

Public opinion, like old generals, is always preparing to fight the last war.

Opinion: To regulate or not regulate, that is the internet question

Hacking could be used as an excuse to police the internet more but we need online openness to expose wrongdoing, writes Alistair Fairweather.

US says willing to meet with Iran on nukes but no talks set

The New York Times has reported that the United States and Iran have agreed in principle to hold one-on-one negotiations on Iran's nuclear.

Love affair with Rwanda’s Kagame goes sour

Alarm bells have been ringing in Washington and London over Rwanda's clampdown on internal freedoms, writes David Smith.

Aurora shooting: Poignant details of young film fans killed in massacre

As the US came to terms with another gun massacre on Saturday, new details emerged of the victims of the cinema shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

Taliban seeks negotiated settlement in Afghanistan

A senior commander of the Taliban has offered a pragmatic view on the futility of the war and the future of Afghanistan. Julian Borger reports.

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Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

The changing role of marketing

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...