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Barbara Creecy: ‘You can make a difference if you want to’

The minister of environment, forestry and fisheries, likes to watch the British medical drama series Casualty, she tells Sheree Bega

Trump has markets on tweeterhooks

The markets fluctuated after Trump last week ordered the killing of Iran’s top military commander Qassem Soleiman

Soleimani killing, US strategic incoherence

Given the general's standing, Iran is unlikely to back down

US-Iran crisis raises global tensions

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

Why the US is unlikely to go to war with Iran

Iran's response to the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani have raised tensions between the US and Iran. But war seems unlikely at this point

US navy confirms UFOs recorded by pilots are real

There are no programmes designed to address the question of how humanity will interact with prospective interstellar visitors from outer space

Iran’s anti-US strikes: measured, but not final response

Tehran wanted to appear decisive to calm a clamour for revenge, without provoking President Donald Trump to unleash all-out armed conflict

Al-Shabab sends ‘a message’ to US with Kenya attack

The deadly attack on Camp Simba comes in response to a dramatic escalation in US drone strikes against the Islamist militant group

Web threatens democracy and must be regulated – without limits on freedom of speech

The political harms caused by large scale are critical issues as well, and ought to be considered in antitrust enforcement

Bright signs emerge amid global turmoil

While populist governments around the world have continued to run up public debts to pay for handouts to their supporters, others are pushing back

US-China decoupling myth busted

The co-dependent partnership is in the conflict stage and the real decoupling may be between American politicians and the country’s citizens

New future from Trump tyranny

The demagogic president has unwittingly created the opportunity for constitutional growth

USAf’s Copyright Bill rebuttal raises questions and answers none

Bawa’s response misses the point completely. Furthermore, it seem USAf does not represent the position of all South African universities on this issue

‘White fragility’ is damaging SA universities

Academics at a recent meeting called for white liberals to acknowledge they ‘are the problem’

Economic system we select defines our future

The best option is stakeholder capitalism, which links societal benefits to financial returns

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