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Anniversaries from ‘unhistory’

The way we remember the past often illuminates what we choose to forget.

Kruger Park enlists 150 new rangers to protect rhinos

The Kruger National Park will get 150 additional rangers to combat poaching, following news that 11 rhino have been already been killed in SA in 2012.

Number of jailed journalists reaches 15-year high

The number of journalists that have been arrested in the world has hit a 15-year high, with independent journalists bearing the brunt of this.

Vietnam seeks $500m to clear war-era bombs, mines

Vietnam is seeking $500-million in assistance from domestic and international sources to help clear war-era bombs and mines.

Vietnam’s Javan rhinos poached into oblivion

An endangered Javan rhinoceros found dead with its horn removed in Vietnam was the country's last, rendering the species all but extinct.

SA, Vietnam team up to thwart rhino poachers

The environmental affairs department is joining forces with the government of Vietnam in a plan to stamp out rhino poaching in South Africa.

Vietnam prices stable due to African rice demand

Vietnam has been contracted to sell around 100 000 tonnes of 25% broken rice to several African nations in June so far, helping to keep prices stable.

Vietnam, US begin Agent Orange clean-up

Vietnam and the United States took the first step towards cleaning up Agent Orange contamination on Friday.

Tensions between Vietnam, China escalate

Vietnam has announced it will hold a naval drill next week in the South China Sea as an escalating maritime dispute fuels tensions with Beijing.

UN announces Agent Orange clean-up for Vietnam

The UN has announced a $5-million project to clean up wartime contamination in Vietnam caused by Agent Orange sprayed by the US military.

Google says Vietnam political blogs hacked

Internet giant Google says Vietnamese computer users have been spied on and political blogs hacked.

Vietnam tourism slumps amid global downturn

Vietnam is set to miss its target of attracting five million tourists this year as arrivals have dropped amid the global economic downturn.

Less is more in Hanoi

Marilyn Honnikman explores the culture of the Vietnamese capital as a micro-tourist.

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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.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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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

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

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