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Where do Africans study abroad?

China is becoming the preferred destination for countries such as Ghana and Nigeria

Censorship, surveillance could be the biggest rights challenges post Covid-19

The impacts of these infringements could last well beyond the life of the Covid-19 pandemic

First bodies of UK truck victims arrive in Vietnam for burial

The bodies of 31 men and eight women were discovered in a refrigerated lorry in an industrial state in Essex, east of London, on October 23.

Borders can’t stem migrants’ search for a better life

Young Vietnamese driven by poverty, made worse by climate change, became traffickers’ victims

Immigration visa row in Vietnam

A South African official has found herself in trouble after denying a visa to a would-be teacher, despite the application being riddled with errors

Easy imports bury jobs in concrete

Cheaper cement from China and Vietnam has hit producers in SA, who are asking the state for help

Kim arrives in Hanoi for nuclear summit with Trump

The normally sleepy Vietnamese border station of Dong Dang spruced itself up for Kim's arrival after the leader's 4 000km odyssey through China

Why Vietnam for the second Trump-Kim summit?

Hanoi enjoys friendly ties with both countries and is considered 'neutral' territory

Vietnam’s caged bears dying off as bile prices plummet

Bear bile is extracted — often continuously and painfully — from the animals' gallbladders and used in traditional medicine

The liberal licence 
to kill

The liberal public sphere is still unwilling to accord equal weight to all human lives

China’s activity on reclaimed reef threatens to raise regional tensions

Beijing has been turning reefs and islets into islands and installing military facilities such as runways and equipment on them

Vietnam oil exec ‘kidnapped’ from Germany jailed for life

Thanh will return to court for a fresh trial on Wednesday on embezzlement charges after he was accused of pocketing $620 000 of state funds.

Kikwete: Africa inherited poor education from colonial masters

Ex-Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has said improving the education system in Africa will replenish the continent’s skills gap.

Late rains in Vietnam alleviate coffee fears

A late start to the wet season has brought farmers the moisture their trees need to absorb fertiliser, which prevents the fruit from falling to waste.

Vietnam pays last respects to Vo Nguyen Giap

Vietnamese bid farewell to Vo Nguyen Giap, who presided over the humiliation of the French at Dien Bien Phu in 1954.

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Transport Month

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

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Disrupt the corrupt

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