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Carlos on safety first, Russia-style

Who cares about safety when you are first?

WHO wants to review Russian vaccine safety data

President Vladimir Putin said Russia had become the first country to approve a vaccine offering "sustainable immunity" against the new coronavirus

Richard Calland: CR’s tough test amid politics of pandemic

Opposition parties and ANC ‘factions’ will attempt to use the crisis to their advantage

South Africa must have a stake in artificial intelligence technology

The country needs an institute that will be a conduit for AI knowledge to industry, society and government

Russia is not Putin, as he would have citizens  and the world believe

The president would everyone believe Russia is a democracy but his army occupies regions  and opposition parties are suppressed

Russia warns of ‘foreign meddling’ after protests

On Sunday, the Russian government's internet watchdog Roskomnadzor accused Google of "advertising unsanctioned mass actions" on YouTube

Russia is the clumsy latecomer at Africa’s superpower party

Leaked documents reveal the scale of Russia’s ambition in Africa — but so far the continent has not been kind to Vladimir Putin and his friends

Russian dailies publish same front page over reporter’s arrest

Golunov, a 36-year-old investigative reporter was detained last week over allegations that he manufactured and dealt drugs

Kim, Putin vow to seek closer ties at first talks

The two leaders shook hands and shared smiles as they met and gave brief statements before heading in for the talks

Comedian Zelensky wins Ukraine presidency in landslide

Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show, trounced incumbent Petro Poroshenko

Why is a second Brexit referendum undemocratic?

The British were sold a defective Boris washing machine so they should be allowed to return it

As poll numbers fall, Putin vows to improve living conditions

Putin laid out a series of new measures in his speech to Russia's two houses of Parliament

Trump vows to outspend Russia without new missile pact

The United States last week started the process of exiting the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Identity politics is about our quest for recognition

The rapid changes in the political and economic landscape have seen people around the world losing their sense of dignity and thus their identity

Five key moments from the G20

Here are five moments from the first day of the summit

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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.

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

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

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

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

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