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Carlos on the difference a peace prize makes

What a difference a year makes.

Maaza Mengiste: ‘We are now catching up with the past’

As war drums beat again in Ethiopia, author Maaza Mengiste finds new language to memorialise the Second Italo-Ethiopian War

War and Covid slow trade in Saluki dogs

Salukis, cousins of the greyhound, have been used for hunting for thousands of years in the Middle East and are some of the fastest canines.

Time is not on our side in Libya

Simmering tensions could see the country partitioned between east and west

Zimbabwe: What is the current status of the Torture Docket case?

International crimes must be prosecuted and domestic jurisdictions are well placed to do this. Domestic prosecutions based on universal jurisdiction are on the rise

Meditate for peace and unity

Invincible defence technology uses transcendental meditation to reduce crime and violence

Blunders and stubborness hobble Syria talks

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

SAB keeps brewing in South Sudan

The brewer is among South African-based firms mugged by the country's descent into civil war.

Saving lives in war-ravaged Syria

For doctors like South African Venessa Naidoo, working in war-torn Syria means providing life-saving treatment to the needy is a daily struggle.

Weekend 101: Gangnam style

Malema goes to court, war continues in Syria, Robert Mugabe criticises the West and Gangnam style takes over the world. Watch Weekend 101 to stay in the know.

Guards: Isareli strike on Iran would trigger World War III

Iran could launch a pre-emptive strike if Israel prepares to attack it, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander told broadcaster Al-Alam on Sunday.

Syria’s war is forging a skilled rebel army

Former civilians have been quickly picking up the tactics that will make them a formidable military force. Luke Harding reports.

Dehumanisation of victims is a useful trait

Atrocities such as the killing of children become an ordinary act of violence with a sectarian component.

Children in war: the lost millions looking for a voice

Millions of children lost in war around the world miss the right to feel a parent's love more than anything else.

A land of despair

It's been a bad week for Somalia. It would also be accurate to say it's been a bad few decades..

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ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

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Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa