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Malaysia to ship back hundreds of tonnes of plastic waste

Plastic imports to Malaysia have tripled since 2016, to 870 000 tonnes last year, official data showed

Death or taxes for polluting plastic

South Africa's apathetic attitude to plastic use requires an intervention — but what would work here?

Madagascar elections: An environmental disaster in waiting

Election of Andry Rajoelina as Madagascar's new president would be yet another blow to the survival of nature

Nepal set to double tiger population under WWF global plan

Nepal's efforts to increase its tigers are part of a 13-country plan to double the number of tigers worldwide

China’s ban on domestic ivory sales comes into force

One of the world's biggest markets for African ivory, China announced that it would outlaw all domestic trade and processing by 2017

UN: A solution to tackling global greenhouse gases

The UN pushes for a deal that sets out a compromise between emerging and developed nations but some environmental groups lament its weakness.

Greens buoyant as oil firm halts testing in DRC park

The state must reaffirm that Virunga has universal value for all humanity, says the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).

UN targets wildlife traders in Africa sanctions

New UN resolutions bring sanctions against illegal wildlife and resource traders who support armed groups committing social atrocities in Africa.

Greater Mekong region is on the decline, says WWF

Demand for farmland may strip the Greater Mekong region of a third of its forest cover over the next two decades, warns a conservation group.

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SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

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About 20 people in South Africa die each day from the coronavirus, and this number may peak at 300, while positive cases may reach 8 000 a day, according to some projections

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

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