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The Year of the Locust

About 25 years ago, Baldwyn Torto and his team taught themselves to talk to locusts. Now, Simon Allison brings you the story of the swarms eating their way across the continent

First UN ‘mercy flight’ leaves Yemen’s rebel-held Sanaa

Yemeni children in critical need of medical care were evacuated Monday from the rebel-held capital Sanaa, in what the United Nations hopes will be...

Water ‘wars’ wash over the world

Conflicts have doubled in the past decade, with 26% of these occurring on the African continent

Africa must help end the war on its doorstep in Yemen

The Horn of Africa will not get stability and security without accountability and peace in neighboring Yemen

Sudan’s generals should be targeted with global sanctions

The EU must monitor military leaders, rather than use them to outsource migration control

Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led Yemen war

The veto was the second of his presidency

Classified note confirms French weaponry in Yemen: report

Rights groups have regularly accused Paris of being complicit in alleged war crimes committed in Yemen

Japan stops journalist going to Yemen

The decision came amid debate in Japan about whether journalists should be prevented from going to war zones

Amnesty report says SA arms diverted to Yemeni militia

Between 2015 and the end of 2017, South Africa transferred $62-million worth of major conventional weapons to the UAE

‘This is how we welcomed 2019’: Civilians killed in Houthi attack

A woman and a child killed and 16 others wounded after Yemeni rebels shell a residential neighbourhood in besieged Taiz

Are Sudan’s protests against Bashir regime doomed to fail?

Though a diplomatic pariah, Omar al-Bashir's Western back channel support means he holds the cards in a standoff unlikely to deliver major change

Netflix drops satire episode critical of Saudi Arabia

The episode can still be seen in other parts of the world — and in Saudi Arabia on YouTube

Latest

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences