Islamist-Israel clashes kill four Palestinians in West Bank

JERUSALEM, Undefined – An Israeli operation to dismantle a Hamas Islamist cell in the West Bank sparked fierce gun battles at multiple locations Sunday, killing four Palestinians, Israel’s army and…

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Abortion rights around the world

PARIS, France – Abortion laws vary wildly around the world, with a minority of countries having outright bans.Tiny San Marino, which sits on a mountainside in the centre of Italy,…

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Afghanistan: ‘Cutting off of hands is very necessary,’ says Taliban

It has been well over a month since the Taliban took over Afghanistan and assured the world its return to rule would not spell doom for its citizens. However one…

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Huawei heiress returns to China after deal with US in fraud case

Meng Wanzhou, heiress to the Huawei tech empire touched down in China on Friday, after managing to secure a deal with prosecutors in the United States (US) in an extradition…

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Mantashe urges ANC mayoral, council hopefuls to serve the people

JOHANNESBURG – ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe has warned party mayoral and council hopefuls to serve and not think the organisation belongs to them.Mantashe was leading the campaign trail in the…

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South Africa seethes at UK’s Beta bogeyman ‘discrimination’

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa is seething over Britain’s decision to keep the country on its coronavirus “red list,” forcing travellers into a pricey hotel quarantine on their return to the…

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We intend to be the airline that people want to have – SAA chief pilot Mamashela

JOHANNESBURG – It’s South African Airways (SAA)’s first day back in the skies after more than a year of grounding and the chief pilot at the airline, Mpho Mamashela, said…

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Repo rate to remain unchanged at 3.5%

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Reserve Bank has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 3.5%.Governor Lesetja Kganyago made the announcement on Thursday after a meeting of the Monetary…

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Environmental groups welcome China’s pledge on coal

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No more cash for coal says FirstRand says

FirstRand Thanks for enjoying the Mail & Guardian, we’re proud of our 36 year history, throughout which we have delivered to readers the most important, unbiased stories in South Africa.…

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Mining industry vaccinates over 200 000 workers, mandatory vaccination not on the cards for now

Thanks for enjoying the Mail & Guardian, we’re proud of our 36 year history, throughout which we have delivered to readers the most important, unbiased stories in South Africa. Good…

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Despite inflation risks, the monetary policy committee keeps rates on hold

South Africa’s economy has been supported by robust trade on the back of currency-strengthening commodity prices Thanks for enjoying the Mail & Guardian, we’re proud of our 36 year history,…

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‘Ask for R15k’: Zodwa shares allowance advice with Mzansi Ben 10s

South African exotic dancer Zodwa Wabantu doesn’t shy away from being vocal about her preference for men. If you know Zodwa, you know that she loves a man who is…

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‘Music is more than that’: Makhadzi on why she won’t translate her songs

South African musician Makhadzi has made quite the name for herself in the country. She recently became the only local musician to have a whole album reach gold status despite…

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Aww! Natasha Thahane unwraps gift from lover boy Lorch [watch]

Orlando Pirates player Thembinkosi Lorch posted an Instagram story of the birthday girl, Natasha Thahane unwrapping a gift from him today (26 September).  LORCH AND NATASHA DRIBBLE MZANSI Just a…

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George Old Car show to take place next year February

Organisers of the 25th George Old Car show in the Western Cape say the event will take place on the 12th and 13th of February next year. The show was…

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Nigeria: Boko Haram – Learning Centre Graduates 154 Children in Borno

The children from Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states were trained in ICT skills including robotics, coding and Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Borno State Learning Centre in Maiduguri has graduated 154…

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South Africa: Eradicating Pit Toilets Is but a First Step

These dangerous and insanitary latrines at schools should be replaced by clean and safe bathrooms that also cater to the needs of girls who’ve reached puberty. It’s been seven years…

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8 Arrested in Fraternity Pledge’s Alcohol-Poisoning Death, Police Say

Eight people were arrested and three others indicted on Friday after an investigation into the death of Adam Oakes, a student at Virginia Commonwealth University who died in February from…

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2 Rulings Block Tennessee Governor’s Ban on School Mask Mandates

Two federal judges in Tennessee have dealt blows to Gov. Bill Lee’s executive order that allows families to opt out of school mask mandates, ruling in separate cases on Friday…

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