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SABC Group executive news and current affairs, Jimi Matthews.
SABC Group executive news and current affairs, Jimi Matthews.

All news demands informed context: Jimi Matthews

Friday 28 August 2015 09:46

In common with our counterparts abroad, South Africa are battling with declining viewers and listeners, writes Jimi Matthews.

All news demands informed context: Jimi Matthews

Friday 28 August 2015 09:46

In common with our counterparts abroad, South Africa are battling with declining viewers and listeners, writes Jimi Matthews.

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Overthinking driving creativity in people with neurotic disorders

Friday 28 August 2015 07:30

People who suffer from neuroticism a condition characterised by anxiety, fear and negative thoughts.

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It’s not clear if Kiir’s heart is in power sharing deal: Analyst

Thursday 27 August 2015 09:00

Independent Commentator, Tom Wheeler says it is not clear if South Sudan's president Salva Kiir’s heart is in the power sharing deal he signed because he has reservations about it.

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SA’s rising rates of violence against women demand a unified approach

Wednesday 26 August 2015 11:33

Violence against women is a serious problem worldwide.

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BRICS cannot afford to fail the world’s poor

Tuesday 25 August 2015 08:14

As the economic situation of the world becomes increasingly dire for the poor and needy everywhere, it is critical that emerging global power blocs such as BRICS need not fail.

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Why the new SDGs won’t make the world a fairer place

Monday 24 August 2015 09:55

The world’s governments are preparing to finalise the Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations in September 2015, writes Jason Hickel.

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SA biotechnology industry growing but can still do better

Sunday 23 August 2015 18:27

South Africa has a lot to offer in the field of Biotechnology and it is showing significant growth prospects, writes Dr Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela.

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Latest by-election results a sign of things to come?

Friday 21 August 2015 16:17

The African National Congress (ANC) is on the cusp of possibly losing a second metropolitan municipality—after Cape Town—to the opposition, if by-election results are anything to read into.

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Are judges in South Africa under threat or do they complain too much?

Friday 21 August 2015 07:25

Next week, South African President Jacob Zuma will sit down with its chief justice for an unprecedented, potentially watershed discussion.

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“Review of Pistorius’ parole sets a bad precedent”

Thursday 20 August 2015 14:30

Legal analyst Brenda Wardle says that it would set a bad precedent should the parole review of Oscar Pistorius be allowed to continue.

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