An arms dealer’s guide to philanthropy
Selling weapons systems to Saudi Arabia is not incompatible with charity work, argues Ivor Ichikowitz

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Politics

JP Smith, Cape Town City safety boss faces vote of no confidence
Smith said the motion against him doesn’t have anything to do with issues playing out in the party's leadership, but over disagreements in the Cape DA

M&G Africa

Second Ebola vaccine to be used in DR Congo next month
It will arrive in the eastern city of Goma, in North Kivu province, on October 18 and be used from the beginning of next month

Environment

‘Forgotten Five’ in need of rescuing
From pangolins to pythons, species are being threatened by poachers for lucrative markets. A Namibian tells of her bid to make a difference

Education

No crèche or preschool for 1.1m children
Poverty means more than a million youngsters are missing out on the benefits of early learning

Business

Two power zombies just won’t die
Despite court cases and financiers pulling out of CO2 producing coal-fuelled power stations, Thabametsi and Khanyisa could still come online

World

Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning
The tech giant's pulling of HKmap.live was blasted as bowing to China

Bhekisisa

New smoke signals: Is Big Tobacco using influencers to illegally punt new products?
Could companies’ wooing of social media influencers be just a clever ploy to get around the country’s tobacco advertising ban?

Arts & Culture

The Weekend Guide
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Sport

Has MoPo’s gift expired?
The Argentine’s ability to inspire his players at Spurs to overachieve seems to have ended

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