Dubbed the 'white flower' in SA, the negative effects of single-use plastic shopping bags include reducing the aesthetic value of landscapes, clogging waterways, depleting petroleum reserves...
Asphat Muposhi, Mercy Mpinganjira, Marius Wait 23 Jun 2021
US President Joe Biden's administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, three years after former...
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Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020
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Yvonne Su 29 Jan 2020
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / BRASILIA, BRAZIL: The way in which we keep up with the news has changed greatly over the past decade. How many of us still buy a daily newspaper? Many of us opt to get our news from a variety of online...
Ilse du Plessis 16 Jan 2013
BRASILIA, BRAZIL: A scheme that has been skimming funds from Brazilian bank payments over the past two years may be the largest cybercrime heist in history, at some $3.75bn, security researchers say.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: Brazil fought hard when FIFA insisted it overturn its ban on alcohol in stadiums, but the World Cup hosts lost, and with the tournament beer is back
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is sharply rising, sparking alarm over the future of the world's biggest rainforest.
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: German conglomerate Siemens pledged full co-operation with Sao Paulo authorities after being hit with a civil suit linked to alleged price-fixing during bidding for the city's metro rail systems.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: An arrest order has been issued against Google Brazil's president over his refusal to remove YouTube videos that "slander" a mayoral candidate, judicial authorities have said.