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US-Based Ivory Expert Says CITES Wildlife Science Not On Point

A United States-based ivory expert has dismissed fears that if the UN international wildlife trade regulating agency CITES uses...

SARS Must Not Be Allowed To Delay VAT Refunds, Writes Ernest Lai King

Problematic tax legislation is causing irreparable damage to exporter cash flows and the local economy, as one-sided laws...

US Removal Of Hold On Elephant Trophy Hunting To Boost Namibia’s Wildlife Conservation

Namibia’s wildlife conservation efforts were boosted this year following the U.S. Government’s removal of the unnecessary hold on...

The War In Ukraine Will Reshape The European Union

Giles Merritt looks at the unprecedented pressures that Putin’s war against Ukraine will impose on the EU’s finances, and...

SA Finance Minister’s Fruitful G20 Meetings Offset By Reform Intransigence

South Africa’s finance minister Enoch Godongwana is back from a relatively fruitful week of meetings with World Bank...

Earth Day Reminds Africa To Grow In Harmony With Environment

Earth Day, which was celebrated around the world on Friday, 22 April 22, was a reminder to Africa to grow in...

US Import Permits For Zimbabwe Elephant Hunting Trophies Welcomed

The Western Animal Rights Groups’ fundraising industry has once again been exposed for what it is – focused...

SA Home Affairs Must Confront Challenges

The outcry from miscellaneous members of the South African public, against the lackluster services by officials of the...

ANC Factional Fights, Step-Aside Rule, What Next?

Subsequently elected, what are the immediate tasks that should be attended to as a matter of urgency in...

Ukraine: The Lessons Of Europe’s Neglected Defence Modernisation

Giles Merritt assesses the defence shortcomings of NATO’s European members and sets out some lessons to be learned from...