Football’s dashed hopes: The teenagers sold a Premier League lie

They thought they were signing up for a dream but it turned out to be a trafficking nightmare.

The testing ground: Could an experimental vaccine save the DRC from Ebola?

The virus’ resurgence, this time in a city of more than one-million people could set the scene for a fast-spreading disaster.

Landmark US event on women’s reproductive rights

On April 28 in Washington DC a landmark event will be hosted to highlight links between reproductive health services and women’s economic well-being.

‘Unacceptable’ that King Zwelithini ‘fobbed off’ xenophobia task team – DA

Following xenophobic comments about foreign nationals last year, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has been accused of hate speech.

UN mulls sending troops to Central African Republic

European aid chief Kristalina Georgieva said that CAR could still be saved from becoming another failed state like Somalia.

Jolie’s doctor blogs intimate details of actor’s treatment

Dr Kristi Funk's account of Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy aims to help women understand the preventative treatment.

African leaders in 2012

The Mail & Guardian takes a look at the continent's new and not-so-new leaders who were elected into office this year.

Shoot the boer: ‘That’s how a genocide can start’

A South African court on Monday ruled that ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema was guilty of hate speech for singing an apartheid-era song.

BlackBerry maker RIM to launch seven new smartphones

RIM once dominated the corporate smartphone market but has been struggling to come up with a device to compete with Apple's iPhone.

Google seeks integration with Twitter and Facebook

Google may cooperate more closely with Facebook and Twitter and believes there is room for multiple social networks.

Zuma replaces seven ministers in reshuffle

President Jacob Zuma announced a major Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, replacing ministers including those responsible for communications and labour.

Nuke talks ‘above Pik Botha’s pay-grade’

A US academic told the <em>M&G</em> on Tuesday that Pik Botha would not have known about discussions with the Israel regarding nuclear weapons.

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders