Annie Thomas

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France’s Chirac guilty of graft but escapes jail time

Popular former French president Jacques Chirac has been convicted of graft, but escaping a jail sentence for running ghost workers at Paris city hall.

Ousted Ben Ali slams Tunisian trial as ‘masquerade’

Deposed and exiled Tunisian autocrat Zine el Abidine Ben Ali has broken his silence to denounce his trial on corruption charges as a "masquerade".

Rogue trader Kerviel sentenced to jail, fined billions

A Paris court on Tuesday sentenced rogue trader Jerome Kerviel to three years in jail and ordered the 33-year-old to pay back the five billion euros.

Massive Senegalese ?yes? to change

MORE than 90% of voters have approved a new constitution for Senegal in a weekend referendum, giving President Abdoulaye Wade the green light to...

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!