David Youant

World pressure mounts after Côte d’Ivoire bloodshed

International pressure was mounting on Friday on Côte d'Ivoire leader Laurent Gbagbo after his forces launched a deadly crackdown.

Gbagbo accuses foreign powers of wooing army

Côte d'Ivoire's political crisis took a disturbing turn after Laurent Gbagbo accused foreign envoys of seeking to turn the military against him.

Mbeki urges peace amid unrest fears in Côte d’Ivoire

International mediators have urged a peaceful end to a political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire amid the threat of unrest.

Côte d’Ivoire in lockdown as leaders reject vote results

Côte d'Ivoire was in lockdown on Friday with ports, borders, and airports sealed as President Laurent Gbagbo's allies rejected election results.

At least 140 dead in DRC river disaster

At least 140 people have died after an ferry overturned in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official said on Thursday.

DRC rejects report of LRA massacre

The DRC on Tuesday dismissed Human Rights Watch charges that Ugandan rebels had killed about 300 people in December.

UN teaches DRC women to tackle rape

Five goats and some money used to be the price to forget a rape in south-east DRC, but UN staff are telling women they can now go to court.

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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