Iraq, a nation in peril

The Iraq government is trying to reverse a three-way split of the country.

World watches as battle rages in Syria’s Qusair

Aid organisations stepped up calls for civilians trapped in the Syrian town of Qusayr to be evacuated.

Syria blames Israel as explosions rock Damascus

Powerful explosions struck the outskirts of Damascus early on Sunday, sending columns of fire into the night sky.

Syria: Car bomb kills 53 people, 200 wounded

A car bomb has killed 53 people and wounded 200 in central Damascus when it blew up on a busy highway close to ruling Baath Party offices.

Syria: Deadly Damascus car bomb explodes near Baath Party offices

A car bomb shook the centre of Damascus, killing several people and incinerating cars on a busy highway close to offices of the ruling Baath party.

Hint at dialogue on Syria

The head of Syria's main opposition coalition, Mouaz Alkhatib, has said he was ready to hold talks with representatives of President Bashar al-Assad.

Assad to make rare speech as Syrian rebels draw nearer

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will deliver a rare speech on Sunday about the uprising against his rule, which has killed 60000 people.

Nato warns Syria not to use chemical weapons

Nato has told President Bashar al-Assad that any use of chemical weapons in his fight against rebel forces would be met by an international response.

Fighting ruptures ragged Syrian ceasefire

Fighting has erupted in a Damascus suburb and around a Syrian army base as a truce marking a Muslim holiday crumbled almost before it had begun.

UN monitors say 13 killed in cold blood in Syria

UN observers say 13 bodies have been discovered bound and shot in eastern Syria, days after a massacre of 108 civilians ignited a world outcry.

Syria opposed scale of UN mission as shelling continues

Syria has challenged the UN chief over the scope of a UN truce monitoring mission, resisting a larger presence as its army shelled targets in Homs.

Syria truce prospects fade as fighting rages

Continued military bombardments in central Syria is dashing the prospects of a UN-brokered ceasefire taking hold.

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories