Cheap oil pushes Saudi reform

Saudi Arabia is realising that it has to look to a future that does not depend solely on fossil fuel.

Saudi executions go global

Awkward alliances in the fight against terror have complicated a proper response.

Russia’s Syria gambit could be a game changer

Reports from the scenes of Russia's air strikes suggest that the targeting of groups other than Isis was deliberate. Yet the detail may not matter.

Iran quietly extends its strategic influence in Syria

Tehran plays a critical role that unnerves its allies in the regime as much as its enemies.

Iran wants respect from the West

A nuclear deal has been struck, now the country seeks to play a positive role in the region.

No power, no water, no hope

Israel is finding it harder to deny targeting Gaza infrastructure, but it still claims that tunnels and rockets are its primary focus.

Israel’s path ‘worse than apartheid’

Noam Chomsky states that if Israel is boycotted, the same fate should befall the United States. He further believes that a boycott could backfire.

Syria: A farce worth reckoning with

The 'blood election' has been widely denounced 
– but it strengthens Al-Assad’s regime regardless.

Blunders and stubborness hobble Syria talks

Syria: The long road to finding peace after years of war.

Vaccination ceasefire urged in Syria

A polio outbreak to the east of the country has reinforced the call for relief workers' safety.

EU warning to Israel wields clout

Boycotting Jewish settlements is a stark reminder that Europe is tiring of the stalled 'peace process'.

Blood, fear cast pall over Ramadan

Secular and fundamentalist friction rages as Egyptian military cracks down on coup backlash.

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

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