Assassination pushes Burundi to the brink

Close ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza, widely believed to be behind a spate of arbitrary arrests and killings of opposition members, gunned down.

Djibouti opposition leader vindicated

Weeks before President Ismaïl Guelleh stands for an unconstitutional fourth term, he has lost a “politically motivated” case against his former ally.

Ordinary people making the extraordinary happen

Ahead of the Finance for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, Olympian Haile Gebrselassie reflects on what it takes to eliminate poverty.

Student union takes Mugabe to court

Zimbabwe students union takes President Robert Mugabe to court over the awarding of a controversial doctorate of philosophy degree to Grace Mugabe.

Ten things about porn in the USA

We bring you 10 things you may or may not have known about the porn industry in the US.

Ten things about berets

With his usual flair for style, Julius Malema has dressed the active members of his new political party, Economic Freedom Fighters, in red berets.

Literary Festival 2013: The authors

The M&G Literary Festival features a lineup of well-known names from the worlds of media and publishing.

The ten things about The Man Booker Prize longlist

The Man Booker prize is awarded for the best original full-length novel, written in English, by a citizen of the Commonwealth, Ireland or Zimbabwe.

Ten things about the Bin Laden report

The "Bin Laden report" is the result of an investigation by a commission appointed by the Pakistan government into the slaying of Osama bin Laden.

Numsa responds

The M&G has obtained a copy of the submission by the National Union of Metalworkers to facilitators conducting an inquiry into the problems in Cosatu.

Ten things about surveillance

The word comes from the French, meaning to look or watch over (veiller; to watch or keep watch, as in a sentry; sur: over or above)

SPIKE: Ten things about June 16 1976

The day on which black South African school pupils rose up against "Bantu education" is now celebrated as Youth Day.

Press Releases

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

Wills, Estate Administration and Succession Planning Webinar

Capital Legacy has had no slowdown in lockdown regarding turnaround with clients, in storing or retrieving wills and in answering their questions

Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transition in South Africa

GIZ invites eligible and professional companies with local presence in South Africa to participate in this tender to support the energy transition

Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

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