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African forces suspend operation in Gambia for final talks

Long-ruling Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who lost elections last month, has until midday Friday to hand over power and agree to leave the country.

AU-backed tribunal jails Chadian dictator Hissène Habré

The trial and judgment on the continent has been hailed by the United Nations, Human Rights Watch and other countries and organisations.

Former Chad dictator hears atrocities case

Hissene Habre was forced into the dock as his trial resumed in Senegal over a string of atrocities committed during eight bloodsoaked years in power.

Guinea-Bissau warns against foreign interference

Guinea-Bissau's junta has vowed to defend itself from interference as the international community condemns a two-year transition government.

SA slams Guinea-Bissau military over coup d’état

South Africa has come out against the coup in Guinea-Bissau, saying it was deplorable that the military went this route despite AU-Ecowas warnings.

Army, opposition agree to share power in Guinea-Bissau

The Guinea-Bissau army and opposition parties have agreed to set up a transitional body to run the country ahead of talks with regional powers.

Senegal’s Sall: The protege who toppled his mentor

Senegal's Macky Sall, a 50-year-old geologist, ended Abdoulaye Wade's tenacious rule by triumphing over his mentor.

Senegal’s Macky Sall makes his political comeback

Macky Sall has his first shot at Senegal's presidency this weekend after falling out with his mentor and now opponent, President Abdoulaye Wade.

Senegal’s century-old bridge restored to former glory

The Faidherbe bridge, a century-old emblem of Senegal's former riverside capital Saint-Louis, is being fully restored after threatening to collapse.

Senegal turns to Islam to stop child ‘disciples’ from begging

Senegal is turning to Islamic texts and the powerful sway of religious leaders to prevent children from being sent to beg by their Koranic teachers.

Guinea counts votes with relief after peaceful election

Guinea's first free election since independence was met with praise and relief on Tuesday, but observers warned the days to come were crucial.

Guinea voters turn page on 52 years of dictatorship

Four million Guineans vote on Sunday in the first democratic election in the West African nation.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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