Iran’s anti-US strikes: measured, but not final response

Tehran wanted to appear decisive to calm a clamour for revenge, without provoking President Donald Trump to unleash all-out armed conflict

It’s only natural for us to lead Tunisia, says Ennahda

Tunisia's Ennahda party says it will form a new government soon, as early results give it a strong lead in the Arab Spring's first free election.

Mladic: ‘I defended my people’

Wartime Bosnian Serb army chief Ratko Mladic on Friday denounced genocide and war-crimes charges against him as "obnoxious".

Charles Taylor’s war crimes trial closes

Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor's trial for arming Sierra Leone rebels who paid him in blood diamonds closed on Friday.

Taylor war-crimes trial enters final phase

The lawyer of former Liberian president Charles Taylor on Wednesday dismissed his war-crimes trial as a political conspiracy.

Spotlight on Naomi Campbell in war-crimes trial

The spotlight in Charles Taylor's war crimes trial shifts on Thursday to supermodel Naomi Campbell when she testifies about an uncut diamond.

Netherlands goes World Cup crazy

Dutch fans scrambled on Wednesday for pricey, last-minute tickets to SA as the country went football crazy after reaching the World Cup final.

Sudan rebel leaders surrender to ICC

Two Sudan rebel leaders surrendered to the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday to answer to accusations of war crimes in Darfur.

WEF: Africa still trailing world in growth

The World Economic Forum (WEF) began a meeting on Africa on Wednesday with warnings that the continent faces being left further behind as its growth rates fail to match those elsewhere in the world. Africa is forecast to grow 6,2% in 2007, having achieved 4,9% over five years from 2001 and 5,5% last year alone, said a joint report.

Zille: ‘So far, we have passed the test’

Cape Town's mayor says vigilance will be needed to sustain democracy in South Africa after bruising battles with the African National Congress in her first year leading the sole bastion of opposition to the ruling party. "So far, we have passed the test," Helen Zille said in an interview with the media ahead of the March 15 anniversary of her installation as mayor.

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions'

Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

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