Mariette Le Roux

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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.

Press Releases

Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

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

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