Michael Georgy

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Morsi goes on trial as Egypt struggles for democracy

Deposed Egypt president Mohamed Morsi is due in court on Monday along with 14 other senior Muslim Brotherhood figures on charges of inciting violence.

Egyptian army prepares crackdown on pro-Morsi protests

Egyptian police are expected to start taking action early on Monday, a move which could trigger more bloodshed.

US freezes $700m in aid to Pakistan as distrust grows

The US says it will freeze $700-million in aid to Pakistan until it moves to fight the spread of fertiliser-based explosives to Afghanistan.

Pakistan rails against Nato after cross-border attack

Pakistan is up in arms over the cross-border air attack by Nato that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, saying it was a deliberate act of aggression.

Rebels tighten noose around Tripoli

Rebels to the west and east of Libya's capital fought forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi for control of oil facilities vital to winning the war.

Libya rebels enter strategic town near Tripoli

Rebels have hoisted their flag in a strategic town near Tripoli after the most dramatic advance in months, cutting off important routes.

The complexities of Libya’s conflict

Rebels who seized the government-held town of Ghazaia describe themselves as "liberators", but there were no cheers when they rolled in.

Libyan rebels attack Gaddafi stronghold

Rebels have encircled Muammar Gaddafi's last stronghold in Libya's Western Mountains region and hope to seize it soon.

Libya’s rebels say commander has been killed

Libya's rebels say their military chief was shot dead in an incident that remains shrouded in mystery and may point to divisions within the movement.

‘No way Gaddafi can stay in Libya’

Rebels fighting in Libya's western mountains prepared on Thursday for a new offensive against Muammar Gaddafi's troops.

Key al-Qaeda operative killed by US drone

Senior al-Qaeda operative Ilyas Kashmiri, regarded as one of the most dangerous militants in the world, was killed by a US drone.

Libya rebels straighten up, vow to fight right

Libya's rebel army has replaced ragtag volunteers with polished officers as it seeks to bolster its image as a credible adversary of Muammar Gaddafi.

Press Releases

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story