Obama announces new sanctions over Ukraine

US President Barack Obama has announced new sanctions in a bid to stop President Vladimir Putin from fomenting the rebellion in eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine blames Moscow for ‘human shield’ detentions

Pro-Russian separatists are ready to exchange captured monitors for fellow rebels now in the custody of the Ukrainian authorities.

East Ukraine separatists stay put despite diplomatic deal

Separatists are holding public buildings in Ukraine, saying they need more assurances about security before complying with an international deal.

Ukraine president threatens military operation as unrest grows

Ukraine's president has threatened military action after pro-Russian separatists occupying government buildings ignored an ultimatum to leave.

Ukraine launches fightback for eastern town

Ukrainian forces have launched an "anti-terrorist" operation to end the grip of separatists on the eastern town of Slaviansk.

Putin hasn’t ruled out Syria strike

The Russian president says he has not ruled out the option of strikes on Syria if clear evidence of chemical weapons attacks can be provided.

Snowden: Putin dismisses US’s ‘ravings and rubbish’

In his first public comments since Edward Snowden flew into Russia, Vladimir Putin has appeared to make light of the uproar over the fugitive.

Russia detains kissing gay rights activists

Russia's police have detained more than 20 gay rights activists involved in a "kissing protest" outside parliament.

Election corruption: Russia’s carousel voters

A journalist infiltrated and followed a group of what he called "carousel" voters, people who are allegedly paid to vote for a specific candidate.

Putin vows revenge for suicide bombing

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin vowed revenge on Tuesday for a suicide bombing that killed at least 35 people at Russia's busiest airport.

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world