World

Noise or signal? Social media’s role in Bolivia’s coup

Narratives spread on social networking sites were used to justify military intervention in democratic processes

Israel expelling Human Rights Watch country director

The case against Omar Shakir was initially based on statements he had made supporting a boycott before joining HRW

Top diplomat implicates Trump in explosive impeachment testimony

Gordon Sondland says he followed the president's orders in seeking a "quid pro quo" deal for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden

Boy or girl? US parents go too far in gender reveals

American parents are no longer satisfied with traditional gender reveal methods

Snapchat checks for deception in political ads

The strategy seems to be a middle ground between Facebook's controversial tolerance of proven lies in ads and Twitter's decision to ban them

Solidarity in opposing the Bolivian coup

Participants at the People’s Brics meeting in Brazil encouraged grassroots resistance to fight for democracy

Bloody alliance has created a new cradle of facism

The West failed to defend the Arab Spring. It can’t afford to let Syria’s dictator crush the Kurds

Fireworks expected as televised Trump impeachment hearings open

Trump says the inquiry is "corrupt" and "illegal," and maintains he did nothing wrong

Lula da Silva is free and fighting fit

​After 580 days in solitary confinement, Brazil’s former president vows to oppose the country’s ultra-rightwing government

Bolivia’s Morales resigns after losing backing of security forces

As chanting Bolivians kept up demonstrations in the street, the 60-year-old called new elections, but this was not enough to calm the uproar

US-China fentanyl case just ‘the tip of the iceberg’

Here is a look at the opioid crisis and the tensions it has caused between China and the United States

Hashtag Saudi Arabia: Chasing critics on Twitter

Here is a look at how Saudi Arabia has cracked down on dissent and criticism on social media

In Venezuela, special police force wreaks havoc in slums

Hundreds of residents who have been killed by the Special Action Forces (FAES) in what their loved ones and advocacy groups said were "executions"

Iraq: more than a month of anti-regime protests

Demands for the government to resign have led to deadly clashes since October 1

Millions in Indian capital endure ‘eye-burning’ smog

A poisonous haze envelops New Delhi every winter, caused by vehicle fumes, industrial emissions and smoke from agricultural burning

One year after Lion Air crash, Boeing 737 MAX remains grounded

Boeing's entire global fleet of almost 400 MAX planes has stayed out of service ever since, plunging the company into the biggest crisis it has seen

Unemployment fuels unrest in Arab states: IMF

Violent protests have broken out in several Arab countries since early 2010 and turned into bloody civil wars in Syria, Yemen and Libya

Video stars: Russian child bloggers score millions of ‘likes’

Liza Anokhina was 11 when people started recognising her in the street. Now a year older, she is one of Russia’s most...

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders