Modern tragedy with heroes and villains, but still no name

The Detroit bomber reminds us that the war with fundamentalism goes on. But the facts offer room for hope.

Somali charged with murder attempt on cartoonist

A Somali man has been charged with trying to murder a Danish artist whose cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad sparked a storm of protest.

Brazil death toll from floods, mudslides rises

Rescue crews on Saturday intensified the search for victims at a plush Brazilian beach resort ravaged by mudslides and flooding.

Yemen’s president boosts security

Yemen's president has met a top US general to discuss boosting military cooperation, after Barack Obama tied al-Qaeda's regional arm to terrorism.

Pakistan govt under pressure after deadly attack

Pakistan's government came under pressure on Saturday to bring stability to the country after one of the bloodiest bombings in more than two years.

Danish police arrest man trying to kill Muhammad cartoonist

Danish police said on Saturday they shot and wounded a Somali man with al-Qaeda links when he tried to break into the home of a cartoonist.

Pakistan volleyball blast kills dozens

A suicide bomber blew himself up in an SUV at a volleyball game in north-west Pakistan on Friday, killing 93 people in a village.

Blackwater trial: 15 minutes of gunfire which left 17 dead

When a Blackwater convoy approached the Green Zone, hundreds of Iraqi drivers inching through the choking traffic witnessed a familiar scene.

Former hostage Moore arrives back in Britain

Computer programmer Peter Moore, freed this week two-and-a-half years after being taken hostage in Iraq, arrived back in Britain on Friday.

Opposition head Mousavi: Iran in ‘serious crisis’

Opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi said Iran was in "serious crisis" and called for the immediate release of his supporters.

2009: The year of living dangerously

Barack Obama's inauguration provided hope in a period marked by war, terror, nuclear fears and climate change anticlimax.

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