Abdel Fattah Al Sisi

Egypt’s protests uncover deep cracks in al-Sisi’s strongman façade

The popular uprising is an indication that al-Sisi's regime is not as stable as he would have the world believe

The videos behind Egypt’s unrest

An Egyptian businessman in exile in Spain has been sparking protests back home with his posts

Could Egypt’s rare anti-Sisi protests swell?

Heavy security has been put in place, but could this trigger a wider movement against former general-turned-President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi?

Afcon, a tool to clean Egypt and the CAF’s images

Egypt are on course for a record eighth title. But the Egyptian government won’t be measuring success by a trophy

The slow-motion assassination of Mohamed Morsi

Morsi was often kept in solitary confinement, while struggling with both diabetes and high blood pressure

Egypt’s former president Morsi buried in Cairo

Rights groups called for a probe into the detention conditions and death of the Islamist, who was ousted in 2013 after a year of divisive rule

Egyptians overwhelmingly approve changes extending Sisi’s rule

Egyptian voters have overwhelmingly backed constitutional changes that could see President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's rule extended to 2030

The Sudanese military: A pawn of the Saudis?

Observers suggest the Saudis are increasing their influence over Khartoum. But why?

Sisi, Egypt’s undisputed leader

Sisi, as a champion of stability, commands the support of Western powers

Egypt parliament votes to extend Sisi rule

Egypt's parliament approves constitutional amendments allowing President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2030

Kagame’s AU reforms will struggle to survive without him

Will Paul Kagame be able to sustain the momentum and ensure the implementation of his continental plans?

AU weathers Kagame whirlwind

Rwanda’s president put everything into reforming the organisation, with mixed results

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs