Abdel Fattah El Sisi

The videos behind Egypt’s unrest

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

Salah and Egypt score own goal supporting Warda

Mohamed Salah, adored by millions at home and abroad, picked the wrong side when he defended a teammate accused by numerous women of sexual harassment

Egypt’s lucrative tourist sector under threat, again

Just as tourism was beginning to recover, an attack on a busload of South Africans highlights the dangers of travelling in Egypt

The Arab Spring’s second chance

Demonstrators in both Algeria and Sudan seem aware of the 'Egypt trap'

The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer

This new framework can be used to resolve past violent conflicts as well as to sustain peace and development in Africa

Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019

International Crisis Group lists seven particularly pressing crises the regional organisation should focus on in 2019

I fly high on a little Sinai ‘chocolate’

Finding weed in an Egyptian resort crawling with security men during a conference of African leaders is as difficult as parting the Red Sea

Egypt’s President el-Sisi ratifies law to monitor social media users

Legislation has been signed into law by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi that gives officials the right to monitor social media users

Egypt anoints a new pharaoh

With Sisi retaining his grip on the presidency, this election is everything but democratic

Global indifference to LGBTI crackdown

Faced with arrests, and an inability to engage authorities, Egypt's LGBTI community seeks international support

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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