Africa must tell the rest of the world that we are not their dumping ground

The continent has long received more than its fair share of the world’s toxic waste, endangering the health of people who are exposed to it

Slavery dominates discussion at AU-EU Summit

​Modern-day slave markets in Libya were on the lips of African and European leaders at the opening of the summit in Abidjan

Plenty to discuss as African, European leaders meet in Abidjan

With the summit dealing with migration issues as part of its pro-youth focus, many countries want the AU-EU summit to condemn the practice of slavery

Lagos steals the show

Arise Africa Fashion Week has been so successful in Lagos that organisers are planning to make it a major fixture on the global fashion calendar.

Ivorian bus plunges into lagoon, killing 35 passengers

After crashing into cars on a bridge over Abidjan's lagoon, a bus in Côte d'Ivoire plunged into the waterway, killing at least 35 passengers.

Côte d’Ivoire launches probe into conflict crimes

Côte d'Ivoire has announced an inquiry into atrocities committed during the bloody post-election crisis.

Côte d’Ivoire President Ouattara ‘killing enemies’

Atrocities being committed against real or perceived supporters of former leader Laurent Gbagbo, says Amnesty International.

Mass grave found on Côte d’Ivoire soccer pitch

UN investigators in Côte d'Ivoire have determined there were at least 68 bodies in a mass grave discovered on a soccer field in Abidjan.

Fighting threatens Côte d’Ivoire’s return to normality

Fresh fighting and splits in the coalition that brought Alassane Ouattara to power could derail Côte d'Ivoire's recovery.

Ouattara sets out Côte d’Ivoire’s path to recovery

After months of bloodshed Côte d'Ivoire's recovery gained pace on Friday as Ouattara's regime restarted schooling, cocoa exports and its newspaper.

Battle of Abidjan may have just begun

Talk of "Ouattara's forces" having overthrown Gbagbo is misleading and hides a far more complex situation, writes <b>Richard Moncrieff</b>.

Gbagbo’s men flock to Ouattara’s banner

President Ouattara stamped his new authority on Côte d'Ivoire on Thursday, as troops formerly loyal to his ousted rival pledged him their allegiance.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories