Afghanistan Election

Deadly Afghan election marred by fraud complaints

Election officials in Afghanistan are sifting through scores of fraud complaints after insurgents killed at least 50 people on polling day.

Afghan polls open in run-off presidential election

Afghans have lined up to vote in a second-round presidential election despite Taliban threats as US-led combat troops wind down a 13-year war.

Afghanistan elections a ‘huge success’

Exceeding turnout predictions, thousands of Afghans took to the polls to cast their votes for a new president despite Taliban threats.

Afghan voters brave Taliban, weather to cast ballots

Despite cold weather and the Taliban rejecting Afghanistan's election as a foreign plot, voters turned out in large numbers to choose a new president.

Landmark Afghan election begins under shadow of violence

Voting has begun in Afghanistan's presidential election, marking the first democratic transfer of power since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001.

Afghanistan needs a Madiba

Violent opposition to Afghanistan's April 5 election aside, the true democratic challenge will begin after the poll.

Afghanistan votes – ‘Our problem is we have no Mandela’

On Saturday Afghanistan votes for a new president. The M&G spoke to the UN's special representative for Afghanistan ahead of the country's elections.

Afghanistan’s vice-president Fahim dies

The powerful Afghan vice-president Marshal MQ Fahim has died of natural causes, weeks before the country goes to the polls.

Intimidation, fraud claims cast shadow over Afghan poll

Concerns were growing on Monday about intimidation and fraud in Afghanistan's parliamentary election.

Afghanistan to vote in shadow of rising Taliban insurgency

Millions of Afghans are expected to defy Taliban threats and vote in a poll on Saturday seen as a crucial step towards building democracy.

Afghanistan fears election bloodshed

Afghanistan's 17-million voters are set to go to the polls on Thursday with security forces on high alert against a threatened Taliban onslaught.


Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

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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