African Union

Pan-African leaders crucial for growth

Multiculturalism in higher education can drive intra-African trade and economic goals

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

The urgency of rethinking education — for Africa and the world

We need to re-evaluate the purpose and delivery of learning, so that all citizens are equipped to face the challenges of the 21st century, among them fighting climate change and adapting to technological disruption

To really silence the guns, the AU’s resolve must be stronger

Conflict in Africa — and the world — is on the rise. The continent needs to take concrete measures to stop the escalating violence

How South Africa and Germany can help the world

Both countries have a strong orientation towards multilateralism and democratic values

AU pushes the frontiers of transitional justice

Now these important policy developments must be implemented

Amended Refugee Act restricts fundamental rights

Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi has defended the new amendments to the Refugees Act that came into effect at the...

Burundi’s poll exacts brutal toll

People are killed, raped, tortured, detained and forced to give up food. Africa, with South Africa’s leadership, needs to urgently stop the violence

SA must support South Sudan

The country’s fragile peace deal needs all the help it can get — and South Africa has a a major role to play

Transformative leadership and its implementation in Africa

Representation and transformation are important issues for the APRM to implement

What is the African Peer Review Mechanism and its role in Africa’s development?

It is aimed at improving governance on the continent, and to find 'African solutions to African problems'

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income