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Afghan media defiant after deadly day for journalists

Journalists have vowed to continue reporting after the deadliest attack on Afghanistan's media since the fall of the Taliban in 2001

13 African athletes go missing at Commonwealth Games

Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton warned athletes would be forcibly removed from the country if they attempted to overstay their visas

Ball-tampering trio treated like criminals – Maxwell

The fallout had a big effect on the team as they slumped to a 492-run defeat in the final Test.

Smith, Warner banned from Indian Premier League – IPL chief

Smith and Warner have $1.9 million contracts, Smith with the Rajasthan Royals and Warner for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament.

Titan of science Stephen Hawking dead at age 76

His genius and wit won over fans from far beyond the rarified world of astrophysics.

Saudi’s stadiums open their doors to women on Friday

The kingdom, which has some of the world's tightest restrictions on women, has long barred women from sports arenas

The Trump Tower meeting with Russians was ‘treasonous’, alleges Bannon

The ​former White House chief strategist made the scathing comments in Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House."

Israel plans to force out thousands of African migrants

Over the years, those caught at the Egyptian frontier were detained at prisons in the Negev desert in southern Israel.

Australian dogs trained to sniff out endangered species

The dogs — of varying breeds — have been found to have "very high" early detection rates of 50-70 percent accuracy in discovering the samples.

Kenyatta sworn in for second term as protests leave one dead

President Kenyatta vowed to unite Kenya; while opposition Raila Odinga rejected Kenyatta's inauguration, claiming he is the legitimate president

China hails Zimbabwe’s new leader, but denies role in power transition

​China congratulated Zimbabwe's new President but denied it played any part in his takeover or in the ousting of strongman Robert Mugabe.

Dutch councils aim high in dope growing experiment

Local Dutch councils are queueing up to join a government experiment to grow marijuana which could see its production legalised in the Netherlands.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it