As climate changes, so must aid

In a world of climate change, it is essential that social protection systems are designed with the capacity and flexibility to respond to shocks.

How Trump’s global ‘gag rule’ policy threatens health clinics

Campaigners warn the reinstatement of a policy cutting aid to organisations that offer abortion services will devastate family planning.

​The unaccounted billions in international aid

Discussing development cooperation between the DRC and South Africa is necessary, as it is indicative of a different type of development assistance.

South-South aid will go south

The past shows that aid and development models cannot resolve the continent's inherent problems.

Flood-hit Malawi faces aid deficit

International help and pledges fall far short of the $65-million needed to deal with the disaster.

When the drones go dancing

The future of drone technology is about to come dramatically to life at a tech conference in Cape Town, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Billions promised to Africa – here’s how it would be spent

Summit season comes with degrees of "equal partnership" talk, but despite this the headlines are usually around promised money.

Universal primary education can be achieved by 2015 – EU commissioner

Sufficient political will is all we need to get the 58-million children not in school into classrooms by the end of next year, says Andris Piebalgs.

Malawi to seek new aid relationships outside the West

Newly inaugurated Malawian President Peter Mutharika has said he will seek to build relationships with countries such as Russia and China.

Sweden stops aid to anti-gay Uganda

Sweden says it will stop development aid payments to Uganda "because of the anti-gay legislation" passed in late February.

EU probes Real Madrid, Barcelona over illegal aid

The European Commission has launched an investigation into seven Spanish football clubs after complaints they accepted illegal state aid.

World sends emergency relief to battered Philippines

The UN, Australia and the US have mobilised emergency aid as the scale of the devastation unleashed by super typhoon Haiyan emerges.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

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

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