Al Qaeda

Airplane bomb suspect cooperating with US

The Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a US airliner on Christmas Day has provided "useful, actionable" intelligence to US authorities.

African leaders urged to tackle al-Qaeda threat

Senegal's president urged African leaders on Monday to join forces in the fight against al-Qaeda's North African branch.

US: al-Qaeda could provoke India-Pakistan conflict

Al-Qaeda is seeking to destabilise South Asia and could trigger a war between Pakistan and India, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said on Wednesday.

Fighting in two Somali towns kills over a dozen

At least 18 people were killed in fighting on Monday in two central Somali towns where rebels battled a pro-government militia and each other.

Violence and fear: Welcome to the Horn of Africa

In Yemen, Somalia and beyond, the lawless, strife-torn region has provided disturbing evidence that its myriad problems cannot be ignored.

US warns of attack threat to Sudan-Uganda flights

The United States has warned that "regional extremists" were planning an attack on Air Uganda flights between southern Sudan and Kampala.

Pakistan backlash after volleyball bombing

Pakistani authorities faced a backlash on Sunday over security and medical failures after a suicide bomber killed 99 people at a volleyball game.

Modern tragedy with heroes and villains, but still no name

The Detroit bomber reminds us that the war with fundamentalism goes on. But the facts offer room for hope.

Yemen’s president boosts security

Yemen's president has met a top US general to discuss boosting military cooperation, after Barack Obama tied al-Qaeda's regional arm to terrorism.

Pakistan govt under pressure after deadly attack

Pakistan's government came under pressure on Saturday to bring stability to the country after one of the bloodiest bombings in more than two years.

Pakistan volleyball blast kills dozens

A suicide bomber blew himself up in an SUV at a volleyball game in north-west Pakistan on Friday, killing 93 people in a village.

Suspected al-Qaeda members killed in Yemen air strike

Yemeni forces killed 34 suspected al-Qaeda members in a dawn raid on Thursday, a security source said.


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