Al Qaeda

Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for ‘Charlie Hebdo’ attack

The terrorist organisation says it was responsible for the attack that saw 17 people killed, as the latest edition of the satirical weekly sold out.

Al Qaeda blames Obama for Yemen deaths

Al Qaeda says Obama signed the death warrant of American photojournalist Luke Somers who was killed in a rescue operation along with Pierre Korkie.

Afghan president: No justification for CIA’s inhumane torture

Ashraf Ghani has condemned the CIA torture detailed in a US Senate report, saying there can be "no justification for these kinds of actions".

Family emotional as they receive Korkie’s remains

Yolande Korkie repeated: "He's a teacher, he's a teacher, he's a teacher", as if she had not accepted her husband's death.

Body of Pierre Korkie arrives in SA

The body of Pierre Korkie, who was killed during a US rescue operation, returned to South Africa this morning.

Dozens killed in Kenya gun attack

At least 26 people have been killed and several buildings burnt down in Mpeketoni after suspected al-Shabab gunmen opened fire.

Kidnapped Korkie seen in Yemen, says Gift of the Givers

Kidnapped South African Pierre Korkie has been seen for a third time in Yemen, according to the Gift of the Givers Foundation.

Nigeria says army knows where missing girls are

While Nigeria's army says it knows where the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are being held, they cannot use force to rescue them.

Pierre Korkie still captive in Yemen one year on

On May 27 Pierre Korkie will have been held captive by al-Qaeda extremists in Yemen for one year.

Al-Qaeda ‘successfully’ bleeds US

The self-acclaimed 9/11 plotter says the group has inspired wars that have cost America billions.

Al-Qaeda militants still want ransom for Korkie

Gift of the Givers says it has received feedback about kidnapped South African Pierre Korkie as al-Qaeda militants still want ransom money.

No further progress on Korkie in Yemen

Gift of the Givers says there is no certainty about the health or whereabouts of kidnapped South African Pierre Korkie in Yemen.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

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