Ali Abdullah Saleh

Amnesty report says SA arms diverted to Yemeni militia

Between 2015 and the end of 2017, South Africa transferred $62-million worth of major conventional weapons to the UAE

War, famine and failed talks in Yemen

​Ali Abdullah Saleh's death comes amid an intensified conflict between the Iran-aligned armed group and pro-Saleh forces in the ongoing war in Yemen

Yemen’s President Saleh quits amid uprising

President Ali Abdullah Saleh has agreed to step down after a nine-month fierce uprising calling for his ouster and an attempted assassination.

Fierce clashes erupt in Yemeni capital

At least five people died in fierce clashes in Yemen's capital between President Ali Abdullah Saleh's troops and rival forces.

Twelve killed in Yemeni protests

Security forces have shot dead at least 12 people protesting against the rule of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in the capital Sana'a.

Yemen warplane strikes own troops by mistake

A Yemeni warplane has mistakenly bombed its own troops at a military site in the country's volatile south, killing at least 30 soldiers.

No end to bloodshed as Yemeni president bids for peace

Ali Abdullah Saleh offers early elections for a transfer of power as 18 unarmed protesters are killed by government troops.

Rockets hit Yemen protest camp ‘out of nowhere’

Rockets hit a protest camp in Yemen's capital Sana'a, killing at least two people on Tuesday, witnesses said.

Clashes escalate in Yemen after crackdown

Soldiers opposed to President Ali Abdullah Saleh exchanged heavy fire with government troops in the centre of Sanaa as 28 people were killed.

Sixty al-Qaeda prisoners escape from Yemen jail

More than 60 al-Qaeda prisoners have escaped from a south Yemen prison, prompting civil groups to accuse the government of organising the jailbreak.

Yemen’s Saleh comes out of surgery to uncertain future

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh was recovering from an operation to remove shrapnel from his chest while a truce appeared to be holding.

Is Yemen’s Saleh facing last chapter in Saudi Arabia?

Every minute Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh spends away from his country is one step closer to the end of his three-decade rule.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.