Amnesty International

DRC courts too weak to end impunity, Amnesty says

The DRC needs a stronger judicial system to combat impunity for the crimes being committed by its army and other groups, says Amnesty International.

Amnesty calls on Malaysia to halt al-Bashir visit

Rights group Amnesty International urged Malaysia on Tuesday to withdraw its invitation to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

Police violence highest in a decade

According to statistics provided by the ICD, the South African police force is the most violent it has been in more than 10 years.

Africa is failing Libya, say NGOs

African governments are "failing" Libyan citizens and all Africans, according to civil society organisations on Friday.

Kenya ‘endangering lives of Somali refugees’

Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has accused Kenya of endangering the lives of thousands of Somali refugees who are being deported.

Amnesty issues call for US to drop death penalty

Rights group Amnesty International called on the United States on Friday to set an example to other nations by abolishing the death penalty.

Sudan brutally suppressing dissent, says Amnesty

Amnesty International on Monday accused Sudan of using arrests and torture to brutally suppress dissent.

Amnesty report says something rotten in state of South Africa

Corruption and nepotism are affecting service delivery in South Africa, Amnesty International said on Thursday.

Amnesty: Zim unity govt has failed eviction victims

Amnesty International has accused Zimbabwe's unity government of failing to provide for victims of a mass eviction blitz five years ago.

Amnesty presses Ireland on CIA flight allegations

Rights group Amnesty pressed Ireland on Tuesday over suspected CIA rendition flights through airports including transatlantic stopoff Shannon.


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.