Anders Behring Breivik

Slowly, Norway reclaims the land where it lost its innocence

For the first time since Breivik murdered 69 people on Utøya, the political youth group he attacked has returned to the Norwegian island to camp.

Complicit in a tide of hate and violence

South Africans are spewing vitriol on a website that is said to be stoking the fires of hate crimes.

Embrace the things we share in this scary, polarised world

The Oslo World Music Festival paid tribute to the role of music in addressing historical and contemporary struggles for freedom.

Europe’s far right shuns Breivik’s acts, but flirts with ideas

Security specialists worry that far-right social media commentary stigmatising Europe's Muslims may help push enthusiasts towards militancy.

Norway mass killer Breivik sentenced to 21 years in prison

Thirteen months after his killing spree, far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik has been sentenced to the maximum prison term in Norway.

Verdict expected in Breivik marathon trial

An Oslo court is to hand down its verdict on Friday against Anders Behring Breivik for his twin attacks last year that left 77 people dead.

Ubuntu lifted Norway, so why not South Africa?

Liv Torres reflects on the day that shattered Norway's image of being the most peaceful country in the world when 77 people were killed in an attack.

Norway youths describe being hunted by Breivik

Norwegians wounded in Anders Behring Breivik's shooting rampage have testified about how he hunted them down and used the trial to taunt the killer.

Witnesses describe Breivik’s ruse to get to Utoeya

A guard and a ferry captain have detailed how Anders Behring Breivik tricked them into allowing him to go to Utoeya Island, where he killed 69 people.

Breivik victim: ‘Everything went black’

A man who had his leg amputated after a bomb planted by Anders Behring Breivik tore through his body has spoken about his harrowing ordeal.

Breivik takes in ‘war zone’ testimony

Anders Behring Breivik has listened silently as others describe the mayhem caused by his bombing, a scene one witness described as a "war zone".

Norwegian mass killer victim of ‘discrediting plot’

Norway's self-confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is at pains to convince the court of his sanity when he killed 77 people last year.


South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

No legal sales in new cannabis Bill

Draft regulations do not allow for commercial cultivation or sale, but policy could change this

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Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

South Africa to be almost R 14-billion wealthier when SAB Zenzele BB-BBEE scheme winds down in April 2020

It’s the biggest BB-BEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history, with a new scheme to be launched

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.

Explaining the distribution of pension funds

Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act puts the ultimate decision-making responsibility in trustees' hands, says Fedgroup.