Paddy farmers rise up against Madagascar’s ‘new city’

Farmers in Ambohitrimanjaka village are facing off with the authorities over a scheme that threatens to engulf a thousand hectares of rice fields

From a lake high in Madagascar, Africa’s own caviar

The business is an unlikely project in a country beset by grinding poverty

Madagascar’s grave dilemma

The pneumonic plague is forcing the islanders to abandon their traditional burial rites

Madagascar army assault ends officer mutiny

Madagascar's army stormed a barracks housing dissident officers on Saturday and ended a four-day mutiny.

Renegade Madagascan officers to stay the course

Madagascan soldiers who declared a coup three days ago maintained their stand on Saturday, insisting they wanted an end to the country's crisis.

Madagascan coup attempt fizzling

The latest attempt at a coup in Madagascar appears to have been a poorly planned putsch as the island's civilian leader largely ignores the officers.

Madagascar mutineers in talks with regime

Madagascar troops who staged a mutiny and claimed to have seized power on the island were negotiating with the regime, a military source said.

Madagascar authorities stifle ‘attack’ on PM’s office

Madagascan authorities on Monday said they had put down an attack on the building housing the prime minister's offices in Antananarivo.

Military rule looms in Madagascar after ultimatum

Madagascar's army chief warned on Tuesday his troops would take control if leaders failed to resolve the political crisis within 72 hours.

Madagascar cyclone kills 29 people

A cyclone that swept across Madagascar this week killed 29 people and left nearly 70 000 homeless or otherwise affected, local authorities said on Friday. Dia Stivanley, spokesperson for the National Office for Management of Risks and Catastrophes, said 12 of the island's 22 regions had been hit by Cyclone Ivan, a category-three storm.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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