Al-Qaeda gather strength in the desert after Mali defeat

Al-Qaeda's North African branch has established a haven in western Libya after they were driven out of northern Mali a year ago.

Twin terror attacks in Niger leave several dead

Several people have been killed in separate suicide bomb attacks in Niger that showed the fight against militants was spreading across West Africa.

French hostages taken from Cameroon to Nigeria, says official

Kidnappers who seized seven members of a French family, including four young children, in Cameroon have taken them across the border into Nigeria.

French intervention in Mali: a foreign, risky solution

For African leaders who criticised French intervention in Cote d'Ivoire and Libya not too long ago, France's advance in Mali must seem a nightmare.

Al-Qaeda branch claims responsibility for Algeria bombing

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb says it carried out a twin suicide attack on an Algerian military academy that killed 18 people.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

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

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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