Ariel Sharon

Ariel Sharon: Builder and destroyer

The former Israeli prime minister and military man's legacy is that of "The Bulldozer" – a polarising builder and destroyer.

Israel bids farewell to divisive Sharon

At the first of two funeral services, Israel has paid tribute to Ariel Sharon who is viewed as a hero at home and a war criminal by some others.

Israel tightens security ahead of Sharon’s funeral

Following the death of Ariel Sharon, Isreal has increased its security for the former prime minister's funeral near the Gaza border.

Was Ariel Sharon the last leader able to bring peace?

Despite him being a man of war, Sharon's supporters question whether future leaders will have the same clout when it comes to securing peace.

Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon dies aged 85

The former Israeli general and prime minister has died after suffering a stroke and spending the past eight years in a coma.

Ariel Sharon’s condition in steady decline, says hospital

The condition of Israeli former prime minister Ariel Sharon, who has been in a coma since 2006, continues to decline, says a hospital official.

Ariel Sharon’s condition worsens, say reports

Israeli media have reported that Ariel Sharon, who has been in a vegetative state for eight years, could be dead within days.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.