Assassinations

Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional ‘coup’ bid

Violence flared on Saturday afternoon in Amhara, one of nine autonomous regions, when a 'hit squad' attacked a meeting of top officials

The slow-motion assassination of Mohamed Morsi

Morsi was often kept in solitary confinement, while struggling with both diabetes and high blood pressure

Deadly twist to university dispute

A former colleague has been charged with the murder of an arts dean after threatening him

Verwoerd’s assassin a complex ‘hero’

Dimitri Tsafendas, the man who killed the architect of apartheid, was an enigmatic ‘revolutionary’ with a ‘deep social conscience’

Hani killer expected to apply for parole, again

Janusz Walus is expected to return to the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday morning to once again apply for parole

Taxi wars help to make KZN South Africa’s ‘hit’ capital

A report released this week exposed a growing crisis of contract killings in the country, and in the taxi industry in particular

Politicians stifle murder investigations

A look into the web of killings in KwaZulu-Natal reveals hitmen, security firms and political players

ANC killings were ‘hits by a party faction’

Leaders were assassinated in a takeover plot, the SACP has told the KwaZulu-Natal inquiry

Hitmen, mafia and control – SA’s underbelly

Violence in the country is a product of people’s circumstances, so many say. But is it really?

Special police task force to probe political killings, says police minister

While the death toll for politicians is increasing ahead of the local government elections, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko pledges to intervene.

The assassination surge on those fighting corruption

Political assassinations in South Africa have become a feature sustained by corruption, infighting and the "ruling party's hegemony".

JFK: A conspiracy of echoes

Theories about the death of John F Kennedy are in overdrive as the 50th ?anniversary of his death approaches — even John Kerry is weighing in.

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Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

Press Releases

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