Attacks

Juju’s words can hurt

Malema understands well the power of language

Palestinians say truce reached with Israel to end deadly escalation

Israel also lifted restrictions on civilian movements in communities around the Gaza border on Monday morning

Pakistan polio vaccine teams on edge after fatal attacks

Multiple polio vaccination workers in Pakistan have been killed in attacks targeting health workers in the country’s northwest earlier this week

The faceless insurgency in Mozambique that no one can explain

'I have never come across something like this before'

Double standards: Why is there no #Somalia?

Unlike other tragedies such as Las Vegas and Manchester, there has been no outpouring on social media for the deadly blast in Somalia.

Two dead in jihadist attack on tourist resort in Bamako

About 20 hostages freed by special forces

State of emergency in Egypt after IS church bombings kill 44

Two Coptic churches were attacked on Palm Sunday.

Crowd lynches and burns two Hutu women ‘militants’ in east of DR Congo

Interethnic tensions in the region surge in the wake of massacres that have killed hundreds of civilians

Bombers’ links to Paris shootings raise intel questions

One of the el-Bakraoui brothers is believed to have provided ammunition and weapons for the Paris attacks.

‘It is all of Europe that is hit’

Belgium's neighbours have rallied in support after this week's 'acts of war' that shook Brussels.

Writers rally around the author who dared to admire Rushdie

"She would not have avoided a conversation. But debate, conversation and engagement are not possible in the face of violence."

South African pastor killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing

A South African pastor and his two teenage children are the latest casualties of a spate of attacks by the Taliban across Afghanistan.

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs