Au Commission

AU Commission has no standing in ICC, it’s a country’s choice to leave – Dlamini-Zuma

'It’s a purely sovereign decision of each country to join or to pull out,' Dlamini-Zuma said.

AU Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma starts to look presidential

The AU chair is on a charm offensive to woo voters to the ANC — and support for her own ambitions.

The dummies’ guide to the African Union

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been elected to chair the African Union Commission. Here's what you need to know about the organisation.

The politics of perception and uncertainty

Unlike in sport, the key battles taking place seem to have no clear resolution -- leaving us all at a loss.

SA and the AU: It’s complicated

A complex matrix of issues stymied Dlamini-Zuma's bid for Africa's top job.

Tough questions in wake of contest

Hullabaloo over AU Commission chairpersonship.

Gloves off in battle for Dlamini-Zuma

Sources say the same voter tactics will be adopted as were used against Muammar Gaddafi in order to get Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma elected to the AU.

UN chief alarmed at reports of rising violence in Zim

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday expressed alarm at reports of rising violence and intimidation in Zimbabwe and said he was consulting with African leaders on how to help resolve the country's election crisis. "I am deeply concerned at reports of rising levels of violence and intimidation" in Zimbabwe, he told reporters.

Zim opposition in election run-off debate

Zimbabwe's opposition on Monday mulled whether to contest a presidential election run-off after winning the first round as President Robert Mugabe's camp began gearing up for the ballot. "We are still putting things together and when we are ready, we will get the press informed," George Sibotshiwe, a spokesperson for opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, said.

Sudan in fresh bid to chair AU

Sudan will seek to head the African Union during the continental body's upcoming summit at its headquarters in Addis Ababa, a Sudanese official said. Sudan's two previous bids for the AU's rotating presidency have been unsuccessful due to reservations over Khartoum's rights record in the western region of Darfur.

Africans defend Mugabe over summit

African diplomats presented a united front on Saturday to support Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's presence at an upcoming European Union-Africa summit despite strong European reservations. "The African Union wants all African countries to take part" in the summit in Lisbon in December, an official from the body's headquarters in Addis Ababa said.


Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

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

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

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