Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

US-Iran tensions: No route for de-escalation in sight

Trump stepped back from launching US airstrikes inside Iran, but the conflict is unabated and there appears to be no way out of confrontation for now

Trump, allies praise Syria strikes as Moscow seethes

The US and its allies have called for the enforcement of a ceasefire and demanded Syria engage in UN-led peace talks

Iran’s supreme leader: Saudis betrayed Muslim world

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused Saudi Arabia of helping the United States and the "Zionists".

Iran’s Khamenei threatens ‘fierce’ reaction if Hajj dead not returned

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei threatened a "fierce" reaction if Saudi Arabia does not quickly repatriate victims of the hajj stampede.

Obama, Rouhani defend Iran nuclear deal

Iran's Hassan Rouhani says a nuclear deal with world powers is "more valuable" than a domestic debate about its finer details.

Ayatollah Khamenei says US will overthrow Iran, given the chance

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said the US had a 'controlling and meddlesome' attitude towards the Islamic Republic.

Khamenei puts foot down

The Iranian leader has promised hardliners that the West will not dictate the terms of nuclear engagement.

Supreme Leader: Iran not seeking a nuclear weapon

Iran does not want nuclear weapons but if it did, no world power could prevent it from obtaining one, Iran's Supreme Leader said on Saturday.

Iran says ‘tumour’ of Israel the biggest problem for Islamic world

Ayattollah Ali Khamenei says the issue of Israel and its control over the Palestinian people was the main problem for Islamic countries.

Iran Parliament vote seen bolstering Khamenei

Iranians wrapped up a parliamentary election likely to reinforce Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's power over rival hardliners.

Iran talks failure sparks confrontation fears

The UN nuclear watchdog's latest mission to Iran failed to budge a defiant Tehran over its disputed nuclear programme.

Iran on edge as talk swirls around military attacks

Iran says it will attack any country launching airstrikes against its nuclear bases as apprehension over the increasing list confrontation is loomin

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Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA