Bahrain Protests

Teen killed by riot police during Bahrain protest

Riot police in Bahrain have killed a teenager while firing shotgun pellets during clashes with protesters following a demonstration on Friday.

Bahrain activist to end hunger strike

Activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, facing a life sentence on charges of seeking to overthrow Bahrain's rulers, will end a 110-day hunger strike.

Vettel back on top with Bahrain victory

F1 champion Sebastian Vettel returned to the top of the standings with Red Bull's first victory of the season in a lively Bahrain Grand Prix.

Despite protests, Bahrain Grand Prix to go ahead

The Bahrain Grand Prix is poised to take off on Sunday despite calls for more protests and attempts to block roads to the race track.

Bahrain Grand Prix dogged by night-long clashes

The Force India team is considering pulling out of a Bahrain Grand Prix practice session after a night of clashes between police and protesters.

Bahrain arrests medics for treating protesters

Bahrain has detained doctors and other medics as part of a crackdown on mainly Shi'ite pro-democracy protesters, the opposition said on Tuesday.

Our dependence on petrol leaves despotic Saudi monarchy high and dry

Did you hear it? The clamour from Western governments for democracy in Saudi Arabia? The howls of outrage from the White House?

Bahrain arrests six opposition leaders after crackdown

Bahrain arrested at least six opposition leaders on Thursday for communicating with foreign countries and inciting murder and destruction of property.

UN slams military takeover of Bahrain hospitals

UN rights chief Navi Pillay has slammed security forces' takeover of Bahrain hospitals and medical facilities as a "violation of international law".

Security forces move to clear out Bahrain protesters

Helicopters flew overhead and riot police fired teargas as they moved into Bahrain's Pearl Square early on Wednesday.

Bahrain protests throw island kingdom into chaos

Thousands of anti-government protesters cut off Bahrain's financial centre, while others from its main university clashed with police on Sunday.

Bahrain reform urged as protesters stand firm

Bahrain's Sunni Muslim ruling family came under increased pressure to open in-depth negotiations with the Shi'ite-led opposition on Sunday.

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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