Bangladesh

Surviving Covid-19 — and Modi

A religious and nationalist agenda has replaced the promise of development and left India ill-equipped to manage the pandemic

We must fight the scourge of child domestic labour

More than 17-million children around the world are involved in domestic labour. The recent death of 17-year-old Salome Zacharia in Tanzania highlights their plight

Discrediting elections: Why the opposition playbook carries risks

By pushing their usually valid complaints onto the streets and the courts, opposition leaders deny governments the popular goodwill and international credibility they need to govern effectively

Cellphones the front line for gender equality

Access to cellphones is not an end in itself. Rather, it is a way to level the playing field not only through knowledge, but also through connection

Orange is the new grey for Bangladeshi beards

Facial hair of sunset tones is now the go-to look for older men wanting to take off the years, with an array of henna options available

‘Harsh words’ in store for South Africa flops, warns Du Plessis

The Proteas slumped to a 21 run defeat in the Cricket World Cup to leave their campaign in shambles

World’s rivers loaded with antibiotics waste: study

Scientists found one or more common antibiotics in two-thirds of 711 samples taken from rivers in 72 countries

Top Myanmar court rejects appeal of Reuters journalists

Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been behind bars since their arrest in December 2017 under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act

The human cost of fast fashion

Oxfam report reveals 100% of workers surveyed at Bangladeshi factories which make clothes for H&M and Cotton On are unable to make ends meet.

12 killed in Bangladesh election day violence

Three men were shot by police while six others died in clashes between activists from the ruling Awami League Party and opposition BNP

Bangladesh slows internet ahead of election

At the end of an election campaign marked by deadly violence, internet services were slowed across the country with 3G and 4G services suspended

Catalogue of abuse: Seeking justice for the Rohingya

Different teams of investigators in the world's biggest refugee camp in Bangladesh have been quietly documenting the events of 2017

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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

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

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

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders