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Southern African countries ‘struggling’ to protect human rights, says HRW

Rights group calls for South Africa to show stronger leadership

‘Braves’ on the frontlines of Hong Kong’s protests

A culture has built up around Hong Kong's "braves" who are hailed by supporters as heroes and reviled by their opponents as nihilists

Huawei denies US allegations of technology theft

Washington fears that Huawei will provide Beijing with a way to spy on communications from the countries that use its products and services

Money, muscle, media: how China has handled Hong Kong protests

Beijing has tried to contain the protests so far. Here are the tactics it has used

From silence to ‘terrorism’: Beijing’s evolving rhetoric on Hong Kong

As tensions between demonstrators and Hong Kong authorities intensify so has the messaging from the central Chinese government

Hong Kong’s summer of rage now a war of attrition

What began as a mass display of focused opposition to a planned extradition bill has evolved into something deeper, wider and far angrier.

Telegram hit by cyber-attack, CEO points to HK protests, China

Many protesters in the city have used Telegram to evade electronic surveillance and coordinate their demonstrations

Reporting from Tiananmen Square in 1989: ‘I saw a lot I will never forget’

June 4 marks 30 years since the Chinese government violently ended weeks of pro-democracy protests in the heart of Beijing

China welcomes US trade talks offer as new tariffs loom

The sides have been engaged in an escalating tit-for-tat trade fight for months

How much is China’s $60-billion really worth?

Xi Jinping opened his wallet again, but it’s hard to track where the money for Africa really goes

China’s Peng banned and fined for Wimbledon corruption attempt

China's former world number one doubles star had attempted to force her doubles partner to withdraw from Wimbledon in 2017

Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China

Google is crafting a search engine that would meet China's draconian censorship rules

Press Releases

UKZN scientists make the grade

Dr Veron Ramsuran and Dr Lenine Liebenberg have been named in the African Academy of Science's top 40 list.

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