Latest articles on Belarus

Jeans revolution pops up in the UK

A troupe of exiled Belarus dissidents are bringing their brand of underground theatre to London.

Teddy Bear stunt inciting a diplomatic row

Three Swedes behind the so-called "teddy bear" stunt in Belarus have been called to appear before the Belarus KGB.

Belarus requests IMF bailout

Belarus has asked the International Monetary Fund to bail it out of a growing economic crisis that has seen a currency devaluation and consumer panic.

Dirk Prinsloo sentenced to 13 years in Belarus jail

Dirk Prinsloo was sentenced to 13 years in prison in the Belarus on charges of theft, assault and attempted bank robbery, a report said on Tuesday.

Belarus leader clinches new term, opposition cries foul

Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko clinched a third term in office on Monday but opponents blasted the vote as an "unconstitutional seizure of power" and the European Union said stronger sanctions against the Belarussian leadership were likely.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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