Boko Haram

Surviving Boko Haram’s war on children

After escaping from the clutches of armed groups, abducted children in northern Nigeria should expect a warm welcome on their return home

Boko Haram’s war on children

After escaping from the clutches of armed groups, abducted children in northern Nigeria don't get a warm homecoming

Secularism is not the answer to fundamentalist violence

A solution to religious fundamentalist violence is neither a secularist view nor religious in nature; it entails a blend of both.

Boko Haram displaced feel forgotten amid Nigeria election fever

More than 27 000 people have been killed since the Boko Haram conflict began in 2009 and some 1.8-million others are still displaced

Eight priorities for the African Union in 2019

International Crisis Group lists seven particularly pressing crises the regional organisation should focus on in 2019

Africa is being colonised all over again

'We have failed to hold our African leaders to account,' writes Mustafa Bothwell Mheta

What’s behind the return of Boko Haram?

A faction of Boko Haram affiliated to the Islamic State militant group, has intensified attacks against the army in the northeast of Nigeria

Courageous women work to end Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis

The secessionist struggle has turned increasingly violent, with families fleeing and women violated

Buhari begins presidential election campaign

Voters go to the polls on February 16, four years after Buhari's landmark victory

Nigeria’s main opposition party announces candidate ahead of 2019 elections

​Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will run for re-election in February 2019 against former vice president Atiku Abubakar

South Cameroon a ‘big ghost town’

Tens of thousands of English-speaking Cameroonians have fled the country ahead of the presidential vote

Is Nigeria’s youth corps worthwhile?

Nigerian graduates must all do one year of national service. It’s meant to foster unity, but it does soak up 90% of the national youth budget

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Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories