Bomb Attacks

Zimbabwe police make two arrests over election rally blast

About 50 people were injured in the blast, which exploded as Mnangagwa left the podium after addressing supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF party

‘Somalis must stand united and fight’

The president and citizens believe they must urgently stop al-Shabab ‘before they kill all of us’

Al-Shabab’s show of force backfires disastrously

Despite years of conflict, al-Shabab remains a potent military and political force, able to occupy territory and launch terror attacks

Bombing catches junta off-guard

No one has claimed responsibility for the blast in Thailand, with everyone from Islamist groups and the Uighur to a lone operative being blamed.

Nato sends warning as Taliban truck bombs rock Afganistan

A Taliban attack has killed 18 people and wounded around 150 in Afghanistan, while Nato has warned that accords over Afghan troops have to be signed.

Nigeria sits on sectarian powder keg

Terrorists are counting on sowing hatred in deeply divided places like the city of Jos, which has long been a flashpoint for ethnic tensions.

Barrel bombs kill dozens in Syria

Air raids using barrel bombs in Syria's second city of Aleppo have killed at least 76 people, including 28 children.

US condemns Baghdad attackers as ‘enemies of Islam’

The United States has condemned the perpetrators of deadly attacks in Iraq as "enemies of Islam" and called the acts "cowardly".

Suicide bomber kills 25 at Pakistan election rally

A suicide bomber has targeted an election rally organised by a religious party in Pakistan, killing 25 people, officials say.
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Human Rights Watch: Syrian airstrikes

VIDEO: Footage by Human Rights Watch in Syria shows the government allegedly blowing up civilian hospitals and bread lines.

Bomb attacks increase in Pakistan as latest blast kills 8

A bomb has killed eight people in Pakistan, including the son of an Afghan cleric, and wounded about 45 in the city of Peshawar, officials have said.

1 MIT shooting suspect killed after hijacking

A suspect in the shooting of an MIT guard is dead, and a manhunt is on for another - both of whom are believed to be involved in the Boston bombings.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it