Bomb Blast

​The unsung heroes responding to Somalia’s deadliest attack

Without Aamin Ambulance, the horrifying death toll would have been even higher

Fifteen killed in Brussels explosions (and counting)

Four days after the arrest of a suspect of the Paris attack that killed 130 people, blasts have gone off at Brussels airport and a metro station.

Nigeria bombing: Abuja tightens security before WEF

Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Abuja in May, the event's Nigerian hosts says a large security operation is under way following a bomb blast.

Pakistan officials pin deadly train blast on militants

Officials have accused militants of a deadly train blast. The explosion comes after security forces said they had killed 30 separatist militants.

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.

Boston bombing suspect seen on video – US police

Investigators spotted a Boston Marathon bombing suspect on security video footage taken before two blasts went off, says a law enforcement source.

Taliban denies involvement in Boston Marathon blasts

Pakistan's Taliban, which claimed the 2010 Times Square bomb plot, has denied responsibility for the explosions that killed three people in Boston.

Runner Kalmer says SA athletes are safe

SA athlete Rene Kalmer says she has not heard of South African casualties at the Boston Marathon after blasts at the finish line killed three people.

Blast in Pakistan market kills 15 people

A blast in a market in northwest Pakistan has killed at least 15 people and more than 20 people have been wounded.

Norway attacks trigger widespread condemnation

Western governments lined up to condemn Friday's twin attacks in Norway, saying the "cowardly" perpetrators demonstrated a lack of humanity.

Terrorist attack suspected in Oslo bomb blast

A huge explosion has wrecked government buildings in Oslo, including the office of Norway's prime minister. Several people were injured in the blast.

Suicide blasts kill dozens in Pakistan’s northwest

Suspected Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 40 people at the office compound of a top government official in northwest Parkistan on Monday.

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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