Sri Lankan president vows security shake-up over attacks

Tensions over alleged intelligence failures escalate as ISIL claims responsibility for deadly Easter Sunday blasts

Survivors describe Boko Haram slaughter

Survivors of the Boko Haram massacre that took place around the town of Baga, Nigeria, describe the militants slaughtering some people "like insects".

Security, black ribbons for Boston at London Marathon

Big crowds lined the route of London's mass road race to cheer on 36 000 runners, may of whom wore black ribbons to honour the dead and wounded.

Boston bombing: A nervous South African in a paranoid America

Nikiwe Bikitsha explains what it's like to lose your sense of security in the US since the two bombings at the Boston Marathon.

Lebanon’s future on shaky ground

Sectarian fault lines have intensified the political uncertainty and will decide the country's fate. Jeremy Bowen reports.

Mafia suspected in Italian school bombing

Local mafia cartel the United Sacred Crown are alleged to be behind the bombing of a girls' school in Italy which killed one and injured seven others.

Parcel bomb found at Greek embassy in Rome

A parcel bomb was found at the Greek embassy in Rome on Monday, police said, just days after two explosive packages went off at two other embassies.

Suspect identified in Philippine Christmas attack

Phillipine President Benigno Aquino said on Monday investigators have identified a suspect in the Christmas day bombing of a church.

Charles Okah denied bail on kidnapping charges

A Nigerian court has denied bail to the brother of an alleged militant leader charged with kidnapping and bombings in Nigeria's capital.

Nairobi bus explosion deaths increase

A bomb exploded on a bus in central Nairobi during a security search before it left for the Ugandan capital Kampala, killing three so far.

US, Asian allies urge China to rein in North Korea

The US, South Korea and Japan all urged China to help rein in its ally North Korea and vowed solidarity in defending Seoul from any further attacks.

Uganda charges 32 over World Cup bombings

Uganda has charged 32 people in connection with the July 11 bomb attacks in Kampala, which killed 76 people as they watched the Soccer World Cup.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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