Britain

UAE pardons Briton sentenced to life for spying

Matthew Hedges was among more than 700 prisoners pardoned by UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan

How Ireland beat Britain in the Brexit divorce battle

Some British hardliners had argued that Ireland would simply follow along in any exit deal — a sentiment that caused outrage among many Irish people

Britain, Australia accuse Russian spies of global cyber attack

Operatives from Russia's GRU arm carried out various 'reckless and indiscriminate' high-profile online attacks, says the UK's foreign secretary

‘Love Corbyn, hate Brexit’: Labour faces Brexit split

​Britain's main opposition Labour Party is bracing for a tumultuous debate on the toxic issue of Brexit at its annual conference

Missile strikes on Syria kill 26, mostly Iranian forces

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group, missile strikes hit two military targets in Aleppo and Hama provinces

Assange in new bid to cancel UK arrest warrant

The ​WikiLeaks founder has been dodging an arrest warrant and extradition to Sweden over a probe into rape and sexual assault allegations against him.

DNA shows first modern Briton had dark skin, blue eyes

Cheddar Man's tribe migrated to Britain at the end of the last Ice Age and his DNA has been linked to individuals discovered in modern-day Spain

The West owes Zimbabwe a future

Zimbabwe is still suffering from having to pay off loans accrued by a pre-independence white supremacist government.

UK politician found dead after misconduct claims

UK politician Carl Sargeant was found dead just days after resigning over misconduct allegations

‘All Muslims, I want to kill all Muslims.’: London terror attack suspect arrested

At least one man dead and 10 others injured after a man rammed his van into worshippers near Finsbury Park mosque, police say.

May calls for June election ahead of Brexit talks

Britain started the formal process of leaving the EU last month, but the negotiations are not due to begin for weeks.

Brexit: What are the likely scenarios?

A second referendum may have to be held if the ‘leave’ camp manages to win with a small margin.

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

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