British Indian Ocean Territory

Clashes on Durban streets as COP17 gets serious

The UN climate talks enter their second week amid a tangled high-level stand-off and violent clashes between protesters and official COP17 volunteers.

Brics countries bought European debt, says paper

The Brics emerging market powerhouses have already bought debt through the European Financial Stability Facility, says a Brazilian financial daily.

Brics nations pledge better access to quality medicine

SA has joined other Brics nations in a pledge to bring down the cost of high-quality medicine -- and make it more accessible to the poor.

Organiser of 2010 Commonwealth Games arrested

Indian officials have arrested the chief organiser of the 2010 Commonwealth Gamesas part of a corruption investigation into the graft-plagued event.

Furious Ponting smashes TV after being run out

A furious Ricky Ponting took out his frustration at being run out in Australia's match by smashing a television set with his bat in the dressing room.

India holds crunch BlackBerry meeting ahead of deadline

Top Indian telecom and security officials were set to meet on Monday to discuss a security stand-off with the maker of BlackBerry handsets.

India’s BlackBerry users dismayed over data block threat

Indian BlackBerry users reacted with dismay on Friday to a government threat to block data services on security grounds.


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