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Our universities need relevance and excellence

In shaping Africa’s universities we should take the best from two examples: Dar and Makerere

Egypt’s protests uncover deep cracks in al-Sisi’s strongman façade

The popular uprising is an indication that al-Sisi's regime is not as stable as he would have the world believe

The videos behind Egypt’s unrest

An Egyptian businessman in exile in Spain has been sparking protests back home with his posts

Could Egypt’s rare anti-Sisi protests swell?

Heavy security has been put in place, but could this trigger a wider movement against former general-turned-President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi?

The shame of being a South African in the rest of Africa

Once upon a time, being a South African in the rest of Africa was a get-out-of-jail-free card. Now we are viewed with anger. And we deserve it

​South Africa 1-2 Nigeria: Bafana dance to West African tune

This game was always going to end badly if we failed to grab the initiative

Salah and Egypt score own goal supporting Warda

Mohamed Salah, adored by millions at home and abroad, picked the wrong side when he defended a teammate accused by numerous women of sexual harassment

Egypt parliament votes to extend Sisi rule

Egypt's parliament approves constitutional amendments allowing President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2030

Gearing Africa’s cities for the future

By 2030, 15 cities in Africa will have populations over 5 million, most of whom will live in informal settlements.

Army policemen killed near Cairo

Six officers have been killed after undentified gunmen opened fire on an army police checkpoint near Cairo, Egypt.

Gaza: Stranded SA delegation allowed safe passage into Cairo

A group of South Africans stranded in the Gaza Strip has been allowed safe passage into Cairo following an intervention by Dirco officials.

African Champions League: Al Ahly fans clash with police in Cairo

Hundreds of supporters of Egyptian club Al Ahly briefly clashed with police outside a Cairo stadium ahead of the African Champions League final.

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

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