Pro-Morsi students storm Cairo university

Students backing Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi have stormed the administrative offices of a state-run university in Cairo.

Weekend 101: Egypt erupts

We commemorate the 34 miners killed in Marikana, look at violence that has exploded in Egypt, and seek some joy in the Premier League season.

‘Afropolis’: Cities of Africa stake a claim on the future

A new book titled "Afropolis" explores the notion that the city of the “third” world is going to be the prototypical city of the future.

Hopeless or rising, Africa makes for a rousing debate

There have been countless attempts to define the world's second-biggest and second-most-populous continent, often and notoriously from outside.

Thousands gather for funeral of Egypt’s pope

Thousands of mourners dressed in black gathered in Cairo on Tuesday for the funeral of Egypt's Orthodox Christian Pope Shenouda.

Clinton weighs response to Egypt activist trial

The United States is evaluating the outcome of legal proceedings in Egypt, where 16 Americans are among dozens of democracy activists are on trial.

Syrian activists want a strike to pressure al-Assad’s regime

Activists have called for a general strike to increase pressure on Syria's president's regime as fears grow of an 'invasion' of protest hub, Homs.

Rich Egyptians weigh emigration as Islamists surge

Egypt's fashionable and rich elite fear a victory for the Muslim Brotherhood and hardline Salafis in the first phase of parliamentary elections.

Egypt army’s crackdown on Tahrir protesters leaves 13 dead

At least 13 people have been killed in a violent assault by the Egyptian army and police to evict protesters from Cairo's Tahrir Square.

Egyptian riot police clear Tahrir Square

Egyptian police have cleared Tahrir Square of protesters who wanted to stage a sit-in following a demonstration demanding an end to emergency laws.

Mubarak trial marred by chaos, clashes and acrimony

Supporters and opponents of Hosni Mubarak clashed outside a Cairo courtroom as witnesses testified over his deadly suppression of protests this year.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

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