Nations set up global climate fund

Global talks on climate change on Saturday set up a new fund to manage billions of dollars in aid to poor nations.

UN talks take up ‘deep cuts’ on climate

More than 190 nations on Friday considered "deep cuts" in emissions to hold back climate change.

Guarded optimism as at climate talks

The world's climate negotiators worked into early Friday morning amid guarded hopes of making progress.

UN chief warns world failing on climate

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned on Tuesday that the world was missing its last chance to control climate change.

China buoys climate talks with ‘binding’ target

China on Monday offered for the first time to submit its voluntary carbon emissions target to a binding United Nations resolution.

Exorcising the ghosts of Copenhagen

As ministers began flying in to climate talks in Cancún, the UN on Sunday moved to exorcise the "ghosts of Copenhagen".

China says some at climate talks want to kill Kyoto

China accused some developed nations on Friday at the UN climate talks of seeking to kill the Kyoto Protocol pact to curb global warming.

UN climate talks seek to define rich, poor duties

Negotiators at UN talks in Mexico on Tuesday struggled over proposals that would abolish a two-decade divide between rich and poor on scrutiny of gree


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