Central African Republic

4.6 million people, one psychologist: The Central African Republic’s mental health crisis

Meet the Central African Republic’s only practising clinical psychologist

Elections test Africa’s democracy

Nine countries will go to the polls this year, but most will be held amid violence and suppression

To really silence the guns, the AU’s resolve must be stronger

Conflict in Africa — and the world — is on the rise. The continent needs to take concrete measures to stop the escalating violence

When bad reporting mirrors the thing it wants to criticise

The documentary film, The American Crusade in Africa, on Kony 2012 is a lesson in how not to fight simplification with more simplification.

UN suspends ties with Caritas in CAR over sex abuse probe

Caritas has been operating in the strife-torn country since 1991, mainly coordinating programmes to protect children and assist displaced people

Central African Republic: The parable of the 11 stolen motorcycles

In 2015, in a vicious round of riots in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), Sylvestre Dothe’s house was burned...

Central African panel recommends closure of 4 Chinese gold mines

The CAR is rich in natural resources but riven by conflict which has forced around one in four of its 4.5 million population to flee their homes

Explainer: Tracing the history of Sudan’s Janjaweed militia

The Janjaweed militia first came into play when Omar al-Bashir's government deployed it in Darfur

Russia is the clumsy latecomer at Africa’s superpower party

Leaked documents reveal the scale of Russia’s ambition in Africa — but so far the continent has not been kind to Vladimir Putin and his friends

Hope fades over CAR peace deal

Fighting continues in the Central African Republic, and the thorny issue of amnesty for militants has not been clearly resolved

Just one month in, optimism around CAR’s peace deal is fading

Armed groups in the CAR believe that a new peace deal has granted them amnesty. But that’s not what the deal actually says

It is far too early to celebrate peace in the Central African Republic

The Central African Republic has been in crisis for most of its existence. Can a new peace deal change things?

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Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

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