Charlie Hebdo

French start-up offers ‘dark web’ compass, but not for everyone

Over the past five years, Aleph has indexed 1.4 billion links and 450 million documents across some 140 000 dark websites

Radicalisation is not measurable or predictable

The Paris attackers were known fanatics who evaded police surveillance.

Paris Attacks: Social media a measure of solidarity

Many complain of Western bias, but others say citizens in countries like Nigeria should take responsibility for drawing the world’s attention.

Editor behind Denmark’s Mohammed cartoons steps down

The Danish editor who commissioned the Mohammed cartoons that triggered deadly protests a decade ago says he's leaving the Jyllands-Posten newspaper.

Beware of bigotry veiled as satire

'Charlie' represents a hierarchy of Western ideals to which not everyone subscribes.

Africa lacks vision in fight against terror

The continent's leaders have not shown enough commitment to combating the scourge.

The grim genesis of the Charlie attacks

Ending economic and political alienation can bring enlightenment to disaffected Muslims.

No, Charlie, free speech has its limits

Extremists – aka cartoonists – poured gunpowder over a simmering racist fire.

Charlie Hebdo sticks to its pencils

The magazine has shown in its defiant "survivor" edition that it remains unbowed, printing five million copies despite a readership of just 60 000.

Charlie Hebdo survivor: ‘I didn’t want to stare death in the face’

Sigolène Vinson survived the attack on the magazine and has given a chilling account of how one of the terrorist gunmen spared her life.

Editorial: Bring back our courage

We saw that African lives were less important than those of Europeans. Yet what have we done as Africans for the world to see that we value our own?

Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for ‘Charlie Hebdo’ attack

The terrorist organisation says it was responsible for the attack that saw 17 people killed, as the latest edition of the satirical weekly sold out.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.