Christchurch

Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 gets a venue upgrade

Next year’s Women’s Cricket World Cup final will be played at Christchurch’s Hagley Oval in New Zealand, it was announced on...

Joker, the far right and popular culture

Why did the movie become a new cultural touchstone for the alt-right?

New Zealand media set rules for mosque terrorist trial

The New Zealand government has barred downloads of Brenton Tarrant's manifesto and the livestream footage he posted of the attacks

Probe shows Sri Lanka attacks ‘retaliation for Christchurch’ — government

The revelation came as the death toll in the Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and high-end hotels rose to 321

Muslims long at home in New Zealand

This religious community has grown from the arrival of a few sailors in 1769 to a large number of refugees first in 1951 and then since the 1980s

Tough New Zealand gun laws easily pass first hurdle

Lawmakers voted 119-1 in favour of the bill, which bans military-style semi-automatic rifles

Hard-right Australian party sought NRA donations — report

Secret recordings showed members of the party seeking donations from the NRA apparently in return for trying to loosen Australia's tight gun laws

Editorial: Words cause murder

The terrorist who mowed down worshipers in Christchurch, New Zealand penned a 74-page manifesto

Letters to the editor: March 22 to 28

Our readers write in about Azapo, Islamophobia, the elections in the wake of Eskom's woes and failing state-owned enterprises

NZ gunman ‘faces isolation’ due to prison dangers

New Zealand has no death penalty and alleged shooter Brenton Tarrant is expected to face a record prison sentence if found guilty of the massacre

NZ begins releasing bodies to families in Christchurch mosque attack

The bodies of the first six victims have been released by the coroner to their families, while Prime Minister Ardern labels the gunman a 'terrorist'

Facebook scrubs 1.5mn Christchurch attack videos but criticism goes viral

As the alleged gunman callously picked off his victims in Christchurch's Al Noor mosque, he livestreamed the gruesome scene on Facebook Live

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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