Civil War

Cameroon’s civil war will continue

The hardline stance by both the government and the Anglophone successionists hinders solutions

Suspicion and secrecy surround South Africa’s dealings with South Sudan

It is far from clear that the deal fits in with South Africa’s long-term energy strategy, or that there is an economic case for it

Khashoggi was collateral damage

Supporting Saudi Arabia’s lukewarm reforms sends a signal of consent to a murderous regime

Why Libya’s new elections might not put the country back on track

Libya’s proposed elections and any subsequent interim government will fail if the country’s challenges aren’t addressed

War, famine and failed talks in Yemen

​Ali Abdullah Saleh's death comes amid an intensified conflict between the Iran-aligned armed group and pro-Saleh forces in the ongoing war in Yemen

How African elephants’ amazing sense of smell could save lives

Scientists have found that herds of elephant were able to walk on ground infested by land-mines without injury because of their keen sense of smell.

Dos Santos: Angola’s secretive leader heads towards exit

Wednesday's elections will bring to an end a 38-year reign dominated by an unrelenting authoritarian style.

​Climate change brings failed states and violent conflict

Control of increasingly scarce water is being used by armed groups to challenge central governments, causing untold suffering to civilians.

The UN mission can’t keep the peace in Juba’s civil war runs along ethnic lines

A force from the continent, such as the African Union, may possibly be able to protect South Sudan’s civilians.

Syrian refugees say ‘I do’ to Turks

Desperate women are seeking refuge from war in arranged marriages, despite reports of abuse.

Syria evacuates citizens from besieged Homs

Syria expects to remove 200 people from the city of Homs during a three-day ceasefire while humanitarian organisations provide aid to those remaining.

Hundreds evacuated from Syrian capital

Aid agencies in Syria have evacuated hundreds of people from the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Yarmouk.

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.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

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.