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US Embassy must explain ‘shithole’ comment, says Dirco

Trump allegedly made his controversial statement when he met US legislators who came to see him about a bipartisan bill on immigration.

SA condemns Israeli teen kidnappings

The South African government has called on the kidnappers of three Israeli teenagers to release them.

Maharaj for minister of propaganda

A restructured Cabinet is on the cards, with a new information ministry to clean up Jacob Zuma's image and Baleka Mbete as second deputy president.

SA wants clarity on various countries’ sexual rights

South Africa will seek clarification from various countries about their laws on sexual orientation, says the department of international relations.

SA condemns Somali terror attacks

The South African government has expressed shock at the recent violent attacks in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

Dirco: Karabus found not guilty, free to return home

South African Professor Cyril Karabus has been found not guilty after being tried for manslaughter and falsifying documents.

ANC: Freedom for Swazis in their lifetime

The ANC has called for Swaziland to be "liberated" as part of the outcomes of an International Solidarity Conference the party hosted last week.

Government told to take a stance against Syria

The South African government has come under fire for its apparent failure to act against Syria for alleged human rights violations.

SA confirms reduced oil imports from Iran

SA has significantly reduced oil imports from Iran in order to avoid penalties from the US but a fuel association says it finds this hard to believe.

South Africa steps in to aid Congo blast victims

International relations says the embassy in the Republic of Congo is ready to help South Africans affected by munitions blasts in Brazzaville.

Climate change group charting universal agreement

According to the presidency of COP17, an ad hoc group will now work towards charting a new universal legal agreement on climate change.

More denial over Cele redeployment

The International Relations Department says National Police Commissioner General Bheki Cele has not been offered a diplomatic post.


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