Colombia

AU pushes the frontiers of transitional justice

Now these important policy developments must be implemented

Latin America marches sideways

Growth has slowed, which will increase poverty and fuel further social unrest, which in turn will push leaders to the political centre

Marie Antoinette rules in Colombia as the masses protest against inequality

Citizens have taken to the streets as the country’s transition away from a 70-year civil war gives them opportunity to find their voices

Industry and campaigners spar over carbon tax

The new tax, the first of its type in Africa, was cautiously introduced last month in the first of several gradual step

Venezuela says it thwarted ‘coup’ bid

​Venezuela's government says it has derailed a coup bid, claiming the US, Colombia and Chile colluded in a plot to assassinate President Maduro

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage

The Constitutional Court said same-sex marriage had been approved in a five-to-four vote of its nine judges in a closed door hearing

Colombian football rocked by allegations girls were sexually abused

The disclosures come at a time when women's football is experiencing a worldwide surge in popularity ahead of this year's World Cup

Trouble brews as coffee faces extinction

Deforestation, climate change and disease threaten 60% of coffee species with extinction

Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro ‘assassination’ bid

'There is sufficient evidence of the participation of the outgoing Colombian government of President Juan Manuel Santos' — Maduro

England dare to dream after Belgium World Cup heroics

In a tournament full of surprises, Gareth Southgate's young England team are the only former champions left in the lower half of the draw

Colombia beat Senegal to eliminate last African team

Colombia beat Senegal 1-0 to top Group H on Thursday as Japan also qualified for the last 16 despite being beaten by a single goal by Poland.

Do World Cup rituals help along victory?

Many football players arrive on the pitch with weird, wonderful and wacky superstitions

Latest

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