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Guinea opposition leaders jailed

Rights group criticised the ruling, saying “no one should be detained for having organised or called for a peaceful demonstration”.

Guinea’s Condé eyes third term

Even as Algeria and Sudan have rid themselves of their long-standing leaders, Guinea may be about to create a new president-for-life

Guinea pleads for calm after 7 people die in post-election violence

Activists have erected barricades in several neighbourhoods in the capital, Conakry

Guinea’s supreme court confirms Conde election victory

Guinea's Supreme Court confirmed early on Friday the election victory of opposition leader Alpha Conde who won with 52,52% of votes.

Guinea forces clash with protesters

Security forces in Guinea clashed with youths in Conakry on Monday as tensions mounted before the deadline for the announcement of poll results.

Guinea tightens security as it waits on new vote date

Guinea deployed extra security forces to parts of Conakry on Monday after a weekend of looting and rioting fuelled by a delay to its run-off election.

Delay envisaged in Guinea vote

Two days short of the planned presidential election in Guinea, people were still waiting to know whether the poll will go ahead on Sunday.

Clashes in Guinea capital ahead of run-off vote

Supporters of Guinean presidential candidate Cellou Dalein Diallo fought with police in the suburbs of the capital on Monday.

Guinea postpones presidential poll

Guinea on Wednesday postponed a presidential election run-off due in four days, casting doubt on the country's bid to return to civilian rule.

Presidential rivals meet after Guinea bloodshed

The two rivals battling to become Guinea's president scheduled talks on Monday to calm tensions after deadly clashes between their supporters.

Guinea voters turn page on 52 years of dictatorship

Four million Guineans vote on Sunday in the first democratic election in the West African nation.

New Sierra Leone leader to boost regional ties

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma on Friday embarked on his first foreign trip since taking office this week, heading to neighbouring Guinea and Liberia to promote ties damaged by more than a decade of war. The former insurance executive was sworn in on Monday within hours of being declared winner of a run-off election.

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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

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

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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