Conflict

Academics must reach out to the public

By sharing their ideas and knowledge, they can change the world. What’s holding them back?

For Syria Kurds, the end of autonomy?

As President Bashar al-Assad's forces deploy towards the northern border, is the Kurdish minority giving up on autonomy?

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis

Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights

AU, UN need to work together

Deadly conflicts will be best addressed if Addis Ababa and New York increase co-operation

Citizens of nowhere suffer social and physical deprivations

Statelessness is an affront to human rights and a breach of international law, and countries must be forced to put an end to it

No, Africa doesn’t need more strongmen

The evidence is conclusive: over and over again, democrats trump dictators

‘If climate change goes on as is, people will need to be relocated – we need a plan’

Few governments are prepared to care for the people forced to leave their countries as a result of conflict or climate change. Here's why.

The causes of Somalia’s conflict and famine are bad governance, not climate change

Famine and conflict can either be prevented, or the impact minimised, if institutions and mechanisms of good governance are in place

CAR bloodbath is worsening

A terrifying escalation in fighting by splinter groups has led to the slaughter of civilians.

​South Sudanese journalists face threats as political violence escalates

Editorial calling for the resignation of the president and vice-president led to journalist’s arrest.

​Rains and conflict will make bids to control South Sudan’s cholera outbreak harder

Violence has contributed to the epidemic; aid agencies can't travel freely and are removing nonessential staff.

The world must oppose genocide and other atrocities and ensure justice

The International Criminal Court is celebrating 18 years of existence, but many nations have yet to sign its Rome Statute.

Latest

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs