Conflict

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.

Camp closure is next health crisis

Sending Dadaab's refugees back to Somalia will become the next health emergency.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

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.