Cote D'ivoire

Africa must tell the rest of the world that we are not their dumping ground

The continent has long received more than its fair share of the world’s toxic waste, endangering the health of people who are exposed to it

The risk of jihadist contagion in West Africa

Faced with jihadist breakthrough in Burkina Faso, neighbouring states in the Gulf of Guinea increasingly fear attacks in their own territories

A very African queerness

Love Falls On Us by Robbie Corey-Boulet explores queer spaces across Africa

E-learning education conference looks to unlock Africa’s future

The conference will bring together different role players in society to discuss opportunities for expanding Africa’s education sector

Côte d’Ivoire’s ‘general of the streets’ vows peace

Today, acquitted of alleged crimes against humanity committed during the battles of 2010-11, Charles Ble Goude says he wants to help bring peace

Adopt strategies that address plight of ‘invisible’ children

According to Unicef, the births of about 230-million children under the age of five have never been registered

Victims can’t rely on ICC for justice

Meant to tackle international crimes, the court has only convicted three individuals in 20 years

ICC halts release of Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo

Prosecutors filed a last-ditch challenge late Wednesday to keep the pair behind bars while the ICC looks at an overall appeal

ICC acquits former Ivory Coast strongman Gbagbo

Judges ordered the immediate release of the 73-year-old deposed strongman

War crimes court to rule on release of Côte d’Ivoire ex-president

Laurent Gbagbo has spent seven years behind bars on charges of crimes against humanity

Côte d’Ivoire ex-president opens freedom bid at ICC

Laurent Gbagbo will ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him of crimes against humanity and free him after seven years in detention

Ivorian leader announces amnesty for Simone Gbagbo and 800 others

Last week Côte d’Ivoire's Supreme Court overturned an earlier acquittal granted to Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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