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The Basketball League Africa gears up for its inaugural season

Twelve teams. Seven cities. One champion. The first BAL season is about to tip off, and we’re here for it (as soon as coronavirus fears abate)

Africa needs traditional, independent media to hold the powerful to account

Social-media platforms have their place, but it is investigative journalists who can effect change

Senegalese artistic heritage gets a home

Conceived in the 1960s, shortly after independence, Senegal’s new Museum of Black Civilisations has finally been completed

Why NASA chose Senegal to find out more about an asteroid in outerspace

Senegal has made great strides in astronomy and planetary sciences in recent years

Senegal’s rappers continue to ‘cry from the heart’ for a more just society

Across the continent, musicians are not only a symbolic soundtrack for struggles – they are marching on the frontlines and leading social movements.

Mame-Diarra Niang: A soul turned inside out

Three reflections capture the change of artistic mode after visiting Senegalese-French artist Mame-Diarra Niang.

Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa

The trial of the Chad dictator in Senegal shows that war and other similar crimes need not be heard in The Hague.

City of contrasts celebrates Africa’s freedom

From the colossal ‘renaissance’ statue Dakar resembles a fine Persian rug, but up close it is a riot for the senses.

Powerful scions see immunity evaporate

It was something many Senegalese thought they would never see: Karim Wade, arrested at his home and put behind bars in Dakar's infamous prison.

Senegal’s Sall: The protege who toppled his mentor

Senegal's Macky Sall, a 50-year-old geologist, ended Abdoulaye Wade's tenacious rule by triumphing over his mentor.

A new chapter for Senegal

Senegal's newly-elected president Macky Sall, a technocrat, has been seen as ideal to begin fixing a variety of pressing problems for the country.

Senegal’s Wade in the running for third term

Senegal's presidential candidates have held their final rallies as protesters marched in the streets. Tensions are high ahead of Sunday's poll.

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The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories