Dalai Lama

Freed Myanmar journos a symbol of Suu Kyi’s tarnished image

Suu Kyi was once the darling of the foreign media, but her silence over the persecuted Rohingya minority has drawn widespread condemnation

Mercedes apologises to China after quoting Dalai Lama

The apology marks the latest backpedalling by a foreign company for offending Chinese consumers.

Dalai Lama: Hardliners influencing Xi on Tibet autonomy

The Tibetan spiritual leader says Chinese President Xi Jinping was ready to discuss autonomy, but hardliners in the government were preventing this.

Nobel summit moved to Rome

The Nobel Peace Laureates Summit, which was initially scheduled to take place in South Africa, has been relocated to Rome.

SA’s human rights record disappoints Amnesty leader

The Mail & Guardian sits down with Salil Shetty to discuss the country’s abuses and the new direction Amnesty International is taking.

Government denies China dictates to SA

The perception that China dictates to South Africa is unfounded, Parliament's portfolio committee on international relations and co-operation said.

Nobel summit relocates, De Lille blasts govt over Dalai Lama

Patricia de Lille has announced that the Nobel Peace summit will be moved to another city, and says government has embarrassed the country.

Zuma accused of selling SA’s sovereignty to China

The Dalai Lama has lashed out at Zuma after authorities denied the spiritual leader entry to South Africa, accusing SA of 'bullying' him.

Tutu lambasts ‘lickspittle’ government over Dalai Lama visa

Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Madiba's comrades had "spat in his face" with denying the Dalai Lama a visa for the summit that was to honour Mandela.

Nobel laureate summit cancelled over Dalai Lama visa refusal

A Cape Town summit of Nobel peace laureates has been cancelled after too many delegates pulled out over South Africa denying the Dalai Lama a visa.

Women Nobel laureates cancel SA trip over Dalai Lama’s visa

Sonke Gender Justice says laureates have cancelled their trip to the country following South Africa denying the Dalai Lama a travel visa.

Zuma will respond to Nobel laureates over Dalai Lama issue

The presidency says Jacob Zuma will give feedback to 14 Nobel Peace laureates who have asked him to guarantee the Dalai Lama entry to SA.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

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

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

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.