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.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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