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Sudan: Deadly crackdown probe results spark fresh protests

A Sudanese investigation said that 87 people were killed when security forces broke up a protest in June. The probe's death toll sparked fresh anger

Uganda: One year of social media tax

The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics and rights groups

Ethiopia’s ethnic violence shows Abiy’s vulnerability

Ethiopia's Prime Minister looks increasingly vulnerable as he faces deep divisions in the ruling coalition and simmering ethnic conflicts

Ebola cases in DRC top 2 000

The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations

Will elections in Guinea-Bissau end years of political crisis?

Guineans hope the poll will mark the end of a long period of political crisis in the West African country

Senegal President Macky Sall wins re-election

Macky Sall has secured a solid majority of votes, winning a second term without the need for a run-off vote

EU ‘concerned’ after Nigeria’s president suspends top judge

The European Union says the president's decision 'raises concerns about opportunity for electoral justice'

Kenya terror attack highlights security challenges

Kenya's security agencies are under scrutiny following the latest attack on a hotel compound

Ethiopia’s ethnic conflicts destabilise Abiy’s reforms

Abiy Ahmed has introduced dramatic reforms since assuming power more than nine months ago. But as ethnic clashes flare, the changes may not be enough

Zimbabwe’s economic crisis deepens

Zimbabwe’s economy is in dire straits. President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to stabilise the economy 'soon' but not everyone is optimistic

Meet Sam Okyere: ‘The most famous black man in South Korea’

When Sam Okyere arrived in South Korea for university he was met with racism. But he found a way to turn his negative experiences into a positive

Botswana elephant massacre ‘largest to date’

Nearly 90 elephants have been killed for ivory in Botswana, according to a wildlife charity. But the government has cast doubt on the figure

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.