Drone Attacks

Venezuela to try lawmakers for failed Maduro drone attack

Maduro and his government said the president had been targeted by two flying drones each carrying a kilogram of powerful C-4 explosives

Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Maduro ‘assassination’ bid

'There is sufficient evidence of the participation of the outgoing Colombian government of President Juan Manuel Santos' — Maduro

Pakistan to take US drone strike issue to UN

Pakistan says it would raise the issue of US drone strikes inside its territory at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Drones will return to bite Obama in the US

Detailed investigations of possible war crimes arising from drone attacks in Pakistan and Yemen pose difficult questions for the US.

Saudi al-Qaeda number two killed in US drone attack

Saudi Arabia's second-in-command of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Said al-Shehri has been killed in a US drone attack in Yemen.

Nine militants killed in drone, air force strikes in Pakistan

At least nine suspected militants have been killed in a US drone strike and a separate military operation in Pakistan's tribal region.

US drone strike in Pakistan kills 16

Unmanned US aircraft fired four missiles at a house in north-west Pakistan, killing 16 suspected militants, says Pakistani intelligence officials.

US drone attacks undermine the rule of law

US use of drones has soared during Obama's time in office, with the White House authorising attacks in at least four countries.

UN investigator questions Obama on US drones

A UN investigator has asked US President Barack Obama to justify his policy of assassinating terror suspects using drones rather than capturing them.

US suspends drone attacks in Pakistan — report

The US Central Intelligence Agency has suspended drone missile strikes on gatherings of low-ranking militants in Pakistan.

Pakistan says dozens killed in US drone strikes

At least 30 militants were killed in less than 12 hours in a hail of missile strikes by suspected US drone aircraft in Pakistan's north-west region.

Drone attack on ’emboldened’ al-Qaeda group in Somalia

The United States conducted a drone attack in Somalia, apparently wounding two senior members of al-Shabaab.

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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

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

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