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Qatar: Two years of crisis in the Gulf

It has been two years since Saudi Arabia, the UAE and their allies cut ties with Qatar, sparking a major diplomatic crisis in the Gulf region.

Zondo commission: Mentor claims to be put to the test

Former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor will be cross-examined on damning allegations she made in her earlier testimony in August 2018

UAE pardons Briton sentenced to life for spying

Matthew Hedges was among more than 700 prisoners pardoned by UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan

Masutha, UAE ambassador sign extradition treaty

In a statement, the justice department said negotiations over the treaty between the two countries began in February 2010

Masutha, UAE ambassador working on extradition agreement

Masutha revealed that he met with the ambassador of the UAE to South Africa regarding the signing of an overarching extradition agreement

Dirco confirms arrest of SA businessman in Dubai after Gupta video

The department was not able to give further details on the nature of the charge or when Van Pletzen would appear in court.

Saudi Arabia’s first cinema in decades to open on April 18

AMC Entertainment has been granted the first licence to operate cinemas, with Saudi state media saying the US giant is expected to open 40 cinemas

Ajay Gupta ‘must just hand himself over’― Hawks

Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi was responding to questions after a video showing a relaxed Ajay Gupta in Dubai came out

What’s in a cup of tea, Ben Martins asks

The deputy minister has admitted to arranging a meeting between the Prasa boss and Tony Gupta

Police minister wishes a Merry Christmas, allegedly from Dubai

Mbalula's tweet with its United Arab Emirates geotag had Twitter users criticising the minister and asking him where the money for trip came from

For all the billions, SA Airways bailout money not enough to buy Emirates

For frustrated South African taxpayers, the country’s struggling and poorly managed national airline seems a bottomless pit.

Gama ‘didn’t accept Gupta invitation’

The head of Transnet has distanced himself from the notorious family’s web of influence

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

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

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