Ecowas

No end in sight to Nigeria’s border closures

Nigeria's borders crossings with Benin and Niger remain sealed despite a warning that the shutdown is harming prosperity

East Africa won’t tackle Burundi crisis

Maybe regional leaders should follow the West African playbook

Nigeria and Benin make a new break for the border

The new crossing point, ECOWAS hopes, will make the movement of people and trade a lot easier

Counting under way after Mali’s violence-marred poll

Not a single ballot was cast at 716 of the polling stations in two regions following threats and attacks by armed groups

The Gambia after Yahya Jammeh: Reconciliation no easy task

Gambian President Adama Barrow might have managed to succeed the longtime leader, but the West African nation remains divided along ethnic lines

Editorial: Shout a bit louder, SADC

'Instead of safeguarding Zimbabwe’s democracy, SADC repeatedly rubber-stamped Mugabe’s regime'

A quarter of the world will be African by 2050

Africa's population is on the rise — necessitating increased investment in the next generation's access to healthcare and right education.

Liberia elections: Who will succeed President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf?

Liberia is heading to the polls on October 10 with twenty candidates on the ballot paper

We need to prevent our Trump moment

There is clearly an increasingly negative attitude to immigration and globalisation in South Africa, writes Mondli Zondo.

So how did Mugabe get away with it? Zimbabweans look to the Gambia with envy

While Jammeh has been ostracised by regional body Ecowas, SADC did no such thing nine years ago.

West and Central Africa to join forces against Boko Haram

An extraordinary Ecowas security summit has announced plans for a partnership with Central African states to fight "terrorism" in the region.

African forces move on central Mali ‘much quicker than expected’

Pressure has been growing on Malian troops over summary killings and rights abuses in a French-led assault on al-Qaeda-linked groups.

Press Releases

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

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.