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.

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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