Ecuador

Latin America marches sideways

Growth has slowed, which will increase poverty and fuel further social unrest, which in turn will push leaders to the political centre

Find pathways beyond mass protests

Protests convulse global politics, but it’s what happens when they die down that can make a real difference

People in Ecuador have woken up to a fragmented and polarised society

The protests and their aftermath have uncovered the social tensions arising from the marginalisation of indigenous populations in the country

IMF wilfully takes austerity road

East Asia 1998, Greece 2008, Argentina 2018. The fund knows the suffering its loans cause, yet it has gone ahead in Ecuador

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage

The Constitutional Court said same-sex marriage had been approved in a five-to-four vote of its nine judges in a closed door hearing

Assange in UK court over US extradition request

WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson said on Wednesday that all efforts would now be focused on preventing Assange's extradition to the US

Assange faces jail for UK bail breach

The Australian whistle-blower, who was arrested on April 11 after Ecuador gave him up, could face a 12-month prison sentence

Swedish Assange accuser urges prosecution to reopen rape case

A spokesman for the Swedish Prosecution Authority said on Thursday they were following the news of Assange's arrest

Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans have crossed the border into Brazil over the past three years as they seek to escape the crisis in their country

Ecuador digs deep to fight oil tyranny

On the back foot, the country is taking its titanic war of environmental pollution against US oil company Chevron to the court of public opinion.

Ecuador to investigate bugged embassy where Assange is kept

Ecuador says it would seek the help of the British government to determine who put a hidden microphone in the South American country's London embassy.

Snowden affair diverts Bolivia president’s plane

Bolivia's president's plane was diverted on a flight from Russia and forced to land in Austria over suspicions that Edward Snowden might be on board.

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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

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

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