Eduardo Dos Santos

Africa waves some leaders goodbye, but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

No one is immune to change in leadership that has led many African presidents to lose their coveted top job

Dos Santos: Angola’s secretive leader heads towards exit

Wednesday's elections will bring to an end a 38-year reign dominated by an unrelenting authoritarian style.

Angola: The Dos Santos regime’s key moments

President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has ruled Angola since 1979, will not contest the August 23 election

Angola adopts law limiting power of future presidents

Supported by a large majority of lawmakers, the new bill sets out limited circumstances in which the powerful officials

Angolan youths take on the state

Police crack down on demonstrators protesting at the disappearance of two young political activists.

Angola: Who’s who in the palace?

Tipped as a potential successor to his father, Jose Filomeno de Sousa dos Santos, also known as Zen, has kept out of the limelight until now.

Lady of many guises

On a recent visit to Luanda Niren Tolsi discovers a city battling between dysfunction and renewal

Angola welcomes responsible foreign investment

A high-level mission from Angola has visited Portugal to entice potential investors with business opportunities arising from the new-found stability in the south-western African nation, one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. But foreign investors should forget about merely transferring profits abroad without leaving any benefits behind.

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Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

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

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