Emmanuel Macron

How South Africa and Germany can help the world

Both countries have a strong orientation towards multilateralism and democratic values

10 conflicts to watch in 2020

As Washington overpromises and underdelivers, regional powers are seeking solutions on their own — both through violence and diplomacy

As Bolsonaro incinerates the Amazon, urgent action is needed for climate justice

As South Africans, we must support the fight to save the Amazon, but also take a strong stand on environmental concerns that are closer to home

No perks for Swedish MPs

Everyone, including the prime minister and judges, must live in conditions similar to voters

Notre-Dame blaze a symbol of the transience of ‘civilisation’

The image of the iconic church on fire interrupted the French nation’s link to its heritage and history

French sports hijab row ‘hysterical’ – minister

French Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet waded into a debate over the marketing of a sports version of the Muslim hijab headscarf

Macron ‘won’t respond’ to populist Italian leaders

Italy's deputy prime minister accused France of "impoverishing" Africa and pushing migrants to join Europe through political "colonisation"

‘Yellow vests’ back on France’s streets to challenge Macron

Police fired tear gas and water cannon to push back protesters at Place de la Bastille in Paris, one of the regular protest areas

Scepticism in France as Macron launches ‘great national debate’

Macron, who is struggling to end the biggest crisis of his presidency, on Sunday set out 35 questions to be debated across the country

Media watchdog condemns ‘yellow vest’ attacks on journalists

Overnight Friday protesters had blocked the printing centre of the L'Yonne Republicaine newspaper

US withdrawal from Syria to be done in ‘prudent’ way — Trump

The initial pullout promise sparked outspoken opposition from within Trump's Republican party

‘Yellow vests’ storm French ministry as protests turn violent

The yellow vest movement began in rural France over plans to increase fuel taxes

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

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

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