Foreign Policy

A peek into SA’s foreign policy black box

South Africa’s foreign policy performance, over its first quarter-century democratic governance, is put under the spotlight

Mbeki on South Africa’s foreign policy shortcomings — and his brush with neo-Nazis

The former president says that South Africa needs clearer foreign policy positions on a range of continental and global issues

Human rights issues will test foreign policy

If SA wants to regain its global standing, it must take a moral stand that may irk its new friends

Dark days ahead if you’re hoping for change

On one side of the Atlantic, it is “America First”; on the other, it is “immigrants out”.

South Africa’s foreign policy has been at sixes and sevens – here’s why

Against the backdrop of drifts in the country’s foreign policy, defining a strategic impetus in global affairs has become all the more important.

US frets over its base in Djibouti

Djibouti is a springboard into a troubled region and home to a squadron of American drones.

Rwanda aims calculated slurs at Zuma

Tensions remain high as a top adviser to Rwandan President Paul Kagame derides the leadership of South Africa's "meddling" president.

Editorial: Foreign policy needs leadership

Rwanda is exploiting South Africa's diminished international stature to challenge our foreign policy.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it