Francois Bozize

CAR’s Colonel ‘Rambo’ to face war crimes charges in The Hague

A militia leader from the Central African Republic has been extradited to the International Criminal Court in The Hague

Central African Republic: The state that doesn’t exist

Even in its best days, the CAR was never much of a state. But since the outbreak of civil war in 2013, the government has all but ceased to exist

UN warns of genocide in Central African Republic

The UN's aid chief has alerted member states of the "early warning signs of genocide" amid increasing violence.

CAR: New leader vows to disarm militia

President Faustin-Archange Touadéra who previously served as a prime minister, has promised to disarm combatants on both sides of the fighting.

UN investigators head to CAR amid genocide fears

A group of UN-mandated investigators will launch a probe of human rights violations in the Central African Republic amid fears of genocide.

A life in limbo for young CAR refugees

A third of the Central African Republic refugees in Boyabo are aged between 18 and 30, and they are "dangerously" idle.

Djotodia pressed for answers on crumbling CAR

Swept to power as the previous CAR regime crumbled, Michel Djotodia now stands accused less than a year later of letting his country slide into chaos.

CAR intervention vital, Hollande tells French troops

After two of its soldiers were killed in the Central African Republic, France's president has told troops their intervention is necessary.

Rebels clash with villagers in CAR town

Six months after a coup ousted former president François Bozizé fighting between rebels and villagers in the town of Bossangoa continues.

CAR rebel fighting claims 60 lives

Central African Republic troops have battled fighters loyal to the ousted president on the second day of clashes that have killed at least 60 people.

Rebel leader flees on horseback from CAR fighters

Fighters loyal to the CAR's new government have killed five rebels near the Cameroon border, while their leader escaped on horseback.

Bozizé not coming to SA

Central African Republic's toppled president Francois Bozizé has abandoned his attempt to fly to SA from exile in Cameroon, his advisor has said.

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From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

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