Friends Of Syria

EU to provide $39-million in humanitarian aid to Syria

The European Union will provide an additional $39-million in humanitarian aid for people displaced by the violence in Syria.

Refugee camp bears brunt of Syrian violence

Syrian forces have fired into Turkey, hitting a refugee camp amid mounting international concern hours before a UN deadline to end the crisis.

Gulf States warned against arming Syria rebels

Saudi Arabia and Qatar are being urged not to supply weapons to Syrian rebels for fear of hampering efforts to negotiate an end to the crisis.

Syrian violence continues unabated

Syria has told Arab League envoy Kofi Annan that it has begun pulling troops in line with a peace plan accepted by President Bashar al-Assad.

Clinton calls for stronger reaction to Syria’s Assad

Hillary Clinton has called for "friends of democratic Syria" to unite against Bashar al-Assad after China and Russia's veto of a tougher UN response.

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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.

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Social entrepreneurship means business

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