Gabrielle Giffords

‘Tough’ Giffords back at scene of shooting

The survivor of a shooting, US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords returns to the scene of the crime a year after 19 people were gunned down in Arizona.

Space shuttle commander Kelly to retire from Nasa

US astronaut Mark Kelly, who commanded <i>Endeavour</i>'s final flight has announced his retirement to help his wife Gabrielle Giffords recover.

Endeavour blasts off one last time

<i>Endeavour</i> lifted off on Monday for its final mission, watched by Gabrielle Giffords, the congresswoman who was shot earlier this year.

Endeavour poised for last liftoff

The US space shuttle Endeavour is poised to launch on Friday, for the penultimate flight for Nasa's 30-year program.

Gabrielle Giffords’s remarkable recovery

When US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head in January, few thought she would survive.

Tucson gunman pleads not guilty on all charges

Jared Lee Loughner, the gunman accused of trying to assassinate Gabrielle Giffords, pleaded not guilty to all 49 new charges on Wednesday.

Suspect in Tucson shooting spree pleads not guilty

Tucson shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of attempting to assassinate US Representative Gabrielle Giffords.

Giffords upgraded from critical to serious

United States congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' medical condition was upgraded from critical to serious on Sunday, eight days after she was shot.

Blood libel: What does it mean?

Sarah Palin's use of the phrase "blood libel" could scarcely be more incendiary, especially in a religious country like the United States.

Obama pays emotional Arizona tribute

Obama implored Americans to cleanse their corroded democracy to fulfill the hopes of a nine-year-old girl gunned down in the Arizona shooting.

Palin slams ‘blood libel’, takes no blame for violence

Sarah Palin on Wednesday slammed as "blood libel" the charges that overheated political rhetoric contributed to a weekend shooting rampage in Arizona.

Palin’s presidential hopes can’t survive this bullet

She didn't pull the trigger, and she's not the first to use the language of combat. But the Alaskan's career will certainly suffer.


NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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