Gay Marriage

France’s first gay marriage to go ahead

Despite opposition and protests from right-wing groups, France's first gay marriage will go ahead as planned.

Hollande approves gay marriage Bill

France's President Francois Hollande has signed into law a Bill allowing same-sex marriage, making France the 14th country to legalise gay weddings.

France to finally give gay marriage Bill the go-ahead

France's Parliament will approve a Bill to legalise gay marriage after weeks of protests that have shown no sign of abating in the run-up to the vote.

Attacks on homosexuals on the rise in France

France's gay rights activists have reported that verbal and physical assaults on gays have surged amid debate over a Bill allowing same-sex marriage.

US cautious about rushed verdict on gay marriage

The US Supreme Court has tread cautiously as it considers gay marriage, with justices appearing hesitant to deliver a sweeping historic verdict.

Obama wants gay marriage ban overturned

The Obama administration wants the Supreme Court to overturn California's ban on gay marriages.

Gay marriage debate finally faces France’s parliament

Proposals to allow gay couples to marry and adopt children has gone before France's parliament, after months of debate that has split the country.

Paris: Protesters rally against gay marriage

Tens of thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Paris in protest at government plans to legalise gay marriage and adoption.

Vatican editorial criticises same-sex family structure

The Vatican stressed that children should be raised by a father and mother after Italy's top appeals court granted a gay mother custody of her son.

Gay marriage legalised in Maine, USA

Gay couples in Maine have queued outside the Portland City Hall to receive their marriage licenses at the stroke of midnight, writes David Sharp.

Illinois lawmakers hope to legalise gay marriage

Two Illinois lawmakers said they will seek to legalise same-sex marriage when the General Assembly reconvenes early next year.

Washington’s gay marriage law brings hundreds to the altar

Washington's marriage law has kicked in and more than 800 couples state-wide have received marriage licenses on the first day.


Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Slice of life: Living her own life again

'It was hard to survive without performance'

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories