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The truth about false balance

The Ombud speaks out on when the journalistic ideal of fairness is co-opted.

Gaza desolation: Was it worth it?

Israel’s ‘victory’ has left Gaza City in ruins, but the 50-day war has strengthened Hamas’s influence.

Hamas agrees to 24-hour Eid truce

Hamas has agreed to observe a 24-hour humanitarian truce after initially rejecting such an offer by Israel.

Curious case of Israel’s invasion of Gaza

The trail of blame for three missing Israeli boys, which the Israeli government has used as the reason for their latest military exercise, is weak.

Gold gains as unrest is weighed against US outlook

Unrest in Ukraine and the Middle East has seen gold rebound 9.4% this year while the Fed warns benchmark rates could rise sooner than expected.

Gaza: ANCYL demands Israeli ambassador leave SA

The ANC Youth League in the Western Cape has called for Israeli ambassador to South Africa Arthur Lenk to leave the country amid unrest in Gaza.

Red line moves into dangerous moral ground

The ethical boundaries are constantly shifting for Israeli soldiers in the West Bank and Gaza.

Palestine and Israel: Teen deaths highlight power imbalance

The latest killings bring to the forefront Palestinians' deep concern about prisoners and has reopened wounds on both sides.

Gaza: The land that aches       behind its blockade

Dervla Murphy spent a month in Gaza once it was possible to get in via Egypt after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, and has brough out a book.

Gaza refugee tipped to win ‘Arab Idol’

Singer Mohammed Assaf has had messages of support from Palestine's president, despite being arrested more than 20 times by Hamas for his singing.

Palestine: Love and lentils in the holy land

Palestinian women are turning their kitchens into a much-needed source of revenue — and fellowship.

Israel abandons controversial phosphorus smokescreen

Israel says it is phasing out white phosphorus smokescreen munitions whose use during its 2008-2009 offensive drew war crimes allegations.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.