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Netanyahu on path for victory in Israeli election

Netanyahu sought to portray himself as Israel's essential statesman in the run-up to the vote and highlighted his bond with US President Donald Trump

Israel election: What are the key issues for voters?

Security, corruption and the economy have been dominating the campaigns before Tuesday's vote

Gaza protests bring bloodshed but scarce gain as anniversary looms

Thousands of Palestinians have gathered at least weekly along the border in protests dubbed the Great March of Return

Devastated by Israeli attacks on Gaza, but not deterred

The tenacity of Palestinian people in the face of brutal annihilation should encourage us all

Ceasefire puts Qatar’s role in Gaza back in spotlight

Qatar's involvement in the Gaza Strip contributed to an Israeli political crisis in recent days that almost brought down the government

Street artist Banksy interprets Gaza strife with irony

British artist Banksy makes comment on Gaza's privations in a satirical mini-video that depicts the war-torn strip as a peculiar utopia.

UN watchdog demands Israeli abuses be probed

The group urged Israel to respect the rights of Palestinians, and demanded the country probe violations committed during repeated assaults on Gaza.

Gaza: Israel-Palestine ceasefire incites mixed reactions

While the ANC has welcomed it, an open-ended ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians has faced strong criticism in Israel's media.

Gaza: Israeli airstrikes signal new escalation in fighting

Around 30 people were wounded in airstrikes in the Gaza Strip. The targeting of big buildings appears to be part of a new military tactic by Israel.

Gaza death toll rises as donors to pledge funds for reconstruction

Over 2 000 people have been killed in Gaza, as donors are set to meet in Cairo to offer funds for the reconstruction of Gaza.

Ban Ki-moon welcomes fresh Israel, Hamas ceasefire

Following news of a new ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the ​UN secretary general has urged the two sides to work towards a longer-term truce.

Netanyahu: Israel won’t engage in negotiations under fire

Benjamin Netanyahu says ​Israel will not return to talks to end the conflict in Gaza while Palestinian militants continue rocket attacks.

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

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