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Palestinians say truce reached with Israel to end deadly escalation

Israel also lifted restrictions on civilian movements in communities around the Gaza border on Monday morning

gaza march of return casualties Israel targeting of civilians

There’s something distinctly cynical about Israel’stargeting of people’s legs in Palestine’s march for freedom.

Gaza protesters keep pushing boundaries

As the first anniversary of the Great Return March approaches, Suraya Dadoo spoke to Ahmed Abu Artema, the man behind the weekly protests

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

UN probe accuses Israel of possible crimes against humanity

UN probe says there is evidence Israel committed crimes against humanity in responding to last year's protests in Gaza

Scores of amputations in Gaza as Israeli troops aim for the legs

Gaza's health ministry has carried out 94 amputations since protests began in March, 82 of them involving lower limbs

Caught between bullets and a siege

The war on Gazans is more than physical. It is a complete suppression of their humanity.

Good ol’ Durbs and dirty politics

After a brief distraction in Belfast and dodging British bureaucracy, it’s great to be back

Editorial: Israel must mind its own borders

'Although it is not the first time South Africa has recalled its ambassador, this week’s move marked a more decisive response to Israeli aggression'

National Assembly to vote on motion to downgrade South African embassy in Israel

The motion comes after the killing of at least 60 Palestinians in the past four days by Israeli soldiers at the Gaza border

Gaza bleeds while Israel celebrates

The bitter conflict highlights the shame of the world after 70 years of Palestinian suffering

South Africa pulls ambassador out of Israel over Gaza violence

​South Africa has taken a strong stance against the killing of 41 Palestinians by Israeli armed forces by pulling the SA ambassador out of Israel

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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