Gilad Shalit

Discounted: The prisoner dilemma

One Israeli exchanged for one thousand Palestinians? What kind of a deal is that, asks <b>Chris Roper</b>

Israeli soldier Shalit freed in mass prisoner swap

Israeli Gilad Shalit has been freed after years as a Hamas prisoner, as hundreds of Palestinians exchanged for him received a hero's welcome in Gaza.

Shalit to walk free as Israel, Hamas begin prisoner swap

The deal with Hamas will see over 1 000 Palestinian prisoners walk free: the highest price ever paid by Israel for the release of a single person.

Israel, Hamas swap prisoners

Israeli and Hamas officials have agreed on a prisoner-swap deal to secure the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.

Mubarak: Soldier’s release not a priority in Gaza truce talks

The fate of an Israeli soldier should not be linked to talks on a long-term truce with Hamas in Gaza, president Hosni Mubarak said on Tuesday.


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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