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Boko Haram exports reign of terror

The militant group is said to have invaded Cameroonian towns, sparking fears that it is expanding into neighbouring countries.

Hunt for habitable planets hots up

The discovery of 55 Cancri e means ground-based telescopes could be used to find new "super-Earths".

Beyonce new album rumours get quashed

Following rumours that Beyonce would release a second surprise album, her representative says the US singer will release a boxset of her 2013 album.

Sudanese woman spared death sentence for apostasy arrives in Italy

Meriam Ibrahim, whose death sentence was overturned after international outcry, has arrived with her husband and two children in Italy.

Great soul: Bobby Womack dies at 70

The soul artist who worked with musicians such as Sam Cooke, Damon Albarn and Gorillaz has died after a career spanning nearly six decades.

US student rescued from giant vagina sculpture in Germany

A young American in Tübingen had to be rescued by 22 firefighters after getting trapped inside a giant sculpture of a vagina.

Abdullah and Ghani on course for runoff vote in Afghanistan polls

The first snapshot of the Afghanistan elections puts the pair of ex-ministers in the lead. But two minority candidates could decide the final result.

Butterflies save themselves from extinction

The Quino checkerspot butterfly has saved itself from extinction by shifting to a higher altitude and picking a new species of plant for laying eggs.

The Grand Budapest Hotel: A deeply pleasurable immersion

Wes Anderson's staggeringly realised hotel of secret passion is an exhilarating and intelligent drama.

Vogue’s longtime editor Beatrix Miller dies at 90

Beatrix Miller, the imperturbable editor of British "Vogue" who chronicled the swinging 1960s with wit and a sense of adventure, has died.

Egypt’s prime minister, Cabinet resign

After weeks of mounting criticism, Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy has announced the resignation of Egypt's interim Cabinet.

Poor still losing out in African boom

Inequality on the continent has grown in the past decade as tax systems have failed to redistribute wealth, says Christian Aid.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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