Benin’s AU meeting begins with security threat talks

African leaders began talks on insecurity in the Sahel region at the first African Union meeting convened by Benin's President Thomas Boni Yayi.

Guinea minister charged over 2009 massacre

Colonel Moussa Tiegboro Camara of Guinea has been charged for his role in a 2009 massacre of protesters against the former junta he was part of.

Senegal shuts down flights to and from Guinea

In the latest tit-for-tat move in a feud sparked by claims of an assassination plot, Senegal has banned any planes from travelling to or from Guinea.

MTN says resolves fee dispute with Guinea

Mobile operator MTN said on Sunday it had resolved a fee row with the government of Guinea that saw the West African country seize its assets there.

East Rand firms on US critical list

WikiLeaks has released a secret diplomatic United States embassy cable listing two SA companies seen as critical to American interests.

Guinea’s supreme court confirms Conde election victory

Guinea's Supreme Court confirmed early on Friday the election victory of opposition leader Alpha Conde who won with 52,52% of votes.

Senegal president in Guinea crisis talks

Senegal's leader Abdoulaye Wade held talks with Guinea's election winner and runner-up over poll results that led to deadly clashes.

Guinea under state of emergency as death toll rises

Guinea was under a state of emergency on Thursday amid growing international concern over deadly post-election violence.

Opposition’s Conde declared winner in Guinea elections

Opposition leader Alpha Conde was early on Tuesday declared the winner in Guinea's presidential election, taking 52,5% of votes.

Mining rights row

Australian mining giant Rio Tinto is seeking international intervention after the company lost the mining rights to two exploration blocks in Guinea.

Guinea forces clash with protesters

Security forces in Guinea clashed with youths in Conakry on Monday as tensions mounted before the deadline for the announcement of poll results.

Guinea delays election results

Guinea, struggling to recover from a 2008 coup, has delayed the announcement of last Sunday's polls for several days amid mounting complaints.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories