Hailemariam Desalegn

Managing Ethiopia’s unsettled transition: what should Abiy Ahmed do next?

Abiy Ahmed has generated great excitement with initiatives breaking with the past. But he faces formidable challenges

Ethiopia’s slow-motion revolution

The new prime minister is a decisive break from the past, but will he keep pushing for reform?

Ethiopia’s state of emergency could destabilise the Horn of Africa

Following the resignation of its prime minister, Ethiopia finds itself on the precipice of widespread political unrest.

Africa’s fallen liberators

Two of the oldest liberation parties in Africa were forced by deep popular discontent to push their leaders aside

Don’t underestimate Ethiopia’s crisis

There have been many clues to the fact that not all was right in Ethiopia, though few heeded the signs

Ethiopia’s state of emergency 2.0

The purpose of this emergency is not to protect the constitutional order but to silence the voices calling for change.

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

All eyes are now on the ruling coalition as it deals with the prime minister’s resignation and scrambles to fill his position.

Ethiopia has released a handful of prisoners – but nothing else has changed

Hailemariam never explicitly admitted the existence of “political prisoners”. But while vague, his words were clear to everyone, except his government

Ethiopia to free opposition leader and hundreds of others

The government also plans to pardon convicted criminals within the next two months — but only people who were not involved in murder

Ethiopian bloggers, journalists charged with terrorism

A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists have been charged with terrorism for having alleged links to an outlawed group and planning attacks.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.