Hassan Sheikh Mohamud

S Sudan calls for calm after president sacks Cabinet

Heavily armed South Sudanese troops and police guarded key government institutions in the capital of Juba after the president suspended his Cabinet.

UN voices growing fears for Somalia

The UN has voiced fears about a new media law in Somalia only days after experts sounded the alarm over corruption in the country's new government.

Somalia’s president offers amnesty to pirates

Somalia's president has offered an amnesty to young pirates in a bid to end attacks off the coast as he seeks to rebuild the war-torn country.

African leaders in 2012

The Mail & Guardian takes a look at the continent's new and not-so-new leaders who were elected into office this year.

Somalia’s new leader survives assassination attempt

Somalia's new president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has survived an assassination bid after bomb blasts - claimed by al-Shabab - rocked a Mogadishu hotel.

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud elected new Somalia president

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is Somalia's new president after the 56-year-old university lecturer got the majority of votes in a second round of elections.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it