Hosni Mubarak

Hosni Mubarak is dead, but the Egypt he built is alive and well

Despite the efforts of the Arab Spring, Egypt is still led by a military dictatorship made in Mubarak’s image

Morsi’s death illustrates how the Egyptian state was always going to triumph

An obituary of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, who died in court in Cairo

Egypt’s lucrative tourist sector under threat, again

Just as tourism was beginning to recover, an attack on a busload of South Africans highlights the dangers of travelling in Egypt

Egypt anoints a new pharaoh

With Sisi retaining his grip on the presidency, this election is everything but democratic

Jettison the idea of a SA national pavilion in Venice

Sean O'Toole suggests taking a few pages out of Egypt's book and venture something brave for SA pavilion rather than big empty ideas.

Egypt’s prosecutor fights dropping of Mubarak charges

Egypt's public prosecutor is appealing the dropping of a murder charge against ex-president Hosni Mubarak over the deaths of protesters.

Case dropped against Mubarak for death of 239 protesters

Former Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, will no longer serve a life sentence for conspiring to murder 239 protesters in Tahrir Square in 2011.

Egypt court sentences Mubarak to three years for graft

Deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been sentenced to three years in prison on corruption charges.

Ethnic conflict in Egypt leaves several dead

Clashes between the Bani Hilal group and Nubian villagers in Egypt have left at least 15 people dead, prompting police to send in reinforcements.

Egypt uprising anniversary marred by clashes

Clashes in Egypt have led to the death of 49 people during rival rallies on the third anniversary of the 2011 revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

Egypt’s Mubarak faces new charges of embezzling state funds

Egypt's public prosecutor has referred ousted president Hosni Mubarak to a new trial on charges of misappropriating public funds to renovate homes.

Hosni’s escape bodes ill for Morsi

The unreformed laws that let Hosni Mubarak off the hook may be used against ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, writes Magdi Abdelhadi.

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

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