Human Rights Watch

Sierra Leone declares national rape emergency

President Julius Bio has raised the maximum punishment for rape of a minor and called on the country to address its rape "scourge"

Sudan protests rumble on as Bashir remains defiant

Sudanese authorities led by the feared National Intelligence and Security Service have cracked down on protesters, drawing international criticism

Ghosn appeals against Japan bail rejection

Since his arrest on November 19 the auto tycoon has been in a Tokyo detention centre

Zim police detain Mawarire in wake of protests

​Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire was detained by police on Wednesday when he was taken from his house in a widening crackdown

Duterte throttles online site

The Rappler news website is fighting a tide of disinformation and state-backed intimidation

Thailand says Saudi woman in asylum case to be sent back

The incident comes against the backdrop of intense scrutiny of Saudi Arabia over its handling of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year

East Africa won’t tackle Burundi crisis

Maybe regional leaders should follow the West African playbook

Duterte: ‘Kill those useless bishops’

Provocative president intensifies attack on the Catholic Church, which opposes his deadly war on drugs

Rappler CEO vows to report on Duterte drug war amid arrest threat

Maria Ressa vows to fight tax evasion charges and calls out Duterte administration for weaponising laws against critics

After Airbnb, calls for Booking.com to remove West Bank listings

Airbnb listed at least 139 properties in West Bank settlements between March and July

Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator’s abuse

The commission will hold witness hearings into Yahya Jammeh's 22-year era of oppression, opening the way to prosecuting those responsible

Zimbabwe: Who is in control?

Mnangagwa’s slim election victory, followed by violence, has observers asking why he would do this when all he needed was international credibility

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

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