Iceland

Iceland turns carbon dioxide to rock for cleaner air

​In the heart of Iceland's volcano country, 21st-century alchemists are transforming carbon dioxide into rock for eternity

Some countries ground Boeings, most keep them flying

Boeing's 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet was grounded in China, Ethiopia and Indonesia on Monday after an Ethiopian Airlines crash

Iceland crash out of World Cup

Croatia wrapped up top spot in Group D in Rostov-on-Don thanks to a slick second-half volley by Milan Badelj and a late strike by Ivan Perisic

Oscar’s BFF from Iceland: Gerrie Nel is the devil

But the witness for Reeva Steenkamp’s killer says Pistorius may have welcomed Nel’s treatment.

Iceland PM resigns in #PanamaPapers scandal

Iceland's prime minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is the first political casualty of the Panama Papers leak.

Iceland: A holiday lands you in hot water

Iceland is a country of snowcapped glaciers, thundering waterfalls and steaming pot pools of alluring turquoise.

Defiant Icelandic leader wins fifth term

Olafur Grimsson has been riding a wave of support for his defiance of Britain and the Netherlands over massive debts from a bank crash.

Whalers and watchers battle in Iceland

A slick black head breaks the surface, drawing shrieks from whale watchers in a lucrative activity that some say should replace whale hunts.

Prescribe me a smoke, Doc

Smokers in Iceland might be able to get their fix only from pharmacies -- and only with a script.

Volcano ash brings more air-travel chaos to Europe

Ash clouds from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano brought fresh travel chaos to thousands of passengers in Europe on Monday.

Best fireworks display on Earth

Iceland's erupting volcano has become an instant tourist attraction. <strong>Tom Robbins</strong> travels by snowmobile and helicopter to see the show

Cost, safety determine whether jets fly above or below cloud

The ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano is hanging lower in the air, which is good news for travellers, but winds still made conditions uncertain.

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Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

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

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