Iran Nuclear Ambition

Applauding the killing of a scientist should scare us all

Deaths of five Iranian nuclear scientists since 2010 a cause for concern.

Iranian businesses buckle under heavy sanctions

Businesses across Iran are closing shop as a consequence of international sanctions imposed by the United States and economic mismanagement.

Iran enriches uranium, executes ‘spy’ and mocks the West

Iran has begun enriching uranium inside a mountain and sentenced an American to death for spying, undermining hopes diplomacy could avert sanctions.

Iran testing raises fears of plutonium production

A former senior UN nuclear official says Iran seems to be testing atomic fuel intended for a planned reactor which could yield nuclear bomb material.

UN nuclear agency suggests visit to Iran

The UN nuclear watchdog said it may Iran for talks, a day after an Iranian official said Tehran was prepared to discuss international concerns.

Iran considers relocating uranium enrichment plants

Iran may move its nuclear facilities to safer locations if it becomes necessary, reflecting Iran's worries of a possible strike against the sites.

Concerns grow as Argentina flirts with Iran

Argentina is quietly reaching out to Iran, worrying key Western powers and Israel as they try to tighten Tehran's isolation over its nuclear program.

Turkey pressed to add to Iran sanctioning

The United States has urged Turkey to pass new sanctions against Iran, increasing pressure on Tehran to stop work on its nuclear activities.

Britain threatens Iran while evacuating embassy staff

Britain has begun evacuating diplomatic staff from Iran, warning of serious consequences for the Iranian government.

EU agrees ‘in principle’ to sanctions against Iran

The EU has agreed in principle to sanction some Iranian companies, adding to measures on suspicions that Iran is developing nuclear weapons.

Israel plays down talk of war with Iran

Israel's Defence Minister Ehud Barak has played down speculation that Israel intends to strike Iranian nuclear facilities.

Russia bids for more Iranian nuclear plants

Russia has put forward "proposals" to build new nuclear power plants in Iran after the completion of the Bushehr project, local media has reported.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

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

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

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