Islamic Republic Of

What not to wear: Women, tie-sellers targeted in Iran

Female booth attendants at a global trade fair and shops selling men's ties have become targets in a strict crackdown by Tehran police.

Obama greenlights further Syria, Iran sanctions

US President Barack Obama has given the nod to tighten sanctions against Syria and Iran by going after foreign firms violating existing measures.

MTN’s leak could be hung out to dry

The person who leaked the MTN and Turkcell memos has to face the possibility of being implicated in the bribery of Iran government officials' claims.

Obama order puts screws on MTN

Cellphone giant MTN has sought advice in the wake of sanctions by the United States against companies that aid human rights abuses.

Israel demands immediate effect of Iran sanctions

Israel says an EU embargo on Iranian oil and additional sanctions -- due to take effect from July -- should begin now.

Iran prepares new proposals for nuclear talks

Iran says it has new proposals for talks on its nuclear activity, but it's still unclear if those include information on its uranium enrichment drive.

Iran calls for ‘honesty’ in nuclear talks

Iran has urged "honesty" at crucial talks with world powers in order to defuse a tense international showdown over its disputed nuclear activities.

The big fuel squeeze is here

Sanctions on Iran have pushed up the oil price, but government's levies and tariffs are not easing the pain as massive fuel price hikes hit consumers.

Iran ‘puts the screws’ on MTN

Sources reveal a terrifying situation at the mobile operator company's headquarters in Tehran.

Sasol’s plans to quit Iran under way

With MTN refusing to pull out of Iran, Sasol has stopped buying Iranian crude oil in a move to exit the Islamic republic.

Former MTN head rubbishes Iran licence allegations

Former MTN boss Phuthuma Nhleko has distanced himself from a dodgy mobile operating license in Iran that included bribes, weapons and influence.

Indonesian fuel hike under certain conditions

Indonesia's parliament voted on Saturday to give the government authority to raise subsidised fuel prices under certain conditions.

Latest

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